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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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Actuaries

How would you like to assess risk for a living? How about putting in place policies that minimize risk and its financial impact on companies and clients? If this sounds like rewarding work, then an actuarial career may be the choice for you. Actuaries put together and analyze data to estimate the probability and financial costs of events such as death, disability, sickness, injury, or property loss.
Outlook for Actuaries
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Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
Basic responsibilities for an actuary include the following:
◆ Assess the risk of a particular event occurring and ...

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