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Forum: Life Pricing Exam 07-15-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,648
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
in some ways, yeah i thought it was "easier" than...

in some ways, yeah i thought it was "easier" than i expected, just because it felt like the questions didn't stray far from the same couple of topics

felt like the LTC material was the toughest /...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-09-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 80,886
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
this has been one of my main issues with this...

this has been one of my main issues with this sitting - the exams are mentally/emotionally strenuous enough, without adding the mental and emotional turmoil everyone is going through because of the...
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 03-30-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,648
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
LPM "Spring" 2020

How is everyone proceeding with studying at this point (if they are)?
Forum: Financial Economics 11-07-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,930
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
yeah, that's explained in the prompt. can...

yeah, that's explained in the prompt.

can anyone confirm that they also experienced a drop in profit metrics for the reinsurance scenario? and that the additional calc on the email tab does not...
Forum: Financial Economics 11-06-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,930
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
Because it's proportional (pro rata) reinsurance...

Because it's proportional (pro rata) reinsurance as mentioned in the modules, you're sharing premiums & claims.
Forum: Financial Economics 11-05-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,930
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
I've also settled on that the new business strain...

I've also settled on that the new business strain is just the percentage mentioned above.

What are you guys experiencing for your reinsurance sensitivity? I'm seeing drops in all of my profit...
Forum: Financial Economics 10-21-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,930
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
I'm working on this now.. how did you extend the...

I'm working on this now.. how did you extend the NB strain calc for the jump in premium? just taking those years with negative earnings, or taking all the years in between?
Forum: Financial Economics 10-08-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 383,015
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
did you put all sections from FAP memos in your...

did you put all sections from FAP memos in your task 1?
Forum: Financial Economics 09-10-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,930
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
has anyone started this module? I've barely made...

has anyone started this module? I've barely made a dent, but am already frustrated with all the spelling errors etc
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-18-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
same

same
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-18-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
thought it was something like this... ...

thought it was something like this...

univariate analysis 5
combining factor levels 5
PCA 9
interactions 6
pick dist & link 8
feature selection 15
validate model 6
interpret model 6
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-12-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,948
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
I guess I don't understand how it helps? I'm not...

I guess I don't understand how it helps? I'm not super clear on them either, and this is just telling you which distributions they get used with - which surprisingly was included with the modules. ...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-12-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,948
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
that's explaining the purpose of those two...

that's explaining the purpose of those two different distributions, but not how the offsets/weights are used
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-12-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
layman's explanation of why we can't drop MARSTAT...

layman's explanation of why we can't drop MARSTAT in module project? because the model makes the connection that MARSTAT = 0 implies 0's in the spouse variables?
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-12-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
good luck ladies.

good luck ladies.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-11-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
since the exam is offered on two different days,...

since the exam is offered on two different days, 2 different exams, or nah?
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-11-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,814
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
anyone get this message when creating the...

anyone get this message when creating the confusion matrices?

Levels are not in the same order for reference and data. Refactoring data to match.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-10-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,948
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
yeah, this will probably be it because it wasn't...

yeah, this will probably be it because it wasn't included in the modules...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-10-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
how are we supposed to know 2000 hours is the...

how are we supposed to know 2000 hours is the equivalent of one full-time employee's hours for the year?

yes, I understand they asked for the rate per 2000 employee hours, but I don't see "2000 =...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-09-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
most scattered I've ever been prepping for an...

most scattered I've ever been prepping for an exam.. constantly trying to pull in information from other places that actually explain concepts from the modules.. anyone found success in creating any...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-04-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
yeah, I think they set up that check to show you...

yeah, I think they set up that check to show you that the "cutoff" they chose creates similar environment as the raw data, i.e. that you're getting 65% passes and 35% fails. so you would've had to...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-03-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
they're just being wordy and using two adjectives...

they're just being wordy and using two adjectives to describe the analysis, you know, what we're not supposed to do


on a separate note, I feel like people have discussed this before, but where...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 06-01-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
I'm practicing the basics again, and cannot get...

I'm practicing the basics again, and cannot get my predict function to work. Please let me know if you've seen this error...

galton <- read.csv("galton.csv")
lm_galton <- lm(child ~ parent, data...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-17-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
can anyone give a description of what a link...

can anyone give a description of what a link function is in layman's terms? not getting the difference between that and a transformation.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 05-13-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 194,195
Posted By RiskyBusiness7
yep. even though there is more structure now,...

yep. even though there is more structure now, seems like the exam is going to be a lot harder concept-wise.
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