The Nature of the Work for an Actuary

The Nature of the Work for an Actuary

One of the biggest challenges with trying to raise public awareness as to the role and work that is performed by an actuary is the providing of broad details, without actually confusing the listener too much, or misleading them. The reason for this is that although there is a degree of overlap that is universal(…)

Michigan State University – Actuarial Science Major

Michigan State University – Actuarial Science Major

Michigan State University is an extremely large public university as far as student population and campus size are concerned. It was founded in 1855 and sprawls over a 5,200 acre campus. Michigan State University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as 29th among public universities across the country. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has also(…)

The Actuarial Exam Process

The Actuarial Exam Process

If you are planning on becoming an actuary within the UK, then you will need to familiarise yourself with the actuarial examination process, so that you are aware of the fees that will be incurred, and what areas of study you should concentrate your efforts on. This will help to maximise not only your chances(…)

Brief History of Actuarial Science

Brief History of Actuarial Science

Some sociologists have argued and claimed that actuarial science as a concept may have been originally introduced purely as a means of protecting the relative investment of a financial service provider; but it is one mathematical principle that has helped to pave the way for numerous other types of social benefits. After all, before actuarial(…)

Top Actuarial Consulting Firms in the UK

Top Actuarial Consulting Firms in the UK

A question that is oftentimes asked by school students who will ready to submit their application for university is what are the top actuarial consulting firms in the UK. The reason for this question is due to the fact that they are typically trying to determine which of the various consulting firms will provide them(…)