Exam FM: New Sample Exam Questions & Study Note Updates Available

Updated May 22, 2017 New sample exam questions and some minor study note updates are now available for the June 2017 and later administrations of SOA Exam FM (Financial Mathematics). New sample questions, some of which are on topics new to this exam, have been added to the sample exam questions and solutions documents and … Continue reading Exam FM: New Sample Exam Questions & Study Note Updates Available

Actuaries Around the World: Sudan

This month we have the pleasure of interviewing Mohamed Omer, and Yassir Khalid, two actuaries from Sudan. Dr. Mohamed A. Omer, AFA, ACCA is an associate actuary, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and a professional accountant. He has more than 25 years of experience in the life and medical insurance industry and teaching actuarial … Continue reading Actuaries Around the World: Sudan

Improve Your Actuarial Career By Leveraging Unrelated Experiences

Guest Blog from Roy Ju, FSA, CERA When I reflect on past experiences, I reminisce on many of my athletic and musical involvements…all the way back to my high school years.  On the surface, these are good memories that sparked many great friendships.  On a deeper level, these experiences shaped and developed the way I … Continue reading Improve Your Actuarial Career By Leveraging Unrelated Experiences

What Technical Skills Should I Learn As an Actuarial Student?

Guest Blog from Mike Jennings, ASA, CERA As a student, I often asked this question during career fairs. Now, I still receive this question when talking to current students. Technical skills are a critical part of an actuarial job, so the topic deserves a lot of attention. My short answer to the question: learn Excel … Continue reading What Technical Skills Should I Learn As an Actuarial Student?

Learn More, Study Less: New ACTEX Book Offers Actuarial Exam Prep Tips from the World’s Youngest Actuary

Learn how to pass your exams while studying less with strategies from the world’s youngest actuary. That's the premise of the newest book in the ACTEX Learning catalog, Actuarial Exam Tactics: Learn More, Study Less, now available for pre-order on our website. This book presents the study strategies that helped Roy Ju become the world’s youngest … Continue reading Learn More, Study Less: New ACTEX Book Offers Actuarial Exam Prep Tips from the World’s Youngest Actuary

History of ACTEX Featured in March Issue of SOA Reinsurance News

This month's issue of Reinsurance News, a newsletter published by the SOA's Reinsurance Section, features an article on the origins and evolution of ACTEX as an actuarial education company, written by our President Stephen Camilli, FSA. Stephen highlights the birth of the first actuarial exam study manual, from the minds of Geoffrey Crofts and Richard (Dick) London, … Continue reading History of ACTEX Featured in March Issue of SOA Reinsurance News

New Flexible Final Exam Dates for VEE Courses

At ACTEX Learning, we listen to the needs of our students and do our best to help you succeed in achieving your goals. With that in mind, we have introduced new options that make our VEE timeline courses more convenient for you. Earlier this year, we began offering computer-based testing (CBT*) for all of our … Continue reading New Flexible Final Exam Dates for VEE Courses