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Opportunities to Enhance Business Skills

While resolutions for the New Year come and go, one important resolution to keep is to build (or refresh) your business skills. These business skills are concepts you use every day that might dese

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05Mar2014
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NEW: SOA 2014 Investment Symposium – The Latest on Financial Market Developments

Despite strong returns posted by the world equity markets in 2013, institutional investors are still facing a challenging environment. The U.S. Federal Reserve has announced its intention to start

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15Jan2014
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SOA Blog
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Business Trends, Federal Reserve, General, Investment
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Impact of Higher Interest Rates on Insurance Companies

In a recent interview with Treasury & Risk, SOA fellow Greg Mateja discusses how higher interest rates are likely to affect insurance companies and their customers. As is highlighted in the SO

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10Jan2014
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Canada, General, Inside the SOA
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New Canadian Liaison for Society of Actuaries Welcomes New Year and Opportunities / NOUVELLE liaison canadienne pour la Société des actuaires

Emilie Bouchard Happy New Year! I am Emilie Bouchard and I am happy to introduce myself as the new Canadian liaison for the Society of Actuaries (SOA). I am really excited to be part of the actu

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19Dec2013
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Mark Freedman
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SOA Survey Finds Opposition to University Accreditation Programs

During the SOA Board of Directors meeting Oct 19-20, 2013, the Board decided to decline the Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ (CIA) request to accept exam credits for SOA credentials. The decision

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23Oct2013
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2013 Annual Meeting Comes To A Close

Another successful Annual Meeting comes to a close today. Attendees were educated on topics that ranged from health care reform to women and minorities in entrepreneurship to a boot camp for pension a

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23Oct2013
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Annual Meeting Presidential Luncheon Highlights

Outgoing President Tonya Manning presented awards and transferred the badge of office to Mark Freedman, 65th president of the Society of Actuaries, at Tuesday’s Presidential Luncheon. Manning hon

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22Oct2013
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Annual Meeting Opening Session—Informative and Creative

The SOA's 2013 Annual Meeting kicked off yesterday with a highly informative opening General Session. SOA President Tonya Manning addressed a full house, welcoming 11 past presidents, President-Elect

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21Oct2013
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Tonya Manning
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SOA Board of Directors Decides to Continue Current Pathway to Membership

At its Oct. 19-20, 2013, meeting the Society of Actuaries Board of Directors voted to decline the Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ request regarding its University Accreditation Program. The CIA h

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21Oct2013
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2013 Annual Meeting Photo Gallery

Society of Actuaries’ members enjoy sessions, networking events and exhibits at the SOA 2013 Annual Meeting held in San Diego, CA, Oct. 20-23. Below are some photos taken during the Annual Meeting.

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