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20Feb2015
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SOA Blog
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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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18Sep2014
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SOA Blog
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General, Research
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Mortality Tables Past & Present: Testimony to Subcommittee of House Ways & Means Committee

The SOA recently had the opportunity to testify before the Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, “Private Employer Defined Benefit Pension Plans.” The Sept.

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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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Where the Puck is Going (and SOA’s Research Activities)

With the NHL playoffs underway, hockey is grabbing attention in the minds of sports fans around the world.  While we didn't have hockey as an official sport at my high school in northeast Ohio, I

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09Mar2012
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SOA Blog
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Inside the SOA
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Strategy charts a new course for SOA research

by Steven Siegel, SOA research actuary Exciting things are happening with Society of Actuaries research! Our research strategy embodies three approaches: advancing knowledge, expanding boundaries

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