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Forum: Careers - Employment 03-22-2018, 03:05 PM
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Posted By monkeyunited
Cross-road. Suggestions? (EL)

I've been working for 3 years as a data analyst and just had an interview for an EL actuarial position. I have 3 exams.
Really need some help determining the pros and cons.

Disclaimer: I don't...
Forum: MFE 01-19-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
passed! thank you everyone who had helped me...

passed! thank you everyone who had helped me throughout the exam preparation process
Forum: MFE 01-06-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
wuh what do you mean you haven't received your...

wuh what do you mean you haven't received your score?
Forum: MFE 12-27-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By monkeyunited
Since the syllabus is not out yet, it's hard to...

Since the syllabus is not out yet, it's hard to say what exactly is going to be on the exam
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 12-22-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,262
Posted By monkeyunited
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://www.aceyourexams.net/Information.php

This website has the information you need.
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 12-15-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By monkeyunited
ASM FM 11th Ed

Selling ASM study manual for Exam FM. The book is in good condition.
$65 include shipping

PM if interested!
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 12-01-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,262
Posted By monkeyunited
Nvm 18th edition is reasonably priced How much...

Nvm 18th edition is reasonably priced
How much time do you plan on studying? I was going to start in January but saw this thread appearing already..
Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 12-01-2017, 01:37 PM
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Posted By monkeyunited
messaged

messaged
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 11-30-2017, 12:29 PM
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Views: 82,262
Posted By monkeyunited
Would 17th edition cut it? or does it have to be...

Would 17th edition cut it? or does it have to be the 18th edition
Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 11-30-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,262
Posted By monkeyunited
Just took MFE and now moving on to the next ...

Just took MFE and now moving on to the next

Which manual do you plan on using?
Forum: MFE 11-28-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
I spent ~150 hours, mostly on going over the...

I spent ~150 hours, mostly on going over the material.
I would feel a lot more comfortable for an additional 15-20 hours, but definitely don't feel like I need more than 200 hours.
Forum: MFE 11-15-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
I know exactly what you're saying. I was having...

I know exactly what you're saying. I was having troubles with forward/option basics and had to pause and took a bunch of quizzes on them.
Forum: MFE 11-11-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
Been doing quizzes and just took a stab at the...

Been doing quizzes and just took a stab at the exam today.
after the first try, I'm currently at 3.9

Just curious about how many practice exams do you plan on taking before feeling "ready"?
Forum: MFE 11-07-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
are we responsible for knowing the different...

are we responsible for knowing the different option strategies?
Like bull-spread, butterfly, ...etc
Forum: MFE 11-06-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
wait I thought el 9 is very high and 7 is...

wait I thought el 9 is very high and 7 is considered enough to pass exam with confident?
Forum: MFE 11-03-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
I wonder if you're treating it as prepaid forward...

I wonder if you're treating it as prepaid forward so instead of delta, you would just use risk free rate.
Sorry, don't have the manual with me right now; otherwise i could be more helpful
Forum: MFE 11-03-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
not 100 % sure but wouldn't you just use prepaid...

not 100 % sure but wouldn't you just use prepaid forward when dividend is discrete? Which is stock price minus the present value of the dividend.

For binomial tree, it depends on when the dividend...
Forum: MFE 11-01-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
I'm finally at my last chapter for ASM, which I...

I'm finally at my last chapter for ASM, which I plan to finish by Friday.
Plan to skim through the material in FM manual on Saturday.
After that I can finally start ADAPT crunch for 2 weeks.
...
Forum: MFE 10-23-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
For lookback options, how are you guys preparing...

For lookback options, how are you guys preparing for it?
I have the old version of ASM so I don't have that chapter, but upon looking it up, it's very easy to do using binomial tree and it seems...
Forum: MFE 10-18-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
Thanks! sounds like a good strategy and...

Thanks! sounds like a good strategy and especially helpful for someone like me who don't have 3-4 hrs a day to study.

Anyone plays ios games during study break? If so what's a good one?
When I...
Forum: MFE 10-16-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
Makes sense. Thanks.

Makes sense. Thanks.
Forum: MFE 10-14-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
Just curious on how delta for call is considered....

Just curious on how delta for call is considered.
If one sells the call, is his delta negative?
Forum: MFE 10-09-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
ASM and about 2 - 3 hrs daily. I'm also...

ASM and about 2 - 3 hrs daily.
I'm also non-actuarial and on top of that have a side job that need 2 hours everyday.
Forum: MFE 10-06-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,503
Posted By monkeyunited
how do you arrange the progress for each day? ...

how do you arrange the progress for each day?
My plan was 2 days for 1 chapter, but long chapters like greeks hedging, and asian options really throws me off and gave me a lot of anxiety..
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-04-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,473
Posted By monkeyunited
A friend of mine took a bunch of language classes...

A friend of mine took a bunch of language classes that was his first language anyway and got a very high overall gpa. He's an actuary now.
I took all the hard classes like CS, accounting,...
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