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  • Investment Fallacies e-book
    will argue that models have ceased to be the primary differentiators when discounting contingent events ... risk. Volatility is thought by many to be the primary risk metric. Easy to calculate and comparable ...

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    • Authors: Max Rudolph, Society of Actuaries
    • Date: Sep 2014
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment policy; Finance & Investments>Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment strategy - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Value at risk - Finance & Investments
  • In the Beginning . . . A Column Devoted to Tax Basics How are Qualified Annuities Taxed?
    example, amounts an employer spends for a health care plan for its employees is completely excluded from ... another IRA. In the plan world, a “direct” rollover refers to a direct trustee- to- trustee transfer. An ...

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    • Date: Oct 2018
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Publication Name: Taxing Times
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Financial Accounting Standards Board [FASB]; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP]; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Statutory accounting; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Tax accounting
  • Effective Use of Capital
    purpose that one has in mind. If solvency is the primary con- cern, then the correct basis for capital and ... statutory accounting. If analysis of earnings is the primary concern, then the proper basis for capital and ...

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    • Authors: Richard Kischuk, John C Maynard, Owen A. Reed, Harry S Saunders
    • Date: May 1981
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Strategic Insight and Integration; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Reinsurance>Financial reinsurance
  • Investment Fallacies e-book
    Misconception #1: Plan Sponsor Risk vs. Plan Risk The primary risks embedded in bond pricing and actuarial ... heart of a typical actuarial valuation. The primary risk embedded in bond pricing is that the bond ...

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    • Authors: Dimitry D Mindlin, Society of Actuaries
    • Date: Sep 2014
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment policy; Finance & Investments>Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment strategy - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Value at risk - Finance & Investments
  • Accountant/Tax Attorney Dialogue on the History and Purpose of Internal Revenue Code Section 811(a)
    premium, guaranteed renewable, group long- term care policies. The IRS held that the use of the company’s ... extremely rare that tax considerations are the primary, or even a leading, driver in determining statutory ...

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    • Authors: Richard N Bush, Arthur Schneider, Mark Smith, Peter Winslow
    • Date: Oct 2018
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Professional Values>Practice expertise
    • Publication Name: Taxing Times
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Financial Accounting Standards Board [FASB]; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP]; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Statutory accounting; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Tax accounting
  • Effective Use of Capital
    insurance product which we identified as one of the primary operating goals of management of an insurance enterprise ... profitable if you; (I) have annual premiums, (2) have no direct billing to the client but only to the savings and ...

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    • Authors: Michael E Mateja, Robert Shapiro, William H. Sahm
    • Date: Apr 1981
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Strategic Insight and Integration; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Reinsurance; Reinsurance>Financial reinsurance
  • Investment Fallacies e-book
    Investment Fallacies e-book Investment Fallacies: Extended periods of robust macroeconomic ... of retail investor partici- pation thru their primary residence, and institutions piling on via derivatives ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries, Paul Conlin
    • Date: Sep 2014
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment policy; Finance & Investments>Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment strategy - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Value at risk - Finance & Investments
  • Investment Fallacies e-book
    Investment Fallacies e-book Investment Fallacies: A real-world approach to Value at Risk currency ... we might accrue losses of as much as 16%. The direct solution to that problem is to increase the liquidity ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries, Nicholas John Macleod
    • Date: Sep 2014
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment policy; Finance & Investments>Investments; Finance & Investments>Investment strategy - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Value at risk - Finance & Investments
  • The Optimal Strategy and Capital Threshold of Multi-period Proportional Reinsurance
    Introduction Reinsurance is the transfer of risk from a direct insurer to a second insurance company, the reinsurer ... 2005, 2:142-160. [21] Chan, W. and Zhang, L., Direct derivation of finite-time ruin probabilities in ...

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    • Authors: Ken Seng Tan, Zhongfei Li, Jianfa Cong
    • Date: Nov 2010
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Strategic Insight and Integration>Strategy development
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Capital management - Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments