This is an on-demand intensive exam prep course for the SOA's Group & Health Track - DP-A + FV-A 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.
Learn Key Concepts
- Video lessons covering each and every chapter from the new syllabus in detail
- Highly detailed study manual
- Handouts for every lesson
- Visuals, graphics, and examples that simplify complex information, making it easier to retain
- Tips and strategy to help you learn the format of the exam
Practice and Review
- Condensed outlines for review/memorization, in addition to detailed study manual
- Detailed breakdown of past SOA exam questions
- Hundreds of drill problem style flashcards for practice and memorization
- Numerical practice questions with full solutions
- Past exam analysis and exam day checklist and FAQ
Features and Support
- Create a custom study schedule with our provided spreadsheet format version
- Full-time instructor support by email and Course Forum with 1000+ answered questions
- 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
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
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Jeff is the editor of Actuaries in Microinsurance, published by Actex in 2015. He is also an independent consulting actuary and actuarial exam instructor for the Group & Health exams. Most of his career has been in the U.S. supplemental health insurance market. He worked 10 years in financial reporting and product development roles for a U.S. insurer prior to becoming a consultant in 2007.
Jeff graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis and became a Fellow of the SOA in 2004. He has 18 years of supplemental health insurance experience, including product development, financial reporting, and asset/liability management. Jeff was a managing actuary at Conseco prior to starting Global Insurance Consulting, Inc. He lives with his wife, daughter, and son in Indianapolis.
Derek works full-time as an instructor with TIA and enjoys helping students get through difficult exams. Prior to TIA, Derek worked as a consulting actuary in Atlanta, GA. With over ten years of experience as a consultant with Aon Hewitt, Derek's career has spanned pension, healthcare and global employee benefit consulting. His most recent role was in the Global Benefits group, advising large multinational clients on employee benefit plans including healthcare, life, accident, disability, pension and other plans in locations spanning the globe.
Derek graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Risk management/Insurance, a minor in Spanish and a specialization in Mathematics. In his quest to help actuaries through the difficult exam process, he has served as a mentor and exam coach for a number of students in both upper and lower level exams. He also wrote sample exams for the Group Health courses prior to becoming an instructor. ... read more
An obsession with foreign travel led Derek to take a few years away from the working world in the middle of his career, during which time he was able to visit every continent and a vast number of countries along the way. When not traveling, he enjoys playing soccer, running and getting outdoors whenever possible.
Comprehensive video lessons (40+ hours) covering the entire syllabus that simplify complicated info into more understandable terms and illustrate important concepts through examples and graphics.
A detailed study manual 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.
Condensed outlines for review and memorization. These condensed outlines are provided in addition to the full detailed study manual and video lesson handouts.
This course offers 400+ 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!
This course includes a full length sample exam with each question having a solution walking you through the best way to answer it. This sample exam is created to give you a true sense of what you can expect exam day.
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.?
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 also offers a downloadable spreadsheet version to customize yourself.
Your instructor has created formula sheets for relevant sections as a quick reference guide for you. They cover each formula used in that section giving details about the formulas and defining the variables.
Comprehensive spreadsheet listing of all past SOA questions relevant to the current syllabus (broken down by question topic, point value, and type)with the ability to filter and sort to your exact specifications.
Full-time instructor support! Your instructor(s) created 100% of the video lessons for this online seminar and will answer any questions you have by email or in the TIA forums.
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. ?
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.
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.
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!
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. ?
There will be significant changes to the exams on the SOA's G&H track beginning fall 2019. For more information on how our extension policy will work during the transition period, please see here.