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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,735
Posted By zenkei18
I better pass, I have jerked around like twice...

I better pass, I have jerked around like twice now on this exam and am feeling the motivation and effort level this go around is going to be adequate. How is everyone else feeling?
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-20-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By zenkei18
You are entry level. He probably thinks you are...

You are entry level. He probably thinks you are expert for someone who is being paid at entry level (which from reading the earlier posts about you making a VBA insurance model sounds like you are?)
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-13-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By zenkei18
I don't get how employers can be upset if you say...

I don't get how employers can be upset if you say you have decided to take another offer. Did you give the other company a chance to match/beat whatever it is you were offered or discuss what it is...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,761
Posted By zenkei18
2, 2014

2, 2014
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-06-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,735
Posted By zenkei18
I am using TIA. I didn't get through learning all...

I am using TIA. I didn't get through learning all the material but I figured if I start working problems now I will have a better chance than if I just slog through the rest of the material.

Today...
Forum: Sports 09-03-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,065
Posted By zenkei18
IDK, Texas has beaten 2 SEC teams in bowl games...

IDK, Texas has beaten 2 SEC teams in bowl games the last 2 years, don't sleep on them.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-03-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,735
Posted By zenkei18
Starting to work problems but it is not going so...

Starting to work problems but it is not going so well :(
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-22-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,236
Posted By zenkei18
Apples to apples, just due to the nature of what...

Apples to apples, just due to the nature of what you can do, a 2 year experience programmer > value 2 year experience actuary. I have some programming background, and I can do more with that in many...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-22-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,236
Posted By zenkei18
I am guessing, but programming is probably a much...

I am guessing, but programming is probably a much more competitive field. I would venture that a programmer with only 2 years of experience can probably contribute way more value to an organization...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,610
Posted By zenkei18
No, but I am broke because I was a huge dumb dumb...

No, but I am broke because I was a huge dumb dumb with money for years and years. It can be difficult to not let that bother me at times.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-30-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By zenkei18
Just like you wound up somewhere with no...

Just like you wound up somewhere with no actuarial program (been there, it sucks), there's also places out there who won't really care what your exam to experience ratio is. Do you want better paying...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-29-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By zenkei18
Your memory is fine, likely your approach is bad....

Your memory is fine, likely your approach is bad.

I had to adjust my approach. You can't just study something, say Ch 1, then wait til a month before the exam to revisit it. You will have...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-28-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,863
Posted By zenkei18
This is the equivalent of looking at someone...

This is the equivalent of looking at someone without legs and saying "Running isn't hard, you know."

Drinking alcohol is not like drinking water. It is not something that our bodies are...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-28-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,526
Posted By zenkei18
I think it's a perfectly direct answer to a...

I think it's a perfectly direct answer to a direct question. If I offer someone meat and they mention they are vegan I probably won't continue to offer them said meat. Why does it have to be such a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-24-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,484
Posted By zenkei18
Be a recruiter imo. It sounds like you would...

Be a recruiter imo.

It sounds like you would get some fulfillment out of creating things, and what better thing to do than to create careers.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-24-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By zenkei18
I wouldn't press this too far, it's pretty hard...

I wouldn't press this too far, it's pretty hard to establish why needing extra sleep also means you need extra time to study for exams. I can see someone getting you to try to explain this and it...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-20-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 162,100
Posted By zenkei18
So this may be dumb, but all my credit cards use...

So this may be dumb, but all my credit cards use average daily balance. Assuming I pay whatever item I buy with my credit card in a very short period of time, the rewards I would earn using it would...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-20-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,863
Posted By zenkei18
This doesn't really go away. For me the hardest...

This doesn't really go away. For me the hardest part was finding stuff to fill my time now that I don't drink. When you drank a lot there's... a lot of time to fill obviously. It'll take time but...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-20-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,863
Posted By zenkei18
I am part of a reddit that is composed of...

I am part of a reddit that is composed of individuals who are trying to do what the OP does. It's not hard to find if you want to find it.

I think I myself am about 646 days.

I wasn't brought...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-17-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By zenkei18
I think that judging by the articles that come...

I think that judging by the articles that come out, we all might as well be Thanos snapping our fingers at napkins and other random objects that no one cares about anymore.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-10-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,617
Posted By zenkei18
Lolwut. If you want to head into an interview...

Lolwut. If you want to head into an interview and completely make up that you have an FSA and whatever other relevant experience that you need and somehow you make it past screening then you're...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-30-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,851
Posted By zenkei18
I believe that as long as you have some section...

I believe that as long as you have some section of individuals who feel the need to understand on even a basic level how some actuarial processes their organizations are using are working then you...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-24-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,820
Posted By zenkei18
This is a ridiculous argument. If I gave you a...

This is a ridiculous argument. If I gave you a list of formulas and you memorized them, and then gave you a practice exam with absolutely no other context, you would fail gloriously.

You have to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-07-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,472
Posted By zenkei18
Oy, didn't have to even have the name to know...

Oy, didn't have to even have the name to know what this post is talking about....
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-29-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,991
Posted By zenkei18
+1. I have yet to find a role where if you are...

+1. I have yet to find a role where if you are miserable now it somehow magically turns around. Even if it had the possibility to, why not explore something else that you can feel proud of?
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