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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Yesterday, 02:16 PM
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Passed!

Passed!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-12-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 42
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Two things happened this weekend that made me...

Two things happened this weekend that made me think 'what are the odds!?'

1. My wallet is pretty bulky, so I decided to just take my license and credit card to Chipotle to pick up dinner....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-12-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 197,244
Got 2% which wasn't enough to swing my spending. ...

Got 2% which wasn't enough to swing my spending.

Seems like a lot of cards are stepping up their offers. CSP/CSR increased redemption on non-travel reimbursements. Southwest offering 5x points on...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 995
Yeah, approximated at 1/30^5

Yeah, approximated at 1/30^5
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2020, 12:36 PM
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Views: 995
Thread for very unlikely happenings of very little consequence

I was on a call yesterday where someone wished the presenter a happy birthday. Turns out her birthday was Saturday, so I asked if she was 8/8/88 - because I hear women love getting asked their age.
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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-05-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,674
:iatp: I think people fall into the trap of...

:iatp:

I think people fall into the trap of "if I can just time one correction, I can be 50% better off". Which is true... except it's hard to time, and it's hard to stop timing once you've been...
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 07-31-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,861
Really itching to get back. Started practicing my...

Really itching to get back. Started practicing my table games on WoO website. Reading reviews and sneaks of Circa makes we want to do a NYE trip downtown.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-29-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,674
I like smelting my silver into household...

I like smelting my silver into household appliances to double my return by lowering my expenses!
Forum: That card g@me that starts with P 07-24-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,861
Last I checked, Nevada is part of the United...

Last I checked, Nevada is part of the United States, so no.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-22-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,674
Damn, also missed the silver boat. My local coin...

Damn, also missed the silver boat. My local coin shop cuts me a deal on silver bullion, but only if I pay cash. Never made it to the bank :(
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-21-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,894
:iatp: I've yet to switch jobs where I was...

:iatp:

I've yet to switch jobs where I was working on the same line of business as my previous employer. Learning the structure of a line of business is easy. Being able to have the experience to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-16-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,775
Damn, national bank?

Damn, national bank?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-09-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,674
Wow, didn't realize AMZN was that high. Bezos has...

Wow, didn't realize AMZN was that high. Bezos has gotta be closing in on $200B
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-07-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,494
Glad you are too!

Glad you are too!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-07-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,494
As of this morning I am worth half a Klaymen!

As of this morning I am worth half a Klaymen!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-25-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
The initial house odds depend on so many...

The initial house odds depend on so many variables - kinda makes more sense to just list the deltas.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-25-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
https://wizardofodds.com/games/blackjack/rule-vari...

https://wizardofodds.com/games/blackjack/rule-variations/

TL;DR it adds about 1.5% to the house edge
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-25-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,674
Anyone planning on buying into Lemonade or other...

Anyone planning on buying into Lemonade or other insurtechs as they go public?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-24-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 152,781
When people have a question about something in a...

When people have a question about something in a specific cell in Excel, and instead of saying "hey, Sheet A, Cell B3, what is this doing?" they ask "Hey that part of that one sheet where you're...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-22-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,674
Doing some tax planning, and want to make sure I...

Doing some tax planning, and want to make sure I have one thing straight. In my after-tax brokerage account, dividends are taxable even if I reinvest them. Qualified dividends are taxed at a higher...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-22-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,941
I have actually switched jobs twice immediately...

I have actually switched jobs twice immediately after associateship, once after ASA, and once after ACAS.

ASA was tough because my job switch was from a carrier to a consulting firm. Even as a new...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-15-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
:iatp: Don't overcomplicate it. Annual...

:iatp:

Don't overcomplicate it. Annual Exposures x annual marginal emergent pattern.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-12-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,415
I thought the point of getting your FCAS was to...

I thought the point of getting your FCAS was to retire by 50
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-12-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Timely thread. Just have a convo a few...

Timely thread.

Just have a convo a few months ago about our incurred loss triangles and how they always develop upwards. UW got concerned. Turns out there is no IBNR in the triangles. Actuaries...
Forum: Chess 06-09-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,025
Challenges issue - macroman, your min rating is...

Challenges issue - macroman, your min rating is too low for me to challenge you. Get off your high horse.
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