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Forum: Sports 06-18-2019, 04:25 PM
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Posted By Arms91
I played D1 college football (although small D1 -...

I played D1 college football (although small D1 - FCS). I was initially a preferred walk-on but I earned a football scholarship my sophomore year. I had a great experience, but will admit it was very...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 06-14-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
4 more weeks of freedom! Enjoy it before going...

4 more weeks of freedom! Enjoy it before going back to the studying grind.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-13-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,799
Posted By Arms91
Thanks. I just looked into Medi share and even...

Thanks. I just looked into Medi share and even with the highest deductible plan it is still significantly more than my current health insurance plan.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 06-13-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,799
Posted By Arms91
OnLevel - that is a pretty slick setup. I bank...

OnLevel - that is a pretty slick setup. I bank with USAA so I'm not sure if I can set mine up exactly like that, but I think I'm gonna give them a call and try.

Slight change of subject: If I...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-17-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Are you sure you aren't thinking of GAAP TI...

Are you sure you aren't thinking of GAAP TI discount rate changes?
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-17-2019, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Arms91
I've seen that before. Yeah it's kind of a gray...

I've seen that before. Yeah it's kind of a gray area. I would personally rather provide some reasoning just in case. It may not always be necessary to receive full credit though.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-17-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Thank you! Yes I think you are expected to...

Thank you!

Yes I think you are expected to elaborate on why a statement is true.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-17-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Right that's true for a true/false question. I...

Right that's true for a true/false question. I think critique questions want you to go a little deeper and talk about which parts of the statement are true and which parts are false. It shows the...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-17-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
I added my comments to your post above (in bold)....

I added my comments to your post above (in bold). I felt pretty confident in my answers to this question.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-17-2019, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Arms91
Anyone know whether or not these critique...

Anyone know whether or not these critique statements were correct?

Question 3(a) statements A and D

Statement A is about the part-co cash transfer at inception

Statement D is about YRT...
Forum: General Actuarial 05-09-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 45,889
Posted By Arms91
Got my ASA last year so this is all new to me. I...

Got my ASA last year so this is all new to me. I had 36 points and I could only choose between some video for 0.25 CPD or a donation to the Actuarial Foundation. I decided to donate.

How do you...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-06-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Hope you're right. It would be very unlikely if...

Hope you're right. It would be very unlikely if it was set as high as 65 right? I think I'm gonna be somewhere in the low 60s.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-04-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
For the IBV, since it equals the PV(BP) -...

For the IBV, since it equals the PV(BP) - PV(Coc), what discount rate did you use to discount the cash flows? I used the 3.5% given. I only used the RDR to calculate the cost of capital each period....
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-04-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
I randomly remember a couple of other final...

I randomly remember a couple of other final answers I got. For the AG38 8e calculation, I got 6,6xx (don't remember the last two digits, but know it was over 6,600). Also I think for the very last...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-04-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Thanks! Yeah just to clarify, I didn't get...

Thanks! Yeah just to clarify, I didn't get negative reserves (both pre and post were positive). My final answer for the reserve credit was -79 though.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-04-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
I can't remember. Although weren't we calculating...

I can't remember. Although weren't we calculating the reinsurance credit as of EOY 2? I think for the DR I only used the cash flows for years 3, 4, and 5 since I thought we were doing the entire...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-03-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Well at least someone else got that! Maybe I...

Well at least someone else got that! Maybe I wasn't totally off base here. I figured it must be wrong but I thought I followed the right process.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-03-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
I don't even remember them giving us a quota...

I don't even remember them giving us a quota share %. Must've overlooked it.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-03-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Don't remember the question number but does...

Don't remember the question number but does anyone remember their answer to that question where you were supposed to calculate the reinsurance credit using PBA? Where you do reinsurance credit =...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-03-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Yeah I loved the Critique questions. Maybe only...

Yeah I loved the Critique questions. Maybe only one or two statements on the whole exam I wasn't 100% on.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-03-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Basically the ones you struggled with I also...

Basically the ones you struggled with I also struggled with or had no idea. I feel like the FAS 113 question on the short duration contract was stupid. I didn't bother to memorize/learn anything...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 05-02-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
So it's probably a good policy to wait until...

So it's probably a good policy to wait until tomorrow to discuss specifics. Anyone want to give their overall impressions?

I thought it was definitely a fair exam. Probably easier than the past...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-26-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
Definitely hoping the pass mark is lower than LP.

Definitely hoping the pass mark is lower than LP.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 04-04-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
4 weeks from today. How does everyone feel? ...

4 weeks from today. How does everyone feel?

I'm spending most of my time with the flashcards, but recently started working past exams. I did the Fall 2018 LFVU exam over the course of a few days...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 03-11-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 30,151
Posted By Arms91
I thought StatIncome = StatEarnings =...

I thought StatIncome = StatEarnings = SolvEarnings.

So in that second DistEarn formula, I thought they just decided to exclude the ATInvestIncomeOnRC. Which is admittedly annoying since the prior...
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