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  • Corporate Diversification: Experience in the United States and Canada
    case with most companies, my company has one primary" goal and a multitude of supporting goals and ... Being a growth stock company, we have set our primary- goal in terms of profits in specific amounts ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries, Robert Paul Brady, Howard T Cohn, Howard H Kayton, Sanford W Scott, Robert C Tookey, Frederick S Townsend, David A Wright, J Craig Davidson
    • Date: Jan 1972
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Finance & Investments; Global Perspectives; Modeling & Statistical Methods; Public Policy
  • Consumerism and the Compensation of the Life Insurance Agent
    first-year commissions of S5,439 or less with their primary company, and l Howard D. Allen, in Discussion ... insurance makes expense regulation, rather than direct price regulation, a logical method of protecting ...

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    • Authors: Nicholas Bauer, Wilbur M Bolton, Joseph R Brzezinski, Donald F Clement, Albert Easton, Nathan H Epstein, Peter L Hutchings, Jay Jaffe, Anna M Rappaport, Frank Zaret, Peter M. Tompa
    • Date: Oct 1974
    • Competency: Relationship Management>Staff management and motivation; Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Life Insurance>Expenses - Life Insurance; Public Policy
  • Social Security
    that his pension benefit would be reduced by the primary amount of OASI to which he becomes entitled on ... Marxist ideology and international socialism in direct conflict with American capitalism. 2. The tremendous ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries, George E Immerwahr, Reinhard A Hohaus, Wilmer A Jenkins
    • Date: Jun 1953
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Public Policy; Social Insurance>Social Security
  • Digest of Discussion at Concurrent Sessions - 1974 SOA Meetings, Dallas and Montreal.
    of their influence concerning their intended primary use, which is to measure the financial stability ... for specific areas. For instance, in the health care area, the surge in costs may bear little relationship ...

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    • Authors: Leroy V Botkin
    • Date: Oct 1974
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP]; Pensions & Retirement>Funding; Public Policy
  • Valuing a Life Insurance Company
    analysis are real estate, large mortgage loans, and direct placements. Determining the value of the home office ... business by agency and type of producer is needed. A primary question is the permanency of the agency force ...

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    • Authors: Melvin L Gold, Robert C Tookey
    • Date: Apr 1962
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Strategic Insight and Integration; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Finance & Investments; Finance & Investments>Economic value; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Statutory accounting
  • Growth Problems for Smaller Companies
    Growth Problems for Smaller Companies This discussion asks if the competitive position of smaller ... and publicity 3. Mass production techniques 4. Direct placement investments 5. Multiple line operation ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries
    • Date: Jun 1956
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management
  • Life Insurance and Savings in the Economy
    and invites criminal penalties. Therefore, great care must be taken to prevent the sales pres- entation ... dividend addition of $20 per thousand provides a direct hedge against a steady in- flation of 2 percent ...

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    • Authors: Norman F Buck, George R Dinney, Melvin L Gold, Billy N Joyner, David G Scott, W Keith Sloan, Robert C Tookey, Donald B Warren, JOHN H MILLER, Andrew C Webster, William J November, Edwin B. Lancaster, Garnett E Cannon, Henry F Rood, Joseph W Hahn, Wilmer A Jenkins, Harold R Lawson, A Edward Archibald, Charles H Barnaby, E Forrest Estes, Edward A Dougherty, George H Davis, Joseph R Pickering
    • Date: Mar 1962
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Life Insurance>Marketing and distribution - Life Insurance
  • Future for the Life Office Actuary in Canada
    ernment-operated programs of hospital care and doctors' care available to all residents. Although these ... will be extended to cover the costs of some dental care and of prescription drugs. In some prov- inces ...

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    • Authors: Cecil G White
    • Date: Oct 1974
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession
  • Entry into New Fields
    Entry into New Fields 1959 SOA Regional Meeting in Atlanta. This discussion covered the advantages ... problem is overinsurance which should be watched care- fully. Insurance other than on residences proved ...

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    • Authors: Society of Actuaries
    • Date: Jun 1959
    • Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Annuities>Group plans - Annuities; Health & Disability>Health insurance; Life Insurance; Pensions & Retirement
  • New Recording Means and Computing Devices
    lines introduce many complications. Some have no direct relation to the problem--for example, various reports ... plan-age-year order. The factors re- quired for the direct distribution approach are so few that they can ...

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    • Authors: J Stanley Hill, Charles G Lincoln, John O Prouty, Ronald G Stagg, Kermit Lang, Manuel R. Cueto, Harry W Jones, Gordon C. Streeter, Jeremy Conor Davidson
    • Date: Jun 1953
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Internal forces and business performance; Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Technology & Applications