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# Actuary- Aspect 1

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## Actuarial Science

Caide Ault's comment, February 21, 2014 6:07 AM
10.) These paragraphs give a knowledgeable background on what students should do coming into the field. An example of this is how studying abroad is becoming more popular and more used due to the fact that students want work now and working internationally creates a better opportunity for these students. studying abroad will open a lot of doors in the future and would carry the student right through their career.
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## Actuaries : Occupational Outlook Handbook : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk that an event will occur and they help businesses and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk. Actuaries’ work is essential to the insurance industry.
Caide Ault's comment, February 20, 2014 3:48 PM
7.) This article goes through the steps that one must do to obtain the knowledge to be successful in the actuarial field. It also states that actuaries usually need a 4-6 years worth of education and 2-3 year fellowship. This article also covers the qualities that one should have to become an actuary things like analytical, math, and communication skills.
Caide Ault's comment, February 20, 2014 10:59 PM
8.) In the section "What Actuaries Do" the information represents how the field is being utilized and how people can prepare for themselves for the tasks that being an actuary can put in front of you. These tasks include compiling statistical data, estimating probabilities of economic costs, and design insurance policies. This article also explains how the evolution of actuaries is starting to rely on computers, therefore the student coming into the field must be technological savy.
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## Is This the Career For You? | Be an Actuary

Caide Ault's comment, February 20, 2014 11:35 AM
4.) This section "Got Skills?" gives vital information on what it takes to get noticed by someone. This information includes personal characteristics such as self-motivation, creativity, and ambition. This section gives a list of special skill that include math knowledge, business sense, and strong computer skills. This helps develop mind-sets for young people trying to choose a career.
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## International

The American Academy of Actuaries serves as the international voice of the U.S. actuarial profession, coordinating activities among the five U.S.-based actuarial associations to identify emerging international issues affecting U.S. actuaries and, where possible, to seek consensus on positions to international organizations.
Caide Ault's comment, February 13, 2014 11:33 AM
2.) This section shows there is international opportunity in the actuarial scientific field. This section also explains how they are helping to promote this new field in the U.S. The paragraphs also explain how they are helping develop the career through various actuarial associations.
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## What is an Actuary?

Caide Ault's comment, February 20, 2014 11:11 PM
9.) This article shows why the field is compelling to people who are hard working and looking to have a solid paycheck week in and week out. The article shows that good students usually excel in this field especially those who maintain a 3.20 GPA.
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## Career Outlook | Be an Actuary

Caide Ault's comment, February 20, 2014 3:20 PM
5.) This section explains that becoming an actuary opens more doors than that of just the insurance field. You can advance into your career with these credentials and even go into the marketplace. Along with these advancements the field also gives a lot of opportunities for growth.
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## Opportunities - YouTube

Wherever there is risk, there are opportunities for actuaries. And the recent financial crisis has further highlighted the skills actuaries bring to the tabl...
Caide Ault's comment, February 20, 2014 11:11 AM
3.) This video gives a clear background on how the field is growing in the years to come. This information also gives me needed info. for me to determine my decision in the future. The video highlights the skills actuaries will need to bring to the table which further gives understanding the effort it takes to get opportunity in this field.
Caide Ault's comment, February 20, 2014 3:28 PM
6.) This video along with giving an idea on opportunities it also proves that the field is not restricted to insurance companies. Other businesses are hiring such as banks which in the end will end up causing the field and need to grow. The actuarial field is slowly becoming untraditional giving a broader need for actuaries.
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## Regence leader sees more health care changes - Mail Tribune

Regence leader sees more health care changes
Mail Tribune
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Caide Ault's comment, February 13, 2014 11:17 AM
1.) This article gives a clear idea to why actuaries are needed in the near future. It also explains how insurance in the U.S. is becoming mandatory for citizens which in the end grows the field of actuarial science. This gives awareness of the future that this career beholds.