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Forum: General Actuarial 10-05-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 61
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Views: 2,847
Posted By ryanhardlock
You're not dumb. You're just too concerned about...

You're not dumb. You're just too concerned about how you measure up. It's not a contest. Find your strengths and make sure to shine when the time comes.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-24-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By ryanhardlock
Confirm the model works on your cell phone...

Confirm the model works on your cell phone carrier's network before you buy it. Then the easiest way is to just take it into the store. You'll have to pay some bogus activation fee, but they'll do...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-24-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By ryanhardlock
Ah. Fair enough. Sounded like he was playing you....

Ah. Fair enough. Sounded like he was playing you. But birthday gift, okay.
If you buy refurb, you have be careful to get a legit refurb. Some just polish it up and call it refurbished. You want a...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-24-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By ryanhardlock
He doesn't take care of them because he doesn't...

He doesn't take care of them because he doesn't earn them. Honestly, why are you buying an adult child an iPhone?
You can't reach him because he's not putting in the effort to be reached.
If you...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-08-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By ryanhardlock
I have used Xmas light timers for this purpose,...

I have used Xmas light timers for this purpose, including brewing coffee. The mechanical ones work better than the digital ones.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-06-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,593
Posted By ryanhardlock
This thread is missing a big pro of being a PCP....

This thread is missing a big pro of being a PCP. You can work in just about any city. As a P&C actuary I have far fewer options. At this point in my career I can't relocate for various reasons. If...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-28-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 114,558
Posted By ryanhardlock
I play every other season. My goal is usually to...

I play every other season. My goal is usually to get high on the leaderboard without copying the leading build. The top couple hundred for Wizard HC all have the same build this season. I want to...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-27-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 114,558
Posted By ryanhardlock
I got the HC version of avarice conquest last...

I got the HC version of avarice conquest last night with a T13 bandit shrine.
I had never thought of stockpiling caches. That's a clever approach. In a prior season I had used the boon of the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-23-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,154
Posted By ryanhardlock
$180 / wk for groceries from Ralph's (Kroger) +...

$180 / wk for groceries from Ralph's (Kroger) + $300 every 2 months from Costco = $870 / mo if we assume 4 wks/mo
Two adults, two kids.
Does not include clothes but does include all other typical...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-17-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,768
Posted By ryanhardlock
I find that an odd view. Are you planning to wait...

I find that an odd view. Are you planning to wait until you're 34 then rush a marriage and kids before the biological clock turns over? (I got married at 23)

Do you consider a house an investment?...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-12-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,190
Posted By ryanhardlock
300% of base.

300% of base.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-12-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,190
Posted By ryanhardlock
Family medicine. Assume a base pay in this area...

Family medicine. Assume a base pay in this area of $160k. When she interviewed, they were all about that. Then there's bonuses and or profit sharing on top.



Ah, I didn't catch that. Well, at...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-12-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,190
Posted By ryanhardlock
Sorry. The CAS killed most of my humor. Money...

Sorry. The CAS killed most of my humor.
Money aside, she's a lot happier in her career than I am in mine. Important point for the spirit of this thread.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-12-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,190
Posted By ryanhardlock
How did you choose that number? ~4 years of Med...

How did you choose that number? ~4 years of Med school out of 14? You're forgetting residency. Most of her classmates continued to accrue more debt on that salary.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-12-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,190
Posted By ryanhardlock
Wife and I lived together in college, did same...

Wife and I lived together in college, did same math major together, at the same school, graduated same year.
She's an MD. I'm an FCAS. 14 years post undergrad, my life time earnings less school...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-14-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,153
Posted By ryanhardlock
Wife went to college as a math major with...

Wife went to college as a math major with intention of being a medical doctor. Panned out. If you get into a good math program, you'll be respected in any market...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-10-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,666
Posted By ryanhardlock
Even after you rotate know that you'll likely be...

Even after you rotate know that you'll likely be starting in the hole a bit. The old manager will talk to the new manager and start you off in a less than glowing light. You can certainly over come...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-11-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 114,558
Posted By ryanhardlock
Solo'd a Season 6 HC Crusader Grift 76 last...

Solo'd a Season 6 HC Crusader Grift 76 last night. I think I'll cap out at 78. Would put me in top 100 for season close.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-12-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,166
Posted By ryanhardlock
Got it. Sorry, I need to tune my troll hunting...

Got it. Sorry, I need to tune my troll hunting senses.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-12-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,166
Posted By ryanhardlock
Isn't that already handled via deductibles,...

Isn't that already handled via deductibles, limits, and umbrellas? When I call my agent, I get a lot of options.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-11-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 114,558
Posted By ryanhardlock
Solo'd a GR 60 Hardcore Season 6 last night in 8...

Solo'd a GR 60 Hardcore Season 6 last night in 8 mins.
Forum: Software & Technology 05-09-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 114,558
Posted By ryanhardlock
Solo'd GR 55, 7 mins last night. Not bad for 9...

Solo'd GR 55, 7 mins last night. Not bad for 9 days into the Season.
Forum: Finance - Investments 05-02-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,216
Posted By ryanhardlock
Completely pointless pre-age 40. Wife and I...

Completely pointless pre-age 40.
Wife and I graduated the same year from the same school with the same degree. She went to med school, I went to CAS exams. 10 years ago I calculated her net earnings...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-28-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,784
Posted By ryanhardlock
Agree with the low IQ comments. I worked a local...

Agree with the low IQ comments. I worked a local pizza shop for all 4 years of high school. Owner made me manager for a few months when he had to have surgery. He couldn't find a competent adult from...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-26-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,298
Posted By ryanhardlock
I assume the work load would increase pretty...

I assume the work load would increase pretty dramatically, certainly the stress. I've left jobs for slightly less salary at the new job but far better work hours. Felt like a raise to me.
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