Archive of Retirement

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Hired Any 65-Year-Olds Lately?

The reason I ask is that people are living longer but many haven’t saved enough to retire. The actuarial solution for this retirement gap is simple: More people will have to work beyond the “n

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20Feb2015
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Research, Retirement
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In the News: SOA Pension Research Insights

Over the past few weeks there have been a number of articles referencing SOA research and studies on private pension plans. Pensions & Investments magazine wrote about the SOA’s new research upd

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SOA Pension Mortality Studies: RP-2014 and MP-2014

The SOA today released the final reports of the RP-2014 Mortality Tables and the Mortality Improvement Scale MP-2014. These final reports are the SOA’s latest pension plan mortality studies.  The S

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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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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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Time to Revisit Management of Disability Risk and its Link to Retirement Savings

Anna Rappaport, FSA, MAAA, and Chair of the SOA’s Committee on Post-Retirement Needs and Risks   Traditional defined benefit plans usually protected retirement savings in the event of

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Announcing the 2013 Redington Prize winner: LDI in a Risk Factor Framework

Approximately every two years the Investment Section awards the Redington Prize for best investment-related paper written or co-written by an actuary and nominated for consideration. For 2013 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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Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2013 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) recently named Anna Rappaport the winner of its 2013 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award for her paper, “Insights to Support Better Retirement Pla

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Observations on Input and Output Smoothing Methods: How do they affect the funding of defined benefit plans?

Following the release of our first Rapid Retirement Research report, The Rising Tide of Pension Contributions, the SOA decided to begin an investigation of ways to address the volatility of statutory

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