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Forum: MAS-II 06-23-2018, 05:25 PM
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Just so I have this right...for NA/KM estimates,...

Just so I have this right...for NA/KM estimates, say you're given values of 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and you're asked to find H(5) and S(5) respectively, for the NA estimate, would we calculate H(4) (the...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 06-23-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 94,899
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Just so I have this right...for NA/KM estimates,...

Just so I have this right...for NA/KM estimates, say you're given values of 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and you're asked to find H(5) and S(5) respectively, for the NA estimate, would we calculate H(4) (the...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 11-01-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 228,688
Posted By QuackingDucks94
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 09-11-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 100,616
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Will be joining as well now that I've gotten my...

Will be joining as well now that I've gotten my pass from MFE. Would you be able to elaborate upon the whole "I am using TIA and ASM, but they are both outdated"? I just invested in TIA and am hoping...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-08-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 159,590
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Wishing everyone the best of luck and to see some...

Wishing everyone the best of luck and to see some good news.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-08-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 159,590
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Does it make sense? Probably not, but it gives us...

Does it make sense? Probably not, but it gives us a false peace of mind so we're going to keep doing it anyways.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-08-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 159,590
Posted By QuackingDucks94
^^ yep, doing the same exact thing, these next...

^^ yep, doing the same exact thing, these next fifteen minutes are going to be agonizing.
Forum: Statistics 08-10-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 82,127
Posted By QuackingDucks94
This course is self-paced, so you can knock it...

This course is self-paced, so you can knock it out in as little as two weeks I have seen (although that is with dedicated studying), I'm on track to complete it this Saturday (taking my final) and...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 06-28-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 159,590
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Do you guys have any advice or tricks on avoiding...

Do you guys have any advice or tricks on avoiding making computational careless errors? A lot of these problems rely on multiple equations and computations and it's real easy for me to mess up...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 06-18-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 159,590
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Does anyone expect there to be a lot of lookback...

Does anyone expect there to be a lot of lookback options on this exam? I'm going through the problems and MAN are those some incredibly tedious and time-consuming calculations.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 02-28-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Using ASM 9th Edition/11th Printing for July Exam?

Hello all,

I was wondering for the Exam in July, if the older edition of the ASM manual, as well as perhaps maybe some of the chapters of the FM ASM manual, would be sufficient enough? I was going...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 11-30-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Entry Level College Graduate Advice

Graduated, completed two exams, no internships or relevant work experience, and at this point just trying to get any sort of credentialed office job that would segue into an actuarial position....
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,066
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Thank you guys so much for the input and...

Thank you guys so much for the input and response, I am going to submit my resume to be reviewed and hopefully that will help. In terms of finding an "office" job, what sort of jobs would you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,066
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Graduated, no internship, 2 prelims down...help?

Graduated from Rutgers University in May with a 3.5 GPA and got a degree in Economics with a minor in Math. I took Exam P this July and just got my preliminary pass late October for Exam FM. Since...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-19-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Nice did you use ADAPT at all? if so what was...

Nice did you use ADAPT at all? if so what was your EL?
Forum: Financial Mathematics 10-19-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Unofficial(?) October Exam FM/2 Thread

Seeing as their is no official thread for the October sitting, was wondering how everyone was doing and feeling (or felt) about their exams!

I'm taking it October 24th, currently at a 6.5 EL...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 08-18-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By QuackingDucks94
Help understanding this problem and annuities

Hey folks, been staring at this problem for a while and was wondering if you guys knew how to go about solving this. The problem reads

"Eloise plans to accumulate 100,000 at the end of 42 years....
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