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Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Yesterday, 12:45 PM
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About to start Brehm, not sure what's the best...

About to start Brehm, not sure what's the best way to learn this material but I'll just start by reading the source material, probably the only source paper I will read from start to finish :exams:
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-16-2020, 08:55 PM
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The comparison is not fair. You need to be among...

The comparison is not fair. You need to be among top 1% programmer to get into Google. Pretty sure top 1% ACAS/FCAS get paid no less than top 1% programmers (1.5% CAS members are CEOs)
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-16-2020, 02:00 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Do the CC questions? I remember her questions...

Do the CC questions? I remember her questions clear things up a lot for this paper
Forum: Software & Technology 01-15-2020, 09:34 PM
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Posted By trueblade
https://www.playstation.com/en-us/campaigns/2019/w...

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/campaigns/2019/wrap-up/?_gl=1*16dt5sp*_ga*bnFCTmQtcGNoU2NPc1hFWm5zX1NkWkk0R3Q5VUxmd21xMGZpX1lkUnpSeVM4VW1kM1VyTzhkMDBDbmN4TExCOQ..&PXP=39fa62431b4cf03b379799c0876cfbe...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-13-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By trueblade
It's common practice for companies to give Data...

It's common practice for companies to give Data Scientist title to data/BI analysts. Guess it's a win-win? You got your title I saved my expense.
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 01-12-2020, 01:30 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Good luck fsumath! I'm rooting for you.

Good luck fsumath! I'm rooting for you.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-11-2020, 01:03 PM
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Posted By trueblade
You are so ahead, I'm still on section A.... ...

You are so ahead, I'm still on section A....

That being said, Here's what I remember from exam 9

In the absence of a risk margin included in the premium or the reserves, the risk capital and...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 01-10-2020, 03:15 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Smile Most Difficult Upper CAS Exam

Exam 6 used to be the all agreed most difficult exam but over time things have changed, especially since the post 2011 exam reform and the introduction of IQ questions for fellowship exams (first...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-09-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 222
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Posted By trueblade
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aia-group-ceo/b...

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aia-group-ceo/battling-slowing-sales-insurer-aia-hires-new-ceo-from-rival-ping-an-idUSKBN1XW0XH

China's Ping An, the largest insurer in the world by market cap,...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-09-2020, 06:24 PM
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Views: 33,477
Posted By trueblade
lol same. 0 experience and 0 interest in the exam...

lol same. 0 experience and 0 interest in the exam 7 material, only motivation is the FCAS title and pay bump :exams:
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-09-2020, 01:13 PM
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Posted By trueblade
damn, I have a reason okay :judge:

damn, I have a reason okay :judge:
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 01-09-2020, 10:43 AM
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Posted By trueblade
Damn, almost forgot I started the 2018 thread....

Damn, almost forgot I started the 2018 thread. Top 5 always pass, even though it takes a little longer lol
Forum: General 01-08-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By trueblade
Need another Poll for hardest CAS upper

Need another Poll for hardest CAS upper
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-05-2020, 09:46 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Actuarial Science major makes sense in Canada. In...

Actuarial Science major makes sense in Canada. In fact, actuarial science majors are only offered by top tier schools in Canada and these programs and their depths are well understood by banking...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-04-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 340
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Posted By trueblade
These two methods are closely related to the idea...

These two methods are closely related to the idea of insolvency put option: the expected loss to policyholders due to the firm defaulting

MP views marginal capital allocation in terms of what...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-03-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,987
Posted By trueblade
LOL, you guys remind me of AIG: hey insurance is...

LOL, you guys remind me of AIG: hey insurance is too boring margin is too thin, let's get creative with CDS
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-03-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 353
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Posted By trueblade
Thanks, I got it. It's like moment matching,...

Thanks, I got it. It's like moment matching, using Gamma to model the ODP random variable, and consequently setting gamma variance to be the same as the ODP variance
Forum: Software & Technology 01-03-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25,356
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Posted By trueblade
It depends on the utility function of your gaming...

It depends on the utility function of your gaming needs & what do you want to get out of gaming.

For heavy gamer like me I will absolutely get that PS4, there are just so many excellent...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-03-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 33,477
Posted By trueblade
Shapland: Include process variance by replacing...

Shapland: Include process variance by replacing the future incremental losses with simulated values from a Gamma distribution. The gamma distribution is fit by setting

Variance = ϕ*(future...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-02-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,987
Posted By trueblade
To where? Credentialed Canadian actuaries makes...

To where? Credentialed Canadian actuaries makes less than Chinese actuaries on average. How about just outsourcing actuarial work to Canada :tup:
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-01-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 33,477
Posted By trueblade
To make you feel better, I got kicked out of the...

To make you feel better, I got kicked out of the study program because I made no exam progress in consecutive 18 months, been using vacations to study for fellowship exams for a while
Forum: Software & Technology 12-30-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25,356
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Posted By trueblade
1. Resident Evil 2 - I bought a physical copy for...

1. Resident Evil 2 - I bought a physical copy for collection purpose and also gifted my friend a steam copy
2. Dead or Alive 6
3. Ace Combat 7 - Recommended by Johnny Millenium aka Happy Console...
Forum: Exam 6 TAIPEI - Regulation and Financial Reporting 12-19-2019, 04:16 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Nah, just joking

Nah, just joking
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 12-19-2019, 11:29 AM
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Views: 217,150
Posted By trueblade
I have a theory that CAS intentionally "boosting"...

I have a theory that CAS intentionally "boosting" the pass rates for exam 7 and 9 (spring exams), to reduce the travel time to fellowship.

In addition, and also related to my first point, CAS is...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-19-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25,356
Views: 6,503,559
Posted By trueblade
Oh I actually did the Witcher 3 main story last...

Oh I actually did the Witcher 3 main story last year, just coming back to finish the two expansion so it's not too bad.

I did YK0 and YK1 and thoroughly enjoyed both and would like to continue...
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