Site Description The American Academy of Actuaries; "the public policy, communications, and professionalism organization for all the actuaries in the United States." The official website of the Society of Actuaries providing news, resources, and career opportunities for actuaries. Potential clients may also find this site helpful in research. The website of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries devoted to "Actuaries, Consultants, Administrators, and other Benefits Professionals." Internal Revenue Service homepage. The IRS is the government agency that deals primarily with taxes, providing services and data vital to actuarial firms as well as their clients. Social Security Administration site. This administration regulates social security and welfare programs for all Americans. This site allows visitors to apply for social security programs and clearly explain governmental actions in the ever-changing administration. The Federal Reserve is in charge of regulating the U.S. economic structure. This committee raises and lowers interest rates on nearly a monthly basis, greatly affecting those with investments, pensions, and benefits. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) site. The PBGC is a federal corporation created by ERISA to protect the pensions of the American workers and retirees in defined benefit pension plans.