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Forum: Life 09-16-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By LastExamTaker
Tobacco use

Does any one have a link to public info on what % of INSURED population, industry wide, use tobacco?
Forum: Life 06-14-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 133,371
Posted By LastExamTaker
May is out.. 4.08%. My question on timing still...

May is out.. 4.08%. My question on timing still stands, if anyone has insight.
Forum: Life 06-14-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 133,371
Posted By LastExamTaker
I noticed that last month the NAIC published the...

I noticed that last month the NAIC published the rate on the 20th and this month the rate has not be published yet.

Given the wide spread use of the Moody's rate in contract rate setting and...
Forum: Life 06-07-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By LastExamTaker
Curtate vs Continuous Annuity SNF Demo

Remember back to the pre-Compact days...

So, NY requires a continuous demonstration, resulting in lower surrender charges. (Still do, as they still jhaven't joined the Compact.) Many other states...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-19-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,539
Posted By LastExamTaker
Absolutely talk to the Analyst and and ask what...

Absolutely talk to the Analyst and and ask what you can help on. Soemthing along the lines of "I finished up early on X's projects and I'm free. Anything I can help on?" If they don't have...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,457
Posted By LastExamTaker
9/11/2001

9/11/2001
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-10-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By LastExamTaker
"Official title is forensic analyst and i do alot...

"Official title is forensic analyst and i do alot of grunt work (data entry/ manipulation, occasional lookups and pivots, ect) do you guys think this will be something EL actuarial employers will...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 01-10-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,919
Posted By LastExamTaker
"Frankly, I jumped ship. And I'm not sure how to...

"Frankly, I jumped ship. And I'm not sure how to say it in cover letter without sounding too negative. (Thanks God for anonymous forums! )"

Your going to get asked about why you left, so you might...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 01-08-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,919
Posted By LastExamTaker
If your resume came across my desk I'd: -...

If your resume came across my desk I'd:

- like the fact that you may have 3 exams, depending on MLC results, but I'd probably want to know those results before going any further.
- be very...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-08-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By LastExamTaker
I would like to see that you've sat for an exam...

I would like to see that you've sat for an exam recently. Just be very clear that you don't have results yet.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-14-2017, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,955
Posted By LastExamTaker
Have you tried smaller companies outside of major...

Have you tried smaller companies outside of major cities? They have fewer applicants per opening and it may be easier to get an interview. When you interview, show how you fit in the organization,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-13-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,699
Posted By LastExamTaker
OP, Would you consider a C-Suite role in...

OP,

Would you consider a C-Suite role in your current Industry? I've done that path, going into marketing in the same company for a while. It was fun. It actually made me miss actuarial...
Forum: Life 09-27-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 827
Posted By LastExamTaker
Target Profit Measures for Annuities

I've seen surveys of target profit measures with either average targets or ranges of targets that were for sale by the usual consulting firms. Unfortunately, I've changed employers and no longer...
Forum: Life 11-05-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 28,732
Posted By LastExamTaker
I took an actuarial exam on Underwriting in the...

I took an actuarial exam on Underwriting in the 90's. The study notes said underwrite based on sex at birth. I have no idea if additional research has changed that view.
Forum: Life 08-28-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By LastExamTaker
There's creating an actuarial memorandum...

There's creating an actuarial memorandum describing and demonstration how the product meets the Standard Nonforfeiture requirements. The memo also describes how calculations within the product are...
Forum: General Actuarial 08-05-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,322
Posted By LastExamTaker
1. What was your major in college Math ...

1. What was your major in college
Math

2. On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the worst, how bad are you at mental math.
3

3. Generally, how long do you take to explaining the actuarial...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-05-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,874
Posted By LastExamTaker
Sounds like you know who your boss will be. I...

Sounds like you know who your boss will be. I suggest asking him or her.

I can tell you that, if I were your boss, I would say "No. Take one exam. Prove to me that you can take two difficult...
Forum: General Actuarial 04-30-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 29,575
Posted By LastExamTaker
From the white paper, teams can be made up of...

From the white paper, teams can be made up of people e.g.,living in the same town,working in same office building."

So deliberately building a cohort where there is a contagion factor. The town...
Forum: General Actuarial 04-19-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By LastExamTaker
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: General Actuarial 04-19-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By LastExamTaker
Question for Students

Forgive me, but I took the exams a very long time ago under a different system (pre modules) and I don't know all of the ins and outs of the current system. I need to explain what it takes to become...
Forum: Life 03-16-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By LastExamTaker
I can't comment on the deferred annuity portion...

I can't comment on the deferred annuity portion of your question, but some companies do purchase life contingent payments, at least for structured settlements.
Forum: Life 02-26-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By LastExamTaker
Annuity IIPRC SNF Demo

Does the Interstate Compact require continuous calculations for the SNF demo, or do they allow curtate?
Forum: Diversions 12-30-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 29,428
Posted By LastExamTaker
Got mine in at 11:38 last night. My Geriatic...

Got mine in at 11:38 last night. My Geriatic Specialist Social Worker daughter gave me advice. Hoping this helps. Every prior year she has told me her picks after the deadline and she always does...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-26-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By LastExamTaker
Got the flu shot. Also got the flu (confirmed...

Got the flu shot. Also got the flu (confirmed with test by dr.) It was bad, very very bad.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-26-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,478
Posted By LastExamTaker
I think it's ok if you haven't used the item...

I think it's ok if you haven't used the item (i.e., you're returning the one you actually bought from Best Buy (or whereever) to Best Buy. If you've used it, you've forfeited the right to return it.
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