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Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 09-18-2012, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Selena
Points distribution by Paper

Does anyone have a distribution of points per paper based on past exams? Infinite actuary has a table but you still need to do sorting and averaging. I wonder if someone has already gone through this...
Forum: Actuarial Jobs - Employment - Property & Casualty / General Insurance 04-24-2012, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Selena
Entry level analyst Dallas TX

My company is hiring an entry level analyst in our actuarial department. In a beginning you will be doing data processing, reconciling and reporting using SQL, Access, Excel and VBA macros. A few...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-01-2012, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Selena
Example - if you show a difference with...

Example - if you show a difference with accounting GL or IT system of say 1%, would you investigate it? How about 5%
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-01-2012, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Selena
I've read it and it doesn't give any helful...

I've read it and it doesn't give any helful advice. :)
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-01-2012, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Selena
That's what I said to the auditor but he didn't...

That's what I said to the auditor but he didn't like it. They are looking for a specific number or % for each state, or each difference. Are you talking about the difference in total? Because...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-01-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Selena
Data reconciliations materiality threshold

When you do quarterly or monthly reconciliations of the actuarial data to the accounting and system data, what do you use as a materiality threshold? Percentage difference, dollar value, % of...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 08-03-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By Selena
Looks like TIA is the only place that offers free...

Looks like TIA is the only place that offers free stuff this year if you didn't pass last sitting. Thanks, TIA!
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 08-02-2011, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Selena
Mathtiger, I bought a question set from you...

Mathtiger,

I bought a question set from you last fall but did not pass the exam. Is it possible to get an updated version at no charge? Please advise. Thanks
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 10-04-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,596
Posted By Selena
anyone knows some memory-boost pill or food?

anyone knows some memory-boost pill or food?
Forum: CAS Exams - General 10-01-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By Selena
LOL. I couldn't get that either but didn't feel...

LOL. I couldn't get that either but didn't feel like reasking them. It must have been a standart response they give to any question ..."just in case"...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 09-30-2010, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Selena
I actually sent email to CAS and here is the...

I actually sent email to CAS and here is the response I got (no surprise :)

In regards to your candidate number, please write every digit out how you received it, just in case is does not cause a...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 09-26-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By Selena
Zeros in front of the candidate number

Do we need to write in all the zeros in front of the candidate number on our exam sheets? Let's say my number is 00xxx. Can I just write xxx on each sheet to save some time?
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 09-25-2010, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Selena
Which topic is this refering to? NCCI?

Which topic is this refering to? NCCI?
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-30-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,784
Posted By Selena
Can't you use a copy of your performance review?...

Can't you use a copy of your performance review? I'm not sure if it's OK from the HR point but I think it's better than a recomendation letter (less biased).
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 08-27-2010, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Selena
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 08-19-2010, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Selena
Right, but per formula in the Fox manual, Equity...

Right, but per formula in the Fox manual, Equity Flow = SAP Income - Change in SAP Surplus.
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 08-18-2010, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Selena
Robbin - Difference b/n methods 5 and 7?

I can't figure out the difference between Robbin's method 5 "PV Cash Flow Return" and method 7 "Internal Rate of Return". The formulas are similar (PV Income = PV change in Equity). The only...
Forum: Exam 8 (old Part 9) - Advanced Ratemaking 06-08-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Selena
Did you mean to say 1/4th? Isn't only Section D...

Did you mean to say 1/4th? Isn't only Section D on the new exam 8 next spring?
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-03-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Selena
http://www.e-learningcenter.com/sas.htm?gclid=COfD...

http://www.e-learningcenter.com/sas.htm?gclid=COfDjc-X_J8CFY6F7QodNQ_mkQ

I was thinking about trying this course. $70
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-11-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,956
Posted By Selena
Did you consider working from home for one of the...

Did you consider working from home for one of the consulting firm? I think most of them have at least few people that work from home every day.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-01-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,970
Posted By Selena
You can try this online cource:...

You can try this online cource: http://www.speechworks.us/Compton/fee.aspx
Although it's mostly for accent reduction
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 11-20-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,315
Posted By Selena
Study hours to pass exam 7 vs exams 5 or 6?

I'm trying to get an idea how many hours one needs to study for Exam 7 compared to Exams 5 or 6? Did you study more or less for this exam vs exams 5 or 6?

Thanks
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 10-29-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,607
Posted By Selena
Did they give us ultimate losses or IBNR?

Did they give us ultimate losses or IBNR?
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 10-28-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,101
Posted By Selena
Since they asked for an incremental paid in a...

Since they asked for an incremental paid in a particular AY, do you think we should have found a Cumulative paid at y(1) and subtract off the Actual paid at y(0) instead of finding just the average...
Forum: Old Part 6 (Reserving) 10-28-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,204
Posted By Selena
Did the problem say that loss include ALAE? I...

Did the problem say that loss include ALAE? I remember seeing that LDF includes ALAE but not sure about losses.
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