Posted by The Team at Brand Financial Training on July 31, 2018 in Monthly Roundup
We know your time is valuable, so here’s a quick snapshot of the CII-related articles we’ve posted this month.
This Monthly Roundup allows you to see, at a glance, what articles have been posted and you can simply click on any that are of interest to you.
The CII AF4 April 2018 Exam in Review
The CII AF4 exam paper from the April sitting looks, on first sight, as a challenging exam. AF4 usually is, but this time, it appears to have elements of AF2 in there as well. The following will be useful reading for those preparing to sit the CII AF4 exam.
Over the past few years, the pass rates show that the CII Diploma R03 Personal Taxation exam has had the lowest pass rate out of all the R0 exams. What’s more, the most recent results from 2017 show a further dip. Here we take a look at why this exam is so tricky to pass.
As the CII have now released their exam papers from April, it’s time for us to see what was tested this time round; we kick off with the AF1 exam: Personal Tax and Trust Planning. This will be invaluable reading as you prepare for your CII AF1 exam.
Do you need to be Brain of Britain to pass your exams?
What if you had a robust revision strategy that sped everything up and gave you the success you deserve? Learn why humans are so forgetful and how you can design your revision strategy for optimal memory retention.
The Certainties of Life: Death, Taxes and IHT Questions on your CII AF1 or R03 Exam
There are only two certainties in life according to Benjamin Franklin. To those, we can add the certainty that questions on Inheritance Tax (IHT) will come up if you are sitting the R03 exam and of course the AF1 exam. Learn more about it so you don’t get caught out on exam day.
Unravelling the Complexities of the Taxation of Life Assurance Policies – Part 2
What if you could answer CII R03 exam questions on the taxation of life assurance policies accurately and confidently? Our last article set out the conditions that make a life assurance policy qualifying, and in this article, we will explain non-qualifying policies.
Friday Five: 5 Questions in 5 Minutes Every Friday
This is a bit of Friday Fun where we provide you with 5 questions (and answers) relevant to a mix of CII exams. The challenge is for you to answer them in 5 minutes. We post them on the blog every Friday.
To try your 'hand' at answering the questions, visit our blog at one (or all) of the links below: