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Forum: General Actuarial 11-12-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
I was betting on the Actuarial Society.

I was betting on the Actuarial Society.
Forum: General Actuarial 11-12-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 50,591
Posted By lllj
I do wonder what the results would have been...

I do wonder what the results would have been without such propaganda about how to vote.

Disappointed in so many actuaries blindly falling for such propaganda too, especially on proposal 1.
Forum: General Actuarial 11-11-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
phew

phew
Forum: Exam 9 (old Part 8) - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 11-04-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 19,473
Posted By lllj
Been periodically reading BKM. I'll see how much...

Been periodically reading BKM. I'll see how much of this I retain in a few months.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-28-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By lllj
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: General Actuarial 10-28-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By lllj
CAS CE - attestation year

I noticed in the CAS directory, my attestation year is 2017, but a lot of other people's say 2018.

I checked this off at the end of the year around the same time I paid my dues. I did all my...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 10-28-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By lllj
Putting a gpa for your phd seems a little weird,...

Putting a gpa for your phd seems a little weird, but I'm not that familiar with academia so maybe not
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-24-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By lllj
I can see where this system can cause problems...

I can see where this system can cause problems though. Let's say you don't like your job and are looking and a great internal opening comes up. But you don't want to clue in your boss that you're...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-22-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,848
Posted By lllj
I am really fascinated at how common eating the...

I am really fascinated at how common eating the Thanksgiving meal around lunchtime is. We have maybe gone 3:30 or 4 before but definitely never earlier that that. It's been a late day meal...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-22-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,848
Posted By lllj
I have never heard this. The words have always...

I have never heard this. The words have always been interchangeable in my family, with dinner being a bit more formal and something you could eat in a restaurant and supper being less formal and at...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,848
Posted By lllj
ninja'd, sort of?

ninja'd, sort of?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-22-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,848
Posted By lllj
I am more surprised by the use of the word...

I am more surprised by the use of the word "supper." Are we in the 1950s?
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-10-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,209
Posted By lllj
As others mentioned, don't change jobs just for...

As others mentioned, don't change jobs just for the sake of changing jobs. Some people stay at the same company for 10 or 20 or 30 years. Usually if people move, it's because there is a specific...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-10-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
lol at everyone who has mentioned the "competing...

lol at everyone who has mentioned the "competing credential" that like 5 people have being used as leverage

Tip: Mentioning all the dual work going into competing credentials is not going to...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-02-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
Thanks Frank. I still disagree with much of it,...

Thanks Frank. I still disagree with much of it, but appreciate the post. I'll post a more detailed response later.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-02-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
Ugh I forgot, fell for it

Ugh I forgot, fell for it
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,200
Posted By lllj
What type of document was it? I usually avoid...

What type of document was it? I usually avoid contractions in formal writing. In an email, no big deal

It's not that important but it does seem out of place to me to include contractions in more...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-30-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
Yes, you are correct. But that doesn't change...

Yes, you are correct. But that doesn't change that the credential is somewhat meaningless to me if it doesn't show me that you studied P&C. I'm not talking about being able to issue opinions. You...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-29-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,674
Posted By lllj
No one is saying that. There was some discussion...

No one is saying that. There was some discussion about how machine learning may not be helpful for some actuarial roles, but that's all. The big thing, as you say, is that we do not see the...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-29-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,674
Posted By lllj
Per some of mheasley's comments... I think part...

Per some of mheasley's comments... I think part of the reason for this is some fear that data scientists will take over and actuaries will no longer be the "risk and data experts."

I think this is...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-29-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
Why? Feel free to tell me the benefits, but...

Why?

Feel free to tell me the benefits, but I haven't heard many/any. We can be more competitive in China? And I guess earn some revenue from more candidates in Asia to fund research into data...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-28-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,674
Posted By lllj
But besides all that - not convinced that merging...

But besides all that - not convinced that merging societies helps the "actuaries don't know enough about machine learning" problem.

And there are a lot of new, potentially more important,...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-28-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,674
Posted By lllj
You seem to be talking from a personal lines or...

You seem to be talking from a personal lines or maybe small commercial perspective. There are entire fields where there is never going to be that much data. It is hardly an "outlier" problem. Just...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-28-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
I've actually known some people internationally...

I've actually known some people internationally who have switched fields. Sure, they had to learn ropes and demonstrate knowledge in order to be successful in their jobs. But I didn't like that they...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-28-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 159,466
Posted By lllj
This is a big issue for me too. The fact that...

This is a big issue for me too. The fact that someone can have an FSA where they studied annuities but be working in health and from looking at their credential I have no idea if they're trained in...
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