In Pursuit of SOA General Insurance FSA

A Gennady Stolyarov II, ASA, is in the final stages to attain the FSA General Insurance credential. Stolyarov is the Lead Property/Casualty Actuary for the Nevada Division of Insurance, where he revie

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Actuary on Top Job List

The career of an actuary continues to be on best job lists, and now it is on the list for millennials. The Wall Street Journal ran a story about the top jobs for millennials, with actuary in the top f

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SOA Insights from the NAIC 2015 Summer National Meeting

This August insurance industry professionals gathered in Chicago for the 2015 Summer National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). SOA members and staff attended the

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Seeing Through the SOA Strategic Planning Process

by Emily Kessler, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA   SOA Senior Fellow - Intellectual Capital "However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results."  -- Winston Churchill T

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SOA Bylaws Amendments Questions & Answers

On April 20, 2015, the Society of Actuaries Board of Directors approved several Board resolutions. One of those resolutions is designed to make the SOA Board more effective by reducing its size, while

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Best Actuarial Practices in Health Studies

By Rebecca Owen, FSA, MAAA, SOA Health Research Actuary The Society of Actuaries (SOA) hosted the first Best Actuarial Practices in Health Studies Seminar in Atlanta June 17-18 following the SOA He

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From the Desk of…Kate Weaver, Executive Director, International Association of Black Actuaries

We invited Kate Weaver, Executive Director of the International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) to share information about IABA and the opportunities available to students through this organ

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Educating the Future

  The first Actuarial Teaching Conference gathered educators from around the United States and Canada. The Actuarial Teaching Conference (ATC) took place in Indianapolis, June 22-23. Th

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Job Search Jackpot

Hey there! If you’re reading this as an actuarial candidate, then first off, GO YOU! I have been an avid user of the SOA’s candidate resources ever since I learned about the term “actuary.

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In the News: Health Actuarial Insights

Healthcare data and health insurance rates are some of the news items you may have recently read involving actuaries. In fact, SOA member perspectives were referenced in national articles and health i

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