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Forum: Careers - Employment 12-11-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,166
Posted By Arthur Kade
If only there were resources, like books or...

If only there were resources, like books or websites, that provided that information.
Forum: General Actuarial 12-11-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,892
Posted By Arthur Kade
:smh:

:smh:
Forum: Pension - Social Security 11-14-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By Arthur Kade
That wasn't the question. The question was...

That wasn't the question. The question was average age of current EAs regardless of year of enrollment.

It definitely skews older because fewer people are getting the EA than in the past, but I...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-20-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,633
Posted By Arthur Kade
Wow, they will not let this idea die a quiet -...

Wow, they will not let this idea die a quiet - and well-deserved - death.
Forum: General Actuarial 09-20-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,364
Posted By Arthur Kade
It's not a single continuum. Better to think of...

It's not a single continuum. Better to think of it as two axes: theoretical/experimental and pure/applied.

Examples:
Theoretical/Pure - HET
Experimental/Pure - CERN
Theoretical/Applied -...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-21-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,841
Posted By Arthur Kade
I think there's hate on actuaries because they...

I think there's hate on actuaries because they say galactically stupid things like

"To pass those exams require more than dedication. It requires genius."

"Are you at or near a math-Olympiad...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-13-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,364
Posted By Arthur Kade
A PhD is a more-than-full-time endeavor. ...

A PhD is a more-than-full-time endeavor. Consulting is a more-than-full-time endeavor. You can't get a non-MickeyMouse PhD while working in consulting.

/thread
Forum: General Actuarial 07-26-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 34,105
Posted By Arthur Kade
:iatp: x 1000 Where we need to speak, we are...

:iatp: x 1000

Where we need to speak, we are a bunch of poosies. Where we have no business speaking up, we open up our collective piehole.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-22-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10,568
Views: 1,321,846
Posted By Arthur Kade
The footnote says "Boycott Koch Industries" which...

The footnote says "Boycott Koch Industries" which makes the whole thing galactically stupid since the Koch Brothers are libertarian and pro "immigration reform"

:duh:
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,141
Posted By Arthur Kade
Compensation & Human Resource Analytics Analyst...

Compensation & Human Resource Analytics Analyst << management consulting

It would be a shame to have taken a detour through actuarial exams just to end up in a worse place. If you can't find an...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-14-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By Arthur Kade
Get outta town. Next you're going to tell me...

Get outta town. Next you're going to tell me that there's overlap and repetition in the four Gospels.
Forum: Software & Technology 03-08-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,482
Posted By Arthur Kade
:galacticfacepalm: For when :epicfacepalm:...

:galacticfacepalm:

For when :epicfacepalm: or :doublefacepalm: can't do something justice.
Forum: Surveys 01-27-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,499
Posted By Arthur Kade
E = mc^2 is not relativity And Black-Scholes...

E = mc^2 is not relativity

And Black-Scholes is 1973, not 1990.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-12-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,307
Posted By Arthur Kade
That's probably true. Which of course means that...

That's probably true. Which of course means that the actuarial profession has done something profoundly wrong.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-15-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,403
Posted By Arthur Kade
Just started reading this a few days ago

Just started reading this a few days ago
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-28-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,468
Posted By Arthur Kade
The opportunity to be underpaid for the remainder...

The opportunity to be underpaid for the remainder of my career?

No, I would not take a pay cut.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-11-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,468
Posted By Arthur Kade
They clam that everywhere

They clam that everywhere
Forum: General Actuarial 10-11-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,222
Posted By Arthur Kade
No

There may be some actuaries who are mathematicians, but it isn't because they are actuaries.

The converse is also true.

/thread
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-08-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,468
Posted By Arthur Kade
2nd Grade Math

The assignment was "write a doubles fact that you can use to find the sum." For example, 2+3 can be solved by using the doubles-plus-one strategy of
2 + 3 = 2 + 2 + 1 = 4 + 1 = 5

The idiot...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-02-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 29,182
Posted By Arthur Kade
ifyp

ifyp
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-23-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,280
Posted By Arthur Kade
I'll take people who don't work in consulting for...

I'll take people who don't work in consulting for $800, Alex.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,722
Posted By Arthur Kade
Don't do it! /thread

Don't do it!

/thread
Forum: General Actuarial 08-22-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,842
Posted By Arthur Kade
Daniel Bauer (was at Georgia State, not sure if...

Daniel Bauer (was at Georgia State, not sure if he's still there) is way ahead of you. Google "forward surface of mortality".
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-19-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,006
Posted By Arthur Kade
Every other year (consulting firm)

Every other year (consulting firm)
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-14-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,617
Posted By Arthur Kade
Can't tell if serious.

Can't tell if serious.
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