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Old 04-22-2019, 04:07 PM
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My guess is HK.
Would be strange as I know for a fact that they are looking for people to help implement their new risk-based capital system in HK, which means ample opportunities.
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Save as much as you can, once you have enough saved you can start doing the things you really enjoy.
This sounds like good advice, but from reading the OP he (she?) will never feel like they have enough saved up and never do what they enjoy at this rate.

the OP needs a radical change, maybe geography, maybe employment, maybe first a change in state of mind. Sounds like they are ready to make that change so that's good
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Why are you so keen to be an actuary? If you hate it, and can't move from a location with limited opportunities, then maybe consider a different career?
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Old 04-23-2019, 03:24 AM
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how is your life outside of work? do you feel lonely or depressed?

Do you think another job/profession would be the solution? if not, then try to work on the non-work related aspects of your life first if you think those are easier to fix.

Many people who hate their careers (and are unable to switch for one reason or another) have still led happy lives by prioritizing other aspects of their lives.

Good luck!
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Where do you live? If you are going to sleep within an hour of going home, you are doing it wrong. You gotta dedicate all your energy into passing exams and job searching.
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I rarely recommend this but if your mental health is in jeopardy and you have the resources to do so, quit. In a spectacular fashion.
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