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Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 08-16-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 27,644
Posted By angryleslieknope
I'm recreating the examples from the text in...

I'm recreating the examples from the text in Excel to work through the mechanics faster (and to avoid the rounding discrepancies that come up), but my plan is mostly pen and paper. I'm bad with...
Forum: General 06-18-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By angryleslieknope
Just as a counter example, my company does offer...

Just as a counter example, my company does offer very small raises for passing VEE courses. They're about a third of the raises for P/FM/MFE.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-18-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,405
Posted By angryleslieknope
Geez, Alabama really is ten years behind. Get...

Geez, Alabama really is ten years behind. Get Venmo, my man.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-16-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 27,644
Posted By angryleslieknope
We are doing a Friday and it was enough of a fuss...

We are doing a Friday and it was enough of a fuss with my fiance's family. And of the 200 people we invited, <30 live within 400 miles of where we're getting married. Welp.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-14-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 27,644
Posted By angryleslieknope
No, I'm pretty sure my family would riot if I got...

No, I'm pretty sure my family would riot if I got married on a Wednesday.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-11-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 27,644
Posted By angryleslieknope
Lol I'm getting married in July, guess I'm taking...

Lol I'm getting married in July, guess I'm taking 5.
Forum: MFE 05-11-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
Some time next week or the week after? I haven't...

Some time next week or the week after? I haven't been able to figure out a pattern to that, but it's not usually with the transcripts.
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 05-11-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 27,644
Posted By angryleslieknope
I may be in for this? Just found out I passed...

I may be in for this? Just found out I passed MFE, so I'm on to either 5 or 6 in the fall. Think I'm going to wait and see what the plan is for continuing the transition to TBE before I pick since I...
Forum: MFE 05-11-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
SOA Results Page...

SOA Results Page (https://www.soa.org/education/exams/exam-results/edu-exam-results-detail.aspx)

It's the candidate/eligibility number that you got in the email with subject line "Society of...
Forum: MFE 05-11-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
I passed!!!!!!!!! I really felt like it was a...

I passed!!!!!!!!! I really felt like it was a toss up coming out, happy to see it broke in my favor.
Forum: Sports 05-11-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 28,074
Posted By angryleslieknope
we certainly do not deserve Ichiro

we certainly do not deserve Ichiro
Forum: CAS Exam S 05-09-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,635
Posted By angryleslieknope
Probably nobody, since its current form was only...

Probably nobody, since its current form was only first offered 48 hours ago.
Forum: MFE 04-16-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
Just passed CPCU 540. About to start CAS OC2, I...

Just passed CPCU 540. About to start CAS OC2, I think, and hope I don't have to drop it to prep for IFM. Yayyyyy.

Are we thinking May 4 or May 11 for results?
Forum: MFE 03-22-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
I've already got C (this is my last SOA exam, if...

I've already got C (this is my last SOA exam, if I pass it, huzzah!) so I'm going for the one VEE I didn't manage to do in college and then probably one of the CAS online courses. Should still give...
Forum: MFE 02-21-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
16 days to go....zero practice exams taken. And...

16 days to go....zero practice exams taken. And I'm at a conference M-F of next week. Hooray?
Forum: General 02-14-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By angryleslieknope
I wouldn't count on this. I started looking for...

I wouldn't count on this. I started looking for actuarial jobs in fall 2016 after two years in a job that has a lot of overlapping skills (think analyst type thing, but outside insurance). I double...
Forum: MFE 02-10-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
Anyone have a good grasp on how often...

Anyone have a good grasp on how often Black-Derman-Toy interest rate questions come up? They seem like massive time sinks based mostly on algebraic manipulation and correctly typing things into your...
Forum: MFE 02-10-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By angryleslieknope
I would definitely recommend ADAPT over ASM. ...

I would definitely recommend ADAPT over ASM.

And to your original point, I'd say that someone's chances of passing with just the Derivatives Market textbook aren't great. Learning the material is...
Forum: MFE 02-09-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
This is kind of the approach I was considering -...

This is kind of the approach I was considering - to memorize delta and gamma and kind of roll the dice on the rest. That covers the two most likely to be asked Greeks and gets me most of the way...
Forum: MFE 02-08-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By angryleslieknope
A month is really the sweet spot for ADAPT, IMO....

A month is really the sweet spot for ADAPT, IMO. If you already know the material and are just looking to practice, that's a great amount of time. The adjustable difficulty practice exams are really...
Forum: Finance 02-01-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By angryleslieknope
You apply for the credit by sending your...

You apply for the credit by sending your transcript that shows your passing grade, so...no.
Forum: MFE 01-31-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
I'm having a hard time getting hype for this...

I'm having a hard time getting hype for this exam. I think in part because last year I took C and S and this is definitely an easier exam?

Also, yeah, it's a lot of formula memorization and that's...
Forum: MFE 01-30-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 67,609
Posted By angryleslieknope
I've been doing the videos and the example...

I've been doing the videos and the example problems at the end of each lecture video, then going back a few days later to do the separate video example problems.

I'm still on track to finish up...
Forum: Sports 01-30-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 113,491
Posted By angryleslieknope
Tom Brady, his bland ass diet, and his complete...

Tom Brady, his bland ass diet, and his complete lack of personality are the strongest case in favor of "you are what you eat" that I've ever seen.
Forum: Sports 01-26-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By angryleslieknope
Yeah, SC is entirely unnecessary in an era of the...

Yeah, SC is entirely unnecessary in an era of the ESPN app constantly churning out scores along with written and video content and Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube having every highlight you could ever...
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