An actuary is a mathematician responsible for calculating insurance risk to help insurance providers decide whether or not to accept insurance applications. Actuaries also help to determine what premiums should be paid based on the risk involved.

More on this topic:
Swiss insurance comparisons

About is Switzerland’s independent online comparison service covering banking, insurance and telecom. More than 80 unbiased comparison tools and calculators are available on, along with useful financial guides and timely news. The comprehensive comparison tools help you to find the right insurance policies, bank accounts, credit and prepaid cards, loans, mortgages, trading accounts and telecom products for your needs.