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In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best-selling author talks about the resources around you which can help you build your actuarial network, from dressing appropriately to helping and supporting others.
In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best-selling author discusses in her opinion, degrees which can complement actuarial science if you are looking at completing joint-honours at university.
Actuarial science is a study that does not only revolve around mathematics and numbers. It is a combination of mathematics, economics, insurance, finance, statistics and programming. Hence, there are a few academic degrees that can complement your actuarial science degree if you are looking to do a joint honours degree in university.
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In this blog, Khushil Modi talks about his experience on work and study balance, including his tips on how best to prepare for any upcoming exams.
It’s no easy feat, and still something I feel like I am improving in with each sitting. The biggest change that I’ve found is that at University, you’re usually studying 9-5. When you’re a student actuary, however, you’re working 9-5 whilst trying to fit in the same amount of studying you did previously! My top tips are:
In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best-selling author, gives tips on the best way to take advantage of all the resources available at your university and how this can make a difference to the start of your actuarial career.
If you are currently pursuing an actuarial science degree at a university, then it’s essential you fully utilise your university’s resources. This can help save you time and money during the length of your actuarial journey.
In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best selling author, gives an insight into how to select your actuarial university, what to look at as deciding factors and how to choose the right university for you.
As a prospective student, choosing the right university for your actuarial science degree can be quite challenging. There are just so many universities out there offering actuarial science programmes these days.
So how do you determine which is the best university to pursue your actuarial degree at?
In this blog, Bradley Ashton, Actuarial Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, explains in his own words what an actuary does and how stereotypes aren't always as they seem.
In this blog, John Townhill, Actuarial Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, discusses some misinterpretations of becoming an actuary and things he’s enjoyed since graduating.
In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best selling author, gives an insight into her own take on 'What is actuarial science' and what it takes to become an actuary.
Are you someone who is really interested in Math? Did someone recommend you pursue actuarial science because you love numbers? Does actuarial science sound like a good fit for your Math qualifications?
Let’s start with the most commonly asked question in this industry: What is actuarial science?
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Added: Tue, 17/04/2018 - 11:00Commonwealth countries should agree what constitutes best practice in financial services as part of an effort to kick-start economic growth around the world.
Added: Mon, 16/04/2018 - 12:11Car insurance premiums fell by 7% in the first quarter of 2018 following government changes to the way insurers calculate compensation for personal injuries.
Added: Fri, 13/04/2018 - 18:08Self-employed workers on Universal Credit could be worse off than employees on the same benefit even if their earnings are identical, Citizens Advice has warned.
Added: Thu, 12/04/2018 - 10:30Millennials have seen their total wealth saved towards retirement drop since the introduction of workplace pension auto-enrolment, according to analysis by Equiniti.
Added: Wed, 11/04/2018 - 15:40Venture capital (VC) investment worldwide increased from $46bn (£32.4bn) in the final quarter of last year to $49.3bn in the first three months of 2018, according to data from KPMG.
Added: Wed, 11/04/2018 - 14:03Asian companies have been among the first in the world to start preparing for IFRS 17, with Korean firms most advanced in implementing the incoming accounting standard.
Added: Mon, 09/04/2018 - 14:37Brexit is seen as by far the biggest threat to the UK's financial services sector this year, with cross-border access predicted to be the greatest challenge arising from the UK leaving the EU.
Added: Fri, 06/04/2018 - 14:31New government data reveals that average pension incomes in the City of London are almost three times larger than those in Stoke, analysis by Royal London has found.
Added: Thu, 05/04/2018 - 17:08One-fifth of UK adults believe they will work until they are physically unable to, while one in twenty expect to be working all their lives, new research has found.
Added: Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:21UK insurance firms are failing to implement rules designed to increase transparency and encourage shopping around at renewal time, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned.