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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-13-2020, 05:38 AM
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Posted By sweptawaybythesea
Taking this a third time. Seeing as how I got a 5...

Taking this a third time. Seeing as how I got a 5 and was way above the multiple choice threshold, definitely focusing on time management with the WA this go around.
First time I took this exam I...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-13-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 133,554
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
Transcripts have been released. I got a 5. I...

Transcripts have been released. I got a 5.
I just need to work on time management on the WA for next sitting and I'm gonna be good. Gotta find the silver lining and stay positive here.
Forum: Finance 10-25-2019, 04:47 PM
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Posted By sweptawaybythesea
Looking to buy CPCU 540 textbook

Looking for 3rd edition. Thanks!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-25-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 133,554
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-25-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 133,554
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
I worked through the MC first, and then the WA...

I worked through the MC first, and then the WA backwards from question 6.
Only question I skipped in its entirety was 3. It seemed like a lot of work for a proportionately small number of points. I...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-18-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
Passed. Thank the lord because I didn't want to...

Passed. Thank the lord because I didn't want to study for this POS exam again. I really hated the material, it was a DRAG. On to LTAM
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-27-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 160,860
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
Just sat for IFM and I'm confident I passed. All...

Just sat for IFM and I'm confident I passed. All in for LTAM in April...wooo so excited.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-19-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
Do what you have to do to pass. I finished the...

Do what you have to do to pass. I finished the material last week and I'm currently grinding out practice problems and will start practice exams at the end of this month. If I have to take three...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-29-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
IFM registration is now open. How is everyone's...

IFM registration is now open. How is everyone's studying coming along?
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-07-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
I don't have much to offer on this topic seeing...

I don't have much to offer on this topic seeing as how I haven't even sat for the exam yet...

besides what works for one person doesn't necessarily work well for others
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-02-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
I'm a slow reader and thorough note-taker. A long...

I'm a slow reader and thorough note-taker. A long chapter like option strategies or binomial option pricing may take me two or three days to complete. That's about 6-8 hours of my time. With the CA...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-31-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
My world has been all the way rocked. I would've...

My world has been all the way rocked. I would've started watching the video lessons to begin with if I had known this.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-31-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
I'm starting option Greeks when I take my study...

I'm starting option Greeks when I take my study hours at work today. I ditched the CA manual a while back, as it is an almost word-for-word transcription of the video lessons. I've been able to cut...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 06-28-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 76,618
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
Also using the Coaching Actuaries bundle. So far...

Also using the Coaching Actuaries bundle. So far I'm only reading the manual, but I'm going to watch the videos to reinforce my understanding this weekend and follow up with quizzes on each section. ...
Forum: Probability 05-25-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,588
Posted By sweptawaybythesea
I'm currently going through an old ACTEX 2009...

I'm currently going through an old ACTEX 2009 version I found free online. Since I'm majoring in mathematics and economics at my university and know the majority of the material, it's good for...
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