Category: actex-news

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.

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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.

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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.

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Flexible Final Exam Options 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 options that make our VEE courses more convenient for you. We offer computer-based testing (CBT*) for all of our VEE courses and ProctorU** , a remote…

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Remote Proctoring Option for ACTEX VEE Course Exams

ACTEX Learning offers students the option to use a remote proctoring service, ProctorU, for their VEE Course exams. It's important to offer a seamless, flexible and inexpensive alternative to the classic model.

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SOA Exam MFE Syllabus Changes

Beginning with the July 2017 sitting of SOA Exam MFE (Models for Financial Economics) there are significant changes in the MFE syllabus (learning objectives and recommended readings). According to the SOA, all derivatives material will be moved from Exam FM to Exam MFE, and some of the more…

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Actuarial Communication Webinar Series

There are two primary skills actuaries must master if they are to be effective with others: Deep Listening and Asking Effective Questions. This may seem obvious, but most of us are woefully lacking in our listening and inquiry skills.  We often resort to making statements and opinions in an effort…

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How a Health Actuary Became a Winemaker

ACTEX interviews Bill Bluhm, a Retired Health Actuary turned Winemaker

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SOA Launches Predictive Analytics Initiative

By Ian Duncan, December 2015

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The Future of Individual Life Insurance Distribution

Guest Post authored by Walter Zultowski, October 2015

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