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Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 11:38 AM
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Posted By twig93
While it's true that people who die early come...

While it's true that people who die early come out ahead by claiming at the earliest opportunity, unless you know that you're going to be one of the early deaths, claiming early is a big risk. What...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:16 AM
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Posted By twig93
And the stuff to make it not stick to itself. ...

And the stuff to make it not stick to itself. Like a bag of beef jerky... they have to coat the jerky in something so the pieces don't all stick together. Could contain flour (glutenous) and/or...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:09 AM
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Posted By twig93
I think he just translated something from...

I think he just translated something from Portuguese to... British maybe? Certainly not American as I have no idea what either of those is.

I have heard for pasteles de Belem and have a vague...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:04 AM
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Posted By twig93
:lol: Love tv editors!

:lol: Love tv editors!
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 09:59 AM
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Posted By twig93
I'm not sure how to interpret the following: ...

I'm not sure how to interpret the following:



Does that mean that 38% of the 30% who filed when they were 62 wish they had filed later? Or does it mean that 38% of everyone (which necessarily...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-18-2019, 04:28 PM
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Posted By twig93
Just watched. Hubby got up during the couples...

Just watched. Hubby got up during the couples meeting at the end and I was like “this is the part that isn’t accurate!”

Rulebreaker, I always thought you were an actuary. Was surprised when you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-17-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,428
Posted By twig93
Yeah, I've seen cases where they switched the job...

Yeah, I've seen cases where they switched the job descriptions around / moved some money around to accommodate the talent pool they actually had. i.e. 1 Fellow position & 1 EL position morphs into 2...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 05-17-2019, 02:32 PM
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Views: 268,092
Posted By twig93
Yeah, on an individual level that description of...

Yeah, on an individual level that description of insurance is bonkers. The whole point is that there's winners & losers and you're willing to take a huge chance of losing a little in order to avoid...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-17-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By twig93
RIP. I'm actually not a huge fan of the pyramid...

RIP. I'm actually not a huge fan of the pyramid (seems very out of place), but I do like most of his other works, including the Museum of Islamic Art.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-17-2019, 09:39 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By twig93
To be clear, he didn't design The Louvre...

To be clear, he didn't design The Louvre itself... that was first built in the 12th century and added onto / modified many many times over the centuries. He designed the pyramid in front of The...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 05-17-2019, 09:29 AM
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Views: 268,092
Posted By twig93
Hoo boy, I can't wait to hear Bruce's rebuttal to...

Hoo boy, I can't wait to hear Bruce's rebuttal to this!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-16-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By twig93
Public school is usually the biggest chunk by...

Public school is usually the biggest chunk by far. Police, fire fighters, EMTs, road construction/repair crews, parks, jails, libraries, mayor / city council members, probably a bunch of stuff I'm...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-16-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,472
Posted By twig93
We watched the first two episodes & liked them. ...

We watched the first two episodes & liked them. We're waiting for when we have a chunk of time to binge watch as many more as we can on the free trial period.

Probably won't subscribe to YouTube...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-15-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,887
Posted By twig93
Or, more accurately: no way the germophobe would...

Or, more accurately: no way the germophobe would sleep with Mr. Rulebreaker.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-13-2019, 02:35 PM
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Views: 166
Posted By twig93
Same, but RIP.

Same, but RIP.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-10-2019, 03:08 PM
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Views: 341
Posted By twig93
Flourless chocolate cake? Will still have sugar...

Flourless chocolate cake? Will still have sugar in it, so not zero carb, but lower than a lot of cakes. And some aren't all that sweet either.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-10-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,040
Posted By twig93
100% Agree. Yes & no. Be prepared for them...

100% Agree.

Yes & no. Be prepared for them to do this (so probably a good idea to remove anything that might be considered offensive: anything gushing about how fantastic or terrible Donald Trump...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-10-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 341
Posted By twig93
Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-10-2019, 02:46 PM
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Views: 1,930
Posted By twig93
:clap: Congratulations Mama!

:clap: Congratulations Mama!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-10-2019, 09:43 AM
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Views: 5,098
Posted By twig93
:tup: :wave: It's crazy to think about!

:tup: :wave:
It's crazy to think about!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-09-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,565
Posted By twig93
:squintyeyes: Where did you learn this...

:squintyeyes: Where did you learn this "fact"?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-09-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 234,808
Posted By twig93
Probably how he calculated it too as "Pert" is...

Probably how he calculated it too as "Pert" is taught in high schools.

But you can get to $16.4 million with daily compounding too, which is more realistic, and pretty close to continuous.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-09-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,565
Posted By twig93
No kidding. If you wear glasses, find a good...

No kidding. If you wear glasses, find a good defogging spray because your glasses will fog up every time you step outside... even if only for a moment.

Also, unlike tornadoes, which only damage a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-09-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,565
Posted By twig93
That's why I suggested Philly suburbs. Close-ish...

That's why I suggested Philly suburbs. Close-ish to the in-laws, but much lower COL than NYC. Higher than some of the other places listed, but closer to NYC. Might be a compromise?

It's got...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-09-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,565
Posted By twig93
Yeah, I thought it was steep. So live in Ardmore...

Yeah, I thought it was steep. So live in Ardmore or Narbeth or some place like that which is close and nice but not subject to the tax. Or if you don't care about going downtown too much, save some...
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