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  • Some Observations on Ordinary Dividends
    predetermined and presumptively normal pattern. The primary function of surplus being as a protection against ... divi- dend group for a given plan or age giving direct rise to a portion of the surplus to which the ...

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    • Authors: Arthur C Cragoe, Ralph E Edwards, Charles F B Richardson, Bert A Winter, Robert T Jackson, Harlow B Staley
    • Date: Nov 1959
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Life Insurance
  • Miscellaneus Topics
    philosophical prob- lems are less acute. The primary disadvantages are the smaller profits available ... special plans suffi- ciently different to avoid direct comparisons. As to section A, we recently ordered ...

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    • Authors: Gene P Archer, Ralph E Edwards, Edwin Steinberg, L Jefferson Stulce, James M Woolery, James G Bruce, William L Farmer
    • Date: Jan 1962
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Life Insurance
  • OASDI Earnings Test
    complex as OASDI it should not be considered the primary determinant of change. Thus, although in the past ... full-time paid employment ([7], pp. 285-86). The primary defects and inconsistencies in the current law ...

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    • Authors: James L Cowen, Ralph E Edwards, Thomas J Hummel, Warren Luckner, Robert J Myers
    • Date: Oct 1982
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Professional Values>Practice expertise
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Social Insurance>Social Security
  • Digest of Smaller Company Forum - New York Regional Meeting
    is necessary that the new manager be chosen with care and that the productivity of the new agency be ... Any cost developed by the excess is, of course, a direct charge to the general agent or manager. In addition ...

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    • Authors: James A Anderson, Gene P Archer, Dwight K Bartlett, William L Barber, Melvin D Bennett, Frederick W Clark, Ralph E Edwards, Kenneth F Feldmann, Richard D Fink, Lloyd K Friedman, Ronald P Giesinger, Melvin L Gold, J Stanley Hill, Richard S Miller, Will R Mullens, Christopher G Smith, William David Smith, W Tris Stevens, John S Thompson, Frederick S Townsend, J Craig Davidson, Allen L. Mayerson, Guy W. Pickering, Peter M. Tompa, Donald M Ellis, Geoffrey F N Smith, Delos H Christian, William R Battle, Joseph R Pickering
    • Date: Apr 1965
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
  • Digest of Discussion at Concurrent Sessions
    Personal desires extend to education and medical care, not only for ourselves and our families but for ... Allowances and premium-free hospital and medical care insurance. Moreover, as some jurisdictions, including ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries, Daniel M Arnold, Thomas P Bowles, Paul A Campbell, David R Carpenter, Daniel Case, Gary Corbett, J Dickson Crawford, Kiran Desai, Ralph E Edwards, Abraham Hazelcorn, Charles C Hewitt, Donald A Jones, Wilfred A Kraegel, Meno T Lake, J Alan Lauer, James Lee Lewis, Walter B Lowrie, John Mahder, J Clunas McKibbon, H Morris, Robert J Myers, Stewart G Nagler, Carl R Ohman, Franklin D Pendleton, Anna M Rappaport, Stuart A Robertson, D'Alton S Bill Rudd, Walter Rugland, Douglas O Sanders, Jesse M Schwartz, Frederic Seltzer, Barry L Shemin, Walter W Steffen, Frederick S Townsend, Howard Young, John E Hanson, RICHARD L MAURER, Charles Barry H. Watson, Charles L. Trowbridge, Richard W Ziock, Dale R Gustafson, John C Fraser, Wendell Milliman, Eugene F Porter, Schuyler W Tompson
    • Date: Jun 1970
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession; Economics>Financial economics; Life Insurance; Modeling & Statistical Methods; Pensions & Retirement>Assumptions and methods; Pensions & Retirement>Pension legislation and regulation
  • Digest of Smaller Company Forum
    industrial insurance in many families as the primary form of protection against death. 2. The availability ... a very long while, and, while we can choose to direct our sales efforts away from it, this could carry ...

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    • Authors: Dwight K Bartlett, Bob J Bolin, John M Bragg, David T Bunin, Ralph E Edwards, Lawrence J Finnegan, Charles T P Galloway, Curtis D Greene, Abraham Hazelcorn, Clayton L Jackson, George A MacLean, John S Moyse, William Simpson, Courtland C Smith, Mel Stein, L Jefferson Stulce, Frederick S Townsend, Paul D Yeary, Charles F B Richardson, Franklin B Dana, Francis X Cody, Harwood Rosser, B Franklin Blair, Robert C Bailey, Schuyler W Tompson, Maurice H LeVita, Patrick L Humphrey
    • Date: Apr 1966
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Life Insurance
  • Miscellaneous
    their professional training does not make any direct preparation. What is being done to prepare them ... go on. As an actuarial group, I suppose our primary concern with this problem is what we should do ...

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    • Authors: Frederick W Clark, Waid J Davidson, Ralph E Edwards, Ralph H Goebel, Harold G Ingraham, Charles W McMahon, David G Scott, W Tris Stevens, Christopher H Wain, Carl Fischer, J Henry Smith, Eugene Wisdom, Morton A Laird, Leslie A Cannon, T Arnol Crowther, James G Bruce, Ellsworth E Strock
    • Date: Jan 1961
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Annuities; Life Insurance
  • U.S. Social Security Issues
    framework. My personal bias is that the three primary considerations for OASDI benefit design are: equity ... product development. In the latter context, the primary adequacy consideration is more analogous to the ...

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    • Authors: Dwight K Bartlett, Ralph E Edwards, Jane A Crise, Bruce Gold, James C Hickman, Warren Luckner, Mark Newton, Bruce Schobel
    • Date: May 1982
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Social Insurance>Social Security; Social Insurance>Survivor benefits
  • What's In A Name?
    as well as primary benefits, to determine the frequency with which family awards vs. primary-only awards ... that many of these family offsets may revert to primary-only offsets as the children attain .the limiting ...

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    • Authors: Ralph E Edwards
    • Date: Mar 1974
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: The Actuary Magazine
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession
  • Is There A Future For Traditional Society Of Actuaries Meetings?
    services came about as a result of ERISA and the primary need initially was to provide information and interpretations ... Suppose the annual meeting stays as i_. Would anybody care to see the regional meetings structured in the way ...

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    • Authors: E Paul Barnhart, Linden Cole, Ralph E Edwards, Stephen H Frankel, Robert E Hunstad, J Donald McFarlane, Frank Reynolds, Donald A Rholl, Frederick R Rickers, William David Smith, William C Weller, Louis Weinstein, Application Administrator
    • Date: Oct 1982
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Professional associations; Actuarial Profession>Professional development; Public Policy