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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 08:09 PM
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Definition of having won. Good job!:tup:

Definition of having won. Good job!:tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-19-2018, 03:15 PM
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Go to post my original post in this thread (#88)....

Go to post my original post in this thread (#88). Read it in context.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-19-2018, 01:14 PM
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It would take twice as long to accumulate 33x in...

It would take twice as long to accumulate 33x in the high cost of living area.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-19-2018, 11:56 AM
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You completely missed the point.

You completely missed the point.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-19-2018, 11:19 AM
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What does compensate mean? Suppose it costs...

What does compensate mean? Suppose it costs $1000 to live in area A and $2000 in area B. If a job in area A pays $1500, what would a comparable job in area B pay? If $2500, your argument doesn't...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-17-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
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It's easier for people to help you if you state...

It's easier for people to help you if you state the problem.

That said, what is K? Could it be 0?


What is the question asking? Would 0 make sense?


Most likely, the problem is...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-15-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 249
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Please don't troll in the professional sections. ...

Please don't troll in the professional sections. Also, work on your subject-verb agreement.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-15-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,455
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Yes, Brownian Motion is a simplification, but in...

Yes, Brownian Motion is a simplification, but in an efficient market it is an excellent proxy (*). Are risks correlated 20%? 90%? Somewhere in between? If your estimate is better than the market...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-15-2018, 11:05 AM
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Yes, better to just stay there.Brownian motion...

Yes, better to just stay there.Brownian motion has no direction nor momentum.Why don't you believe that this is priced in already? Why do you believe your assessment of the future is better than...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-14-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Yeah, the guys working at Lehman Brothers thought...

Yeah, the guys working at Lehman Brothers thought that too.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 09-14-2018, 05:27 PM
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AY 2017 losses come from 2 UWY, 2016 and 2017. ...

AY 2017 losses come from 2 UWY, 2016 and 2017.

On a LOD basis, all 2017 losses count against the 2017 reinsurance.

On a RAD basis, 1/2 of the losses count against the 2016 policy and the rest...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-14-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
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I would strongly urge you to seek professional...

I would strongly urge you to seek professional help before doing this.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-14-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
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Wash sales are legal, they just change how your...

Wash sales are legal, they just change how your basis is calculated. Basis inside a Roth seldom matters. (For example, if you recharacterize the Roth, it might matter.)

If you are looking at tax...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-14-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 41
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Sure, LT realized gains and qualified dividends...

Sure, LT realized gains and qualified dividends are taxed more favorably than ST gains and ordinary income. The other side of the coin is that LT losses inside a shelter effectively reduce ordinary...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-14-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
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Ideally, any capital gains would be outside the...

Ideally, any capital gains would be outside the tax shelter, because eventually you will take the money out and when you do, those gains will be taxed at then ordinary income tax rates, not capital...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-14-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,522
Tax-wise isn't that backwards?

Tax-wise isn't that backwards?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 09-13-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Ah, here's the issue: I assumed that your...

Ah, here's the issue:

I assumed that your premium numbers were WP. You seem now to think that they are EP.

Look at 2017, if the premium you gave us was WP, then the underlying premium for RAD...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 09-12-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Let's add the assumption that the underlying...

Let's add the assumption that the underlying writings are uniform.

On a risks attaching basis, you have no portfolio in. At the end of the UW year, you have a portfolio of unexpired policies that...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-09-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
It is, and since the select period is one year ...

It is, and since the select period is one year ...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-08-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
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When you've done that one: Same set up. Now...

When you've done that one:

Same set up. Now you are told that q[49] = 0.02

What is l[49]?

How are these two l-values different?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-08-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
What does that mean? Make it simpler. Let's...

What does that mean?

Make it simpler. Let's assume a 1-year select period. Also assume:

l(50) = 950
q(49) = 0.0500

What is l(49)?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-08-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
You have no idea about any of them? Then we...

You have no idea about any of them? Then we can't help you at all.

Why don't you tell us what you think the right-hand side and the left-hand side of A) represent to get started?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-02-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,234
(Sitting on a disk drive in the computer room)...

(Sitting on a disk drive in the computer room) Equity Funding … (long draw on a joint) … we make people.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-01-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
So, once your net worth is X +/- 500k you're...

So, once your net worth is X +/- 500k you're happy? Tell us X.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-01-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
A link...

A link (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/01/style/fire-financial-independence-retire-early.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgtype=Homepage) to the NYT piece.
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