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15Aug2014
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Insights on China’s Middle Market for Life Insurance

As part of the SOA’s broader work in support of the global actuarial profession, the SOA has released a study that examines the China middle market in terms of life insurance opportunities. The SOA

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Connect with peers from across the globe: Attend International Congress of Actuaries

Registration is open for ICA 2014, the 30th International Congress of Actuaries, a premier continuing education event of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) with a program that contains topi

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21Aug2012
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How do we sell profitable life insurance products?

by Paul Klimek, CEO, Apptical Corp. Is the goal to design products or to sell products? I guess the goal is to design products that sell for a profit. Who is a life insurer’s client? Is it the

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09Jul2012
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2012 Valuation Actuary Symposium—Make the Most of Your Time

by Craig Reynolds, 2012 Valuation Actuary Symposium Chairperson Now more than ever, actuaries are faced with pressures to do more, do it faster and do it with less staff.  Why run seven scenarios,

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03May2012
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American Idol and Reserves Courses—Forever Linked

by John Adduci, Vice President, PolySystems The SOA and PolySystems are hosting courses June 6-8 on the latest U.S. reserving principles for traditional life, universal life and deferred annuity pr

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Predictive Analytics for Life Insurance: Register Today

by Chris Stehno, Deloitte Consulting What if your producer could start his day by grabbing his iPad and clicking on the following apps: iProspect – each day this app provides the names of 10

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02Apr2012
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Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about mortality!

by Al Klein, consulting actuary, Milliman Inc. A World of Mortality Issues and Insights is a post Life and Annuity Symposium seminar to be held on May 23.  This seminar is different than most SOA

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13Mar2012
The low interest rate environment: A roundtable discussion with members of the SOA’s Smaller Insurance Company Section – Part 2 Thumbnail

The low interest rate environment: A roundtable discussion with members of the SOA’s Smaller Insurance Company Section – Part 2

In September 2011, the Smaller Insurance Company defined its mission: "to synthesize information for smaller company actuaries." The section’s focus for this year is the low interest environment. In

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12Mar2012
The low interest rate environment: A roundtable discussion with members of the SOA’s Smaller Insurance Company Section – Part 1 Thumbnail

The low interest rate environment: A roundtable discussion with members of the SOA’s Smaller Insurance Company Section – Part 1

In September 2011, the Smaller Insurance Company defined its mission: "to synthesize information for smaller company actuaries." The section’s focus for this year is the low interest environment. In

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Pass the dessert, please

James Miles discusses the growing difference in average life span between Americans and Western Europeans.

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