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Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 04-27-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
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Arrow Spring Specialty Seminar

Hello,

If you are now thinking of sitting for the "spring" exam, since the exam date has been pushed into July, MATE can still offer you all of our seminar services. The seminar was recorded so...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 03-27-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
EC help

Hello,

Your second formula is set up right but it is not equal to "EC of IF business" as you have stated. It is equal to "the in-force business expected increase in IBV"

So it should be (see...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-28-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Seattle Seminar

You should have received an email from me on Thursday morning with a list of items to bring. You will not need your MATE manual unless you want to use it while you are there.

Let me know if you...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 02-28-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,001
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Duncan risk book on pg. 287, Table 13.5

It is using the classic premium build up formula:

Premium = (Claims + All fixed costs)/(1 - %_of_Premium)

98.06 = (86.10 + 2 + 8) / (1 - 0.02)

Premium tax = 0.02 * 98.06 = 1.96
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 02-22-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,344
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Case Study

The new FV case study is posted.

https://www.soa.org/education/exam-req/syllabus-study-materials/edu-updates-exam-group-health-finance-val/
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-18-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
GHDP-136-20

I agree there a couple things that could use some further assumptions stated in this study note. I will give my comments on each below:

The pooled premium amount implicitly has retention built...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-08-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,714
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
You must be in the same line of work ;-) ... and...

You must be in the same line of work ;-) ... and now it is the sprint to slice and dice this case study looking for the nuggets!
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,714
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Spring 2020 DP Case Study

The SOA has released the Case Study. They updated a few sections from last fall. They did not mention if the case study applies to only segment C or A, and so I am assuming that it will apply to...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-08-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,714
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Ya good call

Ya good call
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-06-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,714
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Answer Straight Quote From Text

Ya the comment on this one was a little concerning. They made it seem this was a question that could be answered by using some common actuarial sense. At least I think that is what they meant by...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-06-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,714
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
It's technically off syllabus

I would not feel like that at all ...

First off they said r^2 but what they really meant was s^2.

r^2 is a sample correlation coefficient estimator
s^2 is a sample variance estimator
...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 02-04-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,344
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow 2019 FSA exam solutions are posted

The SOA has posted the exam solutions.

https://www.soa.org/education/exam-req/syllabus-study-materials/edu-multiple-choice-exam
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 02-04-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,714
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow 2019 FSA exam solutions are posted

The SOA has posted the exam solutions.

https://www.soa.org/education/exam-req/syllabus-study-materials/edu-multiple-choice-exam
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 02-04-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,001
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow 2019 FSA exam solutions are posted

The SOA has posted the exam solutions.

https://www.soa.org/education/exam-req/syllabus-study-materials/edu-multiple-choice-exam
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-30-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow Spring 2020 MATE Seminars by Segment

Hello AO users,

We are pleased to announce that we will be able to accommodate Segment attendees to our seminars this spring. The seminars will be in Seattle, and the cost will be $575 per...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 01-30-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow Spring 2020 MATE Seminars by Segment

Hello AO users,

We are pleased to announce that we will be able to accommodate Segment attendees to our seminars this spring. The seminars will be in Seattle, and the cost will be $575 per...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 01-16-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow Additional MATE Seminar (Spring 2020)

Speciality exam takers,

Our Seattle specialty seminar has filled up so we have added another seminar in Denver. The seminar will be held on March 30th & 31st. All of the other details can be...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 01-09-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow MATE "Advanced" Seminar

Hello,

I am pleased to announce that MATE will be offering a take home seminar for the "Advanced" (DP-A & FV-A) exam in Spring 2020. The material will be mailed out to you around early March. ...
Forum: Group & Health Specialty Exam 11-03-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow Spring 2020 Specialty Syllabus Released

The SOA has released the spring 2020 syllabus.
https://www.soa.org/globalassets/assets/files/edu/2020/spring/syllabi/spring-2020-exam-gh-specialty-syllabi.pdf

The Specialty exam has only a few...
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 11-03-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow Spring 2020 DP Syllabus Released

The SOA has released the spring 2020 syllabus.
https://www.soa.org/globalassets/assets/files/edu/2020/spring/syllabi/spring-2020-exam-gh-design-pricing-syllabi.pdf

The Pricing & Design exam has...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 11-03-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Arrow Spring 2020 Syllabus Released

The SOA has released the spring 2020 syllabus. There is not any changes for FV. If you are planning on sitting for Advanced segments DP-A then there are a few changes that will impact you.

The...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 10-26-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,344
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
GHFV-132-19 EV formula

Hello DarchArvor,

Note that particular formula for EV is specific to this particular study note (GHFV-132-19). I would not recommend using it on any other type of problem except for that...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 09-10-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,344
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Climbing Bum, Well to really go deep here I will...

Climbing Bum, Well to really go deep here I will add another comment. I agree with you that they are not mutually exclusive. So I do not think we are in disagreement on that front. I would say that...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 09-09-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 50,344
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Reserve vs Liability

Hey Climbing Bum,

In general the advise I give is to stick to what is said on the syllabus. I would say that an exception to that rule is if there happens to be a formula error in the source...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 09-09-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By MATEseminars.dc
Advanced Spring 2019 #2

Hey sodewah,

The solution for this problem is unfortunately incorrect. There were a few errors, but the biggest one was the idea that "a PDR should be set up to offset a future loss". This...
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