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Forum: Life 06-25-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,710
Posted By OlderMan
I've used two methods in two companies with very...

I've used two methods in two companies with very different blocks of business.

In the first case, I was with two life and annuity companies--one a NY only sub of the other.

In their cases, I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-09-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,190
Posted By OlderMan
By the position of the wings in the first pic, it...

By the position of the wings in the first pic, it might be an anhinga.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-26-2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,243
Posted By OlderMan
Didn't I see this situation in a Scope Mouthwash...

Didn't I see this situation in a Scope Mouthwash commercial 30 years ago?
Forum: Surveys 08-24-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By OlderMan
Just got my results from a blood profile a couple...

Just got my results from a blood profile a couple of weeks ago--total 240. HDL is 80, but LDL is 160.
Forum: Professional Surveys 07-19-2005, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,374
Posted By OlderMan
Just FYI, there is a life/health group of...

Just FYI, there is a life/health group of companies in Orlando and a re-insurer, as well.

Also, some consultants.
Forum: Exams - General 11-11-2004, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By OlderMan
I was in the Albany area for 10 years. I only...

I was in the Albany area for 10 years. I only attended one meeting of the Adirondack Actuarial Club as a life actuary. I found it more geared to the P&C and government sides than the life side.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-09-2004, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,618
Posted By OlderMan
Re Structured Settlements At a former...

Re Structured Settlements

At a former employer--life subsidiary of a (then) large P&C company--the owner of the structured settlement contract was one of the P&C companies. As a result, the...
Forum: Surveys 06-22-2004, 04:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,057
Posted By OlderMan
Everyone--well, almost everyone--wants to go to...

Everyone--well, almost everyone--wants to go to Heaven.

The problem is: No one wants to die to get there.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-09-2004, 03:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,347
Posted By OlderMan
My least favorite is "ink pen." Is there...

My least favorite is "ink pen."
Is there another kind of pen????
Forum: Professional Surveys 01-15-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,101
Posted By OlderMan
I re-entered the actuarial field about 2 yrs ago...

I re-entered the actuarial field about 2 yrs ago after a hiatus of 8 yrs.
Although I found a job easily enough, it required a 1.5 hr drive each way (I realize it's not quite your 2 hr threshold).
I...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-15-2004, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,178
Posted By OlderMan
I wouldn't accept anything less than my current...

I wouldn't accept anything less than my current salary.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-09-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,883
Posted By OlderMan
Playing in AC once, I was down about $200 and...

Playing in AC once, I was down about $200 and ready to leave, but I bought another $100 of chips.
A guy at the far end of the table got the dice and rolled for close to a half hour.
I was making...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-09-2004, 06:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 111,758
Posted By OlderMan
I left the profession for (primarily) personal...

I left the profession for (primarily) personal reasons in 1984.
I managed restaurants/tended bar. Finally, I was a full-time, stay-at-home father, until about 2 yrs ago.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-22-2003, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By OlderMan
What town/county agency records deeds? Here...

What town/county agency records deeds?

Here if FL--Brevard County, anyway--it's the County Clerk. On the website you can find all sorts of info on recent sales (2 years, I think) such as sales...
Forum: Surveys 12-21-2003, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,804
Posted By OlderMan
My experience is two-fold. The first place...

My experience is two-fold.

The first place I lived in NYC offered you the option of making a deposit to an account in a near by bank. Then the total funds were distributed among all the building...
Forum: Life 07-29-2003, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,321
Posted By OlderMan
Mexican Mortality Tables

Anyone know a source--besides SOA's Table Manager--for Mexican mortality tables based on population data. (The SOA's Table Mgr has only insured life tables.)
Thanks
Forum: Fellowship Modules 07-17-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,966
Posted By OlderMan
Old Man, Don't forget, wine at lunch, too!!!

Old Man,

Don't forget, wine at lunch, too!!!
Forum: Life 07-10-2003, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,536
Posted By OlderMan
Annuity Dynamic Interest Guarantees

Has anyone filed or getting ready to file an annuity contract in one of the states where the new annuity SNFL allows dynamic interest rate guarantees.

How have you chosen to compute the rate based...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-08-2003, 01:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,176
Posted By OlderMan
I've always been partial to "The Steak House" at...

I've always been partial to "The Steak House" at the Circus Circus.
Forum: Life 06-30-2003, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,713
Posted By OlderMan
At renewal age 70, as well as some younger ages,...

At renewal age 70, as well as some younger ages, it looks like cash values can get as high as $65/M. Definitely NOT de minimus.
Forum: Life 06-30-2003, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,713
Posted By OlderMan
Term Insurance Nonforfeiture

We are reviewing a 10 year renewable term policy of an affiliated company.
This policy allows renewals through age 70, but there are no Cash Values associated with it.
What are they doing to comply...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2003, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,138
Posted By OlderMan
Married (first time) at 27 First child (Adopted...

Married (first time) at 27
First child (Adopted in China) at 44--the age my GRANDFATHER was when he became a grandfather.........
Forum: Exams - General 03-07-2003, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 27,038
Posted By OlderMan
When I was at "The Company You Keep" you got 3...

When I was at "The Company You Keep" you got 3 days study time per hour of exam--15 days for a 5 hour exam. It was a 7 hour workday, so it works out to 105 hrs for a 5 hr exam. You had to take...
Forum: Exams - General 03-07-2003, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 27,038
Posted By OlderMan
I used to work for "The Company you keep" back in...

I used to work for "The Company you keep" back in the mid- to late-70's.
Their policy (then) was pass at least one exam every other sitting.
If you failed two sittings in a row, the company could...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-12-2002, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,204
Posted By OlderMan
Wasn't it George Harrison who died of cancer?

Wasn't it George Harrison who died of cancer?
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