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Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:33 AM
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I think cat bonds and stuff are related to...

I think cat bonds and stuff are related to reinsurance? In that case it would be beneficial to go to nyc since lots of reinsurers are in that area. But just keep in mind that what you think you know...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:30 AM
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Ive been in the industry for less than 10 years...

Ive been in the industry for less than 10 years and im still building my career. So im not sure. But my opinion is that actuarial doesnt have clear straightfoward hierarchy like other fields. This...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:13 AM
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Ow is actually prestigious in fjjnancial and...

Ow is actually prestigious in fjjnancial and management consulting. All my non actuarial friends in consulting know them although probably less name recognition amongst non consulting people.

What...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 12:01 AM
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Ehhhh lots of the work will be reserving and some...

Ehhhh lots of the work will be reserving and some pricing work. You should check bios of senior people at each office to see what their specialties are. That will give you some ideas. But chances are...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-19-2018, 02:46 PM
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Okay, thanks. So, - Table M: The aggregate...

Okay, thanks. So,

- Table M: The aggregate excess charge/saving based on unlimited claims (No per-occurrence limit / unlimited occurrences)
- Limited Table M: The aggregate excess charge/saving...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-19-2018, 02:33 PM
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Whats there to study other than familiarizing...

Whats there to study other than familiarizing yourself with it?
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 10:34 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
seems like lots of life insurance executives are...

seems like lots of life insurance executives are banking. Are they particularly profitable compared to p&c or health? I think profit margin in health and auto are something like 3%. What's an usual...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-18-2018, 10:13 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
what exactly is a difference between Limited...

what exactly is a difference between Limited Table M and Table L??
Both tables reflect per-occurrence limit. So, aren't they doing the same thing?
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-18-2018, 12:36 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
I might take this statement back in the future....

I might take this statement back in the future. But, I gotta say, studying for this exam after the exam 6 is like a breeze. The fact that I actually got to go through the TIA material twice and have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 11:19 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
how many years of experience do you have? thats...

how many years of experience do you have? thats probably a factor as well
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-18-2018, 11:04 AM
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oh shit bernegger paper is only like 13 pages? it...

oh shit bernegger paper is only like 13 pages? it might actually be faster to read the source than watch the videos
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-18-2018, 11:03 AM
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Which source materials were they? I'm mostly just...

Which source materials were they? I'm mostly just planning to read the GLM and fisher
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-17-2018, 01:38 PM
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I do account - accident year level analyses and...

I do account - accident year level analyses and then sum up to account level.
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-17-2018, 01:37 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Cool. so umbrella covers whatever the...

Cool. so umbrella covers whatever the underlying/primary policy doesn't cover. thanks
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-17-2018, 11:45 AM
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Thanks. I do WC reserving for self insured...

Thanks. I do WC reserving for self insured accounts and see them having aggregate coverage in addition to per-occurrence SIR. So, I'm familar with what agg. coverage does. But, have never come across...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-14-2018, 08:10 PM
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let me ask a stupid question here. umbrella is...

let me ask a stupid question here. umbrella is basically another name for an aggregate loss coverage, correct? Like the insured has paid out a certain cumulative amount out of its pocket for one or...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-14-2018, 07:06 PM
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I wonder if I ordered a wrong version of the...

I wonder if I ordered a wrong version of the study kit or something. The numbers like SAL and stuff are different from what TIA is using in problems. Is it justme?
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-14-2018, 02:11 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Cool. Thanks for clarifying!

Cool. Thanks for clarifying!
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-14-2018, 12:54 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
For drop down, what if the policy holder has 3...

For drop down, what if the policy holder has 3 losses and only 2 losses are full limit losses and the last one is 500K. And then, the 4th loss is 750K. In this case, does it work the same way? the...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-14-2018, 12:51 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
This might be unrealistic. But, for carryforward,...

This might be unrealistic. But, for carryforward, what if the year 1 loss ratio is 50%? Will the 15% difference in the loss ratio negate the loss ratio in year 2?
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-14-2018, 12:06 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
So is the general consensus that you should get...

So is the general consensus that you should get some other manuals in addition to TIA for problems? I've only used TIA for 5 and 6. and I was gonna use TIA and old exams for questions. But, is that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-12-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 74
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Posted By hjacjswo
Yea honestly, being in actuarial might be a waste...

Yea honestly, being in actuarial might be a waste of his abilities.
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-11-2018, 12:11 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Are you guys mostly going through the prctice...

Are you guys mostly going through the prctice problems now?
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-11-2018, 11:09 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
did you work in a data intensive role before the...

did you work in a data intensive role before the transition? Is the compensation and/or work that much better to choose it over finishing up the fellowship?
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-11-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,338
Posted By hjacjswo
Oh i missed that haha

Oh i missed that haha
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