SOA Exam: ILA Life Financial Management - Canada

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6 months access with one free extension
  • Video lessons covering the entire syllabus (40+ hours)
  • Detailed study manual in addition to lesson handouts
  • Full-time instructor support and course forum
  • Review aids: Flashcards, practice problems, and condensed outlines
  • Full-length practice exam
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Upcoming Test Dates
  • 153 days to prepare
  • 335 days to prepare

What's Included?

This online course contains everything you need to pass the SOA's Individual Life & Annuities Track - Life Financial Management (Canada) 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

  • 100+ multi-part numeric practice problems
  • 500+ drill problem style flashcards in digital and printable formats
  • Condensed outlines in addition to detailed study manual and lesson handouts
  • TIA-unique practice exam with solutions
  • Detailed breakdown of relevant past SOA questions going back to the early 2000s
  • Detailed solutions to years of past sittings of SOA questions

Features & Support

  • Complete study schedule and time tracking features
  • Full-time instructor support by email and course forum with 1000s of 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

TIA Study

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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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Peter Chong

  • FSA, FCIA    |   

Peter is the current co-instructor of the ILA LFV-C seminar. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in Actuarial Science and currently works at Great West Life in Toronto in risk management modeling. Prior to that, he spent 3.5 years at Manulife Financial, where he worked in variable annuity hedging and US life valuation. He also spent 3.5 years at Royal Bank of Canada Reinsurance, where he worked in retrocession pricing and valuation.

Peter was once a student on the SOA's Canadian Individual Life and Annuity Track, and used TIA's online seminars to pass both of his FSA exams. He currently lives in Stouffville, Ontario with his wife and daughters Chloe and Charlotte.

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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 currently serves on the SOA's Actuary of the Future Section council and formerly chaired 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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Expanded Features

This is an on-demand intensive exam prep course for the SOA's Individual Life & Annuities Track - Life Finance & Valuation (Canada) 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 (40+ 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 SOA exam questions. Instructors and our Support Team try to ensure everyone's questions are answered in a timely manner.?

Detailed Study Manual

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.

Past SOA Questions

Comprehensive spreadsheet listing of all past SOA questions relevant to the current syllabus (broken down by sub-question, point value, question type, and source reading). Including analysis of past SOA questions. ?

Full Instructor Access

Full-time instructor support from Eddie, who created 100% of the video lessons for this online seminar and will answer any questions you have by email or in the TIA forums.

Practice Problems

Over 100 multi-part numeric practice problems and counting. We count whole practice problems and whole quiz problems in our practice problem count.

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.

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 also offers a downloadable spreadsheet version to customize yourself.


This course offers 500+ drill problem style flashcards. They are available to print in several PDF formats, in the flashcards section of the website, 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! ?

Practice Exams

This course includes 2 full length sample exams and additional exam style questions with each question having a solution walking you through the best way to answer 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 through the video lessons. These handouts show all the information covered in the video.

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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