Category Archives: monkey league

How to have fun without breaking the bank


Well you wouldn’t have thought that the newly opened Center Parcs near Woburn would afford 200 actuaries and pension geeks a good time. But you’d be reckoning without the child within that drives First Actuarial at work and play. The … Continue reading

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Sign up for The First Actuarial Monkey League -2014 !


  You can save yourself reading 644 words of Pension Plowman pontification and sign up for the Monkey League here. Or you can read the blog and take your decisions at the end.   Here’s why I’m promoting our Monkey … Continue reading

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Chimp or chump? Fund Managers: Really, Really Bad at What They Do


For some years, First Actuarial have been running a “Monkey League” which pits the wits of 150 top brains against 1000 monkeys; the task, to pick two teams to do well and two to do badly in each of the four football … Continue reading

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