Monthly Archives: April 2011

Becoming an Actuary

A business professional that analyzes risks and their financial consequences is an actuary. In order to study the uncertain future events, actuaries are going to use financial theory, mathematics and statistics, especially those that are of concern to pension programs … Continue reading

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Explanation of an Actuary

One thing that’s always uncertain is the future. There are so many different undesirable happenings that can occur. Risk is something that’s the possibility of an undesirable event occurring. The reduction of these events likelihood is something that helps to … Continue reading

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Actuarial Exam Preparation

You’ll need to have a good educational background in order to prep for the actuarial exams. Just like any other type of exam, the key to passing is preparation. With the actuarial exams though, it’s not just one exam, it’s … Continue reading

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Studying For and Passing Your Actuarial Exams

When you’re looking to study and pass your actuarial exams there are going to be many things that will help you to prepare yourself for success. One of the biggest things is the simplest, download the outline and make sure … Continue reading

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Becoming a Certified Actuary

Statistics and mathematics to analyze risk and determine ways to minimize it for those that employ them are used by actuaries. The large majority of actuaries will work within insurance companies or for the government; however, there are others that … Continue reading

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Obtaining Your Actuary License

There are two professional societies that will sponsor programs in order to lead to full professional status within the actuarial specialty:

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Actuary Career Training, Advancement and Other Qualifications

Actuaries are going to need strong backgrounds in many different areas, such as, general business, mathematics and statistics. Most often an actuary is going to acquire their bachelor’s along with the requirement of passing an exam set before their able … Continue reading

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Risk and How Actuaries Manage It

There is no description of actuaries and what actuaries do that would be thorough without an explanation of risk.

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Actuarial Master’s Degree Programs

To be able to manage risk, the actuary needs to have an understanding of finance, business and statistics. An actuary will first analyze the data of a company in order to identify any potential costs and problems; afterwards they’ll devise … Continue reading

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The Nature of Actuary Career Work

Actuaries will make risk assessments of possible to probably occurring events, and then help to produce procedures for clients and businesses in order to minimize costs of the potential risks, should they occur. It’s for that reason that actuaries are … Continue reading

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