From Film to Predictive Analytics

As a film major in college with a dream to shoot movies, it’s safe to say Michael Xiao had a nontraditional start to his actuarial career. He now uses predictive analytics to solve problems in the health care industry.

Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Schedule

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Need Something Interesting to Read? Try These

Professional interest section newsletters cover so many topics. Here are some recent articles to read and share with colleagues.

CAS Board Does Not Approve CAS-SOA Combination Agreement

During its Nov. 11 meeting, the CAS Board voted on resolutions for the combination. The resolutions did not garner the required two-thirds majority of the Board necessary for proposing CAS bylaws changes to the voting membership, and therefore did not pass.

The SOA Board  is meeting later this week and will report back to members following that discussion.

Predictive Analytics and the Life Insurance Industry

Actuary David Moore discusses the power of different data elements and how to effectively use them to create a better customer experience in the life insurance industry.

A Global Credential for a Changing World

The SOA General Insurance Track to Fellowship prepares you to tackle the global risks of today and tomorrow. 


Be the Master of Your Own Fate

Why are curriculum changes needed? The answer: to remain current and relevant to the needs of the actuarial profession's stakeholders, including candidates and students. 

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