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Old 05-10-2019, 09:22 PM
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Would not recommend ASM. Was way too dense for me. Everyone else has mentioned that it has a ton of errors.
100% agree with this. I originally bought the ASM manual, but switched to Coaching Actuaries after a couple weeks. As Benjamin18 said, there were a lot of errors, which is really annoying to have to constantly check the errata page to see if there's something that needs to be changed in the manual. But on top of that, I thought it didn't do a very good job of explaining concepts or solutions to practice problems. CA was a lot better at it. And if there's something that still confuses you, you can post questions in the forum and get a response from a certified coach. That's why I would always recommend CA over even the best of the traditional study manuals.
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Thanks for the input. You have me leaning towards CA's 60-day Adapt+Manual now. Adapt+Learn is too expensive.

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100% agree with this. I originally bought the ASM manual, but switched to Coaching Actuaries after a couple weeks. As Benjamin18 said, there were a lot of errors, which is really annoying to have to constantly check the errata page to see if there's something that needs to be changed in the manual. But on top of that, I thought it didn't do a very good job of explaining concepts or solutions to practice problems. CA was a lot better at it. And if there's something that still confuses you, you can post questions in the forum and get a response from a certified coach. That's why I would always recommend CA over even the best of the traditional study manuals.
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Old 05-11-2019, 08:08 PM
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Thanks for the input. You have me leaning towards CA's 60-day Adapt+Manual now. Adapt+Learn is too expensive.
Note that if you are a student, you receive 60% student discount on Adapt + Learn and 25% student discount on Adapt + Manual.

Thus, for a 60-day subscription, the cost is:
- $195 for Adapt + Manual
- $268 for Adapt + Learn

Feel free to contact me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com if you have any other questions. All the best!
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Old 05-12-2019, 09:15 AM
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Thanks for the info, but I am not a student.

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Note that if you are a student, you receive 60% student discount on Adapt + Learn and 25% student discount on Adapt + Manual.

Thus, for a 60-day subscription, the cost is:
- $195 for Adapt + Manual
- $268 for Adapt + Learn

Feel free to contact me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com if you have any other questions. All the best!
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