• (This is part 3 of 7, where I share lessons I’ve learned the last few years as I’ve seen Coaching Actuaries grow from a staff of 5 to 31. In this blog, I’ll distinguish what I’ve learned as the difference between leading and managing.) Certainly, when your staff increases from 5 to 31, it requires…

  • Did you know anything about actuaries when you were a kid? We put together an actuary-themed alphabet book to help readers of any age learn more about what actuaries do! We hope it helps in its own small way to introduce kids to a career that combines math and business to solve problems around the…

  • (This is blog 2 of 7, where I share lessons I’ve learned the last few years as I’ve seen Coaching Actuaries grow from a staff of 5 to 31.) Actuaries must solve some of life’s more difficult problems. I mean really difficult. Most actuaries work with a company, such as an insurance company, where their…

  • Written by Kaitlyn Fleigle of Maryville University As we all know, actuarial science requires a high level of mathematical and analytical skills. However, I have recently realized the extent that other skills play in the success of an actuarial candidate – namely technical and soft skills. Typically, technical skills may come easier than soft skills for…

  • Written by Shambhu Rajeev of Binghampton University The basis of communication and learning is asking meaningful questions and seeking rich answers. We do this every day in many forms, explicitly and implicitly, whether that is by asking direct questions to other people or doing a quick online search or even looking inward and questioning ourselves….

  • We’re excited to release our latest study tool for Exam P, the Coaching Actuaries P Manual! With the content from our printed and PDF versions, our new online manual is designed help you master the exam material efficiently and effectively. Here’s what makes our P Manual unique: Fully Online Format Our P Manual is entirely online, so no matter…

  • What is the risk of autonomous cars?

    Written by Angela Fang, Officer of the Actuarial Science Club at the University of Texas in Austin The level of autonomy increases in vehicles as technology and time advances. Some of your vehicles may already come equipped with automated features, such as cruise control, lane-centering, and collision avoidance. Eventually, maybe in ten years, cars with full autonomy…

  • VEE Applied Statistics

    I’m excited to announce a new feature for our VEE Applied Statistics course! To help you learn, we now allow you to count the highest of your first two attempts of each assignment toward towards your final grade. This is possible because we’ve more than doubled the size of our VEE Applied Stats question bank….

  • With all the changes coming to the SOA and CAS in 2018, determining the best path to getting your ASA or ACAS designation can be confusing. But depending on how close you are to reaching your goal, we can help you form a study plan to either avoid or incorporate the 2018 changes. Get all…

  • Our FM team is working around the clock to revamp the FM video lessons for the new syllabus. The new videos will closely follow our new FM Manual. Here is a schedule of when we anticipate releasing these videos. Section Release Date 1 – Interest Measurement Available Now 2 – Annuities 3/23* 3 – Amortization…