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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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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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SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit: Influence. Inspire. Impact.

By Jennie McGinnis, FSA, CERA, MAAA Once a year you get the opportunity to join approximately 2,000 actuarial professionals at the SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit—an event created with input

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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

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?

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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16Apr2012
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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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10Feb2012
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Retirement planning ideas focusing on the middle market

by Anna Rappaport, Anna Rappaport Consulting One of the biggest challenges in retirement security is what can be done that works effectively for the middle market.  The January issue of the Journa

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