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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...

Apr 14, 2014, 10:55 ET

Task Force on Cyber Risk Formed to Advance Research into Cyber Risk and Cyber Insurance

The Casualty Actuarial Society is announcing the formation of the Task Force on Cyber Risk.  This initiative reflects the rapid growth of...

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...

Jun 20, 2012, 08:00 ET

Actuaries Express Concern that Health Care Costs Will Remain High Regardless of Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act

Survey shows 66 percent of actuaries expect annual health care costs for large group employers and individuals to go up at least 5 and 10...

Apr 18, 2012, 11:31 ET

Financial Volatility Ranks as Top Emerging Risk in Actuarial Study

  Eighty-Four Percent of Risk Managers Have C-Level Input and the Power to Influence Strategic Business Opportunities  As the vast...

Mar 29, 2012, 12:00 ET

Increased Worry Among Retirees Doesn't Equate to Action

Society of Actuaries study reveals growing concern of risks among retirees but little change in their retirement planning Only one-third of...

Mar 15, 2012, 10:00 ET

Society of Actuaries Releases Retirement Decision Series Designed to Assist Individuals Nearing Retirement

 Retirement planning is a complex exercise requiring careful consideration of a variety of issues, including when to retire, where to live and...

Nov 16, 2011, 11:30 ET

Financial Mindset of Retirees Improving Though Fewer Considering How Long Assets Will Last

 Study by Society of Actuaries, LIMRA and InFRE reveals the ongoing impact of the 2008 economic downturn on the financial outlook and...

Oct 06, 2011, 10:00 ET

Despite Economy and Increase in Required Contributions Private Pension System Stable

Society of Actuaries research underscores importance of risk management for plan sponsors amidst increase in plan funding requirements As a...

May 16, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Inflation, Interest Rates and Rising Healthcare Costs Top List of Retiree & Pre-Retirees' Concerns

Society of Actuaries Survey Examines Key Risks in Retirement in the Recovering Economy, Offers Potential Solutions Today's seniors are living...

Mar 15, 2011, 08:00 ET

Actuarial Survey Finds Emerging Geopolitical Risks Top of Mind Among Corporate Risk Managers

International terrorism, Chinese economic hard landing and the issue of failing states are becoming the top emerging risks in the minds of...