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Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Yesterday, 05:46 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
What the hell. For Mack 94, one of the chain...

What the hell. For Mack 94, one of the chain ladder assumptions is that the variance of the expected losses is proportional to the cumulative losses to date.
Mack tests out 3 different selected LDF...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By hjacjswo
So, what's your total years of experience...

So, what's your total years of experience excluding the internship? What level roles are you applying for? Are you applying for straight up entry level roles and 0-2 yr experience roles? Are you in a...
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By hjacjswo
I graduated around 2010. I heard things were very...

I graduated around 2010. I heard things were very peachy before the 9/11. After 2001, things got tougher, and companies actually started caring about people having exams passed and stuff in college....
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-16-2019, 12:31 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Get ur mind out of the gutter

Get ur mind out of the gutter
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-15-2019, 07:22 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
so tru

so tru
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-15-2019, 06:47 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
yea for sure! If you are 200 hrs in, what stage...

yea for sure!
If you are 200 hrs in, what stage are you in your study plans? Are you moving onto past exams and stuff soon? I'm still stuck in my second pass. still doing Mack 94
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-15-2019, 06:16 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
I think it's easier than 8 tho. I think im...

I think it's easier than 8 tho. I think im feeling the same way but worse.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-15-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By hjacjswo
Interesting. Did you negotiate at all?

Interesting. Did you negotiate at all?
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-15-2019, 02:58 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
So, you effectively let your company know that...

So, you effectively let your company know that you are actively looking then? After you didn't get the job, did anything change for you at the job?
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-15-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By hjacjswo
Sorry if it wasn't clear. I'm talking about...

Sorry if it wasn't clear. I'm talking about corporate structure like Allstate/Esurance. Like Esurance is owned by Allstate, but operates as a separate entity. Allstate is a parent company and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-15-2019, 10:56 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Damnn is this really that uncommon?

Damnn is this really that uncommon?
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-14-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By hjacjswo
Does that have a built in function for...

Does that have a built in function for bootstrapping? I was originally going to use Python, since it has a built-in resample function. But, found out that it only resamples off a list, and not an...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-14-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By hjacjswo
Have you applied to parent/sister/subsidiary companies?

I'm sure some people have done this. How was the process? Do they let your dept head know that you applied? Do they have access to your current compensation?
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-13-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,629
Posted By hjacjswo
Honestly it's not a bad idea to move out of...

Honestly it's not a bad idea to move out of actuarial field. Assess your other options.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-13-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By hjacjswo
okay that helps a lot. Thanks!!

okay that helps a lot. Thanks!!
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-13-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By hjacjswo
If you were to use bootstrapping based on Shapland

I am trying to implement bootstrapping based on the simple example in Casual Fellow Shapland chapter, pg 499.

I have 2 questions.
1.In real life, how the hell are you supposed to get Hat Matrix...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-11-2019, 11:45 PM
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Views: 62,630
Posted By hjacjswo
****kk I always do this. I always rush through...

****kk I always do this. I always rush through the first pass and when I do the second pass I don't remember anything
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-11-2019, 11:30 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Gotcha

Gotcha
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 03-11-2019, 11:13 AM
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Views: 62,630
Posted By hjacjswo
In Patrik, when you do credibility weighted...

In Patrik,
when you do credibility weighted chain ladder and standard buhlman, Why do you have to adjust the credibility factor by the % paid in each accident year?
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-09-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By hjacjswo
HRs gonna be like "That is unfair to non...

HRs gonna be like "That is unfair to non actuarial employees who have nothing to study for!"
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-02-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By hjacjswo
Take ltam and apply to both soa and cas. Blows my...

Take ltam and apply to both soa and cas. Blows my mind how you will restrict yourself to cas based on this "le p&c" without having worked in it.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,527
Posted By hjacjswo
Damnn 55 ain't even bad. I'd be fine with that as...

Damnn 55 ain't even bad. I'd be fine with that as long as I'm paid bank. This might change if I have kids tho.
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-20-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By hjacjswo
but you had other experience before doing the...

but you had other experience before doing the current non-traditional work, I assume? That's different from working in one specialization for many years from the get go.
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 02-20-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 62,630
Posted By hjacjswo
Do you guys go through the CF guides as well, or...

Do you guys go through the CF guides as well, or mostly rely on the RF summaries?
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 02-20-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 62,630
Posted By hjacjswo
I haven't read the brehm source yet. But, the cf...

I haven't read the brehm source yet. But, the cf videos are not bad at all.
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