Listen in as Andy Peterson and Joe Silvestri have an in-depth discussion of Joe's most recent report, "Observations on Input and Output Smoothing Methods: How Do They Affect Defined Benefit Plans."

Direct download: Input_and_Output_Smoothing-FINAL.mp3
Category:Retirement -- posted at: 9:41am CDT

Listen in as Abby Conrad has a discussion with Ben Wadsley about the classic book How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. They will discuss how this book, while not an obvious choice for actuaries, has several great communication ideas for your career.

Direct download: AoF_Podcast-Book_Review_on_How_Make_Friends-FINAL.mp3
Category:Actuary of the Future -- posted at: 10:54am CDT

In this podcast, Andy Peterson discusses a research project on pensions with its author, Tim Leier. They’ll discuss a matrix of methods and assumptions used to value pension plans in Canada and the U.S., which is meant to be a broad-based reference for clients or students. It includes mutual guidance and standards of practice and can be thought of as an appendix of available guidance.


Direct download: Research_on_Pensions-FINAL.mp3
Category:Retirement -- posted at: 2:55pm CDT