Course Description

The CF/RF Joint Online Seminar is fully updated for the 2021 Exam 7 sitting.

We're excited about this joint offering and believe together the Casual Fellow and Rising Fellow study material makes for a great, comprehensive online seminar to help you prepare for Exam 7.

The online seminar contains the following study material from Casual Fellow (CF) and Rising Fellow (RF):

All of the study material is digitally available.

You will have access to the online seminar through the exam date.

6-Month Extension for Retakes: 

If you don't pass and need to retake, you will get a six-month extension for the updated material for the following sitting at no extra charge.

Requesting an extension: Email us at cfrfseminar@gmail.com to request an extension if you ordered last year and are retaking.

Michael McPhail and Steve Roll

Exam 7 Instructors

Michael McPhail

Michael is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He graduated with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Mathematics.  He has experience in pricing, reserving, and predictive modeling.  He has presented material at past CAS conference and recently taught/developed an Interest Theory course at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

Exam 7 Instructor

Steve Roll

Steve is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and has actuarial experience in reserving, pricing, ratemaking and reinsurance. He also has experience as an exam writer on the CAS Exam Committee.

Contact Information

Ordering and Exam 7 Questions: For questions about ordering or the Exam 7 seminar, you can contact both Michael and Steve at cfrfseminar@gmail.com.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview

    • Welcome!

    • Printed Rising Fellow Exam 7 Cookbook

    • Study Schedule

    • List of Problems Included in the "Problem Videos"

  • 2

    Errata

    • RF Errata

    • CF Errata - Spring 2021

    • CF Errata - Fall 2020

  • 3

    Mack (2000)

    • CF Guide - Mack (2000)

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Mack (2000)

    • CF Review Video - Mack (2000)

    • CF Problem Video - Mack (2000)

    • RF High Level Summary - Mack (2000)

    • RF Cookbook - Mack (2000)

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Mack (2000)

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Mack (2000)

  • 4

    Hürlimann

    • CF Guide - Hürlimann

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Hurlimann

    • CF Review Video - Hürlimann

    • CF Problem Video - Hürlimann

    • RF High Level Summary - Hurlimann

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Hurlimann

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Hurlimann

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Hürlimann

  • 5

    Brosius

    • CF Guide - Brosius

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Brosius

    • CF Review Video - Brosius

    • CF Problem Video - Brosius

    • RF High Level Summary - Brosius

    • RF Cookbook - Brosius

    • RF Practice Problems - Brosius

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Brosius

  • 6

    Patrik

    • CF Guide - Patrik

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Patrik

    • CF Review Video - Patrik

    • CF Problem Video - Patrik

    • RF High Level Summary - Patrik

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Patrik

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Patrik

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Patrik

  • 7

    Clark

    • CF Guide - Clark

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Clark

    • CF Review Video - Clark

    • CF Problem Video - Clark

    • RF High Level Summary - Clark

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Clark

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Clark

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Clark

  • 8

    Mack (1994)

    • CF Guide - Mack (1994)

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Mack (1994)

    • CF Review Video - Mack (1994)

    • CF Problem Video - Mack (1994)

    • RF High Level Summary - Mack (1994)

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Mack (1994)

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Mack (1994)

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Mack (1994)

  • 9

    Venter Factors

    • CF Guide - Venter Factors

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Venter Factors

    • CF Review Video - Venter Factors

    • CF Problem Video - Venter Factors

    • RF High Level Summary - Venter Factors

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Venter Factors

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Venter Factors

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Venter Factors

  • 10

    Shapland

    • CF Guide - Shapland

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Shapland

    • CF Review Video - Shapland

    • CF Problem Video - Shapland

    • RF High Level Summary - Shapland

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Shapland

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Shapland

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Shapland

  • 11

    Siewert

    • CF Guide - Siewert

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Siewert

    • CF Review Video - Siewert

    • CF Problem Video - Siewert

    • RF High Level Summary - Siewert

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Siewert

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Siewert

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Siewert

  • 12

    Sahasrabuddhe

    • CF Guide - Sahasrabuddhe

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Sahasrabuddhe

    • CF Review Video - Sahasrabuddhe

    • CF Problem Video - Sahasrabuddhe

    • RF High Level Summary - Sahasrabuddhe

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Sahasrabuddhe

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Sahasrabuddhe

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Sahasrabuddhe

  • 13

    Teng & Perkins

    • CF Guide - Teng & Perkins

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Teng & Perkins

    • CF Review Video - Teng & Perkins

    • CF Problem Video - Teng & Perkins

    • RF High Level Summary - Teng and Perkins

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Teng and Perkins

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Teng and Perkins

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Teng and Perkins

  • 14

    Meyers

    • CF Guide - Meyers

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Meyers

    • CF Review Video - Meyers

    • CF Problem Video - Meyers

    • RF High Level Summary - Meyers

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Meyers

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Meyers

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Meyers

  • 15

    Taylor

    • CF Guide - Taylor

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Taylor

    • CF Review Video - Taylor

    • CF Problem Video - Taylor

    • RF High Level Summary - Taylor

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Taylor

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Taylor

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Taylor

  • 16

    Verrall

    • CF Guide - Verrall

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Verrall

    • CF Review Video - Verrall

    • CF Problem Video - Verrall

    • RF High Level Summary - Verrall

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Verrall

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Verrall

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Verrall

  • 17

    Marshall

    • CF Guide - Marshall

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Marshall

    • CF Review Video - Marshall

    • CF Problem Video - Marshall

    • RF High Level Summary - Marshall

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Marshall

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Marshall

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Marshall

  • 18

    Goldfarb

    • CF Guide - Goldfarb

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Goldfarb

    • CF Review Video - Goldfarb

    • CF Problem Video - Goldfarb

    • RF High Level Summary - Goldfarb

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Goldfarb

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Goldfarb

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Goldfarb

  • 19

    Brehm Ch. 1

    • CF Guide - Brehm Ch. 1

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Brehm Ch. 1

  • 20

    Brehm Ch. 2

    • CF Guide - Brehm Ch. 2

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Brehm Ch. 2

    • CF Review Video - Brehm Ch. 2

    • CF Problem Video - Brehm Ch. 2

  • 21

    Brehm Ch. 3

    • CF Guide - Brehm Ch. 3

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Brehm Ch. 3

    • CF Review Video - Brehm Ch. 3

    • CF Problem Video - Brehm Ch. 3

  • 22

    Brehm Ch. 4

    • CF Guide - Brehm Ch. 4

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Brehm Ch. 4

  • 23

    Brehm Ch. 5

    • CF Guide - Brehm Ch. 5

    • CF Original Problems & Past CAS Problems - Brehm Ch. 5

    • CF Review Video - Brehm Ch. 5

  • 24

    Brehm - RF Material

    • RF High Level Summary - Brehm

    • RF Exam 7 Cookbook - Brehm

    • RF Practice Problem Bank - Brehm

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Brehm

  • 25

    Past CAS IQs

    • Past CAS IQs

  • 26

    Practice Exams

    • Practice Exam 1 - CF

    • Practice Exam 2 - CF

    • Practice Exam 3 - RF

    • Practice Exam 4 - RF

    • Practice Exams 3&4 - RF (CBT Version)

  • 27

    Full Documents for Download

    • CF Full Documents

    • RF Full Documents

  • 28

    CF Extras

    • CF Extras

  • 29

    RF Extras for Download

    • Summary of Formulas - Exam 7

    • Residual Calculations

    • Number of Parameters Summary

    • List of Past CAS Problems by Paper

  • 30

    CF Audio (Review Videos Only) for Download

    • CF Audio (Review Videos Only)

  • 31

    RF Flashcards

    • Getting Started with Anki Flashcards

    • Anki Deck

    • Printable Flashcards

    • Flashcards by Paper