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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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Actuary Named on List of Best Jobs for Women

Job search portal CareerCast named actuary as a best job for women in 2015. There were several STEM jobs on this best jobs list, including actuary. The Wall Street Journal and The Street  among othe

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27May2015
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SOA Board of Directors Approves Governance Task Force Recommendations

The SOA Board of Directors recently approved several recommendations from its Governance Task Force intended to ensure the continued flow of highly qualified candidates for service as President of

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13May2015
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SOA.org Recognized with Web Awards

The SOA and web development agency Brightfind recently received communications industry awards for the innovative homepage design of the re-launched SOA.org. The SOA and Brightfind worked together to

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SOA President Visits the China Association of Actuaries

On April 29, 2015 the president of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Errol Cramer and the SOA Executive Director, Gregory Heidrich, met with Wang He, Vice President of the China Association of Actuar

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Managing Your CPD Requirements

Just recently the SOA launched a new way to digitally manage Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities. A mobile tool to track CPD was an often-requested member benefit, and the SOA is prou

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First in Class: The First FSA Completes the GI Track

Achille Sime, FSA, CERA, MAAA, FIAF, is the first FSA to complete the General Insurance (GI) track. Achille’s journey to become an Actuary has taken place across three continents: Africa, Europe

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National Retirement Planning Week

Retirement planning is an important effort for individuals to consider and plan for. There are a multitude of risks and challenges to face leading up to and during retirement. Over the years, the SOA

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Understanding Mortality Improvement For Private Pensions

Six months ago the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released the updated private pension plan mortality tables, which shows that longevity is increasing in the U.S. The SOA’s Retirement Plans Experience C

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