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SOA Candidate Connect in Chicago: Never Stop Challenging Yourself

    The first step in the career of any actuary is to take the exams — it is not an easy step and it is just the first one in the exciting journey that is being an actuary. T

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28Oct2014
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Together We Progress –Annual Meeting Presidential Luncheon

During the 65th Annual Presidential Luncheon at the 2014 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit,  SOA President Mark J. Freedman, FSA, MAAA, announced the recipients of the Presidential Awards: Jacqueline

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Together We Progress – Board Meeting Recap and SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit Begins

The SOA Board met Oct. 25-26 to discuss and make decisions on a number of important issues. The Board discussed member engagement, and provided input to the Learning Strategy Task Force to develop a s

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Connecting with Future Actuaries – CAE Student Summit

This August marked the third annual gathering of actuarial students from colleges and universities that represent SOA Centers of Actuarial Excellence (CAE). This Chicago-based SOA event brought to

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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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30Jun2014
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SOA Building Vibrant Communities Around the World

"A couple of years ago, when the Society of Actuaries (SOA) spent time developing its international strategy, one of the critical initiatives we identified was the need for us to help build and suppor

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30Jun2014
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Candidate Connect – SOA Health Meeting

Candidate Connect has become an integral part of SOA meetings.  For the second time this year, candidates registered for their own half-day conference within a conference at the SOA Health Meeting in

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Where the Puck is Going (and SOA’s Research Activities)

With the NHL playoffs underway, hockey is grabbing attention in the minds of sports fans around the world.  While we didn't have hockey as an official sport at my high school in northeast Ohio, I

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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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