Course Description

The CF/RF Joint Online Seminar is ready to launch for the Spring 2021 Exam 9 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 9.

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 Guisti

Exam 9 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 9 Instructor

Steve Giusti

Steve Giusti received his FCAS in the Fall of 2018. He has held roles in reserving, pricing, and producing rate filings with various state Departments of Insurance. Prior to his experience in the actuarial field, Steve taught high school math and science for ten years.He focuses on Exam 9 with Rising Fellow. Steve Roll 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: For questions about ordering, you can contact both Michael and Steve Roll at cfrfseminar@gmail.com.

Exam 9 Questions: For questions about the Exam 9 seminar, you can contact both Michael and Steve Giusti at cfrf.exam9@gmail.com.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview

    • Welcome!

    • Printed Rising Fellow Exam 9 Cookbook

    • Study Schedule

  • 2

    Errata

    • CF Spring 2021 Errata (Updated 4/7/21)

    • RF Errata

  • 3

    BKM 6 - 8

    • CF Guide - BKM 6-8

    • CF Review Video - BKM 6

    • CF Review Video - BKM 7

    • CF Review Video - BKM 8

    • RF High-Level Summary - BKM 6-8

    • RF Cookbook - BKM 6-8

    • RF Problem Bank - BKM 6-8

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - BKM 6-8

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 6-1

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 7-6

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 8-1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - BKM 6 - 8

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - BKM 6 - 8

  • 4

    BKM 9 - 12

    • CF Guide - BKM 9-12

    • CF Review Video - BKM 9

    • CF Review Video - BKM 10

    • CF Review Video - BKM 11

    • CF Review Video - BKM 12

    • RF High-Level Summary - BKM 9-12

    • RF Cookbook - BKM 9-12

    • RF Problem Bank - BKM 9-12

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - BKM 9-12

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 9-3

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 9-6

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 10-3

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 11-1

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 12-1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - BKM 9 - 12

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - BKM 9 - 12

  • 5

    BKM 14 - 16

    • CF Guide - BKM 14-16

    • CF Review Video - BKM 14

    • CF Review Video - BKM 15

    • CF Review Video - BKM 16 (Updated 3/29/21 - See Errata)

    • RF High-Level Summary - BKM 14-16

    • RF Cookbook - BKM 14-16

    • RF Problem Bank - BKM 14-16

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - BKM 14-16

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 14-1

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 14-4

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 15 - 2

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 16-1

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 16-6

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 16-8

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - BKM 14 - 16

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - BKM 14 - 16

  • 6

    BKM 23

    • CF Guide - BKM 23

    • CF Review Video - BKM 23

    • RF High-Level Summary - BKM 23

    • RF Cookbook - BKM 23

    • RF Problem Bank - BKM 23

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - BKM 23

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 23-1

    • RF Practice Problem Video - BKM 23-4

  • 7

    Panning

    • CF Guide - Panning

    • CF Review Video - Panning (Updated 2/6/21 - See Errata)

    • RF High-Level Summary - Panning

    • RF Cookbook - Panning

    • RF Problem Bank - Panning

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Panning - 1

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Panning

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Panning

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Panning

  • 8

    Coval

    • CF Guide - Coval

    • CF Review Video - Coval

    • RF High-Level Summary - Coval

    • RF Cookbook - Coval

    • RF Problem Bank - Coval

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Coval

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Coval-3

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Coval

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Coval

  • 9

    Cummins Capital

    • CF Guide - Cummins Capital

    • CF Review Video - Cummins Capital

    • RF High-Level Summary - Cummins Capital

    • RF Cookbook - Cummins Capital

    • RF Problem Bank - Cummins Capital

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Cummins Capital

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Cummins_Capital-1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Cummins Capital

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Cummins Capital

  • 10

    Cummins CAT

    • CF Guide - Cummins CAT

    • CF Review Video - Cummins CAT

    • RF High-Level Summary - Cummins CAT

    • RF Problem Bank - Cummins CAT

    • RF Problem Bank Excel Version - Cummins CAT

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Cummins_CAT-1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Cummins CAT

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Cummins CAT

  • 11

    Butsic

    • CF Guide - Butsic

    • CF Review Video - Butsic (Updated 4/1/21)

    • RF High-Level Summary - Butsic

    • RF Cookbook - Butsic

    • RF Problem Bank - Butsic

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Butsic

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Butsic - 1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Butsic

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Butsic

  • 12

    Goldfarb

    • CF Guide - Goldfarb

    • CF Review Video - Goldfarb

    • RF High-Level Summary - Goldfarb

    • RF Cookbook - Goldfarb

    • RF Problem Bank - Goldfarb

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Goldfarb

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Goldfarb - 1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Goldfarb

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Goldfarb

  • 13

    Bodoff

    • CF Guide - Bodoff

    • CF Review Video - Bodoff

    • RF High-Level Summary - Bodoff

    • RF Cookbook - Bodoff

    • RF Problem Bank - Bodoff

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Bodoff

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Bodoff - 1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Bodoff

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Bodoff

  • 14

    Ferrari

    • CF Guide - Ferrari

    • CF Review Video - Ferrari

    • RF High-Level Summary - Ferrari

    • RF Cookbook - Ferrari

    • RF Problem Bank - Ferrari

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Ferrari

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Ferrari - 2

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Ferrari

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Ferrari

  • 15

    McClenahan

    • CF Guide - McClenahan

    • CF Review Video - McClenahan

    • RF High-Level Summary - McClenahan

    • RF Cookbook - McClenahan

    • RF Problem Bank - McClenahan

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - McClenahan

    • RF Practice Problem Video - McClenahan - 1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - McClenahan

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - McClenahan

  • 16

    Feldblum

    • CF Guide - Feldblum

    • CF Review Video - Feldblum

    • RF High-Level Summary - Feldblum

    • RF Cookbook - Feldblum

    • RF Problem Bank - Feldblum

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Feldblum

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Feldblum - 4

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Feldblum

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Feldblum

  • 17

    Robbin UW

    • CF Guide - Robbin UW

    • CF Review Video - Robbin UW

    • RF High-Level Summary - Robbin UW

    • RF Cookbook - Robbin UW

    • RF Problem Bank - Robbin UW

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Robbin UW

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Robbin UW - 2

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Robbins UW

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Robbin UW

  • 18

    Robbin IRR

    • CF Guide - Robbin IRR

    • CF Review Video - Robbin IRR

    • RF High-Level Summary - Robbin IRR

    • RF Cookbook - Robbin IRR

    • RF Problem Bank - Robbin IRR

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Robbin IRR

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Robbin IRR - 1

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Robbin IRR - 3

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Robbin IRR

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Robbin IRR

  • 19

    Kreps

    • CF Guide - Kreps

    • CF Review Video - Kreps

    • RF High-Level Summary - Kreps

    • RF Cookbook - Kreps

    • Kreps - Riskiness Leverage Models (Updated)

    • RF Problem Bank - Kreps

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Kreps

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Kreps - 4

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Kreps

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Kreps

  • 20

    Mango

    • CF Guide - Mango

    • CF Review Video - Mango

    • RF High-Level Summary - Mango

    • RF Cookbook - Mango

    • RF Problem Bank - Mango

    • RF Cookbook & Problem Bank Excel Version - Mango

    • RF Practice Problem Video - Mango-1

    • Past CAS Exam Problems (2016 - Present) Excel Version - Mango

    • Past CAS Exam Problems Video - Mango

  • 21

    Past CAS IQs

    • Past CAS IQs Excel Version

  • 22

    Practice Exams

    • Practice Exams 1 (PDF & Excel version)

    • Practice Exams 2 (PDF & Excel version)

  • 23

    Full Documents for Download

    • CF Full Documents

    • RF Full Documents

  • 24

    RF Extras

    • Summary of Formulas - Exam 9

    • List of Past CAS Problems by Paper

    • Extra Excel Problems

  • 25

    CF Audio (Review Videos Only) for Download

    • CF Audio (Review Videos Only)

  • 26

    CF Flashcards

    • Getting Started with Anki Flashcards

    • Anki Deck (updated 3/21/21 per errata)

    • Printable Flashcards (updated 3/21/21 per errata)

    • Flashcards by Paper (updated 3/21/21 per errata)