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Driverless Cars and Insurance Premiums

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According to an article on TheActuary.com, if driverless cars are adopted at a fairly moderate pace, insurance premiums could see a drop by 20% by 2035, and even 40% if fully adopted by 2050. While there is an expectation for claim frequency to fall by 81%, there is an expectancy for the severity to rise […]

SOA Self-Assessment Tool

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Design Your Future with Society of Actuaries’ Competency Framework. Are Results-Oriented Solutions, Leadership, Relationship Management and Technical Skills important to you or your career? These are just a few of the sets of knowledge, skills and behaviors that have been identified as important to your success on an individual and team member level. The Society […]

4 Reasons Candidates Choose SCI Over Competitors

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We Have Experience Formed in 1986, SC International’s employees have a combined total of 130 years recruiting experience between 6 recruiters. Initially specializing in recruiting actuaries and employee benefits consultants, we expanded a wider variety of industries, such as Communications, Compensation, Benefits Administration, Change Management and Organizational Development. Doing so allowed us to encompass the […]

Do not accept a counter offer!!! Here is why…

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When you have received an offer of employment which you are inclined to accept, you must consider very carefully whether it really solves your problem and offers you the opportunity you are seeking before you resign from your current employment. If you choose to accept the offer and to resign from your current employment, you […]

How Much Should You Save for Retirement?

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Figuring out how much to save for retirement is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make. Yet as Americans, it turns out we aren’t very good at putting enough money away for the golden years. According to a recent 4,854-respondent Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study, only 27 percent of pre-retirees who are 50 […]

Can you pass this 6-question tax quiz? Most Americans can’t

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How much do you know about taxes? To be fair, the U.S. tax code is extremely complex, but there are some things all Americans should know, such as how a tax extension works and the deadline for deductible IRA contributions. With that in mind, here’s a quick six-question tax quiz that most Americans wouldn’t score […]

How to Keep Your Spirits Up During Your Job Search

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If you’ve been in a job search for more than a few weeks you may be experiencing the feelings of defeat and despair, not to mention the urge to give up. It’s been a tough year, and then some, for those who have lost jobs for whatever reason. Interviewing with no second interviews or offers […]

Five Signs You’re Successful — Whether You Know It Or Not

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For years we clung to an outdated definition of career success. In the old definition of success, successful people were people who had “big” jobs and earned tons of money. You could tell the successful people apart from everybody else by their clothes, their cars, their houses and other material things. Now we know better. […]

How to fund a long retirement

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You’re saving for retirement. But, like many Americans, you’re probably not sure whether you have (or will have) enough in your nest egg to fund your retirement. What’s more, you might not be sure how best to manage some of the major risks you’ll likely face in retirement such as longevity, investment, inflation, health and […]

SCIO Health Analytics Featured in New Society of Actuaries Report

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SCIO Health Analytics today announced that its accuracy in predicting risk was featured in the October 2016 “Accuracy of Claims-Based Risk Scoring Models” report from the Society of Actuaries (SOA). SCIO’s Prospective Cost of Care Model was one of only four models evaluated in the report that combines diagnosis, pharmacy and prior cost data in predicting […]