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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-12-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,462
Posted By DataDan
might see a rebound after the dip this week, but...

might see a rebound after the dip this week, but I still think risk>reward in stocks for at least another month.

ill continue to pile cash a little longer. I dont have any interest in buy...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-12-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 187,855
Posted By DataDan
stock market is drunk again

stock market is drunk again
Forum: Finance 10-11-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By DataDan
The thread got buried, but I got all my info from...

The thread got buried, but I got all my info from here once upon a time.

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=96717

the $10 app used to be the way to go-...
Forum: Group & Health Advanced Exam 10-11-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By DataDan
ive talked to a lot of FSA exam takers that seem...

ive talked to a lot of FSA exam takers that seem to hit a wall 3 weeks out from the exam. Almost word for word, they all say 'I dont even know what to look at'.

Keep pushing hard. everyday.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 10-11-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,911
Posted By DataDan
I love these after-party threads after a big...

I love these after-party threads after a big fight in political ends.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-10-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 187,855
Posted By DataDan
Ive been doing a similar strategy for a few...

Ive been doing a similar strategy for a few months. I even sold some stocks in Sept to get a better cash %. I dont like exposure to stocks right now (but still have the 401k doing its normal thing)....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-09-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,016
Posted By DataDan
it just shows how cheap I am. I had a...

it just shows how cheap I am.

I had a waitress chase me down in the parking lot a few weeks ago after I did not tip. I thought I was in for an argument, but she actually apologized for forgetting...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-09-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By DataDan
This is a nice loophole. I have helped my mother...

This is a nice loophole. I have helped my mother structure her pre-65 income such that she is getting ~900/month ACA subsidy. I think it will last 3 more years for her (until medicare), but I have my...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-08-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,138
Posted By DataDan
All I can think of is count of monte cristo...

All I can think of is count of monte cristo references.

'I have 3,423 stones in my wall'
'but have you named them yet!'

I have 2 dates I recall. The first time I was imprisoned in a cube (non...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-07-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,922
Posted By DataDan
Ive seen this one first hand. consulting shop had...

Ive seen this one first hand. consulting shop had a bad year, bonus pool came back at like 20% funded. had people that billed 2000+ hours getting 3% bonus.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-06-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,922
Posted By DataDan
ive seen between 0-7%. check out the DW...

ive seen between 0-7%.

check out the DW survey, I think you can effectively back out the bonus % from some of the charts.
Forum: Health Foundations Module 10-05-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 70,954
Posted By DataDan
Submitted 10/5... the solution for #4 was...

Submitted 10/5...

the solution for #4 was not what I expected. Hope I made up for it with good responses for 1-3. let the waiting begin...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-04-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By DataDan
my current HSA plan is to max out the contribs...

my current HSA plan is to max out the contribs while working and use it to self insure an early retirement.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-04-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By DataDan
Both the HSA contributions and the interest are...

Both the HSA contributions and the interest are non-taxable if you can match the distribution to a medical expense.by paying current expenses with HSA, you are utilizing the tax free income nature of...
Forum: Financial Economics 10-03-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 314,333
Posted By DataDan
submitted 8/30 MMR 10/3

submitted 8/30
MMR 10/3
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,791
Posted By DataDan
I think the majority of actuaries on this board...

I think the majority of actuaries on this board took exams in that time period. So when you come in here and say everyone that already has their credentials is a lucky idiot we will start to throw...
Forum: Surveys 09-27-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Poll: marijuana
Views: 815
Posted By DataDan
Ive witnessed this lots of times. Eating a pot...

Ive witnessed this lots of times. Eating a pot cookie takes a good 30 min or hour to kick in. Ive seen people eat 3-5x the recommended dose. Then you find them sleeping in their car 2 hours later.
...
Forum: Professional Surveys 09-26-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By DataDan
thanks- nearby mall has one. I know what...

thanks- nearby mall has one.

I know what style I want, but would hate to buy $300 shoes without trying them on.

actually need 2 new pairs. 1 nice to go with suits. 1 beater pair for day to day...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-25-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,180
Posted By DataDan
was going to say diet + exercise. but sleep...

was going to say diet + exercise. but sleep patterns are also important.

Work out every day, dont eat large heavy meals midday (suggest Mediterranean diet), be in bed by 9-10pm.

I follow this...
Forum: Professional Surveys 09-25-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By DataDan
you seem like a trendy guy... where are you...

you seem like a trendy guy... where are you getting shoes these days?

my old shoes with the new suit look terrible. must buy shoes like this week so I dont have to go out like that again.
Forum: Professional Surveys 09-25-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By DataDan
I bought 2 suits this year (navy and a charcoal)...

I bought 2 suits this year (navy and a charcoal) First time buying one in 7 years. felt nice going out with a fresh suit that was recently tailored.

unless I see some large weight changes, I dont...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-25-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By DataDan
I thought this was going to be a guide in how to...

I thought this was going to be a guide in how to get lunch+dinner daily for 4 months for just 99$ total. Maybe go to the park everyday at 2:59 and get 'lunch' (say lunch ends at 3p, then dinner...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-25-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By DataDan
values were rough estimates. I knew what I was...

values were rough estimates. I knew what I was getting into when i laid them out there ;). Looks like you got the point (lopsided ratio).

I could prob put up a fight on that 75k under a certain...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-24-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By DataDan
and if you botch an EL hire, thats ~75k of first...

and if you botch an EL hire, thats ~75k of first year expense. I think we book about 10k for an intern.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-24-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By DataDan
your first point is pretty spot on IME. The new...

your first point is pretty spot on IME. The new trend is to bring on a flood of interns and use that as your EL pool.
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