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Foundation Helps High School Students Prepare for Their Financial Futures
At a time of widespread economic turmoil and financial challenge, it is more important than ever that children are given the knowledge and skills they need to manage their money wisely and to make smart decisions for the future. In response, the Actuarial Foundation has released “Building Your Future,” an engaging and relevant financial literacy curriculum to help teens master the foundational elements of personal finance and to prepare for life after high school. To find out more about this new curriculum visit www.actuarialfoundation.org/publications/BuildingYourFuturePR.shtml.

ERM Research Excellence Award Winner Announced
Each year, The Actuarial Foundation presents an award of excellence for the best overall paper submitted in response to a call for papers issued in conjunction with the ERM Symposium. The award not only recognizes excellence but also significant contributions to the growing body of ERM knowledge and research.   

B. John Manistre, FSA, FCIA, MAAA, won the 2009 Actuarial Foundation’s ERM Research Excellence Award for his paper “A Risk Management Tool for Long Liabilities: The Static Control Model.” To download the paper, visit The Foundation’s Web site.

It’s Back to School for Many Actuaries….
Every fall, actuaries across the U.S. gear up for the start of another new school year. Actuaries have been mentoring students in math classrooms through The Actuarial Foundation’s Advancing Student Achievement program for over 10 years. From playing math games with elementary school kids to helping high school students prepare for math competitions, there is a wide variety of programs out there. To learn about programs near you, visit The Foundation's Website or contact asa@actfnd.org.   

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