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Forum: Economics 06-30-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 216,108
Posted By René Descartes
Just got done with Micro. Studied 1 hour the...

Just got done with Micro.

Studied 1 hour the night before exam (did module 1 from ACDC.)

On the exam day I started studying at 9:00 a.m.

Watched ACDC Summary videos and quiz videos for...
Forum: Finance 06-29-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,142
Posted By René Descartes
Should I be worried about the edition of the text...

Should I be worried about the edition of the text book. I think there is a third edition and all I can find used on the internet is 2nd.
Forum: Economics 06-28-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 216,108
Posted By René Descartes
Just got 71/80 on macro using acdc. Bought...

Just got 71/80 on macro using acdc.

Bought study guide.

Watched summaries and quiz videos only.

Did entire study guide.

Studied two nights after work and during lunch for three day.
Forum: EA Exams 05-05-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,305
Posted By René Descartes
Calculator TI-36X Pro on EA

Anyone else using TI-36X Pro (https://education.ti.com/en/us/products/calculators/scientific-calculators/ti-36x-pro/tabs/overview) on EA exams?

I just want to make sure it is ok to use. It seems...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-07-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,973
Posted By René Descartes
You will also need to learn integration by parts...

You will also need to learn integration by parts since that is more often taught in calc II
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-09-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By René Descartes
Or the plan is over funded and the owner is...

Or the plan is over funded and the owner is trying to figure out a way to avoid excise tax when he inevitability terminates the plan when he hits his limit.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-09-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By René Descartes
A DB plan??? They are amending the plan...

A DB plan???

They are amending the plan every year for you when you pass exams?
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 03-03-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,810
Posted By René Descartes
http://www.performancemagazine.org/wp-content/uplo...

http://www.performancemagazine.org/wp-content/uploads/Calvin_Hobbes_Data_Quality.gif
Forum: Probability 02-25-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,462
Posted By René Descartes
Everyone is different. Especially during the...

Everyone is different. Especially during the beginning exams. I didn't come close to 300 hours for the first two exams( 100-200 hours on P 50-100 hours on FM) but I am thinking 400 hours won't be...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,561
Posted By René Descartes
Enrolled actuaries seem to telecommute a lot....

Enrolled actuaries seem to telecommute a lot. Doing Schedule SB's and valuation for third party administrators. Every so often I'll look up the previous EA that signed a SB that comes across my desk....
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-26-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 224,530
Posted By René Descartes
http://www.aceyourexams.net/Information.php

http://www.aceyourexams.net/Information.php
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-25-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By René Descartes
I would do a google search for "site:mathjobs.org...

I would do a google search for "site:mathjobs.org actuarial tenure" and write down the schools that have a tenure track positions open and check back after a few months on their math department...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-25-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By René Descartes
In my newbie opinion, I would only consider...

In my newbie opinion, I would only consider academia if you are going for a tenure track position.

To secure a tenure-track position you need a PhD and a lot of publications.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-25-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By René Descartes
Is your goal to be a tenured professor...

Is your goal to be a tenured professor (http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Professor,_Postsecondary_%2F_Higher_Education/Salary) in an actuarial science department or would you be happy being a...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 12-28-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 224,530
Posted By René Descartes
Isn't ASM lesson one a review of P?

Isn't ASM lesson one a review of P?
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-14-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,785
Posted By René Descartes
Got a 6. I honestly did not put in over a 90...

Got a 6. I honestly did not put in over a 90 hours. Oh well, a Pass is a pass.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 12-11-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,785
Posted By René Descartes
Just got the October results text message for FM.

Just got the October results text message for FM.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By René Descartes
No, Actuaries generally focus on defined...

No,

Actuaries generally focus on defined benefit plan or combo plans. While administrators focus on defined contribution plans while doing some of the defined benefit work. A lot of places that...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-25-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,752
Posted By René Descartes
Just received the new ASM MLC 15th edition in the...

Just received the new ASM MLC 15th edition in the mail.
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-25-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,672
Posted By René Descartes
High School Math Teacher

High School Math Teacher
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 224,530
Posted By René Descartes
I started(Did two lessons out of coworkers old...

I started(Did two lessons out of coworkers old ASM) but I am going to hold off till I get the new ASM manual next month. In the meantime I am getting a VEE Econ done through CLEP.
Forum: EA Exams 11-11-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,046
Posted By René Descartes
I am taking MLC for sure. MLC is really all I am...

I am taking MLC for sure. MLC is really all I am studying for right now. My current schedule has me finishing the material at the end of January. After that I will be grinding practice tests till May...
Forum: EA Exams 11-07-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,046
Posted By René Descartes
Thanks, I might have been unclear. My goal is to...

Thanks, I might have been unclear. My goal is to finish the exams before I fulfill the 36 months of required pension actuarial experience for the EA credential. My employer is really only concerned...
Forum: EA Exams 11-04-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,046
Posted By René Descartes
Thanks Rick

Thanks Rick
Forum: Probability 11-04-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By René Descartes
Double up on Finan...

Double up on Finan http://faculty.atu.edu/mfinan/actuarieshall/Pbook.pdf

Its free.
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