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Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-17-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 113
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Posted By TranceBrah
Oh jeez. I didn't do any source readings and that...

Oh jeez. I didn't do any source readings and that LICAT calibration section was only a few sentences in the study manual. I'm glad my intuition was good enough to figure out the general idea. Hope I...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-17-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
Quite fair, the topics were pretty evenly...

Quite fair, the topics were pretty evenly distributed. All the big point questions were very straight forward, eg. currency risk for LICAT, linearly interpolate some net credit spreads, plug and chug...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-16-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
Cant wait to see TIA's solution with commentary...

Cant wait to see TIA's solution with commentary and read Eddie roasting Canada's 10b. Another one of those super long and difficulty questions worth only 6 marks, and the information provided wasn't...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-14-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
Can somebody confirm this is the diff between...

Can somebody confirm this is the diff between ASU-2018-12 and VM-20.

So the former is improving GAAP accounting and does not use pfads. --> used for shareholders
The latter is a principles based...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-10-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
I already registered for LAM today, after reading...

I already registered for LAM today, after reading about all those problems with everybody not being able to register for a spot to write in October. Yet another stress I don't need.

Pleasantly...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 07-03-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,147
Posted By TranceBrah
can anybody with grading experience comment about...

can anybody with grading experience comment about this? obviously pass rates are going to be higher than usual this sitting, would they scale up the pass mark to maintain pass rates?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 06-27-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
I'm starting to get used to wearing a mask for...

I'm starting to get used to wearing a mask for extended period of time.

One annoying disadvantage for glasses wearers is fogging up. It looks like the best method to prevent this is to have a mask...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-25-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 79,308
Posted By TranceBrah
this would be ideal, but does it raise an issue...

this would be ideal, but does it raise an issue of fairness? :shrug: probably not, if they pushed back all the FSA deadlines.

My perspective: I'm in a city where the threat of COVID is practically...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-23-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 79,308
Posted By TranceBrah
I believe there are a few cities that do not have...

I believe there are a few cities that do not have testing locations prepared and they are just trying to nail the last few down.

A few weeks ago (shortly after the June 22 announcement), my...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 06-23-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
reveal postponed to july 6...

reveal postponed to july 6...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 06-15-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
yeah imagine if the reveal on june 22 is learning...

yeah imagine if the reveal on june 22 is learning that your exam is cancelled
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 06-15-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
t-minus 1 month, how we feeling?

t-minus 1 month, how we feeling?
Forum: Group & Health Core Exam 06-04-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,819
Posted By TranceBrah
In some exams yes. In ILA track I think LFM is...

In some exams yes. In ILA track I think LFM is untouched, but LPM and LAM had very minor changes. Not sure about other tracks.
Forum: Individual Life and Annuities Track 04-13-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 32,389
Posted By TranceBrah
In case my post wasn't clear enough... you didn't...

In case my post wasn't clear enough... you didn't need textbooks for FAP right? You won't need them for these FSA modules either. I finished (and passed) this ILA module over a regular weekend. The...
Forum: Individual Life and Annuities Track 04-10-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 32,389
Posted By TranceBrah
^ similar to FAP mods, you can quickly finish...

^ similar to FAP mods, you can quickly finish these modules by skipping all the slides and going straight to the exercise blind. though you might need to google a thing here and there, depending on...
Forum: General Actuarial 04-02-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 79,308
Posted By TranceBrah
i see. i was just reading this link which doesn't...

i see. i was just reading this link which doesn't mention that https://www.soa.org/resources/newsroom/covid-19-updates
Forum: General Actuarial 04-02-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 79,308
Posted By TranceBrah
How can SOA be so confident that things will be...

How can SOA be so confident that things will be better by July?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 03-18-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
anybody think SOA will adjust the pass mark so...

anybody think SOA will adjust the pass mark so that pass rates will be kept around the same? assuming pass rates are going to be higher thanks to extra months of studying.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 03-04-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,384
Posted By TranceBrah
used the copy thread feature to make a copy of...

used the copy thread feature to make a copy of this with proper title :)

please use this instead:
http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=346963
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 02-16-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
E, will the lfm-c flashcards pdf also be...

E, will the lfm-c flashcards pdf also be available soon? planning to convert it into an anki file.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 02-16-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,384
Posted By TranceBrah
E, will the lfm-c flashcards pdf also be...

E, will the lfm-c flashcards pdf also be available soon? planning to convert it into an anki file.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 01-31-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,156
Posted By TranceBrah
Registration is open.

Registration is open.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 01-31-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,384
Posted By TranceBrah
Registration is open.

Registration is open.
Forum: ERM module 01-24-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 268,310
Posted By TranceBrah
submitted 2019/12/25 MMR 2020/1/23

submitted 2019/12/25
MMR 2020/1/23
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 01-11-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,384
Posted By TranceBrah
Ah yes, got too used to writing 2019. Who can we...

Ah yes, got too used to writing 2019. Who can we contact to correct it?
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