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Forum: General Actuarial 10-22-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,524
Posted By silverfox
Do they generally make public the employer...

Do they generally make public the employer feedback that they get? I'd like to see what the powerhouses say
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-16-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,116
Posted By silverfox
I've been looking for the pretty blue book that...

I've been looking for the pretty blue book that they bring to conferences. I'm pretty sure it's the book that they reference in the "Corrections and clarifications" here. ...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-16-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,935
Posted By silverfox
Not the same at all, but I would consider the...

Not the same at all, but I would consider the recent merger of napslo and aamga to form wsia a success. Anything to be learned there?

There was so much overlap in membership that both conferences...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-16-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,681
Posted By silverfox
I think divorce after losing the CAS's identity...

I think divorce after losing the CAS's identity would be near impossible. We should vote as if it's not an option.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-16-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,681
Posted By silverfox
It's an exercise in strategy and thought as...

It's an exercise in strategy and thought as opposed to a solution. If you were to structure something like this, you would write into the bylaws that if any group merged with the CAS, CAS members...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-16-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,681
Posted By silverfox
I'll direct you to the poison pill chapter

I'll direct you to the poison pill chapter
Forum: General Actuarial 10-16-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 162,681
Posted By silverfox
Can I post an excerpt to a book or is this too...

Can I post an excerpt to a book or is this too long to be considered an excerpt?


http://imgur.com/a/wYTmkmb
https://imgur.com/a/wYTmkmb




Thinking Strategically
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-15-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,116
Posted By silverfox
Hey meepo, I bought your girl, Dr. R's, book on...

Hey meepo, I bought your girl, Dr. R's, book on R. I like it so far. Very affordable. Great for a noob like me. I also tried to buy the cspa text for data visualization, but couldn't figure out how...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-15-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,861
Posted By silverfox
That's true. I'll rephrase. Instead of asking,...

That's true. I'll rephrase. Instead of asking, why should actuaries be doing... you should ask, why shouldn't actuaries be doing...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-15-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,116
Posted By silverfox
It feels like two complacent organizations trying...

It feels like two complacent organizations trying to combine to make one giant complacent organization, to me. If we want a strategic advantage, my suggestion would be to make learning free to...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-15-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,861
Posted By silverfox
I broaden the role that I believe actuaries have...

I broaden the role that I believe actuaries have to include RPA. I consider myself an A-Z actuary that starts with providing value to the insurance buyer that transcends just providing an insurance...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-11-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
Update to above. I'd been in contact with the EC...

Update to above. I'd been in contact with the EC and after some investigation, we've found that I'd been misinformed and the test was submitted appropriately online. Apologies for any confusion and...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
Still no response from CAS. Practice exam...

Still no response from CAS. Practice exam expired. We had to use disaster plan C to take the exam.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
You just delete all emails that come in on...

You just delete all emails that come in on holidays? I figured more time to respond.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
Well I'm not really here to debate whether they...

Well I'm not really here to debate whether they made the right decision. Just the stupidity of expiring the practice exam with no opportunity to spin up the environment again and the unresponsiveness...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
I don't know how removed from the test taking...

I don't know how removed from the test taking experience you are, but I remember the days when every CAS practice exam was gold.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
Well if it was a repackaged publicly available...

Well if it was a repackaged publicly available exam, I'm not aware. All I know is on this page and that we were unable to spin up the practice exam once it expired.
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Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
Maybe it was. I didn't look at it or care to ask.

Maybe it was. I didn't look at it or care to ask.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
We couldn't load the practice exam at work so I...

We couldn't load the practice exam at work so I guess you're suggesting that they run home, transcribe the exam, and then go back to work.

How do you think the CAS would feel about transcribing...
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
There should really just be a sandbox to play in...

There should really just be a sandbox to play in with no expiration. This is just set up for problems and frustration.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
It would be a waste of a practice exam to not...

It would be a waste of a practice exam to not take it at all. I think there was a window that they were allowed to take it. I don't think it was unlimited.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
CAS not replying is downright rude too.

CAS not replying is downright rude too.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
There's only one opportunity to take the True...

There's only one opportunity to take the True Ability test. To not be able to take it at all would be unfair compared to others that do so they went home and took it. There should be an open...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 05-31-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 74,985
Posted By silverfox
:hi:

:hi:
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-31-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,697
Posted By silverfox
They tried in the office and then went home to...

They tried in the office and then went home to take the practice exam. They had to make a choice whether to work through IT issues over the holiday weekend and possibly not have the opportunity to...
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