Archive of 2012 September

28Sep2012

Actuarial opportunities abroad

Opportunities for actuaries are not limited to the U.S. and Canada, but extend to Asia, South America and Africa. The SOA is committed to helping the actuarial profession grow internationally. &nbs

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27Sep2012
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Open call for the SOA Nominating Committee – are you interested?

by Anne Button, Vice Chair, SOA Nominating Committee The SOA has rolled out a series of communications to make sure that members are aware of the major efforts surrounding the SOA’s nominations p

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17Sep2012
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Calling on the Actuarial Profession to Speak Out on Key Issues

Brad Smith, FSA, president of the SOA, encourages members to share their opinions on key issues by writing letters to the editor, speaking at local events and other grassroots efforts.  

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A serious side effect of new specialty drugs … higher costs

When I read about recent leaps and bounds in the pharmaceutical industry, there is a level of excitement and hope for those suffering from debilitating and deadly afflictions. However, as articles by

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13Sep2012
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Actuary Profession Consistently Ranked as Best Career

Actuary is a job that consistently shows up on best job and best career lists. Brad Smith, FSA, SOA President, discusses the benefits of the actuarial profession and why it is a top-ranked career.

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13Sep2012
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It’s that time again–the SOA Annual Meeting is just around the corner

by Susan Saip, 2012 SOA Annual Meeting Chair It’s hard to believe, but the 2012 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit is just around the corner--Oct. 14–17 at the Gaylord National Resort & Conve

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11Sep2012
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Insurance company investment strategies in an economic downturn

"Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it." - Sir Winston Churchill In addition to raising many difficult challenges for financial professionals, the global financial crisis also

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