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Synonyms for actuary

someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)

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Small plan sponsors and the American Society of Pension Actuaries have concentrated their counterattack on the IRS by lobbying Congress, petitioning the Tax Court and soliciting support from voting constituencies through press coverage.
About the Society of Actuaries The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is an educational, research and professional organization dedicated to serving the public, its members and its candidates.
Okum is active with the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).
Most CAS actuaries are also members of the American Academy of Actuaries.
The American Academy of Actuaries is a 17,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the U.
Rather than allocating assets necessary to hire additional actuaries to keep daily functions moving, co-sourcing frees up talent to perform the crucial strategic activities that meet the needs of senior management.
Estelle Pearson, president of the Actuaries Institute Australia, said: "This international paper will help inform the debate now underway here and overseas about how to ensure retirement income systems remain fair and equitable now and into the future.
Written and reviewed by professional actuaries, the 2015 Project Math Minds competition asks participants to develop estimates of potential losses from earthquakes that an insurance company or catastrophe fund might bear in the next year.
In addition, there are so many differences in the way of cooperating of actuaries with each other and accessing to related data and studies to actuary science.
Examples of external information that actuaries often consider are loss development factors and trends in claim frequency, severity and loss rates.
Actuaries are ready to shed their "green eyeshades" image for a shot at the brass ring--moving up the corporate ladder to become enterprise risk managers and chief risk officers, both inside the insurance industry and outside in the wider world.
The stated goal of Life, Death and Money is to improve understanding and awareness of what actuaries do by describing their past, present, and future work and explaining how their work has contributed to social and financial developments.
Medicare actuaries have a tradition of independence and a history of providing objective information to federal officials and Congress.
In Vinson & Elkins(23) and Wachtell, Liption, Rosen & Katz,(24) the first two tests at the appeals court level for the IRS's notorious small plan audit cases, the Fifth and Second Circuits affirmed Tax Court decisions that the actuarial assumptions used by the plans' actuaries were reasonable and represented their best estimates of the anticipated experience under the plans.