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Forum: Exam 6 CANADA (old Part 7C) 09-06-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
CIA - Evaluation of Runoff

So I found an error in Table 4
AY 1 numbers are wrong (rounded).
If you correct the numbers for CY 2, 3, 4 then the Cumulative Excess (Table 5) numbers make sense.

But nowhere in the article...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 12-15-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,362
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
My problem with the current/prior process is its...

My problem with the current/prior process is its the great disparity between lower level exams and upper level exams.

Exams 1-4 are decently difficult (doable if you study 100-200 hrs for it, and...
Forum: Exam 6 CANADA (old Part 7C) 08-21-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
CIA - Runoff

For Basic Approaches on a Discounted Basis
It states to use formula (2)
Emergence in t with respect to accident years t-1 and prior
= (claim liabilities at t-1) (paid during t) (claim...
Forum: Course 2 - Insurance Accounting/Law/Regulation 04-15-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
How do we sign up? Just call some number with our...

How do we sign up? Just call some number with our i.d.?!?
Forum: Course 2 - Insurance Accounting/Law/Regulation 04-02-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,156
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Do quiz scores matter?

I dont get it, because it says on the quiz a score of 70% or higher is required to pass the quiz. I was under the assumption the course mark was 100% exam.

Also, what's the passmark for the exam?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-22-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,145
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Hahaha I second this. After I found out, I'd feel...

Hahaha I second this. After I found out, I'd feel slightly betrayed. So I would say out loud, you know what? To heck with it, and kiss the friend in front of the family. lol.

That should put him...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-22-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 13,729
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
I agree with this, that there are a bunch of...

I agree with this, that there are a bunch of offences that fall into a gray area. As a dog owner, was I appalled with his charges and that someone of so much stature and money got involved with this?...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-22-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 13,729
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Wide receiver Donte' Stallworth has signed a...

Wide receiver Donte' Stallworth has signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, hoping to resurrect a career that was halted by a manslaughter conviction.

Manslaughter is still murder....
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 12-16-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,344
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Passed!

Passed!
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 07-19-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
The following appeal was also stated as invalid. ...

The following appeal was also stated as invalid.

Question 32 part a
Patrik mentions variables affecting partitioning in order of priority
- Type of contract – facultative or treaty
- Line of...
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 07-19-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
I kind of lost faith in the Appeals process....

I kind of lost faith in the Appeals process. Apparently, old exam solutions are not a valid exam appeal. I just got my appeal reply, and it states that using an old exam solution as an argument is an...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 06-22-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
What happens to those who didn't buy cancellation...

What happens to those who didn't buy cancellation insurance?!?
Forum: CAS Exams - General 06-17-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,605
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
US issues Travel Alert to Toronto - Course on Professionalism Toronto

Anyone going to the Course on Professionalism in Toronto from the U.S.; or did anyone change their minds as a result of the travel warning?

Banks will be closed as well as many offices in the...
Forum: Exam 6 CANADA (old Part 7C) 05-05-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,444
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
For the agriculture optional AB coverages, i had...

For the agriculture optional AB coverages, i had no clue.

So I just wrote about the 2 programs, and how things could affect the output, as well as price, such as: cost of input goods, rain...
Forum: Exam 6 CANADA (old Part 7C) 05-04-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,444
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
I calculated each individually, and surprisingly...

I calculated each individually, and surprisingly they came together. hahaha.

Ceded APV = (Ceded PV using adjusted discount rate) + (Ceded PV using unadjusted discount rate x Claims Dev PfAD) -...
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 04-30-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,262
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Don't expect a final response until July. I did...

Don't expect a final response until July. I did receive a notification that they received my appeal, and will provide me a conclusion when completed.
Forum: General Actuarial 12-30-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Validity of liability waiver when it comes to parents signing for kids. Court ruling

Interesting article. If your kid's injured in martial arts, sports, camp, etc. You can still sue for damages in Canada and the U.S.

Below are two reference articles that state the cases in both...
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 12-30-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,522
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
I still have yet to get my grade report. ...

I still have yet to get my grade report.

Hopefully today.
Forum: Old Part 5 (Ratemaking) 06-29-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,992
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Finally passed this one. Now on to Course 6....

Finally passed this one. Now on to Course 6. Studying begins tommorrow.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-11-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,488
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
No layoffs at my firm, but every employee got a...

No layoffs at my firm, but every employee got a 16% bonus again this year. Surprisingly doing well compared to the market and plan.
Forum: Old Part 5 (Ratemaking) 02-09-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Ok, my last question regarding this article ...

Ok, my last question regarding this article
2003 #28

Why in the C factor, they use 0.68 instead of 0.65 when 0.65 is the ELR.
The C-factor is the adjusted ELR, and should equal ELR x net trend x...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-28-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,438
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
My daughter didnt have buses running, but school...

My daughter didnt have buses running, but school was open. So instead of staying home with them, dropped them at school. haha
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-27-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,031
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Oh here's another argument that came up, who...

Oh here's another argument that came up, who could invite friends and who couldn't. Reception capacity was 250.
So we made following priority list:
1. family first (first cousins, aunts and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-27-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,031
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
Actually nope, we actually expected $0 return,...

Actually nope, we actually expected $0 return, since a lot of people flew in from out of town on their own dime, we considered their attendance a gift in itself.

We figured though, any money from...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-27-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,031
Posted By Ghetto_mathie
I agree with this statement, because we were in...

I agree with this statement, because we were in the same boat. Wedding vs house; expensive engagement ring vs house.

You just learn to shore up your everyday expenditures. We cut out going to...
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