The FM Report 2021 CPD Assessment February 2, 2022 By admin Welcome to your The FM Report 2021 Showcase CPD Assessment. Successfully completing this assessment will earn you 2 CPD point. There are 20 questions and the pass rate is 80%. Best of Luck! On successful completion your CPD certificate will be emailed to you. Kind Regards, The Team at The FM Report Email First Name Surname Business Name 1. According to Brian S. Wesbury, Americans saved how much in 2020?USD2 TrillionUSD3 TrillionUSD2.9 TrillionUSD3.5 Trillion2. Ian Slattery advises that some of the actions you can begin to implement now to demonstrate compliance to IORP II include:Improve record retentionHave regular reviewsReduce costsIncrease investment options3. When was IORP II signed into law in Ireland?01 May 202122 April 202122 May 202101 April 20214. According to Eoin McBennett what is the hardest part of investingnavigating price fluctuationsPicking the right stockRegular reviewsNone of the above5. Which of the below best describes impact investing?the search for investments with the highest financial return.the search for investments with the intention to generate positive impacts on the environmentthe search for investments with the intention to generate additional positive impacts, alongside a financial return.None of the above6. Paul Murray believes that IORP II will increase pension coverage in IrelandTrueFalse7. What are the implications for the EU of Britain leaving?No changeWill Evolve differentUnlikely to succeednon of the above8. IIORP II affect single member schemes in what two ways? New authorised members rules New governance and reporting rules New technology rules New investment rules9. Ian Slattery believes you can add value to investments in a DC scheme, in what 3 ways? Asset Allocation Default Fund Composition Beta Analysis Single Asset Components10. Eoin McBennett believes volatility can cause inexperienced investors to stay invested too longPlease select your answerTrueFalse11. Nikolaj Schmidt believes the two factors underpins markets performances have been: The economy is in expansion mode High levels of liquidity Investors feeling bullish Increasing cost efficiency12. Michael Ulrich believes the UK market is attractive to investors for what 2 reasons? Beneficiaries of the Green transition Strong financial services sector Well-invested digital platforms Oil Companies13. According to Cormac Lucey, Ireland’s continuing relationship with the EU can only be properly understood in the context of a century of history that has seen Irish governments:Reduce their connections with the UKRepair their connections with the UKIncrease their connections with the UKNone of the above14. Can you transfer a PRSA to a Personal Pension?Please select your answerYesNo15. Ian Slattery states that when looking at a Defined Contribution pension scheme what are three main areas to explore? Goverance Administration Ethics Investments16. Michael Ulrich believes which market is unloved and under allocatedUSAUKRussiaTurkey17. According to Paul Murray, how many properties do Irish pension schemes hold at the moment?500060007000800018. When a company owner wants to make a substantial contribution from their company into their company pension scheme, there are a range of factors in determining how much can be contributed. Which of the below is not one of them?:AgesSexSalaryMartial Status19. Does Eoin Hassett believe directors are being treated more favourably than employees by the Revenue?YesNo20. For IORP II, what will not be included in the Statement of Investment Governance?Investment objectivesStrategyConsideration to costsConsideration to ESG FactorsThe End Time is Up!