7 financial strategies for retirement

In this last installment of a four-part series, actuary John De Ravin shares some of his top tips from his recently released book on personal financial strategies.

8 financial strategies for your superannuation

In this third instalment of a four-part series, actuary John De Ravin shares some of his top tips from his recently released book on personal financial strategies.

10 financial strategies for wealth accumulators

In this second instalment of a four-part series, actuary John De Ravin shares some of his top tips for wealth accumulators, from his recently released book on personal financial strategies.

Workplace rehabilitation services need shake-up - Opinion

icare’s Group Executive Workers Insurance, John Nagle, says the transformation within injury and disability schemes discussed at this week's IDSS, aligns closely with icare’s focus on the needs of the injured worker and improving workplace safety.

Mental Health and Insurance - finding a better way

Co-author of the Institute's latest Green Paper 'Mental Health and Insurance' lets us in on the work behind the scenes, and tells a story to get us thinking - how can we find a better way to insure mental illness?


Pooled pensions possible at last

Anthony Asher, Associate Professor at the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies at UNSW, writes about the sort of pension product that he would like to see developed now that SIS regulations have been modified to allow development of more flexible products.

The Politics of Superannuation

Stephen Huppert, Head of Product Innovation at Trustee Partners, reflects on government reforms and rhetoric surrounding Australia’s c.$2.3 trillion retirement savings sector.


Advance maths study really is in decline in NSW

Jennifer Lang takes a dive into HSC stats and the numbers of students studying maths and sciences. What she finds is "a bit scary" for anyone looking for a future mathematically inclined workforce.


Odds are there to be broken

The odds of Leicester City winning the English Premier League this year were less likely than Donald Trump winning the Nobel Peace Prize, writes Actuary at Deloitte, Marc Mer.

In the Wrong Job? What Can You Do?

There are many reasons you might feel stuck in the wrong job. Here, Dr Anthony Lowe discusses the importance of creating 'non-linear' options for your career early on and maximising your skills and experience towards more rewarding work.


Are you comfortable with your risk management framework?

Mike Thornton challenges businesses to consider what their risk management framework is trying to achieve, and how it could be missing the mark.

Creating inclusive insurance for all

Without doubt, it is the poorest people in the world who are most in need of the security that insurance brings. Queenie Chow discusses why the micro-insurance market has low penetration, and why actuaries are so well placed to assist.


Thinking strategically about technical processes: Part 2 - How much can you really save?

In the second instalment of this series, Phil Stott shares his opinion on the benefits of thinking strategically about core technical processes.


Innovation in the Australian Managed Funds Industry

Eric McNamara looks at the innovative EFG product launched by actuaries in the 1960s and at the evolution of the managed funds industry in Australia.


Looking for love?

Sick of being single? Want 2016 to be the year you find love? Then head to your nearest pub, club, games convention or actuarial conference and try out these 10 pickup lines.


Top tips to keep your career moving

Actuaries Digital Editor Kirsten Flynn asks five experienced actuaries for their top tips, to help keep your career moving.


Is mortality improving? Who for?

Actuary Jennifer Lang investigates the latest mortality rate knowledge in Australia in light of recent coverage in the United States.

Show me the money - Remuneration risk

Actuary Brett Riley runs us through the possibility that pay and incentive structures contribute to inappropriate risk taking.

Can health care work in a free market?

Clare Li explores the definition and condition of a ‘perfect free market’ in traditional economics, before assessing the feasibility of those conditions in the health care market.

Can an actuary be found to be a shadow director of a corporation?

Did you know that even if you are not a director of a corporation, you could be found to be a shadow director liable for breaches of director’s duties and significant penalties under the Corporations Act? Tim Castle reports.

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