Archive of 2010

24Sep2010
Author
mboot
Category
Life
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What is Your Life Staff Actuary Doing for You? Thumbnail

What is Your Life Staff Actuary Doing for You?

This is the first in a series of blog postings over the next few months to introduce you to the actuaries on staff at the SOA and the work they do on behalf of the profession. If you have a question f

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13Sep2010
Author
SOA Blog
Category
General
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It’s Not Too Late to Provide Your Thoughts on Systemic Risk and the Recently Passed Financial Reform Legislation – A Call for Essays Thumbnail

It’s Not Too Late to Provide Your Thoughts on Systemic Risk and the Recently Passed Financial Reform Legislation – A Call for Essays

By Bob Wolf, SOA Staff Fellow, Risk Management Are we moving forward from the financial crisis? We invite you to share your thoughts via our Call for Essays on “Risk Management: Part Two - Syste

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01Sep2010
Author
ekessler
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General
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CPD Mythbusters

by Emily Kessler, SOA Senior Staff Fellow, Intellectual Capital As long as there have been myths, there have been people out to bust them. It’s interesting how a group of people can convince them

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31Aug2010
Author
mmclaughlin
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General
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Join Me for Our Second Interactive Leader Session on September 1

By Mike McLaughlin, SOA President, 2009-2010 If you haven’t already, I encourage you to join President-Elect Don Segal, Executive Director Greg Heidrich and me on Wednesday, September 1 from 12:30

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06Aug2010
Author
mmclaughlin
Category
General
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Get to Know the 2010-11 Board of Directors Candidates Thumbnail

Get to Know the 2010-11 Board of Directors Candidates

by Mike McLaughlin, SOA President, 2009-2010 SOA elections are about to begin, and your vote counts! As we all know, just a handful of votes can impact election results, so your participation is im

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02Jul2010
Author
mmclaughlin
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General
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Election Season is Here—Get Ready to Cast Your Vote Thumbnail

Election Season is Here—Get Ready to Cast Your Vote

by Mike McLaughlin, SOA President, 2009-2010 Election time is just around the corner, and the SOA has announced the candidates for the 2010 Board of Directors elections. I thank the Nominating Commit

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30Jun2010
Author
mmclaughlin
Category
General
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The Profession’s Direction: What’s Your Say? Thumbnail

The Profession’s Direction: What’s Your Say?

by Mike McLaughlin, SOA President, 2009-2010 Are you aware of an issue that you think the SOA should know about? Do you have thoughts or ideas about the direction we should be headed in as an organi

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15Jun2010
Author
apeterson
Category
Retirement
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Wanted: New Retirement System Designs Thumbnail

Wanted: New Retirement System Designs

by Andy Peterson, SOA Staff Fellow, Retirement Systems The SOA Pension Section Council has been working diligently to develop new retirement systems to complement the current defined benefit and def

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09Jun2010
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SOA Blog
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General
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Nominating Committee’s Work Determines Election Ballot Thumbnail

Nominating Committee’s Work Determines Election Ballot

by Pete Hepokoski, Chairperson, Nominating Committee Although voting in the SOA election doesn’t begin until Aug. 9, the 2010 Nominating Committee has been busy for several months already. I thoug

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27May2010
Author
mmclaughlin
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General
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A Behind the Scenes Look at the SOA’s First Interactive Leader Session Thumbnail

A Behind the Scenes Look at the SOA’s First Interactive Leader Session

by Mike McLaughlin,SOA President, 2009-2010 After much preparation in a short period of time, the SOA held its first SOA Dialogue: An Interactive Leader Session on May 5. I know that a few hundred

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