30 Days to FAM-L Mastery

Expert instruction and review to prepare you for the July 2024 sitting of SOA Exam FAM-L

Register Today!

30 Days to FAM-L Mastery provides a five-week high intensity multi-faceted program to place students
in the strongest position to pass FAM-L for the July 2024 sitting. Program starts June 9th

Program led by Catie Foley, FSA, FCIA with more than 10 years of experience in the actuarial profession, working both as a university instructor and consultant. She has helped many students pass their SOA exams. Specializing in life contingencies, her knowledge and delivery of exam FAM-L material is unparalleled. With a passion for helping students succeed, her teaching approach is personalized to match the learning styles of each student in offering group and individual support.

30 Days to FAM-L Mastery offers students the following:

  1. Weekly 2-hour live lectures integrating concept building and problem-solving improvement
  2. A sixth lecture just before the exam window for final questions and practice problem review
  3. 30-minute open forum immediately following each weekly lecture in which students can ask questions related to any topic, assignment, or practice problem
  4. Weekly suggested practice problems
  5. Weekly online office hours
  6. Q&A email correspondence in which students can email program instructor directly
  7. Mini-sessions for students to meet privately with program instructor
  8. Exam FAM-L Discussion Group open only to program members to communicate with each other
    and program instructor
  9. All weekly lectures recorded and available to students
  10. No additional resources required


Live Classes & Subjects

June 9
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Mortality Models
– Understand and calculate survival model metrics
– Use of regular and select and ultimate life tables
Standard actuarial notation
Insurance Coverages and Retirement Financial Security Programs

– Insurable interest
– Types of coverage
Practice Problems

June 16
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Long-Term Insurance Coverages and Annuities
– Identify and calculate metrics related to PVRVs
– Understand relationships between types
Practice Problems

June 23
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Premium and Policy Value Calculation for Long-Term Insurance Coverages
– Future loss RV
– Equivalence principal, portfolio percentile principle, given PV method
– Gross, net, and modified premiums and policy values
Practice Problems

June 30
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Parametric and Non-Parametric Estimation
– MLEs, Kaplan Meier method, and Nelson Aalan method
– Standard error and confidence intervals
Advanced Practice Problems

July 7
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

Additional topics in mortality, insurance, annuities, and policy values
– Population mortality curves
– Effects of changes in underlying assumptions
– Methods of modeling extra risk
Advanced Practice Problems

July 9
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Final review

Join 30 Days to FAM-L Mastery Now!

Greatly advance your conceptual understanding of FAM-L topics as well as your problem-solving skills so you can pass exam FAM-L this July!


Note that program sessions for the November sitting of FAM will be scheduled soon! Use our contact page to be added to that registration list and you will be contacted once dates are finalized.