A Day in the Life of a Actuary By: Dashel Rivera
Im Dashel, im an actuary, I work for Geico .
At work I am a professional who analyzes the financial consequences of risk. For Gieco I add in all the variables of a persons life. (weight, medical background, age, residence, etc)
To become an actuary i had to have atleast a Degree in Statistics, you must have a degree in something dealing with, finance microeconomics,macroeconomics, calculus, business courses, and computers
My main job is to calculate possiblilities and percentages to find the right rate for a customers insurance. Went to Yale for my degree in Statistics I passed my first 2 actuary exams
Its useful to knnow another language, it helps on the job and can get you one
Spanish & English
I get paid around $150,000 a year I like math and dealing with numbers, I sleep with my calculator , I have a group of friends called integers and Lucas... and I like brocoli its good for the Mind