Acturial Study Materials

ASM Study Manual Program + Videos + Bootcamp for SOA Exam FAM-L

By: Weishaus

Edition: 1st Edition, 3rd Printing

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Students! Your Study Program comes with:

  • Study Manual

    • Comprehensive syllabus coverage (1145+ page manual)

    • 209 Examples 

    • 1083 Practice Exercises  

    • 66 Quizzes

    • 12 Full-Length Exams  

  • Instructional Videos

    • 81+ Instructional Videos

    • 11+ hours of video content - with more on the way!

  • GOAL – Exam Question Database

    • 1300+ 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

    • 394 Virtual Flashcards - for on-the-go study

    • Comprehensive Formula & Review Sheet - 9 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

About the Author:

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.


Overview: This highly intensive, 3-part live online instruction course will meet on the three Saturdays leading up to the exam with Professor Abe Weishaus Ph.D. During the live sessions the exam material will be reviewed, with special focus on harder topics, common errors, and exam strategy. Professor Weishaus will guide the class through key examples and answer any particular questions you’d like to discuss. The live bootcamp sessions are recorded and hosted privately for viewing in case you miss a session or want to review a past session. Beyond that, the professor will assign select review exercises to guide your study (through Academic Goal) and be available for Q&A email correspondence. 

November 2024 Sitting

  • First review date: Sunday, September 15, 2024

  • Second review date: Sunday, September 29, 2024

  • Third review date: Sunday, October 13, 2024

  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET (There will be an additional optional 30 minutes at the end if there are more questions). 


  • 6-month license - no printing

  • 12-month license - 30% printing

License Extensions

  • Extensions of 3-months and 6-months are available, please contact support to purchase.

  • Extensions do not include printing rights and may not be shared, sold or overridden in any way.

Access manual from any device, anywhere

  • Online in your web browser

  • Offline via the free desktop player (PC or Mac)

  • Online/offline via mobile application (Android or iPhone)

  • Take notes & highlight content

Some restrictions apply

  • Access via “My Account/My Learning Tools” section of your account or visit

  • Single user (sharing and/or resale is prohibited)  

  • Access to content on up to four devices

  • Offline use for up to 5 days at a time

  • No returns

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 Learning | Mad River Books and The Actuarial Bookstore.