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Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 06:32 PM
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Posted By campbell
Neither of the authors are actuaries. ...

Neither of the authors are actuaries.


And as for your bolded statement -- do you actually have any practical experience with public plans? Maybe with some modest plans, this is true. But this...
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 04:45 PM
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Views: 177,138
Posted By campbell
RHODE ISLAND CHURCH PLANS ...

RHODE ISLAND
CHURCH PLANS

https://www.ai-cio.com/news/ri-treasurer-calls-church-pension-transparency/


...
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 57,268
Posted By campbell
On the Wirepoints comparison of GDP growth and...

On the Wirepoints comparison of GDP growth and total pension liability growth
...
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 57,268
Posted By campbell
NEW YORK DOUBLE-DIPPING ...

NEW YORK
DOUBLE-DIPPING

https://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/politics-on-the-hudson/2018/07/19/check-list-new-york-workers-who-collected-salary-and-pension-last-year/796967002/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 04:22 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,997
Posted By campbell
...and then sometimes I mix it all up with...

...and then sometimes I mix it all up with cottage cheese.

So obviously, I have supreme credibility.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,148
Posted By campbell
Anyway, credibility... how does it work?

Anyway, credibility... how does it work?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,148
Posted By campbell
I see that there are huge differences in # of...

I see that there are huge differences in # of dogs in a particular breed tested, and I assume there's a reason specific breeds are tested.

I looked up German Shepherds:

GERMAN SHEPHERD...
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 01:21 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 187,728
Posted By campbell
POLAND ...

POLAND

https://emerging-europe.com/voices/why-has-polands-retirement-age-been-lowered/
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 57,268
Posted By campbell
NEW YORK DIVESTMENT INVESTMENT ...

NEW YORK
DIVESTMENT
INVESTMENT

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-the-big-private-prison-break-20180716-story.html#


...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:39 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,997
Posted By campbell
oh, it gets better... I put Worcestershire sauce...

oh, it gets better... I put Worcestershire sauce on them.
Forum: Finance - Investments Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 76,320
Posted By campbell
VENEZUELA CHINA First, something from...

VENEZUELA
CHINA

First, something from February 2017:

https://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2017/02/24/china-dials-back-its-lending-to-wobbly-venezuela/


and now in 2018:
Forum: Pension - Social Security Today, 09:45 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 95,583
Posted By campbell
VENEZUELA ...

VENEZUELA

https://www.yahoo.com/news/seniors-block-venezuela-streets-demanding-pension-checks-213439933.html
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,148
Posted By campbell
I love cat videos, and can understand the allure...

I love cat videos, and can understand the allure of cats.... but I am extremely allergic.

So I just look at the videos.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,997
Posted By campbell
Lie back and think of England [/victoria]

Lie back and think of England [/victoria]
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,997
Posted By campbell
#winning

#winning
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,997
Posted By campbell
You chose your name here. So. What am I...

You chose your name here.

So.

What am I supposed to draw from that? Would you like to explain your choice?

I can explain the names I use here, especially as one of them (this one) is my real...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,148
Posted By campbell
It depends on the research. Cats are good...

It depends on the research.

Cats are good for vision-related research. They have a really well-developed visual cortex.

I don't know what dogs are good for, with respect to medical research....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,148
Posted By campbell
I prefer getting used dogs. My last dog was about...

I prefer getting used dogs. My last dog was about 5 or 6 when we got her, and didn't have to train her or anything. She used to be a breeding bitch, fwiw... but only a few litters, and all were...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,707
Posted By campbell
Most of the time, I walked out of exams feeling...

Most of the time, I walked out of exams feeling like my brain was fried (and sometimes with a callus on my right thumb)

The one time I failed an exam, I was not surprised at all.

Some knowledge...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:51 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,997
Posted By campbell
Oh, and one can contribute substantive posts, if...

Oh, and one can contribute substantive posts, if one does have experience in the particular topic under discussion.

I have never had the power of setting other people's compensation, so I have...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 15,997
Posted By campbell
Given that this person chose the handle "Liar" --...

Given that this person chose the handle "Liar" -- perhaps everybody should take a very big hint.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-20-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 133,727
Posted By campbell
also I should've turned off caps lock

also I should've turned off caps lock
Forum: Software & Technology 07-20-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 133,727
Posted By campbell
I REALLY SHOULDN'T HAVE CHANGED LINKS

I REALLY SHOULDN'T HAVE CHANGED LINKS
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-20-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 57,268
Posted By campbell
John Bury's reaction to the above: ...

John Bury's reaction to the above:
https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2018/07/20/why-your-pension-is-really-doomed/
Forum: Pension - Social Security 07-20-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 57,268
Posted By campbell
http://www.wirepoints.com/overpromising-has-crippl...

http://www.wirepoints.com/overpromising-has-crippled-public-pensions-a-50-state-survey/



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