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  • Financial Performance Yardsticks
    poorly managed multiline company. Shareholders don't care about the nature of business that generates their ... compare performance to national agency, regional, or direct marketing companies. We could compare loss and ...

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    • Authors: Steven W Fickes, John T Glass, Raymond A Matison, Henry Siegel, Frank Todisco
    • Date: May 1985
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration>Effective decision-making; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Technology & Applications>Analytics and informatics
  • Profit Measures in Pricing: Their Use and Interpretation
    investors look at return on equity, they don't care whether the return on equity on your term portfolio ... use profit margin as your primary measure? How many use IRR as your primary measure? That is a little ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator, Vratislav Vodrazka
    • Date: May 2002
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Pricing - Annuities; Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Life Insurance>Pricing - Life Insurance
  • F-585 Light Investment
    strategic planning, and investment management. The primary objective of this track is to enable actuaries ... adopt a jobber style of trading. However, the primary source of revenue and profit for trading rooms ...

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    • Authors: Michael Gabon, Charles L Gilbert
    • Date: May 1996
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Qualifications; Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Finance & Investments
  • Analysis Of An Insurance Company Insolvency: A Case Study
    I would like to do, as one of the primary architects and the primary drafter of this rehabilitation plan ... extensive chains. In particular, there were two direct writ- ers, one in Arkansas and one in Indiana ...

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    • Authors: Peter B Deakins, Linda N Garner, Jeff S Liebmann, John O Montgomery, Stanley B Tulin
    • Date: Jun 1986
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Internal forces and business performance
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Public Policy
  • Insurance Company Management Reporting
    RESERVES direct INVESTED fund 2. HEALTH RESV dicect FURNITURE, ETC fund B./5. EXH lO DES direct OTHER f_u%d ... CLAIMS direct NON LEDGER 7./8. DIVIDENDS direct INVESTED fund 9./i0. PREM direct > PREMIIT_S direct IS.

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    • Authors: Gregory D Adams, William D Baldwin, Peter Bondy, Thomas G Kabele, Allan Ryan
    • Date: Oct 1985
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration>Effective decision-making; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Technology & Applications>Analytics and informatics
  • Is Foreign Exchange Fluctuation FEX Affecting Your Bottom Line?
    portfolio market risk calculation results from the care with which consistent data points are observed and ... respect to portfolios held for extended periods. Direct calculation is a useful fast tool for ballpark ...

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    • Authors: Joel Magyar, Peter L Smith, Eric A Tell, Mark C Abbott
    • Date: May 1995
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Global Perspectives
  • Determination Of Appropriate Surplus Levels
    The uncertainty of profit projections can be taken care of by developing financial plans based on several ... assessment of management's ability to control, direct and plan for its business, as well as its resourcefulness ...

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    • Authors: Allan Affleck, Richard Kischuk, Mark Puccia, Ronald L Stopher
    • Date: May 1986
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Capital management - ERM; Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management
  • Product Line Capital Allocation
    implicit charge for using surplus. There are no direct charges for interest or for required or borrowed ... target market segments. At our company, one of our primary strategies has been to have products reach particular ...

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    • Authors: Neal Arnold, D Bruce Dixon, David Ingram, Reed Miller, Donald R Sondergeld
    • Date: May 1985
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Capital management - ERM; Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management
  • Financial Resource Management, Mutual Companies
    said surplus had two functions: one was to take care of the fluctuations in mortality and morbidity and ... 1966, and only $I00 million in 1975. That is a direct reflection on the kind of pension business that ...

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    • Authors: Philip Briggs, Luther O Forde, Martin L Zeffert, Colin C Hampton
    • Date: May 1977
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management
  • Role Of The Valuation Actuary In Product Development
    past years and the inverted yield curves as the primary factors. Whatever the reasons may be, they have ... contain, for a given strategic business unit, the direct expenses of that unit with respect to the organizational ...

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    • Authors: Arnold Dicke, John T Glass, Donald MacDonald, Jan Pollnow, Alan K Ryder
    • Date: May 1985
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration>Management partnership
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Pricing - Annuities; Enterprise Risk Management>Financial management; Life Insurance>Pricing - Life Insurance