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ASM Study Manual for Exam FM, 12th Edition with StudyPlus+ (online study tools)

By: Cherry

Edition:12th edition

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 Manual includes StudyPlusdigital access to:



  • Virtual eFlashcards

  • G.O.A.L - customizable online study tool with over 1,500 practice problems

  • Digital formula sheet

  • Actuarial exam and career strategy guides

  • Technical skill eLearning tools

  • Samples of Supplemental Texts & Study Tools

  • And more!


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3-month ($79) and 6-month ($99) license extensions are available to customers with confirmed access to this 12th edition of the manual. Extensions are only available through your 'My Learning Tools' platform & must be purchased prior to the expiration of a current license (of the same content,) and are exclusively for the original user. Extensions do not include printing rights and may not be shared, sold or manipulated in any way. Customers in violation of these terms forfeit their licenses and are not eligible for reimbursement. Copyright infringement is in violation of the SOA Code of Professional Conduct and can result in discipline procedures. 



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STUDY MANUAL:
ASM will answer questions about this manual received from original purchasers of the 12th edition! Just send an e-mail to FM@studymanuals.com and we will do our best to answer your questions in a timely manner.


The 12th edition of the manual has the following features:



  • The manual conforms to the syllabus updated in June 2017 and is relevant through the August 2018 sitting of exam FM.

  • The concepts of financial mathematics are explained in plain English, in a manner that appeals to your intuition and common sense.

  • The manual shows you tricks and shortcuts for various types of problems, warns you about common traps that students fall into, and tells you how to avoid them.

  • Over 1,000 problems with detailed solutions, about half of them from prior SOA/CAS exams and half that are original to the manual.

  • After each topic there are examples called “Stepping Stones” that are designed to tell you whether you have understood what you have just read, and to serve as a bridge to more difficult exam-level problems.

  • There is a summary of the key concepts and formulas after each topic.

  • There are 9 sets of Calculator Notes that give you detailed instructions for using the BA II Plus calculator.

  • Six original full-length (35 questions) practice exams, with complete solutions are included.

  • Over 600 pages in all.


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