The SOA Retirement section has pulled together the following resources for all section members.
Aging and Post Retirement Research: A wide array of reports, studies and other tips in understanding aging and its impact. The research examines retirement risks, retirement plan issues and insights on living longer.
Credibility Educational Resource for Pension Actuaries: Learn how actuaries can apply credibility theory to mortality tables using the accompanying spreadsheet.
Distance Learning for Pension Actuaries: Audio download and web-based training for professionals with limited ability to travel.
FTSE Pension Discount Curve: As a service to section members, this link provides FTSE Pension Discount Curve statistics.
Intersector Group: Twice a year the Intersector Group meets separately with representatives of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the U.S. Department of Treasury (Treasury Department)/Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to discuss regulatory and other issues that affect pension practice.
Mortality Resources: Serves as a resource for actuaries to learn about mortality issues relative to changes in life expectancy, projecting improvements in mortality and more.
Pension Finance Resources: The Task Force on Financial Economics and the Actuarial Model has compiled a collection of resources to be used as informational tools only.
Pension Finance Quiz: This quiz is not intended to assess knowledge, but to provide useful information that may improve your actuarial practice.
Retirement Plans Research: Studies, tables, reports and documents on retirement plans, as well as mortality and longevity statistics as they relate to these programs. Provides links to reports from the Retirement Section's recent research projects, many of which include useful tools. Topics cover a broad range of retirement-related issues. Helpful tools link to a longevity illustrator and an annuity factor calculator.
Winners of the Retirement 20/20 Call for Models for Public Pension Plans Contest are announced. You can find the top four papers and the four honorable mention papers here. Thank you to everyone who entered.