Acturial Study Materials

ASM Study Manual Program for CAS Exam MAS-II

By: Weishaus

Edition: 6th Edition

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Purchase of this updated manual includes:

Study Manual

  • 4 topics aligned with the CAS Syllabus

    • Credibility

    • Linear Mixed Models

    • Statistical Learning

    • Time Series

  • Over 770+ pages in the manual

  • Almost 500 exercises to help you prepare

  • 7 full Practice Exams 

  • 80 examples 

  • 33 In-lesson quizzes

GOAL – Exam Question Database

  • 900+ problems with detailed solutions

  • 3 Learning Modes spanning 3 Difficulty Levels

    • Practice: select the syllabus topic(s), level of difficulty and begin.

    • Quiz: select the topic(s), difficulty, number of problems and set the timer.

    • Simulated Exams: 5 comprehensive simulated exams with predetermined problems withheld from the practice and quiz modes.

Other Ways to Learn

  • Over 300 Virtual Flashcards -  for on-the-go study

  • Comprehensive Formula & Review Sheet (30 Pages)

Better Ways to Organize

  • Study Planner that follows your manual to take the guesswork out of your study schedule and get you quick access to relevant study materials.

  • Topic Search - fully linked to seamlessly read, watch, and practice



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More Information About Your Study Program and Expert Author

The manual includes solutions to the CAS sample questions and to the three released exams. While the manual Is all you need for the exam, it does not discuss coding in R, which is not tested on.  You are encouraged to read the textbooks to learn how to code the models in R.  The manual provides textbook references at the beginning of each lesson.

Abraham Weishaus Ph.D., FSA, CFA, MAAA

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, for CAMAR for 6 years, and for St. Johns University for 5 years. Abe is currently a professor at Columbia University, where he has been teaching for over 10 years. He has been an ASM author for over 20 years and publishes material for exams P, FAM, ALTAM, ASTAM, SRM, MAS-I, and MAS-II.


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