By Mark Shemtob
There are essentially two broad approaches to converting a retirement account into retirement income.
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By Mark Shemtob
By Josh Feldman
It’s been a rough couple of months for me—a running injury has prevented me from hitting the roads this winter. So while the running gang was out there hitting the pavement, I was stuck at home being a lazy bum.
By Sam Gutterman
I enjoy attending the Sundance Film Festival in Utah each year. Sometimes, I even get some actuarial ideas from the movies I see—for instance, a couple of years ago the main theme was “risk.”
By Eliana Schechter and Sally Ezra
The current job market has seen the emergence of this unique tactic—Here’s what you need to know.
By Jim Lynch
I reviewed three books about artificial intelligence for the latest issue of Contingencies (“All About AI”; January/February 2023). I had compliments and quibbles for each, but one point that consistently emerged: AI is brittle, and it will be for some time.
By Alan J. Tausch
Since its outbreak in early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on mortality in the U.S. Through August 2022, there had been 1,048,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19 infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which collects data on all deaths in the United States.
By Nate Worrell
When I first wrote “Eat Your Numbers” (Contingencies, July/August 2019), I hoped to bring nutrition science and actuarial science together.
By Eric P. Harding
Owning a home means you’re never done with projects. (Regular readers of this column will remember the pergola morass that occupied my summer last year.)