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May/June 2010


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  • Pension Alteration - Fashioning an ERISA Makeover
    The defined benefit model used to be a perfect fit for the country's pension needs. With the passage of time, many employers seem to have outgrown it.
  • My Old School
    After a long career in the actuarial trenches, Michael Braunstein has returned to his beginnings - the actuarial science program at the University of Connecticut.
  • How to Play "Jeopardy!" Like an Actuary
    Can intense preparation and a savvy betting strategy make up for aging synapses?
    Yes - and no.
  • Phone Facts - A Global Perspective on Teleunderwriting
    A new survey charts the insurance industry's shift toward telephone interviews and away from more traditional underwriting techniques.
  • Plus puzzles and more.

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