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Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) Today, 01:47 PM
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Shit, as Im memorizing the regulations and the...

Shit, as Im memorizing the regulations and the government insurance programs, I'm forgetting the earlier calculation sections. **** my life
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 04-17-2018, 11:25 PM
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Yea i think 2016 was a easier year.I feel like...

Yea i think 2016 was a easier year.I feel like 2017 is a little harder. Goshh its so hard to predict whats going to be on the test.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 04-14-2018, 04:05 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Thank you. I guess its blocked at my work or...

Thank you. I guess its blocked at my work or something. That link works on my tablet.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 04-13-2018, 03:15 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
This is strange. For some reason, links to...

This is strange. For some reason, links to download 2017 exams are broken on CAS website. How do you download the 2017 exams? Is this only me?
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-29-2018, 12:10 AM
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Anybody already doing past exams? Im still going...

Anybody already doing past exams? Im still going over the materials and feel like im late
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-29-2018, 12:09 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
When you do the IEE questions, do you use MEAN...

When you do the IEE questions, do you use MEAN ceded premium payable or current yrs ceded premium payable?
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-29-2018, 12:08 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
My guess would be 1pg summarie and past exams

My guess would be 1pg summarie and past exams
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-22-2018, 09:32 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
If I remember correctly data science has replaced...

If I remember correctly data science has replaced actuarial in the best job list? Why do you want to go into actuarial other than that being your original career aspiration? I dont know. You might...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-18-2018, 09:03 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
Alright that makes sense

Alright that makes sense
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-17-2018, 02:33 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
I see. So the reason you subtract it from the...

I see. So the reason you subtract it from the total amount of reinsurance recoverables to get to total unsecured recoverables is that the ceding company will just use this to pay reinsurance claims...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-16-2018, 10:23 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
I think your experience is similar to other ELs...

I think your experience is similar to other ELs in that it involves pulling/manipulating data and running models/reports. Writing scripts and manuals sounds meh. Hopefully thats not a majority of...
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-16-2018, 10:13 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
I have a question about schedule f provision....

I have a question about schedule f provision. What is ceded balances payable? This seems to fall in the same category of letter of credit, collateral, and funds held with reinsured.
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 03-13-2018, 08:27 AM
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I have a stupid question for you guys. On...

I have a stupid question for you guys. On tax-related questions, do exam questions usually specify the corporate tax rate? with the corporate tax cut, it went down from 35% to 21% right? it just...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-12-2018, 04:27 PM
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Views: 1,770
Posted By hjacjswo
Not sure about life insurance. But, I would like...

Not sure about life insurance. But, I would like to see P&C companies try and hire actuaries in India to understand all the regulatory stuff and talk to claims dept/TPAs and underwriters. Same for...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-07-2017, 11:59 AM
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Views: 6,564
Posted By hjacjswo
What's the environment like? Munich Re life is in...

What's the environment like? Munich Re life is in atlanta. So, I wouldn't be surprised if it's somewhat conservative? going into consulting from college might be a better transition since people are...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-05-2017, 02:00 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
How much of a stigma is it to get laid off? Also,...

How much of a stigma is it to get laid off? Also, I'm sure you get severence package. Is it seen as bad if you just ride that out for a few months before getting another job?
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-05-2017, 01:59 PM
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Posted By hjacjswo
You make it sound like you been to jail or...

You make it sound like you been to jail or something. It's still fall semester. So, it's not too bad. If you don't get any interviews in Feb/mar, you can panic then.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-05-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By hjacjswo
Not really. I've gotten phone interviews from...

Not really. I've gotten phone interviews from emailing chief actuaries. It really depends on their personality and company culture i guess.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-28-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By hjacjswo
Is geico really paying 65 for EL?? Obviously go...

Is geico really paying 65 for EL?? Obviously go with the second offer. Also, don't worry about DC being "dangerous" haha. You might be confusing it with Philly or something. But, DC is very...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-27-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By hjacjswo
Thanks guys. What do you think in terms of...

Thanks guys. What do you think in terms of getting acclimated to the new culture and making friends with the new coworkers? How long would you say you have the "new guy in the team" label?
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-26-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By hjacjswo
How long does it take to settle into a new job?

Say you switched into a new job (external switch). How long does it usually take to settle in and get comfortable work-wise and socially/culturally?

What if you switched into a very different LOB...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-14-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By hjacjswo
Holy freakin shit. Did you really email 25+ VPs??...

Holy freakin shit. Did you really email 25+ VPs?? You might as well be blacklisted by now. Moderation is the key.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-14-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,643
Posted By hjacjswo
I had a phone interview at NYL new york office by...

I had a phone interview at NYL new york office by cold emailing long time ago. I don't remember who I emailed. Might have actually been the chief actuary. But, I don't know. If you already sent 15...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-25-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,915
Posted By hjacjswo
You have a concierge bro?

You have a concierge bro?
Forum: Exam 6 US (old Part 7U) 10-25-2017, 12:03 AM
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Posted By hjacjswo
I guess I thought that you wouldnt get surplus...

I guess I thought that you wouldnt get surplus relief from ceding commissions if the reinsurer goes insolvent. That IRIS probkem was a bitch. I got a negative IRIS 11 as well. I felt like this test...
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