Tag Archives: self suffeciency

What future – if we cannot rely on universities in twenty years time?

When I wrote my blog yesterday, I had not read the USS consultation document which contains the basis of the triennial valuation it has just completed. I was writing “over” the FT article written by Jo Cumbo which (as usual) presented … Continue reading

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Self sufficiency – another idiocy! (Con Keating)

  The idea that DB pension schemes should be self-sufficient, funded to such a level that they are capable of paying all pensions when due from their own resources is now rather popular. It is also completely idiotic, as the … Continue reading

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Prof Mike Otsuka on First Actuarial and USS’ different approaches to self-sufficiency!

This article has been published by Mike Osuka on his blog. You can read the original here; http://tinyurl.com/j82en9s .   Mike is a  Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method at the London School of Economics. He’s kindly … Continue reading

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Getting to financial self-sufficiency

  I’m fascinating by the different ways in which people learn things -especially by the way that the internet has made it possible for people to become expert in quite difficult things in a very short time. Of course there … Continue reading

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