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Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 12-15-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By JMI
I received the invite this afternoon

I received the invite this afternoon
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 10-27-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 39,852
Posted By JMI
Used pencil for all FSA exams and even signed in...

Used pencil for all FSA exams and even signed in pencil.

Not sure why people don't give themselves as much as an advantage as possible. I saw people taking the exams with just a financial...
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 10-27-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 719,645
Posted By JMI
Submitted 10/19 MMR 10/27

Submitted 10/19
MMR 10/27
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 08-04-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Awesome, thanks!

Awesome, thanks!
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 08-04-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Is there anyway we can get your version of the...

Is there anyway we can get your version of the solutions for Spring 2017 if we aren't signed up for TIA anymore?
Forum: Financial Economics 07-29-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 314,284
Posted By JMI
Submitted 6/30 MMR 7/28

Submitted 6/30
MMR 7/28
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-17-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Looks like a lot of high unexpected scores this...

Looks like a lot of high unexpected scores this sitting. I wonder if there was a really low pass mark due to the exam's difficulty? Should be interesting to see the pass %
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-17-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Got a 9. I have no idea how as I did not feel...

Got a 9. I have no idea how as I did not feel good about it as I was taking it and thought I failed!
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-15-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
I used TIA for LP, LFV and LRM and passed all on...

I used TIA for LP, LFV and LRM and passed all on the first try. I pretty much used the same approach every time. Go through the videos while taking notes on the flash cards, then read the source...
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 07-14-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,251
Posted By JMI
Thanks! Looks like it will be December then

Thanks! Looks like it will be December then
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 07-14-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,251
Posted By JMI
All I have left is DMAC now. Is it possible to go...

All I have left is DMAC now. Is it possible to go to the August FAC if I hurry up and do the DMAC and submit?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-14-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Congrats. Think we took all 3 FSA exams together!...

Congrats. Think we took all 3 FSA exams together! Can't believe we are done!!
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-14-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Thanks! No more tests ever again!!!

Thanks! No more tests ever again!!!
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-14-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Passed. I'm in shock.

Passed. I'm in shock.
Forum: Financial Economics 06-27-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 38,118
Posted By JMI
I'm about to start with the exercise, tasks 1 and...

I'm about to start with the exercise, tasks 1 and 4. Anyone else working on this?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-05-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Hmm looks like the 0% I was remembering was the...

Hmm looks like the 0% I was remembering was the surrender charge, and not the percent of surrenders during year 1. Does this change the answer?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-29-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Pretty sure this wasn't about that study note....

Pretty sure this wasn't about that study note. Replicating portfolio was a technique I think for calculating the fulfillment cash flows. I didn't know much about it either but I did remember that it...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-29-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
A GMIB I thought was a SOP liability. I remember...

A GMIB I thought was a SOP liability. I remember thinking it said it only had a certain period, I think n years. The whole thing wasn't certain. So that's why I said the certain period was an ED but...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-29-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
I think you're right it said when, and now that I...

I think you're right it said when, and now that I think more about it I remember thinking about the timing aspect of it also. But I'm pretty sure that they were just testing if the statement provided...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-28-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Knowing what to do this is should take 1 minute....

Knowing what to do this is should take 1 minute. Under exam conditions and trying to decipher what they want makes it so much harder.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-28-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
This crossed my mind but I added them to excess...

This crossed my mind but I added them to excess benefits anyway as I didn't have time to think about it. The last thing in my calculator is literally the 11000 for excess benefits that I decided to...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-28-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Yes, I think it was a ratchet but didn't actually...

Yes, I think it was a ratchet but didn't actually say ratchet. So I guess we are back to what Porter originally had with VED being 11000 and host being 89000?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-28-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Oh 2% discount rate. Also, do we not take into...

Oh 2% discount rate. Also, do we not take into account the Excess Benefits at EOY 2?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-28-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Yes, everyone lapses at end of year 2. I don't...

Yes, everyone lapses at end of year 2. I don't think the problem even said it was a 2 year EIA. Just that it was 1 year PTP EIA.

Just said excess benefits.

No idea.

No Black-Scholes prices....
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-28-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 37,325
Posted By JMI
Pretty sure the exact question is this: 1 year...

Pretty sure the exact question is this:
1 year PTP EIA
participation = 100%
cap = 4%
0% Surrenders in year 1 and 100% in year 2
Guarantee rate = 0%
Initial premium = 100,000
Index = 1000 at 0,...
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