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10Sep2014
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Recap of Blue Ribbon Panel Report

The SOA announced the "Report of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Public Pension Plan Funding" earlier this year. Did you miss the report? No problem. You can access everything from right here on the SOA blo

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02Sep2014
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Actuarial Research for Informing Public Policy

The SOA has a long history of working with policymakers, regulators and our actuarial partner organizations on research that informs public policy. We are proud of the research projects and experi

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SOA Research and the NAIC

Connecting with insurance regulators on the latest SOA research efforts involving our profession and the industry, SOA members and staff took part in the National Association of Insurance Commissi

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Exploring a Credential for Para Actuaries

  As the actuarial profession and the needs of our employers and clients evolve, para actuaries or, technical actuarial support staff, are increasingly filling technical and actuarial supp

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The Actuarial Research Community: Innovation, Education and Collaboration

Bringing together academia, organizations and researchers from the actuarial profession, this past July marked the 49th Annual Actuarial Research Conference. Actuaries gathered at the University of Ca

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30th Valuation Actuary Symposium: SOA Section Forums and Special Seminar

It's not too late to register early ($200 cost savings) for the 30th Valuation Actuary Symposium, August 25-26, 2014 in New York City.  Act now because early registration ends July 25th. The symp

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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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SOA Blog
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General
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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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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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