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Jan 22, 2019, 09:00 ET The Society of Actuaries Releases Public Retirement Plans Mortality Tables, Pub-2010

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) today released first-of-its-kind public retirement plan mortality tables, Pub-2010, which includes the individual...


Oct 23, 2018, 09:14 ET The Society of Actuaries Publishes Annual Mortality Improvement Scale Update, MP-2018

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) released its annually-updated mortality improvement scale for pension plans, MP-2018, which projects lower future...


Oct 03, 2018, 09:00 ET Five-Generation Study: Millennials Face Increased Retirement, Financial Challenges

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) released a series of reports examining financial challenges and perspectives on retirement planning across the...


Oct 20, 2017, 09:17 ET The Society of Actuaries Publishes Annual Mortality Improvement Scale Update, MP-2017

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) today released its annually-updated mortality improvement scale for pension plans, MP-2017, which reflects that...


Jun 29, 2016, 11:02 ET Society of Actuaries Survey Examines Retirement Concerns and Managing Risks

Inflation and paying for long-term care top the list of concerns for retirees and individuals nearing retirement, according to the Society of...


Apr 18, 2016, 02:15 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 exchange...


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 actuarial...


Mar 28, 2016, 02:49 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 of ...


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, 02:01 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, 05:51 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 since the...


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...


Sep 11, 2014, 03:19 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 China....


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 (MAP-21). 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

Around 70 percent of pre-retirees plan to work longer in retirement, while only 37 percent of retirees took this approach to address retirement risks....


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, 02:01 ET Living to 100 Symposium to Focus on Social, Economic and Health Implications of Living Longer

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and more than 40 sponsoring and participating organizations from around the world: What: The Living to 100 Symposium...


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

Retired workers can easily spend assets at an unsustainable rate when there is no retirement income plan in place, which further exposes them to...