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Actuaries' Survival Guide By Fred Szabo (Department of Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

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Explains what actuaries are, what they do, and where they do it. This title describes combinations of ideas, techniques, and skills involved in the day-to-day work of actuaries. It includes details on the structures of the Society of Actuaries' (SOA) and Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) examinations, as well as sample questions and answers.

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Actuaries' Survival Guide: How to Succeed in One of the Most Desirable Professions by Fred Szabo (Department of Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

What would you like to do with your life? What career would allow you to fulfill your dreams of success? If you like mathematics-and the prospect of a highly mobile, international profession-consider becoming an actuary. Szabo's Actuaries' Survival Guide, Second Edition explains what actuaries are, what they do, and where they do it. It describes exciting combinations of ideas, techniques, and skills involved in the day-to-day work of actuaries. This second edition has been updated to reflect the rise of social networking and the internet, the progress toward a global knowledge-based economy, and the global expansion of the actuarial field that has occurred since the first edition.

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About Fred Szabo (Department of Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)


Author of: The Linear Algebra Survival Guide, 1st EditionActuaries' Survival Guide, 2nd EditionActuaries' Survival Guide, 1st EditionLinear Algebra: An Introduction using Maple, 1st EditionLinear Algebra: An Introduction using Mathematica, 1st EditionFred E. Szabo is professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Concordia University in Canada. He completed his undergraduate studies at Oxford University under the guidance of Sir Michael Dummett and received a Ph.D. in mathematics from McGill University under the supervision of Joachim Lambek. After postdoctoral studies at Oxford University and visiting professorships at several European universities, he returned to Concordia University as a faculty member and dean of graduate studies. For more than twenty years, he developed methods for the teaching of mathematics with technology. In 2012 he was honored at the annual Wolfram Technology Conference for his work on "A New Kind of Learning" with a Wolfram Innovator Award. He is currently professor and Provost Fellow at Concordia University.

Table of Contents


1. Actuarial Careers 2. Actuarial Education 3. Actuarial Jobs A. Consulting Firms B. Insurance Companies C. Reciprocity Agreements D. Actuarial Websites E. Recruiting Agencies F. SOA Education Summary G. CAS Education Summary H. Actuarial Symbols I. Bibliography

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Actuaries' Survival Guide: How to Succeed in One of the Most Desirable Professions by Fred Szabo (Department of Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Fred Szabo (Department of Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
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Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
2012-05-21
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0123869439
9780123869432
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