Fresh from publishing a book on 100 wealth building strategies, actuary John De Ravin shares some of his top tips. This is the first instalment of a four-part series, sharing strategies for all ages and stages of wealth building.
Posted on: November 16, 2017
Since the Life Insurance and Wealth Management Sub-committee put together the first instalment of their China Series in March this year, Henry has had the opportunity to experience Chinese culture first-hand, by spending a week there in June.
Posted on: September 14, 2017
With the finalisation of the long awaited IFRS17 global accounting standards in May 2017, the Actuaries Institute's IFRS17 Implementation Taskforce will be updating its members monthly on its activities.
Posted on: August 29, 2017
Future financial advice models that marry the best of technology and human intervention require considered thought and a disciplined approach to development. Here, Angat Sandhu outlines the experience and varied success of robo-advice and face-to-face propositions, and presents some key considerations for players in the Australian market.
Posted on: August 16, 2017
James Hickey, Partner at Deloitte Actuaries & Consultants, discusses affordability and mortgage pricing based on the Deloitte Mortgage Report 2017.
Posted on: April 20, 2017
The Life Insurance and Wealth Management Sub-Committee has put together the first instalment of their China Series. This article introduces the series, highlighting the economic environment in China and some implications for the future.
Posted on: March 23, 2017
In this year’s Investment Competition 163 participants answered 20 demanding propositions put to them as if they were an Investment Analyst / Economist. It is time for your mid-year performance review. Some have made happy their Portfolio Manager boss, while others have some explaining to do!
Posted on: February 6, 2017
The Actuaries Institute has just released the first collection of Practice Update videos! See what each committee has been up to and also earn CPD points.
Posted on: December 22, 2016
In this article, IASC Convenor Grant Robinson illustrates the historical developments of a common way of reporting insurance contracts which started in 2005. He also shares details of future plans and potential impacts of the new process.
Posted on: September 16, 2016
Sixty-two investors entered last year's Asset Allocation Competition that challenged competitors to assess risk and return in various sectors. Join Ben Trollip as he reveals the results of the competition and speaks to our winners.
Posted on: June 13, 2016
FSF2016 examined how disruptors will impact the financial services industry. It asked, how can actuaries reimagine their career in the future world? Where are the opportunities?
Posted on: May 27, 2016
The Actuaries Institute welcomed the 2016-17 Federal Budget this week, citing policy changes designed to inject more equity and fairness into the retirement incomes system.
Posted on: May 5, 2016
Mike Thornton challenges businesses to consider what their risk management framework is trying to achieve, and how it could be missing the mark.
Posted on: February 29, 2016
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.
Posted on: February 17, 2016
Australian baby boomers are considered one of the richest cohorts in history, but they may not know it because most of their wealth is tied up in their family home. John McLenaghan reports on a push to unlock access to home equity to help fund retiree lifestyles.
Posted on: November 26, 2015
What do Uber, Alan Joyce and Algo-advisors have in common? They all feature in the Top 10 most popular articles on Actuaries Digital since its launch.
Posted on: September 17, 2015
How accurately do performance databases reflect competing investment strategies? Ben Trollip looks at the bias towards strategies that have, by luck or skill, successfully navigated past crises.
Posted on: September 10, 2015
Into its fourth month now, the Actuaries Institute's Asset Allocation Competition, might be giving some (hypothetical) headaches. Time will tell if the would-be CIO’s can turn the tide, writes Ben Trollip.
Posted on: September 1, 2015
[VIDEO]: Stephanie Thomson showcased the unique power of actuarial skills to reveal a picture of intergenerational inequity, at a United Nations Forum last month.
Posted on: August 13, 2015
Posted on: April 16, 2015