The Casualty Actuarial Society is a professional organization whose purpose is the advancement of the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to property, casualty, and similar risk exposures.
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The actuarial career is highly sought after by those who know about the profession. However, this is where the problem lies — many high school students preparing for college are unaware of what an actuary does, and what the actuarial profession entails. As a result, the Joint CAS/SOA Committee on Career Encouragement and Actuarial Diversity … Read more
With 2013 already half way over it’s important to remember to complete your continuing education (CE) requirements. There are multiple ways to earn CE credits through the CAS. Listed below are a variety of CE opportunities that the CAS is offering to facilitate the professional development and career advancement of its members: Attend upcoming CAS … Read more
Recently the actuarial profession has been seeing a lot of attention in the media, as the profession was just ranked 2013’s top U.S. job by CareerCast.com. The 200 jobs analyzed for the study were selected for their relevance in the current labor market, as well as the availability of reliable data from the Bureau of … Read more
In our last CAS Roundtable blog post, Q&A With CAS CERAs, a few CAS members shared their experiences with achieving their CERA credentials, such as preparing for the exam and attending the required seminar. In part 2 of the CAS Roundtable blog post, Sandy Wu, Bryan Ware, and Avraham Adler are joined by a new participant, … Read more
The CAS welcomed its inaugural class of candidates who earned the CERA (Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst) credential in the fall of 2012. The purpose of the CERA designation is to promote actuaries in the field of ERM. The credential identifies actuaries who meet stringent education requirements in ERM and are governed by a strong code … Read more