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Reminder: post questions before 11/19

November 12th, 2020

Quick reminder that I will not be able to answer questions after the CAS exam window opens (11/19). If you have any questions about the material you will need to post to the TIA forum before this date.

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Reminder: post questions before 11/19

November 12th, 2020

Quick reminder that I will not be able to answer questions after the CAS exam window opens (11/19). If you have any questions about the material you will need to post to the TIA forum before this date.

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Plans for move to CBT

July 7th, 2020

Hopefully you have already seen the CAS announcement about the move to CBT: https://www.casact.org/press/index.cfm?fa=viewArticle&articleID=4753

I plan on converting select historical exams, as well as my sample exams to this format. I will post status updates to the TIA forum.

I will release more guidance once the CAS releases more details (including the sample questions which are due some time in the Summer)

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Minor Manual update

July 6th, 2020

Note: I posted updated versions of the combined manual, as well as the manuals of several sections. The only changes were to fix the errata (which are published to the Errata spreadsheet in the Intro section of the website).

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Spring 2020 sitting: Status details

October 29th, 2019

Hi all,
Welcome to the fun of Exam 6!

I will be posting details about the status of the material to the TIA forum:

https://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/mb/viewtopic.php?f=712&t=58239

Feel free to post any questions or comments to that thread.

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Sample Exams/ Combined CAS Exams

September 26th, 2019

Hi All,
Hope the study is going well during these last few weeks. You should be aiming to spend the majority of the remaining time focusing on memorizing as well as working problems.

I have uploaded the following to the Additional Material section of the website:
>3 sample exams
>Combined CAS exams that list the questions from historical exams that are still relevant to the current syllabus (with solutions updated to reflect the updated syllabus where applicable)

Don’t hesitate to post any questions to the TIA forum.

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Odomirok 26: Discounted Reserves section

August 25th, 2019

My manual had left out Odomirok’s discussion of discounted reserves (this topic previously also appeared on another paper that was removed from the syllabus this sitting).
I have amended the manual to include a summary of Odomirok’s coverage of the topic.

See the Errata for more details

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CAS Spring 2019 exam questions

July 27th, 2019

I have uploaded material discussing the CAS Spring 2019 questions. See the Additional Material section of the website.

For more info, see the TIA forum: https://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/mb/viewtopic.php?f=712&t=54499

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Errata

July 5th, 2019

I have posted a spreadsheet listing the Errata to the Introduction section of the website. Please check this file periodically through the year, as I will keep it updated.

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Unavailable 4/27-28

April 19th, 2019

I am going to be unavailable to answer forum posts on the weekend 4/27-28. Please post any queries before this weekend if possible.

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