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The Actuary Magazine

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Track and Earn
Make sure you are correctly keeping track of your CPD.
By Emily K. Kessler

The Financial Market Parallel Universe
Written in June of this year, see if the predictions held true.
By Allen Elstein

What's The Debate About?
You may not be aware there is a debate about measuring public pension liabilities, but the information is presented here.
Moderated by Andy Peterson

Findings on Social Security Systems and Mortality Projections
Read about the connection between national population statistics and actuarial mortality projections for social insurance programs.
By Sam Gutterman

Remembering Dan McCarthy
A Tribute to an actuary whose enthusiasm for the profession and volunteer spirit touched countless lives.


Editorial
By Ronald Poon-Affat

Letter from the President
By Cecil Bykerk

The SOA at Work

Pioneers
Focus On: Carol Proffer

In the Oct./Nov. 2008 issue of The Actuary, Jill Leprich was incorrectly listed as a research administrator. Her correct job title is project support specialist. Sorry, Jill!