SOA Exam: Life ALM and Modeling

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100% updated for the spring 2023 syllabus!
$1,395
6 months access with one free extension
  • 40+ hours of video lessons covering the entire LAM syllabus
  • Detailed study manual in addition to lesson handouts
  • Full-time instructor support and course forum
  • Review aids: Flashcards, Condensed Outlines, and Formula Sheet
  • CBT-style full-length practice exams & 100+ drill problems
  • TIA spreadsheet mapping of relevant past SOA exam questions
  • Details of how ILA track syllabi changed for spring 2023
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Upcoming Test Dates
  • 149 days to prepare
  • 331 days to prepare

What's Included?

This online course contains everything you need to pass the SOA's Individual Life & Annuities Track - Life ALM and Modeling Exam

Learn Key Concepts

  • 40+ hours of comprehensive video lessons covering the entire syllabus
  • Highly detailed study manual organized in the same sequence as the video lessons
  • TIA-unique quizzes built into each lesson covering quantitative topics
  • Visuals, graphics, and examples that simplify complex information, making it easier to retain
  • Handouts for every video lesson
  • Tips and strategy to help you learn the format of the exam

Practice & Review

  • Multi-part numeric practice problems
  • Flashcards in digital and printable formats
  • Condensed outlines in addition to detailed study manual and lesson handouts
  • CBT-style full-length practice exams and over 100 drill problems
  • TIA formula sheet
  • Detailed breakdown of relevant past SOA questions going back to the early 2000s

Features & Support

  • Complete study schedule and time tracking features
  • Full-time instructor support by email and course forum
  • Stream and save videos for offline viewing with our Learn app for iOS and Android
  • Flashcards app for iOS and Android
  • Watch videos in variable speeds up to 2x
  • All PDFs are DRM-free and print-friendly

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  • Lessons, practice problems, flashcards, sample exams, and more all scheduled to have you ready on exam day
  • Tasks scheduled only on the days you plan to study
  • Create your own custom tasks
  • Miss a day? Your schedule will automatically redistribute all your remaining tasks
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Instructor

Zachary Fischer

Zak joined TIA in 2013 and teaches fellowship-level actuarial exams. He graduated from Brown University in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics, and he became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) in 2014.

He began his career as a consulting actuary at Milliman Financial Risk Management in Chicago, IL, where his work primarily involved hedging variable annuity risk for life insurance companies. Zak now works as a senior associate for a small private equity firm. As a senior associate, Zak works on valuations for target acquisitions and sales of portfolio companies. ... read more

Before becoming an actuarial exam instructor, Zak was a teaching assistant for many different college classes, including Computational Probability and Statistics, Investments, Corporate Finance, and Discrete Structures in Mathematics.

Beyond Zak's passion for helping actuaries pass difficult fellowship track exams, he enjoys swimming and piano. Zak has also competed in the Chicago Triathlon for the past five summers. Zak passed all of his actuarial exams on the first try using TIA.
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Instructor

J. Eddie Smith IV

Eddie is the Director of SOA Exams at The Infinite Actuary and has helped thousands of rising actuaries prepare for their exams. He has been an instructor on the SOA's ILA track since 2007 and has an extensive background in life and annuity products. Before joining The Infinite Actuary full time in 2012, Eddie worked in a variety of actuarial areas, including asset-liability modeling, valuation, and experience studies.

Eddie has chaired the SOA's Actuary of the Future Section and the SOA's Technology Section. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in economics and holds a master's degree in economics from NC State University. After grad school, Eddie rapidly passed his exams and became a fellow in 2007. ... read more

Beyond Eddie's passion for helping actuaries pass difficult fellowship exams, he enjoys being a dad, fitness, reading, writing, travel, and watching college football. He lives with his wife and two children in Greenville, SC.
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SOA Exam Life ALM and Modeling

Expanded Features

This is an on-demand intensive exam prep course for the SOA's Individual Life & Annuities Track -Life ALM and Modeling Exam. When you register for this course you will gain access to the following items (except as noted) from the day you register for 6 months.

Comprehensive Course

Comprehensive video lessons covering the entire syllabus that simplify complicated info into more understandable terms and illustrate important concepts through examples and graphics.

Detailed Study Manual

Download printable PDF covering all of the syllabus readings, along with examples and instructor commentary that simplifies difficult concepts and builds links to other readings on the syllabus. Also available in a condensed format for review.

Online Discussion Forum

Active dedicated course forum loaded with existing questions and answers on syllabus material and past SOA exam questions. Instructors and our Support Team try to ensure everyone's questions are answered in a timely manner.

Condensed Outlines

Condensed outlines for review and memorization. These condensed outlines are provided in addition to the full detailed study manual and video lesson handouts.

Spreadsheet Mapping of Past SOA Exam Questions

Comprehensive spreadsheet listing of all past SOA questions relevant to the current syllabus with the ability to filter and sort to your exact specifications. We indicate if a question is still relevant to the current syllabus and which reading(s) past questions are based on. This can let you easily flag relevant practice for any reading.

TIA Formula Sheet

The TIA LAM course also includes a TIA formula sheet summary that flags the key formulas to know for the LAM exam.

Exam Day Checklist & FAQ

You might be wondering -- What is the test environment like? How should I approach CBT exam questions? This course answers these questions and more to help you know what to expect on exam day.

Offline Videos

Take our videos with you everywhere you go and don't worry about a data cap or WiFi signal. Use the TIA Study app on your mobile device to download lessons or solutions videos and have them right at your fingertips. ?

Variable Speed Playback

Watch our lessons and video solutions at your pace! When watching our videos on a desktop or our Learn App you can select the speed that makes the most sense for you. The variable speed increases all the way up to 2x.

Background Audio Playback

Just want to listen to our lessons? We have you covered! Now when you download the TIA Study app on an iOS or Android device, you can start a video and simply lock your device and the audio will continue to play.

Today view

The Today viewing TIA Study will let you know exactly what you need to do each day in order to stay on schedule, and it will automatically redistribute your tasks as your schedule adjusts over time.

Flashcards

This course offers digital flashcards written in a "Q&A" style to facilitate recalling information for exam-oriented questions. They are available in the Review tab of TIA Study. The app will download all the flashcards for the course to your device so you can study at a moments notice!

Excellent Customer Service

You're never alone with The Infinite Actuary. Get help from your instructor and assistants in our online forum. Anything else you need help with, not related to the course material, just reach out to our customer service team and they will get your questions answered!

Free Extension

Life happens, and despite your hard work, you may fail an exam. If that happens to you, we offer one free 6 month extension for this online course. Once you activate your extension, you will have 6 months access to the entire course again. Learn more about our extension policy here. ?

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