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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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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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Actuarial Science Requirements

Actuarial science is used in both the finance and insurance industries and utilizes statistics and mathematics to make risk assessments, such as, an investments financial risk or death risk. Certification will take 8-10 years for completion and comes with the … Continue reading

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Registering For an Actuary Exam

An actuary will work with a variety of different businesses in order to analyze risk and the financial consequences that those risks impose. You will find actuaries in roles servicing companies in the traditional to the nontraditional; however, they’ll most … Continue reading

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