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Use This Collection of Unique Resources to Become an Actuary

August 11, 2018 838 views

A Collection of Articles About Becoming An Actuary

In this post you’ll find articles, tips, and resources related to a career as an actuary, but first, a few brief points to consider.

As an actuary your main functions will deal with numbers, statistics, and strategies, that will help companies make better financial decisions. To get your certification, you will have to study a lot.

Before investing the time and money to become an actuary, try to experience what it’s like beforehand. You may be able to shadow somebody that’s already in the field, to make sure you’re making the right career choice.

It would be a shame to invest a lot of time and money just to find out this career isn’t what you expected.

Resources

Have a look at the resources I have included in this post that will give you a strong overview of what it takes to become an actuary.

Spend some time on the sections; What To Know Before Becoming An Actuary, A Day in the Life, Pros and Cons, Character Traits, Job Duties, and the videos that will give you a strong overview of a career as an Actuary.

Job Overview

Actuary Career Profile | Job Description, Salary, and Growth | Truity

How to Become an Actuary

How to Become an Actuary: Degree Requirements & Certification Exams

8 Steps to Becoming an Actuary in the U.S. or Canada – Etched Actuarial

How Do I Get Started? | Be an Actuary

How to Become an Actuary

How Do You Become an Actuary? – Top Accounting Degrees

How to Become an Actuary in 9 Steps – TheStreet

Becoming an Actuary | Department of Mathematics

How to become an actuary | Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

What To Know Before Becoming An Actuary

9 Things I learned after becoming an actuary | Digital

4 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Taking the Actuarial Exams | Rethink Studying

A Day in the Life

9 things I learned after becoming an actuary | Digital

4 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Taking the Actuarial Exams | Rethink Studying

Pros and Cons

The Pros and Cons of Being an Actuary

Actuaries: Know It All In 1 Minute

Character Traits

What are some qualities of a good Actuary?

Skills

The Top 5 Skills Every Actuary Needs | Investopedia

What are the skill sets of an actuary? | Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

5 Skills Necessary to Be an Actuary – College Values Online

What Technical Skills Should I Learn As an Actuarial Student? – ACTEX Learning Blog

Job Duties

What does an Actuary do?

What does an Actuary do? What’s the job description? Salary? Exams?

What Does an Actuary Do? | Mental Floss

The best job you never thought of

Schools and Certification

How to Become an Actuary: Degree Requirements & Certification Exams

What Is the Best Degree Path to Becoming an Actuary?

Actuary Degrees by Degree Program Level

What degree do I need to be an Actuary? – DegreeQuery.com

Actuarial Science Schools, Colleges, University Directory

Which Schools Offer Courses in Actuary Science Online?

What Actuaries Do | Actuary & Accounting Careers | All Business Schools

Three Top Schools to Become an Actuary | Synonym

Trends and Statistics

Actuarial Hiring Trends for 2016 – Smith Hanley Associates

Actuarial Hiring Trends – DW Simpson

Actuaries: Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Salary

Salary and Benefits | Be an Actuary

Actuary Salary by State – DW Simpson

Actuary Salary

Resume Tips

Resume Tips for Actuary | resume

Actuarial Resume Checklist – A How To Guide for Entry Level Actuaries

Interview Questions

This Week in Career Advice: Cover Letter & Resume Tips | Actuary.com – Actuarial Jobs Blog

Interview questions that actuaries will almost always encounter, and how to answer them | eFinancialCareers

Top 15 Actuarial Interview Questions & Answers

Actuary Associations

Actuarial Societies Worldwide | Actuarial Startup

Full Member Associations

FAQs

Careers FAQs | Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Fast Facts About Actuaries | Be an Actuary

FAQs on the U.S. Qualification Standards | American Academy of Actuaries

Is This Career The Right Choice For You?

Should I Be An Actuary – 1 Min Quiz

Should I be an actuary? (The why YES and the why NO) – Etched Actuarial

To be or not to be… an actuary | The Actuary, the official magazine of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Is This the Career For You? | Be an Actuary

Publications

The Actuary Magazine from the SOA

Actuarial Science Journals – Actuarial Science – Subject Guides at University of Iowa

Home – Contingencies Magazine

Publications | American Academy of Actuaries

Blogs

Top 40 Actuary Blogs & Websites on the Web | Actuarial Science Blog

TV Shows and Movies

Money Talks: The Top Five Actuaries in Film

Job Opportunities

Monster.com

Indeed.com

LinkedIn.com

The Latest About Actuaries

Google

Latest Searches For Actuaries

News

Latest News About Actuaries

Books About Actuaries

Amazon

Books Related To Actuaries

Social

Twitter

Tweets Related To Actuaries

YouTube

Videos Related To Actuaries