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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-16-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By Woodrow
No, that's an Avast majority!

No, that's an Avast majority!
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-15-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,088
Posted By Woodrow
That was a totally appropriate response. We...

That was a totally appropriate response.

We could discuss for days if programmers really make more than actuaries, but the OP seems to have their mind made up on that point.

We could discuss...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 08-13-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,074
Posted By Woodrow
It's not easy to find core credits. If you...

It's not easy to find core credits.

If you look at the spreadsheet Campbell provided, several of the sessions at recent meetings offered Core credit, I'm not entirely sure how to get get EA credit...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 08-13-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,074
Posted By Woodrow
Thanks, that's a big help.

Thanks, that's a big help.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 08-13-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,074
Posted By Woodrow
Yes, join the retirement section, I assume they...

Yes, join the retirement section, I assume they will take your money.

There's at least 10 webcasts that give you 1.8 hours each that you can watch for free, just take notes and submit a summary...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-06-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By Woodrow
That was me. I was in pensions. When I turned...

That was me. I was in pensions. When I turned 40 I left actuarial work.

The field I'm in now isn't more mathematically challenging, but I like the field a lot more.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-05-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,019
Posted By Woodrow
DTNF was not talking to your wife

DTNF was not talking to your wife
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-02-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,248
Posted By Woodrow
He probably doesn't expect you to solve these...

He probably doesn't expect you to solve these problems as quickly as you fear. He probably knows you will struggle.

This is a good project because you are being thrown in the deep end and being...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-02-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,199
Posted By Woodrow
Certainly with kids and a Stay At Home Spouse, or...

Certainly with kids and a Stay At Home Spouse, or expensive childcare, or especially if you are a single parent could take a big bite out of a Fellow's salary.

I would still think most Fellows...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-02-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,389
Posted By Woodrow
https://i.imgflip.com/16gnae.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/16gnae.jpg
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-31-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18,212
Views: 937,297
Posted By Woodrow
I think this is for those days when every gym has...

I think this is for those days when every gym has raids with the same Legendary for a couple hours.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-25-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 932
Posted By Woodrow
I hear you man, I now live in Boston which has a...

I hear you man, I now live in Boston which has a reputation for bad/mean drivers but I don't see it at all.

Whatever their faults, when it comes right down to it, the other drivers in Boston do...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-23-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Woodrow
St. Crispin's Day is right around the corner!

St. Crispin's Day is right around the corner!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-23-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,910
Posted By Woodrow
This is awesome! kick ass! (um, what's...

This is awesome! kick ass!

(um, what's "product design"?)
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,699
Posted By Woodrow
Yes, this. I grew up in Texas and a 90...

Yes, this.

I grew up in Texas and a 90 degree day in Houston is much better than a 90 degree day in Boston.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-13-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,445
Posted By Woodrow
A lot of people have walked away from things that...

A lot of people have walked away from things that weren't good fits with a lot more invested than you.
Obviously you know about sunk costs.

Aside from the fact that it's not actuarial, how's your...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,938
Posted By Woodrow
Um, you meant to say "you're" ...

Um, you meant to say "you're"

:roll:
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,938
Posted By Woodrow
I respectfully disagree, given what V has told us...

I respectfully disagree, given what V has told us about the SO. People need things from their relationship, there is nothing wrong with that.



I want to be respectful, but it is safe to say...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,938
Posted By Woodrow
They know you are in love with someone who lives...

They know you are in love with someone who lives far away. They already know you might leave.


BUT, you are right to keep it discreet. I told you I was in a similar situation.

One day my...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,938
Posted By Woodrow
I'd also take another look at your approach of...

I'd also take another look at your approach of "get through my work quickly and after asking around if there is anything more I can do and hearing no, I head out"

Those first two parts are great,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,938
Posted By Woodrow
Start applying for jobs in your SO's city. It...

Start applying for jobs in your SO's city. It may take several months, you may have to take something that's in consulting or that is not actuarial. Start looking now.

When I started my career I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-05-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Woodrow
Looks like this thread just has comments from the...

Looks like this thread just has comments from the usual gang of idiots.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-26-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,077
Posted By Woodrow
It seems a bit excessive to have a thread for the...

It seems a bit excessive to have a thread for the thoughts that run through my head non stop during all my waking hours.

Am I not normal?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-18-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,921
Posted By Woodrow
Legitimate matchmakers rarely smack their b*tches.

Legitimate matchmakers rarely smack their b*tches.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-12-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,451
Posted By Woodrow
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/da/Logans_run_movie_poster.jpg/220px-Logans_run_movie_poster.jpg
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