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Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan

...Alaska attorney general Dan Sullivan dropped the ball in settling a professional malpractice lawsuit against a former state actuary for $500 million.Sullivan, who was attorney general from June 2009 to November 2010, is currently the Republican nominee...
Bob Franken: A bad NFL habit

...players and former players only after bad PR about shocking studies. Forced to acknowledge the scourge, the NFL's own actuaries have submitted a court document that shows that one in three former athletes can expect cognitive difficulties. Behold suddenly...
Stretching winter: Recreationists take to mountains to get winter fix

...bits of rocks poking up though the white snow. You have an element of danger," said Murdzek, 47, an insurance company actuary from East Hartford, Conn. "Hiking for hours and hours with a huge pack on your back has a way of hitting the reset button...
Panel proposes more school money, pension option

...funds but was concerned about state contributions under the House Finance plan getting caught up in politics. Rodell said an actuary had been asked to run numbers on the House Finance proposal.Between the public employees' and teachers' retirement systems...
Steady drip a call for rainy day PERS/TRS funding

...projected over the lifetimes of the public employees and teachers who will be drawing a retirement under the systems, the actuaries project a shortfall of about $10 billion. It would be my intention to put as much funding toward this obligation as possible...
Retirement board faces debt

...fiscal year 2013 budget, which will be adopted by the Legislature next year, would be higher.That's because the state's actuaries recalculate the state's future retirement costs every year, and determine whether Alaska has enough money in savings to...

...of itself when you're doing a good job.If CareerCast saw reporter as the worst job, what was the best? Actuary.Yeah, actuary.I rest my case.Reach Glynn Moore at

...complicated issue.""The number of variables and the number of issues that have to be addressed by people who carry the title actuary or pension lawyer are pretty numerous and it's pretty easy to get off track," Bettman said. "That is something we understand...
Cost of retirement system draws concern in Juneau

...reasons for the unfunded liability, state officials say, was bad actuarial estimates of future costs provided by the state's actuary, Mercer Consulting. The state fired Mercer and sued it for fraud, last year winning a $500 million settlement from Mercer's...
Health insurer converting to for-profit entity the state with the proceeds of the trust.'' Washington insurance regulators have hired four experts in law, banking, actuary and taxes to examine the complex proposal, which runs about a thousand pages. Their conclusions should be complete in November...


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