Where did the month go? We know you may not have had the time to read all our blog posts in June, so here’s a time-saving summary of this month’s CII-related posts.
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.
Unravelling the Complexities of the Taxation of Life Assurance Policies
What if you could answer CII R03 exam questions on the taxation of life assurance policies accurately and confidently? Over the next two articles, we will simplify the topic for you. In this article, you will learn about what conditions a qualifying life policy needs to fulfil and the situations when tax is charged on these policies.
4 Investment Ratio Calculations You Need to Master
Regular queries we get surround the calculation of investment ratios – these are usually tested in R02 and often come up in AF4 as well so we thought a working example of how to work some of them out might help. Those studying for their CII R02, J10, AF4 or AF5 exams will find this useful in their revision.
Our Post-Exam Review of the April 2018 CII R06 Exam
The CII have released the R06 exam paper from their April sitting, so it’s time to look at our pre-exam analysis and see how well we predicted the questions. This is helpful reading for those who are revising for the CII R06 exam.
If you’ve ever had a spontaneous thought, triggered by something else – maybe something you see or hear… or a particular smell – you’ll realise that there must be all sorts of ideas connected in your brain that you’re blissfully unaware of, until all of a sudden… out one pops! Learn how to use the Link Method to improve your memory retention as you revise for your exams.
Recently we have had a couple of queries on how a deed of variation works. These can be tested within the CII written papers, J02, R06, AF1 and AF5 but may also appear in some of the multiple-choice exams such as CF8.
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: