Dominik Briault on actuaries in estate planning

For actuaries involved in the pricing and design of life insurance products, the sales process can be a bit of a mystery. Dominik Briault, FCIA, has seen both sides of the equation, first as a pricing actuary and now as an employee of an estate-planning organization. He joins us to share his experiences and provide advice for others looking to enter this non-traditional area of practice.

Remembering Brian Burnell

In 2022, the CIA presented its first set of Lifetime Awards for volunteer service. One of the recipients was long-time CIA member Brian Burnell, who passed away in 2021. In this episode, Paul Burnell, FCIA, joins us to talk about his father’s career and the influence that Brian had on his own decision to also become an actuary.

What does it mean for actuaries to act in the public interest?

The CIA is guided by a set of principles. The first, in both order and importance, states: “In carrying out its activities and programs, the Institute holds the duty of the profession to the public above the needs of the profession and its members.” This has been an area of much discussion for members and stakeholders. What duty does the profession hold to the public? How do we define the notion...

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