Polls

How will SAM affect the South African insurance industry?

  • Higher costs, lower returns to shareholders and policyholders. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Virtually no lasting change (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Higher costs but also greatly improved risk management and capital allocation (0%, 0 Votes)
  • The ongoing costs won't actually be that high, and there should be some improvements in risk and capital management (0%, 0 Votes)
  • It's going to haul our industry from the dark ages into the light. Advantages will definitely outweigh the downsides (100%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 0

Start Date: 25/09/2012 @ 1:59 pm
End Date: 25/12/2012 @ 1:59 pm

Are you reading this site because of a school or university project?

  • No (62%, 18 Votes)
  • Yes (38%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 29

Start Date: 25/09/2012 @ 1:57 pm
End Date: 25/05/2013 @ 1:57 pm

What is the ideal composition of an Actuarial Committee?

  • Mixture of skills, majority actuaries (100%, 4 Votes)
  • Independents are good, but they must have the right (not necessarily actuarial) skills to add valuable perspectives (0%, 0 Votes)
  • An actuarial committee is a waste of time anyway (0%, 0 Votes)
  • One actuary is plenty (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Mixture of skills, actuaries should be in the minority (0%, 0 Votes)
  • All actuaries, including some independents. You need the actuarial expertise and inside business knowledge, but without some independent voices issues may be overlooked (0%, 0 Votes)
  • All actuaries, all internal. They have the best understanding of that specific business and actuarial issues. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 4

Start Date: 25/09/2012 @ 1:52 pm
End Date: 25/12/2012 @ 1:52 pm

Economic performance in 2012 for South Africa

  • is about the same as 2011 (50%, 4 Votes)
  • is better than 2011 (25%, 2 Votes)
  • is worse than 2011 (25%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 8

Start Date: 01/05/2012 @ 10:49 pm
End Date: 31/12/2012 @ 12:00 pm

What are Bitcoins to you?

  • An irrelevant, overhyped fad that is entirely unsuitable as a curency (83%, 5 Votes)
  • What's a Bitcoin? (17%, 1 Votes)
  • The future of currencies and transactions with security, anonymity and no central control or debasement (0%, 0 Votes)
  • An irrelevant, overhyped fad (0%, 0 Votes)
  • An important complement to traditional money (0%, 0 Votes)
  • An interesting idea, but I'm not sure what it means practically (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 6

Start Date: 01/05/2012 @ 10:45 pm
End Date: 31/12/2012 @ 12:00 pm

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.