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You’ve Got Questions? Social Learning Community Has Answers.

e-Learning candidates and members registered for any e-Learning product can participate in the newly launched Social Learning enhancement: Social Learning Community. By contributing to the Community

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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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New SOA Learning Network helps candidates build a study group and members share expertise

Leslie Fausher, SOA e-Learning Manager, explains that if you are studying for courses in SOA’s e-Learning system you don’t have to go it alone anymore. SOA’s new online Social Learning

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Where Is Our Nate Silver?

In case you missed the 2012 presidential election in the United States, one election guru, Nate Silver, batted nearly 1.000 in predicting the state-by-state presidential results and just missed pr

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ASNA 2013 – Looking Back and Moving Forward

By Kedar Mhapsekar Candidate, Master of Science in Statistics--Financial Modelling University of Western Ontario At the start of every year, university students and young professionals acro

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17Sep2012
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Calling on the Actuarial Profession to Speak Out on Key Issues

Brad Smith, FSA, president of the SOA, encourages members to share their opinions on key issues by writing letters to the editor, speaking at local events and other grassroots efforts.  

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03May2012
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What to look for when hiring an actuary

For hiring decision-makers new to evaluating prospective talent from the world of actuarial science, it’s important to recognize that the process is likely to be a telling indicator of a prospective

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03May2012
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Keeping the actuary you hire: Four traps to avoid

With demand for actuaries expected to grow 21% through 2018 [i], options abound for talent that finds itself dissatisfied in their current roles.  Further, there is widespread recognition that being

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03May2012
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What is an actuary?

“What is an actuary?” While actuaries are used to hearing this question, it’s now reverberating throughout c-suites and boardrooms. Confronted with questions that would twist Solomon’s stomach

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