27May2015
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SOA Board of Directors Approves Governance Task Force Recommendations

The SOA Board of Directors recently approved several recommendations from its Governance Task Force intended to ensure the continued flow of highly qualified candidates for service as President of

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13May2015
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SOA.org Recognized with Web Awards

The SOA and web development agency Brightfind recently received communications industry awards for the innovative homepage design of the re-launched SOA.org. The SOA and Brightfind worked together to

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SOA President Visits the China Association of Actuaries

On April 29, 2015 the president of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Errol Cramer and the SOA Executive Director, Gregory Heidrich, met with Wang He, Vice President of the China Association of Actuar

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Managing Your CPD Requirements

Just recently the SOA launched a new way to digitally manage Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities. A mobile tool to track CPD was an often-requested member benefit, and the SOA is prou

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First in Class: The First FSA Completes the GI Track

Achille Sime, FSA, CERA, MAAA, FIAF, is the first FSA to complete the General Insurance (GI) track. Achille’s journey to become an Actuary has taken place across three continents: Africa, Europe

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National Retirement Planning Week

Retirement planning is an important effort for individuals to consider and plan for. There are a multitude of risks and challenges to face leading up to and during retirement. Over the years, the SOA

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Understanding Mortality Improvement For Private Pensions

Six months ago the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released the updated private pension plan mortality tables, which shows that longevity is increasing in the U.S. The SOA’s Retirement Plans Experience C

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SOA Insights from the NAIC Spring National Meeting 2015

At the end of March, insurance industry professionals gathered in Phoenix, Arizona, for the Spring National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). SOA members and staff

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What Does It Mean To Be International?

What Does It Mean To Be International? The following is an excerpt of Carl Hansen’s editorial, “What Does It Mean To Be International?” published in the December 2014/January 2015 of The

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10Mar2015
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Who Wants Pi?

Every year, on March 14, math lovers around the world unite to celebrate Pi Day. Pi Day this year is extraordinary as it will provide us 10 digits of Pi or 3.14.15 at 9:26:53 AM/PM. We won't see a

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