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Forum: Probability 11-21-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By tkt
Hello! Feel free to check out Coaching...

Hello!

Feel free to check out Coaching Actuaries' Exam P information here:

https://coachingactuaries.com/p/

Note that in addition to the online manual and video lessons that cover...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-09-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By tkt
Your E[Y^2] is incorrect. You can't calculate it...

Your E[Y^2] is incorrect. You can't calculate it that way because E[Y^2] is NOT equal to the EPV of annuity evaluated at twice of force of interest.

To get E[Y^2], the quickest way is to calculate...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-03-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By tkt
The value of the first guarantee is given by the...

The value of the first guarantee is given by the P(t)f(t)dt piece, and the value of the annuity with the guarantee is given by S_T + P(t)f(t)dt. Since the question is only looking for the combined...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-03-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,650
Posted By tkt
Both will appear in the exam. According to...

Both will appear in the exam. According to student reports, it's not uncommon to get 2 - 4 lognormal problems on the actual exam.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 11-01-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By tkt
The only difference between A and C is the first...

The only difference between A and C is the first term, which pertains to a guaranteed minimum death benefit with a return of premium guarantee. This thing pays the larger of the account value and the...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-31-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By tkt
Can you post the question and the answer choices...

Can you post the question and the answer choices here? That way, people from the forum can take a look and chime in.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-30-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By tkt
It'd help to state the what resource you are...

It'd help to state the what resource you are referring to.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-30-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By tkt
You can view this as follows, where + represents...

You can view this as follows, where + represents long position and - represents short position. Thus, we can express "a short forward is equal to short stock plus a long bond" as:

-F = -S + B
...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-28-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,650
Posted By tkt
Review videos are only available with Adapt +...

Review videos are only available with Adapt + Learn package.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 10-02-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By tkt
If you want to use textbooks, you should stick to...

If you want to use textbooks, you should stick to the official textbooks stated in the SOA syllabus. Other textbooks may teach the concepts differently or include details that may or may not be...
Forum: Exams - General 09-02-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,377
Posted By tkt
Our apologies, but that we sent out several...

Our apologies, but that we sent out several emails in error regarding the Calculus Wave Club. At this time, we are currently not accepting new members. Please accept deepest apologies for the...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-16-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,442
Posted By tkt
Since this exam is CBT, the SOA will not release...

Since this exam is CBT, the SOA will not release the exams.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-02-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By tkt
Note that Z(t) is not a standard normal random...

Note that Z(t) is not a standard normal random variable; it is a normal random variable with mean 0 and variance t. Thus, Z(2) is normally distributed with mean 0 and variance 2.

To evaluate the...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-11-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,442
Posted By tkt
Note that if you are a student, you receive 60%...

Note that if you are a student, you receive 60% student discount on Adapt + Learn and 25% student discount on Adapt + Manual.

Thus, for a 60-day subscription, the cost is:
- $195 for Adapt +...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-11-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 47,493
Posted By tkt
Coming Friday, May 17th.

Coming Friday, May 17th.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 05-10-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,442
Posted By tkt
I just added more content to the IFM formula...

I just added more content to the IFM formula sheet. Stay tuned for an updated formula sheet early next week! :)
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-04-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,029
Posted By tkt
Thanks for sharing your experience. For...

Thanks for sharing your experience.

For anyone who's interested in checking out our video lessons, you can view some sample videos here (https://coachingactuaries.com/ltam/). We've been updating...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 04-26-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,363
Posted By tkt
According to the SOA LTAM Notation and...

According to the SOA LTAM Notation and Terminology Note:

A modified reserve is a reserve computed without expenses but adjusting the valuation premiums to allow implicitly for initial expenses. A...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-27-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 144,055
Posted By tkt
Many of our customers thought that the difficulty...

Many of our customers thought that the difficulty of the actual exam is comparable to Adapt exams from levels 3 - 6. Thus, we recommend getting comfortable with questions from these levels.

Make...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 03-19-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,765
Posted By tkt
You can check out CA products here:...

You can check out CA products here: https://coachingactuaries.com/ifm

We are in the midst of updating our content (adding coach's remarks, new questions) based on feedback from customers who took...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 03-12-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 47,493
Posted By tkt
Adapt is developed by Coaching Actuaries and the...

Adapt is developed by Coaching Actuaries and the question bank consists of SOA sample and past exam questions as well as original questions authored by our team. Currently, for Adapt IFM, we have...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 03-09-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,029
Posted By tkt
Note that there was a change in video instructor...

Note that there was a change in video instructor for this exam. Prior to 2017, our MLC video course was instructed by Dr. Weishaus. In 2017, we created our in-house online manual and video lessons,...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 03-05-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 47,493
Posted By tkt
All those sample problems are included in Adapt....

All those sample problems are included in Adapt. On your dashboard, you can click on "IFM Sample Questions Videos" under Resources. There are links that will direct you to the sample problems. Video...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 02-15-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 144,055
Posted By tkt
I think you have a solid plan. Most of the...

I think you have a solid plan. Most of the assignment questions are taken from the sample or past year questions; it's good that you are doing well at them! For this sitting, we also included...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 01-24-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 70,865
Posted By tkt
This Friday.

This Friday.
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