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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2018, 07:48 PM
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Posted By twig93
Very much agree! :tup:

Very much agree! :tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 26,044
Posted By twig93
You seem to be exhibiting an appropriate level of...

You seem to be exhibiting an appropriate level of annoyance over this.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-19-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 14,990
Posted By twig93
Depends on a lot of intangibles. Would I have to...

Depends on a lot of intangibles. Would I have to move? (And is that a good or bad thing?) Do I like my job/boss/co-workers?

Conventional wisdom says never accept a counter-offer, but if the only...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-19-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 14,990
Posted By twig93
They are definitely ridiculously notoriously...

They are definitely ridiculously notoriously cheap. I wouldn’t hold that up as an example of a typical actuarial employer though.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-19-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 17,036
Posted By twig93
Delay delay delay... if you can. October is only...

Delay delay delay... if you can. October is only 3 months away and in the states with which I have familiarity everything with Child Services / Foster Care / Adoption moves ridiculously slow which...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 14,990
Posted By twig93
I have worked for multiple companies where I felt...

I have worked for multiple companies where I felt like the compensation was just.

I mean, of course I'd never turn down more money no matter how much they paid me, but I've worked for companies...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,667
Posted By twig93
What law is that, exactly? Regardless, being...

What law is that, exactly?

Regardless, being the best worker bee does not equate to being a good manager.

Being great at getting the right answer does not equate to being great at explaining...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
False You are literally the only person who...

False

You are literally the only person who thinks that the action was unwarranted. You have some regular mod critics siding with the mods on this one. Give it up.

:lol: Yes, if you were in...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
Nah, we're happy with where they are.

Nah, we're happy with where they are.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 14,990
Posted By twig93
I had something similar happen to me. And I've...

I had something similar happen to me. And I've had pleasant surprises where it was like "the average raise this review cycle was 2% but you're getting 9% because we feel that's reflective of the work...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 14,990
Posted By twig93
So very much this.

So very much this.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
Oh brother. :shake: :tup:

Oh brother. :shake:

:tup:
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
No, it's not hard at all and the mods are...

No, it's not hard at all and the mods are certainly onto him.

The appropriate consequence is being discussed. At a minimum I expect he will get at least one infraction point, but I suspect it's...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
:roll2: I guess you think the mods are...

:roll2:

I guess you think the mods are *really* extra-super-duper dumb to not be able to see what's going on here.

But just in case there are any newbies who might be reading this and be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-16-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By twig93
Agree! Rainy day fund that can cover several...

Agree! Rainy day fund that can cover several months expenses is a must.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
No... you do. Knock it off. You're on very...

No... you do.

Knock it off. You're on very thin ice.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-16-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By twig93
Yeah, obviously the payments aren't entirely...

Yeah, obviously the payments aren't entirely eliminated. If you'd taken that money and invested it elsewhere earning the same return you'd have around $33,500 that you could apply in part or in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-16-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By twig93
Most mortgages these days have a "recasting"...

Most mortgages these days have a "recasting" option.

If you don't know what recasting means:
Suppose that on 1/1/2010 you borrowed $300,000 at 4% on a 30-year loan.

Payment would be $1,432.25...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
He's been pretty open on this forum about it......

He's been pretty open on this forum about it... volunteering that information to the rest of us.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-16-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,954
Posted By twig93
:shrug: I don't know of any. If I have extra...

:shrug: I don't know of any. If I have extra money it goes toward paying down my mortgage because on a risk-adjusted basis that seems like a pretty good rate of return to me.
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
This. And this. Yes, that leads to some...

This.

And this.

Yes, that leads to some subjectivity and we do sometimes get it wrong, as in the Ito / prescription example.

There was another case where someone was calling Abelian Grape a...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-16-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 9,882
Posted By twig93
This. It is very rare for someone not suffering...

This. It is very rare for someone not suffering from depression to have a rational reason for killing themselves and that certainly wasn't the case with Anthony Bourdain.

The post was clearly...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 07-13-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 31,231
Posted By twig93
Just to be clear, the JMO thread and the Anthony...

Just to be clear, the JMO thread and the Anthony Bourdain thread are unrelated.

Political mods had nothing to do with the Anthony Bourdain thread (other than I think we are all now on record...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 26,044
Posted By twig93
Yeah, that's not happening.

Yeah, that's not happening.
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