AF1 Exam Support

CII April 2020 Exam Dates

The CII 2020 exam dates have been announced, so you can book your exam NOW and be one step towards your new year’s resolution before the end of the year. AF1 – 20th April 2020 AF7 – 20th April 2020 AF4 – 21st April 2020 AF5 – 22nd April 2020 These level 6 exams are […]

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Pay Attention(!) – Why the Staveley Case is so important for advisers

John Reynolds MSc BSc FPFS Chartered FCSI takes a look at this important case and why it is imperative that Advisers pay attention to the developments surrounding it. Background This case dates back to 2005/2006. Where Mrs Staveley, after a particularly bitter divorce, transferred a portion of a pension she had set up with her […]

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Hey Boo – Let’s take the scary stuff out of studying – Five Frequently Asked Questions

It worries me that I will may not be able to complete it easily We’re not going to lie – It’s not going to be an easy process! But with the help of the Expert Pensions team and the study resources available to you we will ensure that we make your studying time pay. We […]

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CII Exam Planning – 4 Key Facts

As one exam session closes another session opens and it’s all about being ahead of the game.  Plan, prepare, practice and perform. Studying for a qualification can sometimes be quite daunting, especially if you’ve been out of formal education for a while.  However, if you take the time to plan your exam journey properly then […]

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Our Top 10 Predictions for the CII AF1, AF4 and AF7 Exams

Top 10 Predictions Our Experts have been crunching all the data and they have come up with their top 10 predictions for next weeks CII AF1, AF4 and AF7 exams. Whilst we can’t guarantee that every tip will show up, all of our predictions are shared in good faith and we hope that it will […]

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5 things to watch when setting up an LPA – useful CPD for anyone studying AF1

Maximise your study time Revision and exam time can be a stressful affair. There are no magic spells or powerful potion books. The best we can do is to equip students in a way to boost your memory, maximise your concentration and fan the fire of your studying motivation: https://www.ftadviser.com/your-industry/2019/09/10/five-things-to-watch-out-for-when-setting-up-an-lpa/

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Inheritance tax – What does the future hold?

Often described as the most ‘unpopular tax’ inheritance tax seems to be perceived as unfair for many different reasons. Can this tax be simplified? The Chancellor asked the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS), an independent statutory body, to review the tax 18 months ago. As a result recommendations made recently will undoubtedly cause some ripples […]

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How to answer an AF1 exam style question

It’s exam day. You are sitting in the exam hall, waiting with anticipation to get your hands on that all important exam paper. You have studied hard, jam packed a whole heap of information into your brain and practiced until your pens had run dry. But now it’s time to nail this and show the […]

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The Big Sing A Long with Expert Pensions Festival of Learning

Forget Glastonbury, Boardmasters, Trnsmt and Download. Expert Pensions are bringing you a summer of learning. A festival designed for everyone but where ultimately, we are all going to be singing from the same song sheet. Our festival is designed for lifelong learning. Where We get to know you, We study with you, We share your […]

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AF1 Past Papers – Review & Reflect By Tessa Roberts

New to Expert Pensions? If you are joining us for the first time, moving on to your next exam or getting ready to nail it then NOW is the time to get ready. We always recommend that our students revisit previous exam papers and take them under exam conditions. We believe that this is one […]

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