Acturial Study Materials

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ASM has been helping students prepare for actuarial exams since 1983. We offer study materials for Exams P/1, FM/2, MLC, MFE/3F, C/4, S and EA-1, EA-2F and EA-2L, written by an outstanding team of authors. ASM Products are sold at ACTEX | Mad River Books, The Actuarial Bookstore and Coaching Actuaries.

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Harold Cherry, F.S.A., M.A.A.A

Harold Cherry was with New York Life for 33 years, retiring as vice president & actuary. Subsequently, he consulted for AXA Equitable for 19 years and was president of ASM for 23 years. Harold has been an ASM author for over 35 years. He also taught courses for the Actuarial Society of Greater New York for over 25 years.

Wafaa Shaban, Ph.D., A.S.A.

Wafaa Shaban is an actuary (Associate of the Society of Actuaries), a senior lecturer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and the Actuarial Program director since 2013.She has been teaching preparation courses for actuarial exams FM and MLC since 2004. Wafaa has been publishing materials for exam FM since 2015 and an ASM author since 2017.

David Farber, A.S.A.

David Farber is an actuary (Associate of the Society of Actuaries and an Enrolled Actuary) and educator who focuses on education in the retirement plan area. He has taught review courses for students studying to pass the Enrolled Actuary exams since 1983, and numerous courses geared towards retirement administrators and consultants since the early 1980s. David has been an ASM author since 2001.

Abraham Weishaus, Ph.D., F.S.A., CFA, M.A.A.A.

Abraham was formerly a financial reporting actuary for Guardian Life Insurance Company. He served on the SOA's Education and Examination Committee for 11 years. He also taught exam preparation courses for the Actuarial Society of Greater New York (ASNY) for 15 years and for CAMAR for 6 years. Abe is currently an adjunct professor at Columbia University and teaches exam preparation courses at St. Johns University. Abe has been an ASM author for more than 16 years and currently publishes materials for P, CAS S, MFE, MLC, and C.

Actuarial Study Materials

ASM has been helping students prepare for actuarial exams since 1983. We offer study materials for Exams P/1, FM/2, MLC, MFE/3F, C/4, S and EA-1, EA-2F and EA-2L, written by an outstanding team of authors. ASM Products are sold at ACTEX | Mad River Books, The Actuarial Bookstore and Coaching Actuaries.