Excel for actuaries

In this Excel article, you will find out what a great tool Excel is for actuaries.

Excel is a wonderful tool to create a simple table, write an easy formula, or insert a chart. What if you are not a student anymore and need Excel for your work? Let's see what Excel can offer actuaries.

Pivot tables for actuaries

In your everyday duties, you will work with big sets of data in Excel. Pivot tables are made for you. Master the pivot tables, satisfy your boss, and save yourself a bunch of time!

pivot table for actuaries

Solver add-in

Are you having some complicated calculation in mind? Maybe you need to make a decision based on complex data and are looking for some hints. The Solver add-in is here for you!

solver complex calculations

Might of Index function

Have you ever heard of the most powerful Excel function?

You probably chose the Vlookup function. You can't be wrong more. The most powerful function is the Index function. If you don't know, it's a good time to catch up.

index function actuary

Future forecast

Excel offers a lot of features for forecasting and actuarial forecasting. Master that to work more efficiently. Forecasting is what you do as an actuary.

forecast result

See also what the Excel forecast function can offer you.

Seeing the risk with Excel

Everyday you handle with a risk. Excel helps you calculate it.

risk premium rate

Calculating probability

Excel is great at calculating probability. See yourself to calculate how probable your promotion is.

probability of poker combinations

Recording macros

Are you the ambitious one? Don't like to waste your time? Automate boring task and record macro. See how simple that is.

recording macro boring tasks

Useful Excel functions

There are many other built-in functions in Excel:

Still not enough? Create own Excel function and become the best actuary in the world.