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    Basically, an actuary predicts the outcome of an action performed by a company, however, they do not know the outcome for sure. All of an actuary job is educated guesswork. The only reason that a popular food or drink is still marketable is because an actuary determined that it deserved to stay on shelves. An actuary requires a bachelors degree with a strong math background, long term on-the-job training, and many skills that are math oriented along with problem solving. A job such as that of an actuary may seem complicated to follow. Namely, because it is. The education requirement of an actuator is a bachelors degree. What is not required, however, it helps in many ways, is a math background. Nevertheless, there is some training to help…

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    Actuary Career Paper

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    An actuary is a business professional analyzes the financial cost of risks and uncertainty. They use their mathematic, statistics, and financial skills to study the risk that an event will occur and help businesses and clients develop policies that would minimize their cost of that risk. Actuaries are often work to the insurances industry. One of the main reason to choose this career is because I have a strong mathematic skills. I really enjoy the work that associate with problem solving and…

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    your life”- Confucius. The author of this quote is Confucius. He was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher in 400 BC. Even though this quote is old, it is still relevant to many people today. One of those people is Ken Williams. Williams is an actuary at Country Financial in Bloomington, Illinois. He enjoys his career because there is always a variety of things to do and he loves finding solutions to problems the company might encounter. Many people hear the word…

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    Occupation: Actuary

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    Occupation: Actuary – an actuary is a business professional who analyzes the financial consequences of risk. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially those of concern to insurance and pension programs. 10 steps that I may take to help me become an actuary. 1. I would have a sense of liking math and excel in math classes. I would have to take college preparatory curriculums in high school as well as taking as math classes every year. 2.…

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    Becoming An Actuary

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    Once I started majoring in applied mathematics and statistics at Stony Brook University, the most common question in college arose: what career do I want to pursue once I graduate? I did my research and becoming an actuary was the answer. Actuaries are experts in calculating insurance risks and premiums to be more resilient to future uncertain events. Short-term goal would be to find a position with a company with future projections and solid performance to allow me to grow and add value to the…

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    the the career choice of an actuary. An actuary is one the best jobs any adult could have because actuaries are provided with a comfortable, likeable work environment, a high-paying salary, and a job where you would never have to work a day in your life. It’s not fantasy; it’s an actuary. When the time comes to find a job, most of people pay close attention to the benefits the job has to offer. In the case of actuaries, the first major benefit is the work environment. Many actuaries work in…

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    Basically, an actuary predicts the outcome of an action performed by a company, however they do not know the outcome for sure. All of an actuary job is educated guesswork. The only reason that a popular food or drink is still marketable is because an actuary determined that it deserved to stay on shelves. An actuary requires a bachelors degree with a strong math background, long term on-the-job training, and many skills that are math oriented along with problem solving. A job such as that of an…

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    I am writing to you regarding the recently advertised position as a Trainee Actuary in the Retirement department. I decided to apply when I saw the position because my previous work experience, Mathematics degree and extracurricular activities have allowed me to acquire valuable transferable skills required for this role. I have gained valuable transferable skills such as analytical, problem solving and communication skills. All of which make me a strong candidate for this role. Mercer is a…

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    Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially those of concern to insurance and retirement pension programs. Actuaries may work for insurance companies, consulting firms, government, employee benefits departments, or, more generally, in businesses that need to manage financial risk. A career as an Actuary is better described as a business career with a mathematical basis than as a technical mathematical career. Actuaries describe their…

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    The rest of the professionals are non-Actuaries or supporting staff such as an Administrative Assistant and other Operational Staff. Actuarial Services operates under the functional leadership of their Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary, Mick Diede. Mick reports up to the Executive Vice President (EVP) and Corporate Finance Officer (CFO), Kathy Lancaster. Kathy has accountability for all of the finance and enterprise-wide shared services community consisting of approximately 17,000…

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