By William Hines
I work for a U.S.-based office of an international consulting firm. I joined the firm more than 20 years ago when many of our clients were based in the areas local to my office.
Up To Code
By William Hines
By Deborah Rosenberg
If you ask anyone you meet about the significance of the number 14, the reply will probably relate to Valentine’s Day which is on the 14th of February.
By Ken Kent
Ever since a minimum continuing education requirement in ethics became part of the requirements for Enrolled Actuaries, I have been interested in the interplay between the Code of Professional Conduct (“the Code”) and ethics.
By Alice Rosenblatt
Internal or external users of actuarial services—should there be a difference in the work? Not much; actuarial work should be done in a similar fashion, and the substance of communication to internal and external “customers” should be very similar.
By David L. Driscoll
The phrase “the art of the possible” is often taken to imply that something sought is not all that likely to be achieved, at least not in its entirety.
By Albert J. Beer
Judging by vocal tones and body language, I think it is reasonable to assume that, upon hearing a reference to the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline (ABCD), most actuaries would be more likely to think of the phrase “I’m from the IRS and I’m here to help” rather than a pleasant Beatles tune.
By Allan W. Ryan
As I wrap up my final year on the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline (ABCD), I am also presenting my final “Up to Code” article. I decided I would go back four years and revisit the topic of my “Up to Code” article from the September/October 2016 issue of Contingencies.
By Godfrey Perrott
My wife and I watched Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner recently.
By David Ogden
Randy Ratesetter came into Sheila Savvy’s office. Randy was relatively new, having joined Virtual Consulting three years ago.
By John T. Stokesbury
I am fascinated by the old movies that have been “colorized”—teasing out the real colors from the slight variations in gray used throughout the film.