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 Abe's first edition MAS-II study manual!
Actuarial candidates seeking associateship in the Casualty Actuary Society will find the wide breadth of knowledge in this manual an invaluable tool in their exam success. The manual contains complete and extensive coverage of the four topics covered in MAS-II: Credibility, Linear Mixed Models, Bayesian Methods, and Statistical Learning. Divided across these four topics are over 500 exam-style exercises, of which over 220 are original and unique to this manual. To test your knowledge in a mock exam setting, the manual contains six full (42 question) practice exams, 81 examples, and 28 in-lesson quizzes. The manual is designed by one of the most distinguished minds in actuarial science in order to maximize the effectiveness of your time spent studying, and increase your chances of passing MAS-II.
Additionally, candidates familiar with our Guided Online Actuarial Learning (GOAL) portal can make use of an extensive library of sample questions available to supplement the material found in this study manual. With 600+ MAS-II questions currently available, and an additional 200 to come in September, GOAL is a regularly updated and comprehensive resource for actuarial candidates not just for MAS-II, but for all SOA and CAS exams.