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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-22-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 15,057
Posted By TrollMaster
You can always do a Traditional IRA no matter...

You can always do a Traditional IRA no matter what. However the tax deductions for the contributions phase out based on income and access to 401k's, etc.

Roth IRA eligibility gets completely...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-17-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,322
Posted By TrollMaster
No wonder you love yourself soooo much!

No wonder you love yourself soooo much!
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-17-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,322
Posted By TrollMaster
You annoy me. Such a blanket statement is such...

You annoy me. Such a blanket statement is such BS. You live in your own little echo chamber and you make statements like this to make you feel good about your decision to get a Masters and how it...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-02-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,227
Posted By TrollMaster
http://bcb.dfci.harvard.edu/~aedin/courses/R/CDC/m...

http://bcb.dfci.harvard.edu/~aedin/courses/R/CDC/maps.html

This is a pretty good place to start.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-26-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,464
Posted By TrollMaster
I have been thinking about this a lot lately...

I have been thinking about this a lot lately also. One thing that concerns me and you may want to get Lawyer advice on is a drafting contract language.

You want to make sure that the contract is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-20-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 898
Posted By TrollMaster
0 - Eaten every thing on that list before.

0 - Eaten every thing on that list before.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-15-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By TrollMaster
I've worked on a couple of problems where a...

I've worked on a couple of problems where a cluster would have sped up the deliverable. Probably could have cut the time in half. And the time frame was on the order of months.

Big difference...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-15-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,040
Posted By TrollMaster
Most of the work is in the data creation. Not...

Most of the work is in the data creation. Not saying that DataRobot doesn't have it's place, however it was developed by someone who wanted to win Kaggle competitions. How much work has to be done...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-15-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,040
Posted By TrollMaster
https://xkcd.com/882/

https://xkcd.com/882/
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-15-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,515
Posted By TrollMaster
:wave:

:wave:
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-13-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,578
Posted By TrollMaster
I am outside of the ranges listed, in the good...

I am outside of the ranges listed, in the good way. Better to be lucky than good.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-06-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,225
Posted By TrollMaster
Not necessarily correct. You can buy a...

Not necessarily correct. You can buy a multi-family residence as your primary residence up to four units I believe through FHA. This allows you to get really good terms, i.e. not investment...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-06-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,089
Posted By TrollMaster
I've had one student ask me in 5 years. I...

I've had one student ask me in 5 years. I obliged and paid for his lunch. Not really a hassle at all, I mean you are going to eat lunch right? Just have them meet you at a place convenient for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-06-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,526
Posted By TrollMaster
There is actually a third party vendor that...

There is actually a third party vendor that provides this information, they wouldn't get it from the employer. They sell it just like a back ground check.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-05-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,978
Posted By TrollMaster
Let me know. I have the same service and I...

Let me know. I have the same service and I clicked the button, but I was forced to call.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-05-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,978
Posted By TrollMaster
That would be incorrect sir. All the cancel...

That would be incorrect sir. All the cancel links are there, but I double dare you to click on one and see what happens....

You will get the dreaded call this number message. However for adding...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-04-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,978
Posted By TrollMaster
Riley, It's funny you mention this because I...

Riley,

It's funny you mention this because I was thinking about starting an independent agency the other day. Our schtik would be, every renewal we auto shop you for the best rate and handle all...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-04-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,978
Posted By TrollMaster
This. Same reason I can't cancel some TV...

This. Same reason I can't cancel some TV channels from my cable provider online when I want to. But I could add all the premiums, playboy, a few others and jack up my bill to about 400 a month from...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-04-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By TrollMaster
On a more serious note. We are evaluating use...

On a more serious note. We are evaluating use cases for the cloud.

Definitely could make sense to speed up some analyses that take forever. We don't currently have any production models, but...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-04-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By TrollMaster
How'd you think I knew about all those snazzy...

How'd you think I knew about all those snazzy analytics to deploy during the campaign.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-04-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,595
Posted By TrollMaster
I sent some emails from Gmail this morning. ...

I sent some emails from Gmail this morning.

:tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-03-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,595
Posted By TrollMaster
Haven't read the thread so I might be ninja'd,...

Haven't read the thread so I might be ninja'd, but I just saw the University of Texas at Dallas has 100 acres next to the university and offered it up to Amazon to try and forge a relationship like...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-02-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,861
Posted By TrollMaster
Damn that's F'ed up. People actually do that? ...

Damn that's F'ed up. People actually do that? Psychos!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-02-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By TrollMaster
I've lately become a fan of adding the quarter...

I've lately become a fan of adding the quarter round molding to the base board. A lot of times it gives a better look for less work.

The alternative is you need to caulk the bottom of the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-22-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,665
Posted By TrollMaster
I vote every actuary would fail with no...

I vote every actuary would fail with no preparation years later no matter how smart your are!! Even you PP!!

JAS, you are not allowed to opine since you don't have the context required.
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