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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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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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SOA Blog
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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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General
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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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SOA Blog
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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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