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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 15,788
Posted By JMO
:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 256
Posted By JMO
I think it matters whether this is for US or for...

I think it matters whether this is for US or for Canada.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By JMO
In an actual interview, yeah, give a list of the...

In an actual interview, yeah, give a list of the considerations in making such an assessment. For this, you don't need the actual numbers, so researching them is not an issue. The questions you...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,680
Posted By JMO
I did NOT say I could tell when I walked out of...

I did NOT say I could tell when I walked out of the exam. My comment specified that I could usually tell just a few days after the exam.
If the OP was all about how people felt coming out of the...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By JMO
Has the Academy made any announcement about this?...

Has the Academy made any announcement about this? Has the NAIC?

ETA - It's clearer on the SOA sides. ASA has never as far as I know been considered adequate - in fact there was a period during...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Yesterday, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By JMO
If a ground level analyst tried to tell me about...

If a ground level analyst tried to tell me about the overall state of his LOB, I would assume the person is in over his head and probably doesn't even realize it. In other words, my overall...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20,034
Views: 2,043,887
Posted By JMO
For the astronomer's view, google precession of...

For the astronomer's view, google precession of exquinoxes. It's a wobble.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20,034
Views: 2,043,887
Posted By JMO
Google tells me that the Aquarian age will last...

Google tells me that the Aquarian age will last about 2000 years. TIL.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-20-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 65,677
Posted By JMO
The image is incredibly ugly. Just sayin'

The image is incredibly ugly. Just sayin'
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20,034
Views: 2,043,887
Posted By JMO
This sentence is a perfect response to some 80%...

This sentence is a perfect response to some 80% of the stuff I see posted on the AO.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-19-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 15,788
Posted By JMO
And will you not get another raise unless you...

And will you not get another raise unless you find somebody to bid up your price tag?
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 07-18-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,828
Posted By JMO
That argument eventually won over the SOA. ...

That argument eventually won over the SOA. Career ASAs now get to vote.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-17-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,045
Posted By JMO
Why not some of each?? it will take longer to pay...

Why not some of each?? it will take longer to pay off, but as a long-term goal, it's better to have a balance. (Rather than the false dichotomy propounded by some folks in this thread.)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-17-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,045
Posted By JMO
Owning your home is a reasonable hedge against...

Owning your home is a reasonable hedge against increases in rent. Although there's still taxes and upkeep, but that's a lot less than total rent would be.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,804
Posted By JMO
"By not hiring me, you're breaking the law." ...

"By not hiring me, you're breaking the law." Nonsense. I'm not hiring anybody and that is definitely not illegal.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-16-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 244,638
Posted By JMO
:iatp: love this!!

:iatp:
love this!!
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,804
Posted By JMO
How do you find time provide so much value to...

How do you find time provide so much value to your employer when you spend the day trolling the AO?

Not that I care. With your attitude, I think most employers would be glad not to hire you.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,827
Posted By JMO
Well, I thought this was his actual question, but...

Well, I thought this was his actual question, but what do I know?
Actually, I guess it turned out not to be a question anyway by the time he was done.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-16-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20,034
Views: 2,043,887
Posted By JMO
That thread got better before it got worse. I...

That thread got better before it got worse. I wonder why I still look at threads in Careers.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,827
Posted By JMO
I believe that NYL publishes their program online.

I believe that NYL publishes their program online.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 07-15-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,680
Posted By JMO
Would you like some cheese with that whine?

Would you like some cheese with that whine?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-15-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,369
Posted By JMO
:iatp: (edited to clarify who I was...

:iatp:

(edited to clarify who I was approving)
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-15-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,369
Posted By JMO
Work at what you love, love the work you do. It...

Work at what you love, love the work you do. It takes both parts.



That was my plan for after retirement. It's still not happening.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 07-15-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,680
Posted By JMO
"Older FSAs" FWIW, I am no longer an FSA....

"Older FSAs"

FWIW, I am no longer an FSA. And I'm not claiming the exams are great, just sharing my personal experience.

Also, see this thread -...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 07-15-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,680
Posted By JMO
Maybe the problem isn't with the exam, but with...

Maybe the problem isn't with the exam, but with faulty and inconsistent self-assessments.

A day or two after the exam, I could usually accurately predict whether or not I had passed.
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