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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-21-2018, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Bama Gambler
should be fixed now

should be fixed now
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
I felt like the exam was very fair and...

I felt like the exam was very fair and straightforward. A couple of MC questions were a little long but 2-3 were very short to offset those. I thought the WA answer questions were really reasonable....
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,098
Posted By Bama Gambler
Ken Fikes covers those. He will have solutions...

Ken Fikes covers those. He will have solutions up shortly.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
You can find my video solutions here (scroll to...

You can find my video solutions here (scroll to the bottom):

http://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/lessons?product=159&subid=302&subcode302

Here is a PDF of the solutions:
...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,098
Posted By Bama Gambler
You can find my video solutions here (scroll to...

You can find my video solutions here (scroll to the bottom):

http://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/lessons?product=159&subid=302&subcode302

Here is a PDF of the solutions:
...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-15-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Bama Gambler
Yes. Sorry typo.

Yes. Sorry typo.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-15-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Bama Gambler
I agree with everything except #15 and #19. ...

I agree with everything except #15 and #19.

https://d.pr/i/XR48c7+

It should be like this ...

https://d.pr/i/VsUsJX+

This will lead to 18,860 answer choice A.
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-06-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Bama Gambler
One of my employees just talked with the...

One of my employees just talked with the developer. It is a SSL certification check issue. Hopefully, we can fix it server side. If not they will push out an updated version of the app soon.
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-06-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Bama Gambler
I promise we are working on the fix. If the...

I promise we are working on the fix. If the developers give me an estimate then I will relay that information. They are still figuring out why it broke without us doing anything. The fix will...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Bama Gambler
The developers are looking at the problem now. ...

The developers are looking at the problem now. Sorry, I can't give a timeline of when it will be fixed.
Forum: CAS Exams - General 11-05-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks for reporting this. There is an issue for...

Thanks for reporting this. There is an issue for android users. We haven’t changed anything on our end recently, so it has something to do with one of the services working behind the app. We are...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-27-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
Our web hosting company manages our domain....

Our web hosting company manages our domain. Somehow they missed the renewal of the domain. WTF, right? Everything was fixed this morning. If you still canít access the site, they try clearing your...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-20-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
I agree 100%. Well said.

I agree 100%. Well said.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-07-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
All published MLC exams starting with Fall 2015...

All published MLC exams starting with Fall 2015 and earlier are included in the SOA sample MC and WA questions. All published exams starting with Spring 2016 and later will be used as Sample Exams. I...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-27-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,240
Posted By Bama Gambler
I've been teaching MLC/LTAM for 10 years and I...

I've been teaching MLC/LTAM for 10 years and I wholeheartedly disagree. Understanding is what allows you to know when to use each technique.

It isn't required, but it is a better recipe for...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-30-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
That's great! This week we are going to...

That's great!

This week we are going to add the SOA sample problems to the bank.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-18-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,637
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks for the feedback. I'll be sure to pass...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll be sure to pass these thoughts along to Dr. Yates.

Regarding the website:
- our last major overhaul was in late 2013
- we have been working hard on a new version...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-17-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
For the record, the TIA product for LTAM has over...

For the record, the TIA product for LTAM has over 30 hours of video lecture. There are over 70 hours of video solutions to all published life contingency problems. In over 100 hours of video, I...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-17-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
This just isn't true. I go into great detail...

This just isn't true. I go into great detail deriving that mu/(mu + delta) formula. BTW that formula isn't for percentiles. The seminar has plenty of exercises that don't assume CF for percentile...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-11-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 99,575
Posted By Bama Gambler
We have been holding out for the sample problems...

We have been holding out for the sample problems to be released. There will be a blog post made today.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-11-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By Bama Gambler
In that case keep all your working files on...

In that case keep all your working files on dropbox.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-07-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By Bama Gambler
Time machine gives you versioning. Why do you...

Time machine gives you versioning. Why do you need versioning for the off-site backup?

I've never loved Time Machine's versioning so I use dropbox for my current working files. Old stuff can be...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-16-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 119,642
Posted By Bama Gambler
Sorry but I didn't work this exam under time...

Sorry but I didn't work this exam under time constraints like I have previous exams. Overall it felt pretty reasonable to me. There were a handful of teadious questions but that is to be expected.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-28-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,552
Posted By Bama Gambler
:wave:

:wave:
Forum: Software & Technology 04-23-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,552
Posted By Bama Gambler
Basecamp

Basecamp
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