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“Taking CDC out of the hands of actuaries and lawyers”

What does “taking CDC out of the hands of actuaries and lawyers” mean? — Mike Harrison (@HigherEdActuary) August 20, 2022 Mike usually picks up on the real point I am trying to make in a blog. A couple of blogs … Continue reading

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Combining pensions – what are Dan and Steve really up to?

  Dan Mikulskis and Steve Webb have teamed up to write a paper aimed at people considering combining their pension pots. They are writing for the kind of sophisticated consumer who knows their way around pensions and is thinking of … Continue reading

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Can pension projections make sense of our savings?

In a dignified article in the FT, Steve Webb  warns that the Financial Reporting Council’s plans to project pension returns based on how investments have done in the past comes with the real risk that ” the new statement figures … Continue reading

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15m have died from Covid – Covid ARG’s 66th report.

Friday Report: Issue 66                                        www.covid-arg.com By: John Roberts, Adele Groyer and Matt Fletcher   COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. … Continue reading

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Covid Actuaries report improvement in canine longevity (it’s a dog’s life)

Friday Report: Issue 65   www.covidarg.com By: John Roberts, Adele Groyer, Matt Fletcher and Dan Ryan COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and articles. The COVID-19 Actuaries … Continue reading

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Covid infections break pandemic records – C19 Arg – tell you why!

                                                                                                                         http://www.covidactuaries.org Friday Report: Issue 64 By: John Roberts, Adele Groyer, Matt Fletcher and Dan Ryan   COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and articles. The COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group provides a bi-weekly Friday … Continue reading

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The Hymans master trust default fund review; “in the midst of life….”

https://readymag.com/p14287617 I am pleased to see Hymans Robertson publishing data from a number of master trusts that puts the member’s experience to the fore. They have produced a framework for understanding the impact of default investment strategies that they claim … Continue reading

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Why do actuaries worry more about death than life?

Yesterday the ONS published new numbers on anticipated life expectancy in the UK. Follow David Robbins’ thread for the significance of life expectancy to the recalculation of the state pension age. 1/X) It could be said that today’s ONS life … Continue reading

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Covid Actuaries latest report puts Omicron in context

                                                                                                                                             covidactuaries.org Friday Report: Issue 57 By: Adele Groyer, Matt Fletcher, Nicola Oliver, John Roberts and Dan Ryan   COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and … Continue reading

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Architects of our own demise?

We get the Governments we deserve, that’s my view of how the democratic process works. We got a Government in late 2019 to “get Brexit done” and within a few weeks , that Government was confronted by a pandemic , … Continue reading

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