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Forum: Careers - Employment 04-05-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 171,572
Posted By JimF
Thanks for the input. In my case, I am pretty...

Thanks for the input. In my case, I am pretty "set on actuarial" because I have passed two exams and my qualifications for most other professional jobs are weaker. Most EL jobs at companies that...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 03-31-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By JimF
Resume for Entry-Level Actuary

I would appreciate any feedback on the attached resume and advice on where to submit it.
Forum: Careers-Employment: Asia 02-27-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By JimF
Philippines

Is anyone familiar with actuaries in the Philippines?
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 02-19-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,759
Posted By JimF
I took it today and passed. I used Coaching...

I took it today and passed. I used Coaching Actuary online manual, two free TIA practice exams, and Actex's GOAL practice problems and exams.
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 02-11-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,759
Posted By JimF
Practice exams seem to have a few of those.

Practice exams seem to have a few of those.
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 02-11-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,759
Posted By JimF
How many would I normally need to get right in...

How many would I normally need to get right in order to pass? I just scored 24 out of 35 on a GOAL practice exam.
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 01-20-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,759
Posted By JimF
Is there going to be a thread for February?

Is there going to be a thread for February?
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 01-20-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By JimF
I might be interested in the February version.

I might be interested in the February version.
Forum: Chess 01-20-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,151
Posted By JimF
BenedictXVI

BenedictXVI
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 12-18-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By JimF
Thank you all for your input.

Thank you all for your input.
Forum: Exam 2/FM - Financial Mathematics 12-16-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By JimF
Calculators

Do you all recommend taking two calculators (e.g., BAII Plus and 30XS) to exam FM or just one? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 08-13-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By JimF
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 08-12-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By JimF
Calculators

Is the BA II Plus good enough for Exam FM or should I buy the professional version?
Are there any future exams for which I will need a calculator other than the BA II Plus or the TI-30XS?
Thanks in...
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 04-30-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,244
Posted By JimF
FM Manual

Does this electronic version expire? If so, when?
Forum: Fantasy Football Sub-Forum 03-04-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,584
Posted By JimF
Good luck to you all!

Good luck to you all!
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-03-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,825
Posted By JimF
Question When to start applying

I am working full-time in a different field and am pretty confident I will pass exam P this month. When should I start applying for actuarial jobs? I have scheduled most of my vacation days this...
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 02-25-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By JimF
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 02-24-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By JimF
Phase 1

With the computer format, is it possible to see problem 2 before deciding on a final answer for problem 1? Thanks.
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 02-20-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,244
Posted By JimF
I am taking the exam in March. I have been...

I am taking the exam in March. I have been studying from the Actex study guide and will probably take some practice exams from another source.
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 01-02-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,004
Posted By JimF
I want to take Exam P in March, but will be out...

I want to take Exam P in March, but will be out of town from March 18-26. Thus, it looks like my only options are the 17th, 27th and 28th and I would prefer the 17th. If I wait until February to...
Forum: General 10-29-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By JimF
I tried the free version of http://abacusli.com/...

I tried the free version of http://abacusli.com/ training course for exam P in October. They offered a 50% discount on the full version. Has anyone tried it? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Sports 10-01-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,091
Posted By JimF
His memorabilia should be allowed in the Hall,...

His memorabilia should be allowed in the Hall, but he should not be enshrined. Same for Shoeless Joe and any proven steroid cheat.
Forum: Fantasy Football Sub-Forum 09-28-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,634
Posted By JimF
My thought process when preparing for the draft...

My thought process when preparing for the draft is usually something like this:
1. Estimate what I could get with a sixth round pick at QB, RB, WR, or TE based on mock drafts and expert projections....
Forum: Sports 09-28-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By JimF
Rest in Peace and condolences to golf fans...

Rest in Peace and condolences to golf fans everywhere.
Forum: Exam 1/P - Probability 09-28-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,372
Posted By JimF
Formula Sheet

I plan to take Exam P in January and want to buy a formula sheet. Coaching Actuaries and Actex have formula sheets available, but I decided to check this forum before purchasing.
I could also buy an...
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