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Forum: General Actuarial 05-19-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By jplank1983
Another dumb question...in Schedule E-1, the...

Another dumb question...in Schedule E-1, the calculation methodology has changed and it seems that interest payments are now weighted by the probability of survival. However, I'm still not seeing how...
Forum: General Actuarial 05-18-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By jplank1983
Ah, thanks!

Ah, thanks!
Forum: General Actuarial 05-18-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By jplank1983
Do you mean the interest payment or the $10000...

Do you mean the interest payment or the $10000 payment? Either way, I think I'm still not 100% seeing how the calculation works...
Forum: General Actuarial 05-18-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By jplank1983
Income Tax Gross-up Calculation

I have a very dumb question that I'm hoping someone can help with. I'm reading this document on income tax gross up performed by actuaries who do litigation work.
...
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 04-06-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By jplank1983
Does your employer give study days to prepare for the PEC?

Given that the PEC no longer has an exam associated with it, does your employer give you any study days for the readings?
Forum: General Actuarial 07-31-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By jplank1983
Industry news websites?

What websites do you follow in order to stay on top of industry news and trends?
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 08-27-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,377
Posted By jplank1983
PEC Syllabus

Does anyone know when the syllabus usually gets posted? Is there usually much difference from one year to the next?
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 07-18-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,239
Posted By jplank1983
Just passed my last FSA exam. I'll be there, too.

Just passed my last FSA exam. I'll be there, too.
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 07-17-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
Passed! On to FAC... Finally starting to see...

Passed! On to FAC...

Finally starting to see a light at the end of this tunnel.
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-07-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
I made the exact same recommendations!

I made the exact same recommendations!
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-06-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
So, overall, do you guys think you passed?

So, overall, do you guys think you passed?
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-06-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
It may have been. I used t(t-1)CF*v^t. I was...

It may have been. I used t(t-1)CF*v^t. I was debating between t*(t-1) and (t+1)*t.

Edit: Yeah, just looked it up and you're right.
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-06-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
What question asked about dispersion??

What question asked about dispersion??
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-06-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
No, I didn't mean that the convexity had to...

No, I didn't mean that the convexity had to match. But since we were given the liability cashflows and the convexity of the liabilities, I was using that to test which convexity formula was correct....
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-06-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
9pm EST which was a few hours ago, but I was...

9pm EST which was a few hours ago, but I was sleeping :)

Overall, the exam didn't seem too bad. #3 was the hardest for me, but I think I managed to put down something reasonable.

For the...
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-06-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
I'll be here :) Am interested to hear what others...

I'll be here :) Am interested to hear what others have to say.
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-05-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
The most frustrating thing with the material for...

The most frustrating thing with the material for me is how everything kind of sounds the same after a while and it's hard to know if I'm even taking anything in at this point. :(
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-05-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
This is eerie. I've never seen a board on...

This is eerie. I've never seen a board on actuarialoutpost be so dead the day before the exam...
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 05-04-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,730
Posted By jplank1983
So, how's everyone doing in these final days?

So, how's everyone doing in these final days?
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 01-15-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By jplank1983
Not sure, but I did learn a valuable lesson about...

Not sure, but I did learn a valuable lesson about remembering to write down my candidate number BEFORE the site gets hammered so badly that it's impossible to log in and find out what it was :)
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 01-15-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By jplank1983
http://cdn-files.soa.org/web/webworkpdfs/edu-2015-...

http://cdn-files.soa.org/web/webworkpdfs/edu-2015-10-ila-lrm-numbers-5f18xl.pdf
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 11-13-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,595
Posted By jplank1983
Fall 2015 exams are posted for anyone who wants...

Fall 2015 exams are posted for anyone who wants to re-live it.

https://www.soa.org/education/exam-req/syllabus-study-materials/edu-multiple-choice-exam.aspx
Forum: Software & Technology 11-04-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,475
Posted By jplank1983
Your Results for Round 2 Overall Result:...

Your Results for Round 2

Overall Result: Outside Top 50%
Overall Score: 44/120

Section 1 Result: Outside Top 50%
Section 1 Score: 6/10
Theory and Practice MCQs

Section 2 Result: Outside...
Forum: Software & Technology 10-31-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,475
Posted By jplank1983
Just curious: How did people set up the formulas...

Just curious: How did people set up the formulas for the question in Round 1 that had a bunch of interest rates. I was completely lost as to how to determine which ranges were in the given month and...
Forum: Software & Technology 10-31-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,475
Posted By jplank1983
I worked on #3 and #4 and completely guessed on...

I worked on #3 and #4 and completely guessed on #2. I got about 3/4 of the way through the questions before I wasn't getting any of the available answers and had to guess for the remainder.
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