Category Archives: actuaries

Moral hazard and the “compo culture”- must good pay for bad?

Blow to the trust in our profession. We could have organized to help people and divi the work for an industry wide agreed fixed fee on this. People matter. #financialplanning #values #trust https://t.co/wJghgWZEOe — Clémence Chatelin (@CChatelin) January 25, 2021 … Continue reading

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Buzzing for the DB funding code?

Views of the proposed DB Funding Code from Con Keating In their weekly Pensions Buzz survey, Professional Pensions posed the following question: “Is TPR’s approach to the new DB funding code the correct one in your view?” There were 100 respondents … Continue reading

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Managing and measuring DB schemes (Keating, Tilba and Clacher)

With the intention of keeping the Pension Regulator focused, Keating and Clacher have recruited Dr Anna Tilba of Durham University to their ranks.  A powerful triumvirate of pension intellectuals whose latest  blog is an antidote to the toxicity of pseudo … Continue reading

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If the poor can’t save in this pandemic, when can they save?

  Yesterday I wrote about Nest Insight’s sidecar savings project (now mysteriously called “Jars”).  The article caught the eye of Michael Johnson who graphically  reminded me of the most effective means ever of increasing the savings ratio. So – covering … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Actuaries sign off for the year with their 31st cracking report

                                                                        COVID-ARG.COM Friday Report: Issue … Continue reading

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COVID-19 ; have recent Government interventions helped?

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Could we get a double win-reducing COVID and seasonal flu?

                                                                      Covid-Arg.com By Stephen Kramer for … Continue reading

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How logical is the UK’s vaccine priority ordering?

By Yifei Gong and Stuart McDonald COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary Nine groups in the UK have been prioritised to be vaccinated in the first phase. In this bulletin, we consider the logic of the … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about vaccines (and more) .Covid-ARG

Monthly medical update – Issue 5                                                                     … Continue reading

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Sexy-cash is back incentivizing pension transfers – let’s nip this in the bud

When you move your pension to an AJ Bell Youinvest SIPP, we’ll reward you with between £100 and £2,000 cashback to say thank you. The more you transfer, the more you’ll get. T&Cs apply. Capital at risk. Check for benefit … Continue reading

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