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  • Friday Five – 5 June 2015 – 5 Questions in 5 Minutes

    Posted by on June 5, 2015

    Welcome to this week’s Friday Five – 5 Questions in 5 Minutes Every Friday   What’s this all about?...

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  • Group Personal Pensions – Calculations You Need to Know – CII AF3 and R04

    Posted by on February 17, 2015

    The following presents a question and detailed answer, as it may appear on a CII Pensions exam, regarding additional...

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  • More Changes for Pensions – CII CF4, R04 and AF3

    Posted by on December 16, 2014

    https://brandft.co.uk Pension changes are happening next year. This article discusses further announced changes to pensions – useful for CII...

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  • CII AF3 Exam Paper October 2014

    Posted by on November 4, 2014

    In this article, we take a detailed look at how you’d go about solving the first question of the...

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  • Switching Pension Schemes – CII CF4, R04, J05, AF3

    Posted by on May 6, 2014

    http://www.brandft.co.uk/ Should a person transfer the funds in his or her defined benefit pension to a defined contribution scheme?...

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  • Top Tip – Pension Reforms

    Posted by on August 7, 2013

    http://www.brandft.co.uk/ Anyone studying for a CII Pensions exam will know that the new manuals are littered with the proposed...

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  • Hot Topic – State Pension Deferral and 2016

    Posted by on July 24, 2013

    http://www.brandft.co.uk/ After the State pension deferral question came up in R06 in July, it would have prompted those sitting...

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  • Hot Topic – CII Exams Pass Rates for 2012

    Posted by on March 7, 2013

    Update : 6 March 2014 : This post is now closed for comments as the post relates to the...

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  • Top Tip – Primary Protection CII R04, J05 and AF3

    Posted by on February 20, 2013

    The Pensions legislation isn’t easy.  It never has been and I don’t suppose it ever will be… The calculation...

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  • Hot Topic – Capped Drawdown – CII CF4, R04, J04, J05, AF3

    Posted by on January 30, 2013

    Buried deep in the Autumn Statement last year was the announcement that investors in capped drawdown would be able...

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  • 5 Steps for Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning

    Posted by on January 10, 2012

    Previously, to be a financial adviser in the United Kingdom, you had to obtain a Certificate in Financial Planning....

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  • CII Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning

    Posted by on January 10, 2012

    The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) introduced many changes to the financial services industry in 2012 one of which was...

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  • R04 Exam: Pensions and Retirement Planning

    Posted by on January 10, 2012

    What to expect from the R04 exam The Chartered Insurance Institute R04 exam  covers pensions and retirement planning at...

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