Actuarial Outpost
 
Go Back   Actuarial Outpost > Search Forums
FlashChat Actuarial Discussion Preliminary Exams CAS/SOA Exams Cyberchat Around the World Suggestions

DW Simpson
Actuarial Jobs

Visit our site for the most up to date jobs for actuaries.

Actuarial Salary Surveys
Property & Casualty, Health, Life, Pension and Non-Tradtional Jobs.

Actuarial Meeting Schedule
Browse this year's meetings and which recruiters will attend.

Contact DW Simpson
Have a question?
Let's talk.
You'll be glad you did.


Showing results 1 to 25 of 300
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: manaknight14
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,658
Posted By manaknight14
https://i.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/0...

https://i.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/008/071/Screen_shot_2011-12-25_at_4.52.05_AM.png


:iatp:

This is why I never try to "get out" of jury duty unless I have a specific reason for...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 959
Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: Obviously there are plenty of...

:iatp:

Obviously there are plenty of higher-quality shops out there, but when it comes to the big two, Dunkin is the superior choice. KK just tastes like a dentist's bill.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-20-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 959
Posted By manaknight14
False because blueberry donuts are usually cake....

False because blueberry donuts are usually cake. And New Jersey people need only say three words: apple cider donut.

I didn't vote because which version is better really depends on the flavor of...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-19-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By manaknight14
Are you saying the new ACAS syllabus is lacking...

Are you saying the new ACAS syllabus is lacking in papers written by Australians?

:iatp:
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-16-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,610
Posted By manaknight14
CAS just announced syllabus changes for Spring...

CAS just announced syllabus changes for Spring 2019 exams and 7 is adding another paper.
:exams:
Forum: Course 1 - Risk Management & Insurance Operation 07-16-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,432
Posted By manaknight14
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 07-10-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,625
Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: It makes failing an exam a huge deal....

:iatp:

It makes failing an exam a huge deal. Not just because of the lost time, but also because of this:

Spring 2018: *fails 7*
Fall 2018: *attempts 8*
Spring 2019: *looks at 7 material*...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-10-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By manaknight14
I successfully doubled up on studying for exams...

I successfully doubled up on studying for exams once, but the circumstances were a bit different than what you're considering. In my case:
They were prelims, so the material and format were easier...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By manaknight14
While I can only speak from my personal...

While I can only speak from my personal experience with A&H (which is a single data point), I would think the SOA route is much more likely for this line.

I once interviewed for an A&H position....
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 06-25-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 33,800
Posted By manaknight14
Officially starting today. Right now I'm planning...

Officially starting today. Right now I'm planning on going with TIA + source for study materials. Hopefully that's enough, though honestly with two kids under 4 in the house, I'll be lucky just to...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-18-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By manaknight14
Results up! Got a 3?! Holy ****.

Results up!

Got a 3?! Holy ****.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-18-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By manaknight14
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-18-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By manaknight14
Boss just scheduled an important meeting with...

Boss just scheduled an important meeting with just me and one other guy for 1:30 EDT. FML
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-14-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,438
Posted By manaknight14
NFIP is covered by a new paper by Horn & Brown,...

NFIP is covered by a new paper by Horn & Brown, which replaces the King paper.
Material from Vaughan looks like it's been removed entirely.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-14-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By manaknight14
:shrug: At least I included the OT walkoff TD...

:shrug:
At least I included the OT walkoff TD against Denver. For all the epic bomb TDs Favre threw, it seemed like you could expect at least one bonehead pick per game where he'd try to force a...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-14-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By manaknight14
With great means comes great volatility. ...

With great means comes great volatility.

https://media.giphy.com/media/TcL23fH0WRma4/giphy.gif

http://allgbp.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Favre-Eagles.gif
Forum: Exam 5 (new) - Ratemaking/Reserving 06-14-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,934
Posted By manaknight14
Yeah about 98% of the required math is captured...

Yeah about 98% of the required math is captured by these two posts.

Are ILFs still on the syllabus? If so, you might occasionally have to evaluate a relatively simple definite integral. That's the...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-11-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By manaknight14
Eli gifs need more sliding headfirst and fumbling...

Eli gifs need more sliding headfirst and fumbling without being touched by defense.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-11-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 75,837
Posted By manaknight14
Score for the exam? Yes. Score range for each...

Score for the exam? Yes.
Score range for each question? No. Only failed exams get that.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-04-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 201,185
Posted By manaknight14
Accurate. He was smiling until that 70 hit him.

Accurate. He was smiling until that 70 hit him.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 06-04-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,438
Posted By manaknight14
I would advise against this with Exam 6, because...

I would advise against this with Exam 6, because you will probably have an accident after the material puts you to sleep. I would imagine this outcome is equally likely regardless of if you are...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-26-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 20,747
Posted By manaknight14
I should add that I do get the distinction...

I should add that I do get the distinction between terms. Pork roll is the thing, and Taylor pork roll is the oldest and most popular brand. Taylor ham is a form of what Taylor used to call its...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-25-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 20,747
Posted By manaknight14
http://media.nj.com/entertainment_impact/photo/tay...

http://media.nj.com/entertainment_impact/photo/taylor-pork-roll-e8c6a0016ec5c84d.jpg
I donít print the packages, I just read them. :shrug:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-25-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 20,747
Posted By manaknight14
Am I the only person who grew up hearing it...

Am I the only person who grew up hearing it called "Taylor Pork Roll"?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-24-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,893
Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: I have two kids at home who are age 4...

:iatp:

I have two kids at home who are age 4 or less. Going to work is my method of de-stress.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 300

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
*PLEASE NOTE: Posts are not checked for accuracy, and do not
represent the views of the Actuarial Outpost or its sponsors.
Page generated in 0.27477 seconds with 7 queries