Learn More, Study Less: New ACTEX Book Offers Actuarial Exam Prep Tips from the World’s Youngest Actuary

Learn how to pass your exams while studying less with strategies from the world’s youngest actuary. That's the premise of the newest book in the ACTEX Learning catalog, Actuarial Exam Tactics: Learn More, Study Less, now available for pre-order on our website. This book presents the study strategies that helped Roy Ju become the world’s youngest … Continue reading Learn More, Study Less: New ACTEX Book Offers Actuarial Exam Prep Tips from the World’s Youngest Actuary

This Skill Sets Some Actuaries Apart from the Rest, and Lacking It Holds Others Back

In The Influential Actuary: How Actuaries and Other Technically-Oriented Professionals Set Themselves Apart, author Dave Miller interviewed four actuaries who, in his estimation, achieved great status in their careers and made tremendous impact both in their organizations and the industry. Among these interviews, the importance of one specific skill is repeated over and over again: communication. We're happy … Continue reading This Skill Sets Some Actuaries Apart from the Rest, and Lacking It Holds Others Back

The Future of Individual Life Insurance Distribution

Guest Post authored by Walter Zultowski, October 2015 In recent years, several industry observers have commented that the industry has too much product manufacturing seeking too little distribution. Clearly, finding additional distribution outlets, and more importantly, the most appropriate distribution channels for one's company are major priorities today. This is especially true as companies look to … Continue reading The Future of Individual Life Insurance Distribution

An Interview With Sam Broverman, Actuarial Professor & ACTEX Author

To mark the release of the new 6th Edition of Mathematics of Investment and Credit, ACTEX speaks with the author, Sam Broverman. Sam Broverman has been helping students pass actuarial exams since he began teaching in 1978. He is a full professor of Actuarial Mathematics at the University of Toronto, where he has taught since … Continue reading An Interview With Sam Broverman, Actuarial Professor & ACTEX Author

What To Do About Retiree Medical

Guest Post by Dale Yamamoto, author of Fundamentals of Retiree Group Benefits, 2nd ed. ACTEX 2015 Does your employer provide retiree medical coverage when you retire? Chances are, if you're not retired yet, the answer is no. The following graph shows the decline in the offering of this valuable benefit over the last couple of decades. By 2013, … Continue reading What To Do About Retiree Medical

Probability and Statistics: A Problem Solving Text, New Edition

Probability and Statistics: A Problem Solving Text, New 2nd Edition To celebrate the release of the new 2nd Edition of this textbook, this month ACTEX sat down with the authors and discussed their approach to developing this textbook, among other things! Len Asimow, PhD, ASA joined Robert Morris University in the fall of 2001 as … Continue reading Probability and Statistics: A Problem Solving Text, New Edition

Mark Maxwell Talks Writing Actuarial Books with ACTEX

Mark Maxwell, ASA, PhD, is a co-author of Probability and Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text, (ACTEX, 2015). To celebrate the release of the text's 2nd Edition, this month ACTEX sat down with the authors and discussed their approach to developing this textbook, among other things! Maxwell joined the faculty at the University of Texas - … Continue reading Mark Maxwell Talks Writing Actuarial Books with ACTEX