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2011-08-05 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Actuaries announced today that Donald Fuerst will be the professional association's new senior pension fellow.

2011-07-29 11:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the American Academy of Actuaries: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100322/AAALOGO) What: Capitol Hill Briefing: New Research Findings Indicate a "Wall" of Contributions Facing Defined Benefit Pensions The American Academy of Actuaries will host a briefing to discuss new research findings from a soon-to-be-released Society of Actuaries study that identifies looming pension contribution...

2011-07-15 07:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance New and Market is proud to announce the launch of www.InsuranceNewsAndMarkets.com, an all-in-one news and information based website designed to revolutionize the industry by helping professionals to save both time and money.

2011-07-14 13:00:00

SEATTLE, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today identified a series of considerations for states, health plans, and employers as they look toward the 2014 state exchange implementation deadline set forward in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reiterated in regulations issued by Health & Human Services on July 11. "The exchange regulations provide clarification on some points while leaving many questions...

2011-07-01 09:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the American Academy of Actuaries : (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100322/AAALOGO) What: Capitol Hill Briefing: Weathering the Storm -- Placing the National Flood Insurance Program on Actuarial Solid Ground The American Academy of Actuaries will host a briefing to discuss the current challenges facing the National Flood Insurance Program and key considerations for legislative initiatives...


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.