PCIAM

Last minute study tips for PETR, MANI and PCIAM students by Michael Pashley

Michael Pashley has been sharing some all important last minute study tips to take you into the exam and across those goal posts: PCIAM candidates, remember – Tackle section A first (easiest), then section C (middle), then finally section B (hardest). Remember to critically analyse and critically evaluate using your S/A/E paragraph structure. Remember to […]

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Invest In You

Here at Expert Pensions we are all very passionate about learning and development. We love supporting our students on their learning journey and we are constantly working behind the scenes to ensure that you are getting the very best of what we have to offer. Why are we different? We believe we offer the very […]

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Route to Chartered : What can Expert Pensions Offer to support the Investment learning journey Part 4 by Michael Pashley

What we offer to support investment learning journey R02 : If you’re studying R02 purely on its own, we provide an R02 package which includes access to our online investment forum, essential study notes (ESN), and mock exams. Our AF4 material also covers the full R02 syllabus. J10 : We do not provide any specific […]

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Route to Chartered : The key differences between AF4 and PCIAM Part 3 by Michael Pashley

There are three key differences between the AF4 and PCIAM: structure, syllabus, and technique. Structure AF4 is comprised of three unseen case studies, and short answer questions about them which are typically answered using bullet-points. Question 1 is worth 80 marks, and questions 2 and 3 around 40 marks each. There are 160 marks up […]

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Planning your route to Chartered : Investment Exams Part 1 by Michael Pashley

Route to Chartered: Why choose to study investment? To reach Chartered status with the CII, you require 290 credits, including 120 at Advanced Diploma level. AF5 (30 credits) is compulsory, which leaves 90 credits up for grabs. With 6 other Advanced Diploma AF exams on offer totalling 170 credits, candidates have something of a choice […]

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PCIAM Section B Essay Structure

Section B: PCIAM: The ‘three-line’ structure for writing an essay answer in the PCIAM exam [CISI Private Client Investment Advice and Management exam] What to do first – read the question carefully and underline the key words. (you will be coming back to the question being asked regularly). The structure is divided into three parts: […]

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30 Reasons why PCIAM

Private Client Investment Advice and Management Expert pensions PCIAM December 2016 exam support The PCIAM is examined by a three hour written exam and the next exam is Thursday 8 December. And this exam follows a well-trodden path; it has used the same format and same structure and similar questions for many years. There are […]

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PCIAM the AF4 exam

How would you like 60 credits from your AF4 investment planning exam studies? In other words, your AF4 studies could be worth TWO AF credits? Your AF4 study is so closely aligned to the PCIAM that you’d be bonkers not to ‘double-bubble’ your AF4 exam study and gain 60 AF credits, rather than 30. You […]

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How to pass the PCIAM

How you pass the PCIAM is by making sure you use your best skills and knowledge as a Financial Adviser and get 25/40 in Section C of the exam. PCIAM 23 June 2016 Section C is the case study and you will spend 70-80 mins on this section If you can get 25 marks from this […]

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PCIAM support in Scotland

PCIAM [Private Client Investment & Advice Management] Further to our previous blog on the PCIAM exam [which you can find here], this is about PCIAM support in Scotland. We are running a 3 day workshop in Bathgate to support you on this exam. This workshop comes with access to all three structured study plans [AF1, […]

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