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Exam FM: Financial Mathematics

James Washer, FSA


Full-Time Student: $200
6 months access with one free extension
  • 80+ video lessons (over 25 hours of instruction)
  • 1,200+ solved problems
  • 6 sample exams with video solutions
  • 40+ hours of video solutions
  • Detailed formula sheets
  • No prior knowledge assumed

What's included in this course?

This online course contains everything you need to pass SOA Exam: Financial Mathematics
  • 100% of the syllabus is covered
  • 80+ video lessons (over 25 hours) covering the entire syllabus
  • 6 full length practice exams with video solutions
  • 1,200+ solved problems
Study Aids
  • 40+ Hours of Video solutions
  • Problem system to track your progress and identify trouble areas for you
  • Flashcards covering key information for practice and memorization in the Review tab of TIA Study
  • Detailed formula sheets
Features & Support
  • Full-time instructor support by email and course forum
  • Study schedule and time tracking integrated directly into lessons page
  • Play videos at variable speeds, flag content, and filter lessons
  • Video solutions and analysis of previous SOA questions

TIA Study


A Modern Learning Platform
  • 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


How to use this Course ***START HER… WATCH VIDEO

A.1 Handouts & Formulas DOWNLOAD FILE

A.1.1 Interest Accumulation – Part 1 WATCH VIDEO

A.1.2 Interest Accumulation – Part 2 WATCH VIDEO

G.3.1 Redington Immunization DIGITAL FLASHCARDS

A.1.6 Simple Interest PROBLEM SYSTEM


James Washer

FSA    |  FM, 3L, ALTAM, FAM, + 2 more

James, CEO of The Infinite Actuary, graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in Applied Mathematics. He received his FSA in 2006 after passing all of his exams on the first attempts. He is the instructor for TIA’s Exam FM and LTAM courses. He has instructed at TIA since 2006 and helped thousands of students in that time.

James lives in Birmingham with his wife, Laura, and their two sons, Thomas and Carson.


Expanded Features


This is an on-demand intensive exam prep course for SOA Exam – Financial Mathematics. 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

80+ comprehensive video lessons (over 25 hours) covering the entire syllabus that simplify complicated info into more understandable terms and illustrate important numerical concepts through examples and graphics.

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. ?

Detailed Formula Sheets

James has created formula sheets for each section as a quick reference guide for you. They cover each formula used in that section giving details about the formulas and defining the variables.

Sample Exams

This course includes 6 sample exams with each question having a video solution walking you through the best way to solve it. These sample exams are created to give you a true sense of what you can expect exam day.

Additional Handouts

Download printable PDF handouts to follow along slide by slide through the lessons. An examples and exercises version is also available where we include just the portions of the videos where James is working problems with you.

Practice System

As you complete lessons you will have the opportunity to test your new knowledge in the Practice tab of TIA Study to help assess how well you understand the material. As your exam day approaches you should be spending a lot of time in this system working all the additional problems. ?

Offline Videos

Take our videos with you everywhere you go and don’t worry about a data cap or WiFi signal. Use TIA Study 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.

Today view

The Today view in 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.


This course offers over 350 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 can study at a moments notice!

Student Discount

This course offers a student discount to full-time students currently enrolled at a college or university. To receive the discount, click here. The discount code will then be sent to the school issued email. ?

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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