Acturial Study Materials


The SOA has announced that effective with the June 2017 administration of Exam FM (Financial Mathematics) and the July 2017 administration of Exam MFE (Models for Financial Economics) there will be significant changes in the syllabus (learning objectives and recommended readings). Please note that this will affect which edition of our FM and MFE study manuals you should use to prepare for the exams.

Exam FM

Sitting for Exam in February or April 2017 – Use ASM Study Manual for Exam FM, 11th Edition

Sitting for Exam FM in June 2017 or later – Use ASM Study Manual for Exam FM, 12th Edition (available in January 2017)

Exam MFE

Sitting for Exam MFE in March 2017 – Use ASM Study Manual for Exam MFE, 9th Edition, 12th Printing
Sitting for Exam MFE in July 2017 – Use ASM Study Manual for Exam MFE, 10th Edition (available in January 2017)

Read more about the SOA Syllabus updates.

We’re excited to announce a completely new ASM Study Manual & Flashcards for Exam P by renowned actuary and educator Abraham Weishaus, FSA, MAAA, PhD. Weishaus 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 is 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, FM, IFM, LTAM, STAM, SRM, MAS-I, Mas-II and EA-1, EA-2F and EA-2L, written by an outstanding team of authors. ASM Products are sold at ACTEX Learning | Mad River Books and The Actuarial Bookstore.