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May 05, 2016, 10:00 ET Actuaries Longevity Illustrator To Provide Perspective On Retirement Planning

 The American Academy of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries (SOA) jointly released the Actuaries Longevity Illustrator, an easy-to-use...


Apr 18, 2016, 14:15 ET The Society of Actuaries and China Association of Actuaries Complete First Executive Training Exchange Program in U.S.

 The Society of Actuaries (SOA) recently hosted chief actuaries and actuarial department heads from China, as part of an executive training...


Apr 12, 2016, 08:00 ET The Society of Actuaries Partners with the CDC to Improve Public Health and Reduce Healthcare Costs

 The Society of Actuaries (SOA) today announced a new relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that brings...


Mar 28, 2016, 14:49 ET The Society of Actuaries Hosts Executive Exchange Program in U.S. with China Association of Actuaries

This April the Society of Actuaries (SOA) will host a visit with chief actuaries and actuarial department heads representing the China Association...


Mar 10, 2016, 09:00 ET New Research: Despite Increased Employer Contributions, Multiemployer Pension Plans' Unfunded Liabilities Continue to Grow

 New research released today by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) found that despite an aggregate increase in employer contributions across the...


Oct 08, 2015, 14:01 ET The Society of Actuaries Updates Mortality Improvement Scale

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) today released an updated mortality improvement scale for pension plans that incorporates two additional years of...


Sep 10, 2015, 11:00 ET Society of Actuaries Announces Recipients of CAE Research Grants

 The Society of Actuaries (SOA) today announced the actuarial research and education grant recipients, which include the University of...


Sep 09, 2015, 17:51 ET Society of Actuaries Names Jeremy Brown as President-Elect

 The Society of Actuaries (SOA) today announced the results of its member voting, with Jeremy J. Brown, FSA, MAAA, EA, serving as 2015-2016...


Jul 29, 2015, 10:00 ET Society Of Actuaries Launches Refreshed Brand

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced today a refreshed brand identity, along with a new logo. Through research and education, the SOA works to...


May 07, 2015, 07:00 ET Newly-Insured Claims Data Show Pent-Up Demand for Preference-Sensitive Services

 New research released today by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) provides an analysis of claims experience and data that has become available...


Feb 18, 2015, 10:00 ET Society of Actuaries Updates Analysis of Funding Requirements for U.S. Private Sector Single-Employer Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Today, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released a report updating projections of contribution requirements for the private sector, single-employer...


Dec 22, 2014, 10:28 ET Society of Actuaries and Health Care Cost Institute Sign Health Data Agreement

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit research organization, today...


Oct 27, 2014, 13:37 ET Society of Actuaries Releases New Mortality Tables and an Updated Mortality Improvement Scale to Improve Accuracy of Private Pension Plan Estimates

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) released updated mortality tables today to help retirement plan sponsors more accurately estimate the financial...


Sep 11, 2014, 15:19 ET Society of Actuaries Names Craig Reynolds as President-Elect

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced the results of its member voting, with Craig W. Reynolds, FSA, MAAA, selected as President of the SOA for...


Jul 07, 2014, 09:00 ET Society of Actuaries Report Examines How to Reach China's Middle Class on Life Insurance

 The Society of Actuaries (SOA) released a new report analyzing the attitudes and life insurance purchase habits of middle class families in...


Apr 28, 2014, 12:58 ET Society of Actuaries Analyze Impact of MAP-21 Provisions on Pension Plan Contributions

 The Society of Actuaries (SOA) today released new analysis on the provisions from the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act...


Feb 24, 2014, 09:00 ET Expert Public Pension Panel Recommends Improved Financial Management, Increased Disclosures and Stronger Actuarial Standards

Recommendations released today by a multidisciplinary panel of experts provides a guide for trustees, legislators and plan advisors to improve the...


Dec 16, 2013, 09:00 ET New Study Points to Opportunity for Cost Savings by Accountable Care Organizations

A new study from the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released today finds that risk adjustment, a statistical method used to explain differences in...


Dec 09, 2013, 05:00 ET Society of Actuaries Release New Survey Report on Retirement Risks

While Many Pre-Retirees Plan to Work Longer, They May Underestimate Life Expectancy and Don't Have a Financial Plan in Place Around 70...


Dec 05, 2013, 09:00 ET New Survey Finds High Expectations for Big Data among Healthcare Executives

Survey results released today from the Society of Actuaries (SOA) find that healthcare executives have high expectations for the benefits Big Data...


Nov 21, 2013, 14:01 ET Living to 100 Symposium to Focus on Social, Economic and Health Implications of Living Longer

Physicians, Scientists and Actuaries Gather to Share Insights on Longevity and Life Expectancy  The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and more...


Nov 20, 2013, 12:06 ET Society of Actuaries Examine How Timing, Working Longer and Benefit Claiming Strategies Can Improve Retirement Outcomes

Focusing on practical yet impactful ways to help individuals plan for retirement, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released the research report,...


Sep 25, 2013, 06:00 ET Actuaries Encourage Employers to Consider Offering Retirement Income Programs

Society of Actuaries' Research Report Focuses on Retirement Income Generator Options Retired workers can easily spend assets at an...


Mar 26, 2013, 14:21 ET ACA-Driven Changes in Individual Market Composition Could Lead to 32 Percent Average Increase in Cost; Wide Variability among States

With less than a year to go before the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) take effect, new research published by the Society of...


Jan 15, 2013, 08:00 ET Research Finds That Many Future Retirees Could Face a Significant Drop in Their Standard of Living; Unplanned Shock Events Are a Significant Driver of Asset Depletion

Given recent financial challenges, retirement benefit adequacy is more important than ever, especially for those nearing retirement. A recent...