The Actuarial Checklist: An Actuary’s Professionalism Security Blanket

Guest Post by Stephen Camilli, FSA, President, ACTEX Learning After reading Jay Jaffe’s review of Atul Gawande’s seminal book, The Checklist Manifesto, I had to read the book for myself, and it did not disappoint! I also wanted to hear more from Jay about how checklists that resulted in greater safety, efficiency and standardization in … Continue reading The Actuarial Checklist: An Actuary’s Professionalism Security Blanket

New Digital Content Reader

We'll soon be rolling out a new digital content reader to our customers. Our Digital Manuals will be Easier to Access & have More Features!  When the new reader becomes available, digital manuals will be accessible from any device, online or off-line. Just visit the My Account/My Learning Tools section of the ACTEX|Mad River Books website … Continue reading New Digital Content Reader

How the ACTEX VEE Corporate Finance Course is Specifically Geared Toward Actuarial Work

We recently spoke to our VEE Corporate Finance course instructors, Johnny Li and Andrew Ng, about how the curriculum of their course is specifically designed to support students prepping for actuarial exams and pursuing actuarial work. Actuaries play a critical role in business and society, helping organizations manage complex risks across many industries. Knowledge and … Continue reading How the ACTEX VEE Corporate Finance Course is Specifically Geared Toward Actuarial Work

Upcoming Webinars from ACTEX eLearning

Our Fall 2017 webinar calendar is posted to our website and listed below. We're excited to present sessions on a variety of topics of interest to actuaries, including Microinsurance, Actuarial Leadership, Python, Data Science, R, Predictive Analytics, Retirement and Professionalism. Our webinars, e-courses and live seminars offer opportunities for actuaries to earn continuing education or … Continue reading Upcoming Webinars from ACTEX eLearning

StudyPlus+ Digital Bonus Materials Now Included with Preliminary Exam Study Manuals

We're excited to launch new bonus study materials included with ACTEX Preliminary Exam Study Manuals purchased through authorized retailers after June 1, 2017. Your new ACTEX P, FM, MFE, MLC, C or S Manual includes a unique key code to access online bonus materials, which include Virtual eFlashcards,* a digital formula sheet, actuarial exam and … Continue reading StudyPlus+ Digital Bonus Materials Now Included with Preliminary Exam Study Manuals

2018 SOA & CAS Curriculum Changes; New Exams

Changes to the SOA and CAS Curricula are coming in 2018. For students who are not on track to obtain an Associate credential by June 2018, new components will be required to obtain an ASA or ACAS. We’re here to help. As we look ahead to 2018 and beyond, the ACTEX team is already working closely … Continue reading 2018 SOA & CAS Curriculum Changes; New Exams

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