The Early Warning System Against Insurance Company Failure

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Insurance company failures can and do happen. The industry association NOLHGA lists 82 companies that have gone into receivership since 1991. That’s almost 3 companies per year!   If you’re an officer or director of an insurance company or fraternal benefit society, this is the nightmare you want to avoid.   What is designed to […]




Miller & Newberg Ranked by A.M. Best as a Top Actuarial Firm

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

Annually, Best’s Review magazine publishes a list of the industry’s top actuarial firms. Miller & Newberg is pleased to report that in the survey released in the magazine’s December 2021 issue, we were listed as the fourth largest annuity and life insurance actuarial firm in the U.S. and Canada based on the magnitude of our […]




Miller & Newberg Celebrates Lori Newberg’s Leadership

Monday, April 4th, 2022

“It’s not what you take when you leave this world behind you, it’s what you leave behind you when you go.” – Randy Travis, “Three Wooden Crosses”         On April 1, the Miller & Newberg family gathered for a special event, a celebration of Lori Newberg’s 20+ years of leadership in the […]




COVID-19 Deaths: 2021 Was Worse than 2020. Should Pricing Change?

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

At Miller & Newberg, we are committed to providing our clients with the best possible information to make decisions that help their businesses prosper. COVID-19 is a classic example of a risk that impacts the entire industry, and company executives naturally wonder whether what is happening at their company is happening to the same extent […]




COVID-19 Deaths: What Our Aggregate Client Data Reveals

Monday, August 16th, 2021

For our clients, one benefit they receive by working with Miller & Newberg is that we can see trends emerging across multiple client companies, and then we use that knowledge to help each client better understand what is happening in their own company. The death claim impact of COVID-19 is an example of this.   […]




MN Speaks on Growing Sales Through Product Development

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

After a year without business travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is refreshing to see our industry starting to have some in-person events again. On May 27, 2021, the Fraternal Societies of Greater Pittsburgh held an event at which our Managing Director Chris Conklin was a featured speaker.   Chris’ topic was a key […]




NAIC Annuity Minimum Interest Rate Change

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

At Miller & Newberg, we make every effort to alert our clients to industry developments that are very important for insurance companies and fraternal benefit societies to know and act upon.   In recent years, as interest rates have fallen to record lows, the annuity industry has become increasingly concerned about the lifetime interest rate […]




Important Life Insurance Tax Code and Nonforfeiture Rate Changes

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

At Miller & Newberg, we make every effort to alert our clients to industry developments that are very important for insurance companies and fraternal benefit societies to know and act upon.   In the final days of 2020, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law a bill that the press characterized as a COVID-19 […]




Important Life Valuation and Nonforfeiture Rate Changes

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

At Miller & Newberg, we make every effort to alert our clients to industry developments that are not necessarily reported widely in the popular or industry press, but that nonetheless are very important for insurance companies and fraternal benefit societies to know and act upon.   A pair of those developments occurred on July 1, […]




2019 SOA Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

The 2019 SOA Annual Meeting held in Toronto was a success! Miller and Newberg’s booth in the exhibit hall was well-received and attendees enjoyed participating in our guessing game (what is the value of Canadian Smarties in the fishbowl). The team made some great connections!