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ActuarialBrew is dedicated to providing the highest quality actuarial educational materials to students taking the actuarial exams.  Our goal is your exam success.

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  • clear explanations of the required material
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Joe Francis, FSA, CFA and Chris Ruckman, FSA

Francis and Ruckman are the co-authors of Interest Theory: Financial Mathematics and Deterministic Valuation, which is an approved text of the Society of Actuaries for Exam FM.  The authors each have over 15 years of experience in the actuarial education field related to financial mathematics.  They also each have almost 15 years of experience working in the insurance industry.

Francis teaches financial mathematics as the actuary-in-residence at Purdue University Fort Wayne.