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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-28-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Latitude30
Exam studying easier or harder due to lockdowns?

My family says it means you should be so prepared
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-27-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
Maybe it’s time we do that here. This isn’t a...

Maybe it’s time we do that here. This isn’t a joke we are in a serious epidemic
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-27-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
This book from 1909 called “The Machine Stops”...

This book from 1909 called “The Machine Stops” eerily describes the situation we could be entering right now abstractly speaking.

Read the plot of this science fiction book. Note it was written...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-27-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
They resolved their outbreak and all their new...

They resolved their outbreak and all their new cases are imported cases so it’s common sense.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-27-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,234
Posted By Latitude30
We have never as a world gone so green and cut...

We have never as a world gone so green and cut carbon emissions like we have the last 2 weeks, and this could have an effect on restoring habitats, maintaining existing global temperatures, slowing...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-24-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,022
Posted By Latitude30
They are contemplating moving spring exams up...

They are contemplating moving spring exams up earlier due to a window of opportunity reopening things before the next lock down

We could be looking at early April spring SOA exams so I would be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-24-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
Trump is trying to open stuff up next week

Trump is trying to open stuff up next week
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-22-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
The idea is you wouldn’t treat any of them in a...

The idea is you wouldn’t treat any of them in a hospital. You would count on them resting and letting their natural immune systems fight it off
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-22-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
I thought of this actually Take all young...

I thought of this actually

Take all young healthy people away from old people and infect them with corona at the same time deliberately then quarantine them all with each other then 14-21 days...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-22-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
I would hope everyone has at least 6 months of...

I would hope everyone has at least 6 months of savings right ? So nobody is hurting over this whatsoever. People all saved up in their 6 months emergency funds or longer
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-18-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,196
Posted By Latitude30
I hate to say it but giving everyone $1,000 is...

I hate to say it but giving everyone $1,000 is like putting a paper cup in a bonfire out of lumber .... in other words it does zilch

The stream of money not a splash , is the only stimulus worth...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 846
Posted By Latitude30
Well the people I know in Florida are going out...

Well the people I know in Florida are going out and eating at restaurants and going to outlets and publix and saying they will need to expand Florida’s turnpike to 10 lanes
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 846
Posted By Latitude30
My family is telling me in Florida the older...

My family is telling me in Florida the older people are saying “what corona?”
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 846
Posted By Latitude30
All contained to one area

All contained to one area
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 846
Posted By Latitude30
People moving down south to Florida from up north at record rates

If this doesn’t do it nothing does

Up north
Corona virus
AND higher taxes
AND no outdoor weather except 3 months out of the year
AND small businesses forced to close till August
AND new...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Latitude30
So when you call Bank of America and enter your...

So when you call Bank of America and enter your date of birth and 16 digit account number it says

Your account balance ...is.... three million seven hundred twenty two thousand nine hundred...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Latitude30
My understanding is for most actuaries you can...

My understanding is for most actuaries you can retire permanently at age 40 usually
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Latitude30
How long could you live on $0.00 income before you would be in a need help situation?

Or have most of you saved enough that this wouldn’t be a worry if you went till 100 on $0.00/year?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-14-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Latitude30
Happy Pi Day

We can round pi = 3.1420
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-14-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
Kids home from school the rest of semester means...

Kids home from school the rest of semester means you all will be 1-income families now
Forum: General Actuarial 03-12-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,980
Posted By Latitude30
I can see a situation where SOA will do all of...

I can see a situation where SOA will do all of the following:

1) Offer special full refunds on exam fees without exception for all who are not comfortable or able to take exam the usual way

2)...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 03-12-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,503
Posted By Latitude30
I can see a situation where SOA will do all of...

I can see a situation where SOA will do all of the following:

1) Offer special full refunds on exam fees without exception for all who are not comfortable or able to take exam the usual way

2)...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
I never discussed quarantine procedures. I said...

I never discussed quarantine procedures. I said that there’s no simple procedures.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
When people said the solution to Medicare...

When people said the solution to Medicare babyboomers retiring and low birth rates to cover “pay as you go”, was take away all the old people, Corona is doing even this and now we see why these...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-10-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4,552
Views: 267,777
Posted By Latitude30
So this will be the new norm. No more face...

So this will be the new norm.

No more face to face anything
No more socializing with friends
No more events
Even SOA exams should be done on screens at home

You will be isolated from...
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