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Forum: EA Exams 08-21-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By E
EA instructor opening at The Infinite Actuary

We have an open position for a highly qualified Enrolled Actuary (EA) exam instructor. Please see our our site for more details:

https://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/jobs/
Forum: Pension - Social Security 08-21-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By E
EA instructor opening at The Infinite Actuary

We have an open position for a highly qualified Enrolled Actuary (EA) exam instructor. Please see our our site for more details:

https://www.theinfiniteactuary.com/jobs/
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 08-21-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,322
Posted By E
Not so much bias as a separate distribution... it...

Not so much bias as a separate distribution... it helps answer the question "how many hours should I study if I want to pass?" We also show the study hour distribution for all candidates. The main...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 08-20-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,322
Posted By E
FWIW, we did a survey on study hours. Very, very...

FWIW, we did a survey on study hours. Very, very few passing candidates studied more than 500 hours for a 5-hour FSA exam:

http://theinfiniteactuary.com/blogs/exam_ila_dp/?p=886
Forum: ERM Exam 08-19-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,560
Posted By E
Yes, we have dedicated videos for the case study...

Yes, we have dedicated videos for the case study where we walk you through both the core parts and extension-specific parts. However, because the exam committee decided to make changes to the case...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 08-16-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By E
Looks like maybe you just got the sign reversed....

Looks like maybe you just got the sign reversed. Since the unrealized gain is profit-neutral, there is no need to recalculate k, meaning we can take the shortcut approach. The shadow DAC adjustment...
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 07-19-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By E
We definitely include practice problems just like...

We definitely include practice problems just like we do with all of our courses. Some are posted now. Others will roll out next month and beyond. Since LAM is essentially an entirely new exam, it's...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-18-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 42,275
Posted By E
Not terribly common but things like that...

Not terribly common but things like that definitely can happen. Or maybe they're hitting the GAAP book extra hard with FASB's targeted changes looming ever closer? :)
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-18-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 42,275
Posted By E
Thank you both so much and congrats on passing...

Thank you both so much and congrats on passing LFV!!!
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-18-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 42,275
Posted By E
Definitely recommend going over the whole...

Definitely recommend going over the whole syllabus again. I would still save memorization for closer to the end of the process (final weeks). I think it's well worth using the time you have now to go...
Forum: ERM Exam 07-16-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,250
Posted By E
Congrats!!! :clap:

Congrats!!! :clap:
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-15-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By E
You'll also find some feedback in the spring 2019...

You'll also find some feedback in the spring 2019 thread starting on 7/12 (exam results day) around 10 am forward (post #288 and beyond):
...
Forum: ERM Exam 07-15-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,560
Posted By E
Fortunately you only have to answer exam...

Fortunately you only have to answer exam questions once, so don't follow our example above.:lol:
Forum: ERM Exam 07-15-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,560
Posted By E
Yes, it's the latter. Since ERM is a 4-hour exam,...

Yes, it's the latter. Since ERM is a 4-hour exam, there are 80 total points. 60 points come from the core syllabus, and the other 20 points come from your extension. So using the standard "3 minutes...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-15-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 42,275
Posted By E
Fortunately the actuarial theory overrides other...

Fortunately the actuarial theory overrides other fundamental laws of mathematics, and 6 = 7 = 8 = 9 = 10 for practical purposes. Congrats again!
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-15-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,347
Posted By E
:clap:

:clap:
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 07-14-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,190
Posted By E
Congrats, Gabe! And thank you so much for the...

Congrats, Gabe! And thank you so much for the kind words!
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-14-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By E
With all the new syllabus work, I hadn't had a...

With all the new syllabus work, I hadn't had a chance to update the video tour for LPM, but I finally did that over the weekend... although most of you are already familiar with how the site looks....
Forum: ERM Exam 07-14-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,560
Posted By E
To be honest, most of the people I talk with that...

To be honest, most of the people I talk with that have passed LP, LFV, and ERM all follow a similar approach overall. I think you'll find ERM to be a bit more like the old LP exam in terms of...
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-13-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 42,275
Posted By E
Thank you both and congrats!!!

Thank you both and congrats!!!
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-13-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 42,275
Posted By E
As many of you know, the LAM syllabus is quite...

As many of you know, the LAM syllabus is quite different from LRM. Only 2 readings were retained from LRM. However, they also moved most of the Hardy book (Investment Guarantees) from LP to LAM. This...
Forum: ERM Exam 07-12-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By E
Agreed. Many people ask that same question each...

Agreed. Many people ask that same question each sitting, so you are definitely not alone in wondering about it.
Forum: Life Risk Management Exam 07-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,190
Posted By E
Ultimately our goal is to lose all of our...

Ultimately our goal is to lose all of our customers as quickly as possible by getting them to FSA, so we are very happy to hear that we won't be seeing you again... and I mean that in the nicest way!...
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-12-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,347
Posted By E
Thanks guys! I'm so happy for you all of you. You...

Thanks guys! I'm so happy for you all of you. You are one giant leap closer to FSA!
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-12-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By E
If it makes you feel better, sometimes I scare...

If it makes you feel better, sometimes I scare myself when I'm re-watching older videos that I made in the past and one of the sound effects comes out of nowhere. I probably deserve it!

But if I...
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