Archive of Retirement

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

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 Thumbnail

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 Thumbnail

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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Actuary Chris Bone provides updates on the SOA’s longevity initiative; responds to New York Times op-ed about Social Security Thumbnail

Actuary Chris Bone provides updates on the SOA’s longevity initiative; responds to New York Times op-ed about Social Security

The science of longevity projection is rapidly changing and debate about the implications of these changes is increasingly entering the public arena. Many of you may have seen the op-ed piece in the S

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Proposed Pension Funding Stabilization: How Does It Affect the Single-Employer Defined Benefit System? Thumbnail

Proposed Pension Funding Stabilization: How Does It Affect the Single-Employer Defined Benefit System?

by Joseph Silvestri, SOA Retirement Research Actuary The SOA recently released its latest research report from the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Rapid Retirement Research Initiative. The initiative’

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Ford announces program to “buy-out” retirees and former employees in its U.S. salaried retirement program – A good risk management move?  Depends on your perspective… Thumbnail

Ford announces program to “buy-out” retirees and former employees in its U.S. salaried retirement program – A good risk management move? Depends on your perspective…

by Andy Peterson, SOA Staff Fellow, Retirement Systems On April 27, Ford Motor Company announced a voluntary program to provide lump-sum payouts to salaried retirees and former employees in the U.S

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An interview with Malcolm Hamilton Thumbnail

An interview with Malcolm Hamilton

by Joe De Dominicis, SOA staff fellow, Canadian membership “Don't think of retiring … until the world will be sorry that you retire.” — Samuel Johnson Aside from sports heroes like Way

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Retirement Planning: SOA study finds keeping up with inflation and having enough money for health care are biggest concerns Thumbnail

Retirement Planning: SOA study finds keeping up with inflation and having enough money for health care are biggest concerns

by Anna Rappaport, FSA, MAAA, Chairperson, Society of Actuaries’ Committee on Post-Retirement Needs and Risks Today, the SOA released findings from its “2011 Risks and Process of Retirement Sur

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