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 Forum: Financial Mathematics 09-14-2019, 08:46 PM Replies: 5 Views: 193 Posted By Academic Actuary The loan isn't paid in equal installments, it's... The loan isn't paid in equal installments, it's paid in equal installments of principal.
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 09-12-2019, 10:09 PM Replies: 2 Views: 166 Posted By Academic Actuary I think he is saying P(1) = 460/(1.05)^2, I(1) =... I think he is saying P(1) = 460/(1.05)^2, I(1) = 2000 so the payment is the sum. Seems right to me. Gives a loan with 36 payments.
 09-10-2019, 10:05 AM Replies: 3 Views: 154 Posted By Academic Actuary As an alternative, the recursion formula is quite... As an alternative, the recursion formula is quite simple with geometric frequency.
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 08-01-2019, 04:35 PM Replies: 5 Views: 456 Posted By Academic Actuary and 196 at the end of each of the next 2n years and 196 at the end of each of the next 2n years
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-28-2019, 10:12 PM Replies: 5 Views: 487 Posted By Academic Actuary https://sqlsunday.com/2014/08/17/30-360-day-count-... https://sqlsunday.com/2014/08/17/30-360-day-count-convention/ That's not correct. D2 is set to 30 from 31 only if D1 is 30 or 31.
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-27-2019, 11:15 PM Replies: 5 Views: 487 Posted By Academic Actuary The convention is you do not count the day of... The convention is you do not count the day of deposit but you do count the day of withdrawal. For b #days = (8-7) x 30 + (31-1)= 60
 Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-02-2019, 02:48 PM Replies: 251 Views: 3,897 Posted By Academic Actuary The Graduator (only of interest to those that... The Graduator (only of interest to those that took Graduation) The financial implications of Love and Death and other contingencies
 Forum: Careers - Employment 06-18-2019, 01:49 AM Replies: 73 Views: 6,910 Posted By Academic Actuary Did he start taking exams in his mid 30s? I am... Did he start taking exams in his mid 30s? I am just being realistic. I have probably had discussions with at over 20 individuals in similar circumstances who come to me for a path to becoming an...
 Forum: Careers - Employment 06-17-2019, 08:50 PM Replies: 73 Views: 6,910 Posted By Academic Actuary It's not the school but what you need to get in. ... It's not the school but what you need to get in. I assume you had a Math SAT of at least 750. I have found SATs to be a good indicator of potential and amount of effort necessary to pass, at least...
 Forum: Careers - Employment 06-17-2019, 08:21 PM Replies: 73 Views: 6,910 Posted By Academic Actuary Big difference between you and most 30+ year old... Big difference between you and most 30+ year old aspiring career changers both in terms of intellect and educational background. Out of curiosity did you go to Yale?
 Forum: Careers - Employment 06-17-2019, 12:57 AM Replies: 73 Views: 6,910 Posted By Academic Actuary I would also like to know what your academic... I would also like to know what your academic background was. If you started learning calculus after age 30 I am totally impressed.
 Forum: Sports 06-16-2019, 08:35 PM Replies: 112 Views: 6,701 Posted By Academic Actuary With Lebron 35 at the end of next season it makes... With Lebron 35 at the end of next season it makes sense to be in a win now mode.
 Forum: Sports 06-16-2019, 04:58 PM Replies: 112 Views: 6,701 Posted By Academic Actuary www.basketballinsiders.com/history-of-the-nba-draf... www.basketballinsiders.com/history-of-the-nba-draft-by-pick/history-of-the-nba-draft-pick-number-4/ Also seems to have been a lot of mediocre players picked at 4 recently.
 Forum: Careers - Employment 06-16-2019, 01:23 PM Replies: 73 Views: 6,910 Posted By Academic Actuary Out of curiosity what was your university based... Out of curiosity what was your university based education. I know lots of people who switched into actuarial in their 30's with Masters degrees in fields like Mathematics, Statistics or Physics. I...
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-14-2019, 09:26 PM Replies: 6 Views: 581 Posted By Academic Actuary He purchased an annuity immediate at time two. ... He purchased an annuity immediate at time two. The annuity made the first payment at the end of the year which is time three.
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-14-2019, 09:22 PM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary Money market funds values do not change with... Money market funds values do not change with changes in interest rates as they earn the prevailing interest rate (in practice money market funds can hold instruments with maturities up to a year so...
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-12-2019, 12:01 PM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary His answer is based upon converting the yield... His answer is based upon converting the yield curve given in terms of spot rates into forward rates. To accumulate the amount you take out loans of one and two years to be repaid with annuity...
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-11-2019, 11:54 PM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary With the house you pay for the house completely... With the house you pay for the house completely at the time of purchase. As most people don't have that amount of cash they borrow a large part of the purchase price. You can lock in your payments...
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-09-2019, 08:24 PM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary Forecast the actual earnings, don't use 10. You... Forecast the actual earnings, don't use 10. You have discounted for one too many years as the dividend discount formula uses the dividend at the end of the year.
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-08-2019, 10:40 PM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary What is the source of this problem? Is it one of... What is the source of this problem? Is it one of the sample SOA problems? If not it could have been a misstatement as the B5|8% should be referred to as the amortized or sometimes book value of the...
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-31-2019, 10:16 PM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary Are you using v based upon one month. Are you using v based upon one month.
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-30-2019, 10:35 PM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary The equation you have to solve is .5 =... The equation you have to solve is .5 = v^(120-k+1) You can use logarithms or use the calculator with PV = .5 and FV = -1 and cpt N and solve for k. You will get a non integer value so the...
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-30-2019, 10:19 AM Replies: 4 Views: 456 Posted By Academic Actuary The first definition allows for the force to vary... The first definition allows for the force to vary over time. It is the most general formula. If you assume a constant effective rate of interest: A'(t)/A(t) = [(1+i)^t]'/(1+i)^t = ln(1+i) ...
 Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-28-2019, 12:43 AM Replies: 122 Views: 5,716 Posted By Academic Actuary If you study finance, you learn that NPV is... If you study finance, you learn that NPV is always the preferred method of project evaluation.
 Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-28-2019, 12:35 AM Replies: 80 Views: 13,118 Posted By Academic Actuary We messed up. You are correct in your original... We messed up. You are correct in your original equation.
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