Posted by The Team at Brand Financial Training on November 30, 2020 in Monthly Roundup
We know your time is valuable, so here’s a quick summary 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.
What is the Capital Asset Pricing Model?
In any given CII R02 paper, there’ll almost certainly be at least one question relating to the Capital Asset Pricing Model or, as it’s more commonly referred to as, CAPM. CAPM can also appear in J10, J12, and AF4. What we don’t know for certain is which element of CAPM will be tested – the formula itself, the assumptions behind the model, or its limitations. In this blog post, we look at all three.
What are the features of ‘Best Execution’ vs ‘Execution-Only’?
One area where we’ve found CII R01 and CF1 candidates have struggled in the past, is being able to identify the differences between ‘best execution’ and ‘execution-only’. In this blog post, we review both of these services so that you’ll be able to distinguish between the features of each of them.
With all good intentions, students will make a heroic effort to revise for their exams, but no matter how hard they work to get information into their heads, they find that over the subsequent few days and weeks most of it’s gone! This article gives readers 10 tips for counteracting our natural tendency to forget.
A trustee has a duty of utmost good faith with their main duty being to hold onto trust property and look after it for the ultimate benefit of the beneficiaries, as set out in the trust deed. But what if a trustee doesn’t adhere to the trust deed? What happens then? Read on to learn more about breaches of trust.
Friday Five: 5 Questions in 5 Minutes Every Friday
This is a bit of Friday Fun where each week, we ask questions relating to one of these topics: Investments, Taxation, Pensions, Protection, or Regulation. 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: