SOA Update - The Prometric Center Experience for FSA Written-Answer Exams

The Society of Actuaries recently updated their documentation on the Prometric testing experience for FSA Written-Answer Exams. See their website for details on the testing experience, including exam timing, availability of access to program features during computer based testing, and exams with…

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Actuaries in the Arts: Sam Broverman

Sam Broverman has been a Professor of Actuarial Mathematics since 1978, first at The University of Texas at Austin until 1980, and since then at the University of Toronto. Professor Broverman is an ACTEX author who has written numerous textbooks and study guides widely used by students preparing…

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Ten Pearls of Wisdom for Navigating the Changes to the SOA's Associate Level Exams

Change can be tough, particularly when it happens suddenly. By now, you will have heard about the substantial revision that the SOA has planned for its Associate-level exams and be wondering what this means for you.

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Actuaries in the Arts: Victoria Grossack

Victoria Grossack is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, having received her fellowship in 1997. A graduate of Dartmouth College, she has worked at Argonaut Insurance Company in California, Zurich Financial Services in Zurich, Switzerland, and Folksamerica Reinsurance             in New…

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Getting to Know Brian Fannin, Author of R for Actuaries and Data Scientists

Brian has been programming since the mid-80’s when he taught a turtle how to walk with the Logo language. While in college, he learned how to use Fortran for computational physics to model harmonic oscillations and the movement of gas particles (among other things). After beginning his career as an…

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Now Available from ACTEX Learning - R for Actuaries and Data Scientists

R FOR ACTUARIES and Data Scientists with Applications to Insurance

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Product Updates - Spring 2021

CAS 1/SOA P: ACTEX P Study Manual - Spring 2021 Edition: Est. Availability - Late Jan. 2021

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Liabilities in Cyber Insurance - with ACTEX's own Michael Bean

Steely-eared listeners of the SOA's Research Insights podcast may have noticed a familiar company name in recent episode: Exposure Measures for Pricing and Analyzing the Risks in Cyber Insurance. (9/22/20) For those unaware, Michael Bean is our staff actuary here at ACTEX Learning. In this episode…

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New MAS-II Material from Abe Weishaus

ASM customers are likely familiar with the name Abe Weishaus. With a long career in actuarial science, including (but not limited to) twenty years as an ASM author, Abraham Weishaus, Ph.D, FSA, CFA, MAAA, currently teaches at Columbia University. Today we are pleased to announce the release of…

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Enrolled Actuaries Rejoice! Physical Presence Requirement for Formal CPE Credit to be Waived

As most actuaries know, maintaining one's credentials is no easy task, and the current pandemic has not made doing so any easier. For enrolled actuaries in particular, the physical presence requirement for earning formal CPE credit has been a limiting factor. In light of this fact, the Joint Board…

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