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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-22-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 50,471
Posted By Yamamay
Some of those countries have free tap water.

Some of those countries have free tap water.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-22-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 50,471
Posted By Yamamay
You can get vaccines done for cheap in some...

You can get vaccines done for cheap in some countries. Yellow fever is 40$ in Thailand.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-08-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 156,923
Posted By Yamamay
Six months was well enough to prepare for it, but...

Six months was well enough to prepare for it, but it was not enough to engage in a discussion with the CAS*about the issues of TBE. It was already too late to challenge this decision and its...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-08-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By Yamamay
Just cause you can't really compare the...

Just cause you can't really compare the difficulty of OC1 to that of the other actuarial exams. And it's an online Course.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-07-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 156,923
Posted By Yamamay
It's not like there was a vote but there were...

It's not like there was a vote but there were certainly a lot of people complaining about it on the AO when it was first announced.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-07-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By Yamamay
OC1 is not an exam.

OC1 is not an exam.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-07-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 156,923
Posted By Yamamay
Reminds me of TBE for exam 5. It was sprung on us...

Reminds me of TBE for exam 5. It was sprung on us and was unpopular.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-13-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,142
Posted By Yamamay
I thought AXIS was 5k and SAS around 3 or 4k ? In...

I thought AXIS was 5k and SAS around 3 or 4k ? In CAD.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-12-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,142
Posted By Yamamay
Ontario. :shake2:

Ontario. :shake2:
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-12-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,142
Posted By Yamamay
You all ignoring the differences in college...

You all ignoring the differences in college tuition?
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-12-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,142
Posted By Yamamay
Only thing that indicates OP is smart is that he...

Only thing that indicates OP is smart is that he passed IFM a month-ish after C. And there's no such thing as being too smart to go into act sci anyways.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-11-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,432
Posted By Yamamay
Canada Don't Canadians have higher pass rates?

Don't Canadians have higher pass rates?
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-29-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,461
Posted By Yamamay
Thanks for the explanation.

Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-27-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,461
Posted By Yamamay
Although annuities are also well-liked because...

Although annuities are also well-liked because they can help offset some of the mortality risk of a block of life insurance.

Using the model of ROE = risk-free rate + risk premium, it seems to me...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-27-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,461
Posted By Yamamay
I don't work in annuities either. In percentage,...

I don't work in annuities either. In percentage, I don't see why. In dollar amount, maybe so if taxes and commissions are a fixed percentage of the price since low interest means higher price of the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-27-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,461
Posted By Yamamay
That doesn't really make it more expensive if you...

That doesn't really make it more expensive if you compare it to the best estimate of the PV of the annuity.

Although maybe that comes with an increased uncertainty that mandates higher...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-26-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,461
Posted By Yamamay
I imagine there'd be 30% lost in commissions and...

I imagine there'd be 30% lost in commissions and profit, so my guess is yes, it's too expensive. I was hoping you'd have the knowledge I'm lacking to provide an enlightened opinion on this.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-25-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,461
Posted By Yamamay
Do you disagree with those people ?

Do you disagree with those people ?
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 08-16-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 59,488
Posted By Yamamay
When I practice exam questions, I typically just...

When I practice exam questions, I typically just imagine how I'd solve the problem, and then just look at the solution to see if I was right. Only in the last few weeks before the exam do I actually...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-15-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,337
Posted By Yamamay
Using your ears I assume.

Using your ears I assume.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-15-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By Yamamay
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Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 08-15-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 59,488
Posted By Yamamay
I'd keep practicing in Excel for a while longer.

I'd keep practicing in Excel for a while longer.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-15-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By Yamamay
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-13-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By Yamamay
Your logic is that brokers are relatively...

Your logic is that brokers are relatively unaffected by soft or hard market whereas carriers will profit from the coming hard market?
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-11-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By Yamamay
Most people will answer with the "type of...

Most people will answer with the "type of industry" they work in, since that's the type they've chosen. Not much value in this poll.
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