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Go Big, or Go Home

Helping agencies and brokerage firms of all sizes to be Analytically-Based, Data-DrivenSM is the core mission of SIGMA.  In today’s market, you hear a lot about the need for analytics.  Our good friends, Frank Pennachio and Susan Toussaint, at Oceanus Partners addressed this subject in a recent white paper.  This paper is featured in this […]

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Gross vs. Net Retained Reserves: Considerations for Year End 2015 Actuarial Reports

Many companies have a liability associated with retained losses through self-insured retentions or large deductible programs for a wide array of risks. These can include workers compensation, automobile liability, general liability, medical professional liability, and property. Most companies use an actuarial report to determine the net retained liabilities for these risks. However, many auditors and […]

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SIGMA’s Collateral Survey Results and Analysis

By Michelle Bradley, ACAS, MAAA, ARM, CERA and Lucy Zhang In the last quarter of 2014, SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group invited a group of insurance brokers, risk management consultants, and risk management staff of self-funded concerns to participate in a survey regarding collateral.  This survey was similar to the ones conducted by SIGMA in 2009 […]

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The Analytical Broker and Confidence Intervals

During the past few months, I have argued that becoming and being an “Analytical Broker” is key to continued success both as a producer and as an agency or brokerage firm. Here at SIGMA, we are committed to providing education and guidance to support your effort to improve your analytical capabilities. In this blog, I […]

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Reserve Allocation by Entity

By Michelle Bradley, ACAS, MAAA, ARM, CERA and Enoch Starnes Through a series of blog posts, SIGMA has begun to address some common questions, requirements, and issues based on our previous experience with clients and auditors. Prior entries have focused on qualifications and factors surrounding the actuarial analysis. In this post, we’d like to dive […]

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“Blocking and Tackling” as an Analytical Broker

As we continue with this year’s series on being an Analytical Broker, I wanted to emphasize the importance of fundamentals. Being an Analytical Broker requires certain fundamental “blocking and tackling” skills which must be mastered before higher level analytics can be considered.  In this case, “blocking and tackling” refers to your ability to interpret loss projections […]

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