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Forum: Careers - Employment 03-04-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,006
Posted By Chilango
I graduated with a math degree in 1982 when...

I graduated with a math degree in 1982 when unemployment was 10.8%, the highest since the Great Depression, and had two full-time dishwashing jobs for seven months until I found a job with an...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 12-13-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,488
Posted By Chilango
Maybe it is just me but I have no idea what the...

Maybe it is just me but I have no idea what the bullet points under Github mean. I doubt if many people born before 1960 know what that means. You could start with a bullet point with very basic...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 09-29-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Chilango
You could provide a little less information about...

You could provide a little less information about your experience, and a lot less information about your activities, so it would fit it on one page.
Forum: General Actuarial 09-24-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 68,558
Posted By Chilango
I responded to the email from Karen Smith...

I responded to the email from Karen Smith multiple times that I am not a member.
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 09-24-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Chilango
Some of the titles are followed by spaces and...

Some of the titles are followed by spaces and some are not. I would make them consistent.
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 09-14-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Chilango
The Career Objective word choices and sentence...

The Career Objective word choices and sentence structure are so strange that the resume would be better without that section. The resume has very little information. You need to add some skills or...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 09-14-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Chilango
I don't think you need to put "Pass" by an exam...

I don't think you need to put "Pass" by an exam you already passed, just show the date you passed. I would delete the "Routine use of" in front of "SAS, Outlook, SharePoint, Access, Tableau".
Forum: Pension - Social Security 09-04-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Chilango
Search for "Selecting and Documenting Other...

Search for "Selecting and Documenting Other Pension Assumptions" and “Selecting and Documenting Mortality Assumptions for Pensions”, Public Policy practice notes by the American Academy of Actuaries.
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 09-04-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Chilango
The content looks good. There is something odd...

The content looks good. There is something odd about the formatting and maybe it only happens on my computer screen. When I opened it in Read Mode, it looked fine. Then when I clicked View, Edit...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 08-30-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By Chilango
Your current title is lower case and the others...

Your current title is lower case and the others are upper case, the dates wrap around, you have nothing about your current position, you have the most bullet points for your fourth position and the...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 08-21-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Chilango
I would not list poker as a hobby. Actuaries...

I would not list poker as a hobby. Actuaries will think it is a great hobby that is low-risk and job-related. You don't know what someone in human resources might think. They might think it is...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-26-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By Chilango
Insurance companies in the risk transfer business...

Insurance companies in the risk transfer business include AIG, American United Life, MassMutual, MetLife, Principal, Pacific Life, and Prudential. They can be contacted directly. I am not...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-20-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 175,191
Posted By Chilango
"Jack Bogle isn’t optimistic about the state of...

"Jack Bogle isn’t optimistic about the state of U.S. pensions over the next decade. The founder of Vanguard Group thinks a conservative portfolio of bonds will only return about 3 percent a year...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 11-22-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 175,191
Posted By Chilango
Possible Tax on Public Plans

GOP Tax Overhaul Could Hit State and Local Pension Plans With Federal Tax
"Where the tax could come into play is if a pension system puts money into more complicated real estate ventures,...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 02-23-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 175,191
Posted By Chilango
George Will America’s utterly predictable...

George Will
America’s utterly predictable tsunami of pension problems
...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-21-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 162,212
Posted By Chilango
Drugs, prostitutes used to bribe NY pension fund...

Drugs, prostitutes used to bribe NY pension fund manager

http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/21/investing/bribes-prostitutes-ny-pension-fund/index.html

The indictment alleges that Kelley, Schonhorn...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-31-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,993
Posted By Chilango
This topic was also the cover story of the May...

This topic was also the cover story of the May 2014 issue of the Pension Section News:
"SEARCHING FOR REVENUE IN A VERY WRONG PLACE"....
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,346
Posted By Chilango
Value the post-retirement medical benefits sort...

Value the post-retirement medical benefits sort of like a pension plan where the benefits are a schedule of age-based annual health care costs that decrease after eligibilty for Medicare. Include...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-27-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,893
Posted By Chilango
I heard that they tested black boxes in cars and...

I heard that they tested black boxes in cars and the most common last words in fatal accidents were "Hold my beer and watch this!"
Forum: Pension - Social Security 01-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,259
Posted By Chilango
There should be an investment option for USPS...

There should be an investment option for USPS commemorative stamps.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 01-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,259
Posted By Chilango
It does not have anything new. It has the option...

It does not have anything new. It has the option for automatic enrollment, but employers already have that in 401(k) plans.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 01-29-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,259
Posted By Chilango
MyRA Retirement Savings Proposal

The MyRA retirement savings proposal appears to be a Roth IRA invested in savings bonds through a TreasuryDirect payroll deduction.
http://www.treasurydirect.gov/indiv/products/prod_tdpayrollinfo.htm
Forum: Pension - Social Security 01-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 230,314
Posted By Chilango
I agree that a 75-year rolling amortization...

I agree that a 75-year rolling amortization period with an open group would reduce current contributions.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 01-08-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By Chilango
My comments did not make it in the final version....

My comments did not make it in the final version. I did not agree with the part in Section 3.11 about using a higher discount rate for financially weak plan sponsors. A plan sponsor near bankruptcy...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-19-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,778
Posted By Chilango
The number of actuaries in the Pension Section...

The number of actuaries in the Pension Section has declined from 3,800 in 2009 to about 3,000 in 2012, or about 8% per year. Part of this is due to firms not paying for dues as much, and part is...
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