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Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-14-2018, 10:37 PM
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Posted By tkt
All the best!

All the best!
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-12-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By tkt
See if the following Adapt solution helps: ...

See if the following Adapt solution helps:

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Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-28-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By tkt
Can you provide more context to your problem? I...

Can you provide more context to your problem? I don't know what that problem is, but let me take a stab at it based on what you stated:

In general, since debt holders have a priority claim on...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-22-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By tkt
It is still on the syllabus.

It is still on the syllabus.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-20-2018, 12:21 AM
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Views: 348
Posted By tkt
Assuming the CAPM holds, the expected return of a...

Assuming the CAPM holds, the expected return of a security is equal to the required return of a security. Thus, assuming the market is in the CAPM equilibrium, these two terms are often used...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 93,903
Posted By tkt
The SOA may decide to include the rest in the...

The SOA may decide to include the rest in the future; that's why the SOA did with the MC questions. It will take some time for them to convert questions that involve ILT to SULT and also make sure...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 93,903
Posted By tkt
Section 14 is dedicated to just the SOA LTAM...

Section 14 is dedicated to just the SOA LTAM Sample WA set. Since the SOA currently only has 26 WA questions in their sample set, we do the same thing as well. We then place all other questions in...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-15-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 93,903
Posted By tkt
You can refer to SOA LTAM Sample WA. 23, part e,...

You can refer to SOA LTAM Sample WA. 23, part e, which requires you to calculate the EPV assuming a waiting period.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-12-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,676
Posted By tkt
We did create the IFM videos from scratch, based...

We did create the IFM videos from scratch, based on the IFM syllabus. There were enough changes in the MFE material and we decided that it's better to start over. Hopefully our students will find...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 10-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By tkt
It should be working now.

It should be working now.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-05-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 93,903
Posted By tkt
We recruited Parker as an intern from Drake. He's...

We recruited Parker as an intern from Drake. He's a very bright guy who enjoys education work. He has already passed four exams. He passed MLC in Fall 2017 with a score of 9. I hope you find his...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-03-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,676
Posted By tkt
We did survey our customers about this. ...

We did survey our customers about this.

Here is the result:

https://i.imgur.com/7qgMkrd.png

Take this result with a grain of salt as it is subject to survey bias. Hopefully this information...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-13-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By tkt
Notice in calculating the weights, you are using...

Notice in calculating the weights, you are using a positive sign to represent a long position in equity (+640,000,000). You are also using a positive sign for debt (+x). So, if x is positive, then...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-12-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,676
Posted By tkt
That seems to be consistent with what other...

That seems to be consistent with what other candidates who took the July sitting said. In our recent survey, some candidates told us that they received 10 - 15 conceptual questions (on derivatives...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-10-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 908
Posted By tkt
Coaching Actuaries July 2018 Survey Result

Greetings!

Right after the July 2018 IFM exam, we sent out a survey to our customers and asked which Adapt level they thought was closest to the difficulty of the actual exam. Here’s a breakdown...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-18-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,048
Posted By tkt
You are correct. Using the multiple-state...

You are correct. Using the multiple-state notation, {_t}q_{xy} = {_t}p_{xy}^{0\cdot} = {_t}p_{xy}^{01} + {_t}p_{xy}^{02} + {_t}p_{xy}^{03}.

That’s an oversight on our part. We apologize for the...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-16-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 93,903
Posted By tkt
Congrats on your progress! Keep in mind:...

Congrats on your progress! Keep in mind: completing the manual is at most halfway to being exam-ready. You then need to deeply invest in solving practice problems. For many candidates, the...
Forum: Finance 08-12-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,588
Posted By tkt
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-11-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 56,496
Posted By tkt
Although we don't offer flashcards, if you want a...

Although we don't offer flashcards, if you want a copy of CA IFM formula sheet to study, you can email me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com, and I'm more than happy to send you one (for free).
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-08-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,977
Posted By tkt
Here is a quick update regarding our IFM...

Here is a quick update regarding our IFM products:

Updates to both the online manual and the video lessons are now fully complete. The online manual and video lessons cover everything you need to...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 08-06-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,676
Posted By tkt
You can use the attached sample study schedule to...

You can use the attached sample study schedule to help decide whether you are able to allocate study time as suggested. This will be a good starting point.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-01-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,610
Posted By tkt
I sent a note to the SOA about this question....

I sent a note to the SOA about this question. It's been corrected and the updated version was posted on July 24th. Make sure you are viewing the latest version of the sample question.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-31-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,676
Posted By tkt
Smile The video lessons are based on the online manual....

The video lessons are based on the online manual. Some students prefer to read from the manual, and some prefer to have Coach Mike Carmody walk them through the concepts through video lessons....
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-22-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,977
Posted By tkt
Our exam gen will you new questions until you...

Our exam gen will you new questions until you have seen all the available questions. You can email me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com and I can give you a spreadsheet that details how many questions we...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-19-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 118,841
Posted By tkt
That's right! We added more examples in Sections...

That's right! We added more examples in Sections 1 - 6 to our manual. The new sections (10, 12) entail a lot of examples as well. Also, note that the video lessons are based on the manual.

We...
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