Category: actex-news

Actuaries Around the World - Hungary

Our February edition of Actuaries Around the World takes us to Hungary. Gábor Borza is an actuarial consultant working with Tools4F and is a board member of the Hungarian Actuarial Society, which he chaired from 2013 until 2017.

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Melting Data in Python to Discover $6 Million in Missed Risk Adjustment

It was the last week of the year. Validate Health was retained to validate the risk adjustment submission for a medium-sized Medicare Advantage plan. We had until the end of the week to recalculate risk adjustment for over 50,000 beneficiaries and millions of claims. The pressure was mounting. We…

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Ethics - So What!

Most of us have an ambivalent attitude towards ethics, and would not see this field as something exciting or powerful. We know and feel that without a certain amount of goodness, life isn't really worth living. But on the other hand, ethics can make us think about things like right or wrong and…

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The Actuarial Checklist: An Actuary's Professionalism Security Blanket

Guest Post by Stephen Camilli, FSA, President, ACTEX Learning

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New Digital Content Reader

We'll soon be rolling out a new digital content reader to our customers. Our Digital Manuals will be Easier to Access & have More Features! 

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How the ACTEX VEE Corporate Finance Course is Specifically Geared Toward Actuarial Work

We recently spoke to our VEE Corporate Finance course instructors, Johnny Li and Andrew Ng, about how the curriculum of their course is specifically designed to support students prepping for actuarial exams and pursuing actuarial work. Actuaries play a critical role in business and society, helping…

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Upcoming Webinars from ACTEX eLearning

Our Fall 2017 webinar calendar is posted to our website and listed below. We're excited to present sessions on a variety of topics of interest to actuaries, including Microinsurance, Actuarial Leadership, Python, Data Science, R, Predictive Analytics, Retirement and Professionalism.

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StudyPlus+ Digital Bonus Materials Now Included with Preliminary Exam Study Manuals

We're excited to launch new bonus study materials included with ACTEX Preliminary Exam Study Manuals purchased through authorized retailers after June 1, 2017.

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2018 SOA & CAS Curriculum Changes; New Exams

Changes to the SOA and CAS Curricula are coming in 2018. For students who are not on track to obtain an Associate credential by June 2018, new components will be required to obtain an ASA or ACAS. We’re here to help.

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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.

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