Archive of 2018

15May2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada, Retirement
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The Future of Canadian Group Benefits

En français By Melissa Carruthers   In recent years the life and health insurance industry has felt the ripple effect of emerging technologies and the shift in customer expectations

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02Apr2018
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SOA Blog
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Candidates
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Potential Pitfalls: How Even New Actuaries Can Make Mistakes

by Mark Spong, FSA, CERA You polish that resume, nail the interview and land an offer. Then you show up at your first actuarial internship or full time position ready to impress your manager, build

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26Feb2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Toronto Actuaries Club: A New Phoenix Rising from the Ice and Rocks

En français by Jason Alleyne The phoenix of Greek mythology arises from the ashes of its predecessor. For the Actuaries Club of Toronto, the rebirth is starting from the ice–and rocks. A fr

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26Feb2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Breaking the Paradigm—ASNA 2018 in Ottawa

En français by Ben Marshall The annual Actuarial Students’ National Association (ASNA) convention is the largest gathering of actuarial students in Canada every year. The most recent conventi

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26Feb2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Predictive Analytics in Life and Health Insurance

En français by Kevin J. Pledge On Dec. 1, 2017, the University of Waterloo held its “Advances in Predictive Analytics” conference, sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), as part of it

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