Web Resources for Actuarial Exam FM


Date: Nov. 01, 2017
Compiled by Dr. Myron Hlynka, Department of Math & Stat.,
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario


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SOA (Society of Actuaries) Information


Actuarial FM Problems on the Web

  1. Broverman Weekly FM questions.
    http://www.sambroverman.com/question.html
  2. Krzys Ostaszewski weekly FM questions.
    http://math.illinoisstate.edu/krzysio/KO-FM-Exercise310.pdf
    Change the number 310 to any number between 1 and 310 to get other problems.
  3. Rick Gorvett FM Problems (classified) (with hints).
    http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~gorvett/prac/probindx.html
  4. MSU random FM Practice Tests. Very nice.
    http://q42004.questionwritertracker.com/4F84PCGK/
  5. Elias Saab site. Makes up random tests. May need firefox.
    http://www.saab.org/actuarial.html
  6. More practice FM Problems.
    http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/tkozubow/act_questions.pdf
    Answers.
    http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/tkozubow/act_questions_key.pdf
  7. University of Illinois. Feng ZHU. Math 370. Lots of older problems.
    http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~fengzhu2/Math370Z.htm
  8. Aaron Hardiek FM problems.
    http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1008&context=statsp
  9. DIY Actuary. 57 problems with solutions.
    http://diyactuary.com/exams/fm-2/offcial-sample/q57/
    Change 57 from 1 to 56.
  10. MIT Sloan Finance Problems and Solutions Collection. Andrew W. Lo and Jiang Wang, Fall 2008. Some relevant items - PV, spot rates, forward rates, duration.
    http://alo.mit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/PS_Part1.pdf
  11. Alvin Soh. Derivatives markets. 9 sample problems with solutions from his manual.
    http://www.anjstudymanual.com/exam-fm-2

Actuarial FM Books on the web


  1. A Basic Course in the Theory of Interest and Derivatives Markets: A Preparation for the Actuarial Exam FM/2, by Marcel B. Finan, 2015. 745 pages. Excellent. Includes theory of interest and financial derivatives.
    http://faculty.atu.edu/mfinan/actuarieshall/mainf.pdf
  2. Lecture Notes on Actuarial Mathematics, by Jerry Alan Veeh, May 1, 2006. (Chap 1-6 only). Some notes. Mainly problems.
    http://javeeh.net/lecnotes/actmath.pdf
  3. Steve Paris. Florida State. FM Notes. Includes Theory of Interest and Derivatives markets. Problems. Solutions.
    http://www.math.fsu.edu/~paris/FMexam/index.html
  4. THEORY OF INTEREST notes, by W. G. Brown, April 28, 2010. 444 pages.
    http://www.math.mcgill.ca/brown/math329.2009-10.pdf
  5. wikibook "Financial Mathematics FM" (incomplete book)
    http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Financial_Math_FM
  6. ST334 ACTUARIAL METHODS. Warwick. U.K.
    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/statistics/staff/academic-research/reed/act.pdf
  7. MATH1510. Financial Mathematics I. Jitse Niesen. University of Leeds. 2012.
    http://www1.maths.leeds.ac.uk/~jitse/math1510/notes-all.pdf
  8. Wikibooks FM Formulas.
    http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Financial_Math_FM/Formulas
  9. Actuarial Educational Services Study Tips.
    http://www.actuarialeducation.com/index_files/Page497.htm

ACTUARIAL FM LECTURE SLIDES/NOTES ON THE WEB


  1. Ken Tsang. Hong Kong. Impressive set of slides based on Kellison (3rd).
    http://www.uic.edu.hk/~kentsang/math2040/
  2. Michael Arcones. (now deceased) Slides for his FM manual.
    http://people.math.binghamton.edu/arcones/exam-fm/
  3. Check the power point files (*.ppt). Gene Sprechini. Lycoming College. Pennsylvania. Notes based on Kellison.
    http://lycofs01.lycoming.edu/~sprgene/M400/Theory_of_Interest/
  4. Kristina Sendova. University of Western Ontario. (based on Broverman)
    http://www.stats.uwo.ca/faculty/sendova/Site/AS_2553a_-_Mathematics_of_finance.html
  5. Miguel Arcones. SUNY Binghamton. Includes Theory of Interest and Derivatives Markets.
    http://www.math.binghamton.edu/arcones/346/material.html
  6. Liqiang Ni. Univ Central Florida. Slides on Derivatives Markets.
    http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~lni/sta4184/
  7. R. Randles. Univ. of Florida. Notes and exams. Includes Theory of Interest and Financial Derivatives.
    http://www.stat.ufl.edu/~rrandles/sta4183/4183lectures/index.html
  8. Michigan State. Albert Cohen. 386 slides.
    http://www.math.msu.edu/~albert/math360.pdf
  9. Nao Mimoto. University of Akron. Notes and Exercises. Fall 2015. Cover FM and MFE.
    http://gozips.uakron.edu/~nmimoto/471/
  10. Milica CUDINA. University of Texas at Austin. Derivatives part of Exam FM plus MFE material.
    http://www.ma.utexas.edu/users/mcudina/course2.html
  11. Math 2281. Tom Salisbury. Hand written notes. Covers FM derivatives and MFE material.
    http://www.math.yorku.ca/~salt/courses/2281w12/2281.html
  12. Queens University. MATH 384. Ping Li. Notes and Problems. Based on Broverman.
    http://www.mast.queensu.ca/~math384/files/lecture1.pdf
    Change "lecture1" to "lecture2", etc.
  13. Natalia Humphreys. Formula Sheets. Theory of Interest and Derivatives Markerts.
    http://www.utdallas.edu/~natalia.humphreys/FM%20AU15/FORMULAE_FM.pdf

Videos


  1. Steve Pilloff. George Mason University. (19 videos)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2uAY_nm45s&feature=related
  2. Khan Academy. This is the famous video learning site with tons of topics including some theory of interest topics.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks33lMoxst0&feature=fvst
  3. U of Waterloo Actsci 231. Diana Skrzydlo.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skTsp88kUMU&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
  4. The Actuarial Guy.
    http://www.youtube.com/user/TheActuarialGuy/videos
  5. Sample from the Infinite Actuary.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O2JvNdTzkQ

Actuarial Organizations


  1. Be an Actuary
    http://www.beanactuary.org/
  2. SOA Society of Actuaries
    http://www.soa.org/
  3. CAS Casualty Actuarial Society
    http://www.casact.org/
  4. Canadian Institute of Actuaries
    http://www.cia-ica.ca/

University Exams


  1. University of Windsor. 62-392 tests.
    http://web2.uwindsor.ca/math/hlynka/392oldtests.html
  2. York University.
    http://www.math.yorku.ca/~hkj/Teaching/2280/Test/
  3. University of Alberta.
    http://www.ualberta.ca/~csproat/Homework/MATH%20253/
  4. Ohio State.
    http://www.math.osu.edu/~ban.1/618/
  5. U of Toronto.
    http://www.erin.utoronto.ca/~w3act/act240/
    http://fisher.utstat.toronto.edu/badescu/act240/
  6. Univ. of New Brunswick. Math 3803.
    http://www.math.unb.ca/exams/
  7. Purdue University.
    http://www.math.purdue.edu/~jbeckley/WD/MA%20373/
  8. University of Manitoba.
    http://umanitoba.ca/actuary_club/Academic/Exams/
  9. University of Nevada-Reno. Kozubiowski homework.
    http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/tkozubow/320hom_F10.htm
  10. U of Western Ontario.
    http://www.usc.uwo.ca/exambank/exambank/X3053.pdf
  11. U. Massachusetts. Most of the questions do not quite fit but some do.
    http://www.faculty.umassd.edu/xtras/catls/resources/binarydoc/2288.pdf
  12. Feng Zhu. U Illinois.
    http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~fengzhu2/Math370Z.htm
  13. Michael Stecher. Texas A&M. Look for courses Math 325 and Math 419.
    http://www.math.tamu.edu/~stecher/index-classes.shtml
  14. Yvonne Chueh. Central Washington U.
    http://www.cwu.edu/~chueh/Math418A.htm
    http://www.cwu.edu/~chueh/Math418B.htm

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