CAS Exam 9: Financial Risk and Rate of Return

6 months access with one free extension
  • 60+ video lessons
  • Full study manual discussing each reading
  • Hundreds of solved problems
  • 2 sample exams with solutions
  • Newly written problems (including new Blooms style questions)
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  • 58 days to prepare

What's included in this course?

This online course contains everything you need to pass the CAS's Exam 9: Financial Risk and Rate of Return


  • 100% of the syllabus is covered
  • 60+ video Lessons covering the entire syllabus
  • 2 full length practice exams with solutions
  • Hundreds of solved problems

Study Aids

  • Full study manual outlining key points from source material
  • Quick referrence 1 page outlines of each reading
  • Flashcards covering key information for practice and memorization in our Flashcards app

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 CAS questions



Download video lessons to watch on the go and track your way through the course


Track, filter, and flip your way through all your TIA flashcards to have you ready on exam day
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Angelo Bastianpillai

  • FCAS, MAAA    |   
  • 9,
  • 6

Angelo graduated from Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) with a Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial Science). Angelo is an instructor for TIA's Exams 6 and 9 seminars. He has been with TIA since 2008, having taught portions of the Reserving Seminar in Los Angeles prior to that. Angelo became a Fellow of the Casualty Actuary Society in 2006. He is currently working at AIG where his main responsibility is to price commercial insurance. Prior to that, he had worked in consulting, where his responsibilities included calculating and explaining reserve need to clients, creating Statements of Actuarial Opinion, and ERM work. He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with his wife, son, and two dogs.

CAS Exam 9

Expanded Features

This is an on-demand intensive exam prep course for the CAS's Exam 9: Financial Risk and Rate of Return. 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

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

Online Discussion Forum

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

Sample Exams

This course includes 2 sample exams with each question having a 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.

Study Manual

Download printable PDF study manual covering entire syllabus with outlines of each reading.

Offline Videos

Take our videos with you everywhere you go and don't worry about a data cap or WiFi signal. Use our Learn app on iOS and Android 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.

Study Schedule

Built directly into the lessons, just enter the day you are going to start studying and select your exam day. We will then populate a suggested completion date for every lesson and the sample exams to have you on track to pass!


This course offers 340+ digital flashcards written in a "Q&A" style to facilitate recalling information for exam-oriented questions. They are available on your computer or via our Flashcards app on iOS and Android. The app will download all the flashcards for the course to your device so can study at a moments notice!

MP3 Lessons

Don't want to download the video lessons using our Learn App, but still have access to the lessons offline? We have you covered! Download the audio only versions of the videos and follow along with the instructor using the printable handouts. The MP3s will work in your MP3 player of choice.

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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