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Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models Today, 09:39 PM
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You are correct. Using the multiple-state...

You are correct. Using the multiple-state notation, {_t}q_{xy} = {_t}p_{xy}^{0\cdot} = {_t}p_{xy}^{01} + {_t}p_{xy}^{02} + {_t}p_{xy}^{03}.

That’s an oversight on our part. We apologize for the...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 08-16-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,638
Posted By tkt
Congrats on your progress! Keep in mind:...

Congrats on your progress! Keep in mind: completing the manual is at most halfway to being exam-ready. You then need to deeply invest in solving practice problems. For many candidates, the...
Forum: Finance 08-12-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,677
Posted By tkt
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: MFE 08-11-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
Although we don't offer flashcards, if you want a...

Although we don't offer flashcards, if you want a copy of CA IFM formula sheet to study, you can email me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com, and I'm more than happy to send you one (for free).
Forum: MFE 08-08-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By tkt
Here is a quick update regarding our IFM...

Here is a quick update regarding our IFM products:

Updates to both the online manual and the video lessons are now fully complete. The online manual and video lessons cover everything you need to...
Forum: MFE 08-06-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,523
Posted By tkt
You can use the attached sample study schedule to...

You can use the attached sample study schedule to help decide whether you are able to allocate study time as suggested. This will be a good starting point.
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 07-31-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By tkt
I sent a note to the SOA about this question....

I sent a note to the SOA about this question. It's been corrected and the updated version was posted on July 24th. Make sure you are viewing the latest version of the sample question.
Forum: MFE 07-31-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,523
Posted By tkt
Smile The video lessons are based on the online manual....

The video lessons are based on the online manual. Some students prefer to read from the manual, and some prefer to have Coach Mike Carmody walk them through the concepts through video lessons....
Forum: MFE 07-22-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By tkt
Our exam gen will you new questions until you...

Our exam gen will you new questions until you have seen all the available questions. You can email me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com and I can give you a spreadsheet that details how many questions we...
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 07-19-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 108,760
Posted By tkt
That's right! We added more examples in Sections...

That's right! We added more examples in Sections 1 - 6 to our manual. The new sections (10, 12) entail a lot of examples as well. Also, note that the video lessons are based on the manual.

We...
Forum: MFE 07-15-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
Unfortunately, there’s nothing much we can do...

Unfortunately, there’s nothing much we can do about this, since we followed the weight stated in the syllabus closely.

As far as theory questions are concerned, although we have quite a number of...
Forum: MFE 07-13-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By tkt
Coaching Actuaries IFM Product Updates

Greetings!

The July IFM Exam is over. Many of us were nervous about the first administration of this exam. We want to thank our customers who sat for the July exam and provided valuable feedback...
Forum: MFE 07-12-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
Got it, but I think the wording should be updated...

Got it, but I think the wording should be updated to remove the reference to Brownian motion since it's NOT on the IFM syllabus. Previously in the older version of MFE, a volatility could be given as...
Forum: MFE 07-12-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
Sounds like a defective question. I just reported...

Sounds like a defective question. I just reported to the SOA so that they can look into it.
Forum: MFE 07-10-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By tkt
Note that: Borrowing money is like selling...

Note that:

Borrowing money is like selling (i.e., short position) a zero-coupon bond. Both results in cash inflows now and cash outflows later.
Lending money is like buying (i.e., long...
Forum: MFE 07-10-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By tkt
I don't have the ASM manual, but I will answer...

I don't have the ASM manual, but I will answer based on the information that you provided.

Exercise 6.5
Originally you have $10,000 invested in Stock S. Now, you want to borrow $x and invest that...
Forum: MFE 07-09-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
There's a discussion thread on this on Reddit as...

There's a discussion thread on this on Reddit as well: https://www.reddit.com/r/actuary/comments/8wod70/missing_formulas_on_ifm/
Forum: Exam 3/MLC - Actuarial Models 07-08-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,638
Posted By tkt
We are in the midst of revamping the...

We are in the midst of revamping the written-answer questions for the new LTAM exams. Dave (aka Coach K) is in the midst of creating video solutions covering all past written-answer questions that...
Forum: MFE 07-03-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
All the best! I recommend getting comfortable...

All the best! I recommend getting comfortable with Adapt questions from level 4 - 6, and occasionally challenge yourself with questions from level 7.
Forum: MFE 06-24-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,653
Posted By tkt
I assume you are referring to the new version of...

I assume you are referring to the new version of C, i.e., STAM. The last administration of Exam C will end on June 25th and this exam will be replaced by Exam STAM.

As far as pricing is...
Forum: MFE 06-23-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
In the previous version of this exam (MFE),...

In the previous version of this exam (MFE), according to students report, the difficulty of the actual exam was generally about Adapt level 4 - 6.

We have recently updated the exam generation...
Forum: MFE 06-22-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
Greetings! We are pleased to provide the...

Greetings!

We are pleased to provide the following update on our IFM products:

Video lessons and online manual covering all topics in Derivatives and Corporate Finance, including two SOA study...
Forum: Statistics 06-19-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By tkt
You can email support@coachingactuaries.com if...

You can email support@coachingactuaries.com if you have any specific questions regarding proctoring.
Forum: MFE 06-13-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
The derivatives portion is more mathematical and...

The derivatives portion is more mathematical and the corporate finance portion is more conceptual. Even when it was just derivatives, students started seeing an increasing number of conceptual word...
Forum: MFE 06-05-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,392
Posted By tkt
Thanks for the kind words! Also, for...

Thanks for the kind words!

Also, for everyone who is preparing for this exam, if you want an electronic copy of our formula sheet, feel free to email me at tteh@coachingactuaries.com. I'd be glad...
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