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Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-14-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 46,359
Posted By HealthHoncho
You’re right. I remember reading that once a...

You’re right. I remember reading that once a while back.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-14-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 46,359
Posted By HealthHoncho
Where do you get 23 correct from? I saw that the...

Where do you get 23 correct from? I saw that the pass mark on the last 3 sittings of C/STAM was 67% which means needing 24 correct. Is there something I don’t know here?
I just finished. Not sure...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-05-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 46,359
Posted By HealthHoncho
I'm sitting next Thursday! I just hit 4.9 EL on...

I'm sitting next Thursday! I just hit 4.9 EL on ADAPT last night. So I'm feeling confident with my pace going into the next 9 days.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 02-04-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By HealthHoncho
This info is helpful Terence. I've been working...

This info is helpful Terence. I've been working on quizzes, wishing I could get ADAPT to give me more granular choice over topics such as the parallelogram method. Could you give a similar...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-21-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By HealthHoncho
MLE: Shortcut vs. First Principles

In practicing on ADAPT, I did a problem to estimate the theta parameter of a Weibull. The solution reveled what I've seen in ASM, that there are helpful shortcuts for estimation of a given...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-11-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 46,359
Posted By HealthHoncho
Guessing by the total study hours given, I feel...

Guessing by the total study hours given, I feel like the answer to this question is less than 3 months. I'm curious to know myself.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 12-11-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 71,951
Posted By HealthHoncho
I'm curious to know how this method turned out...

I'm curious to know how this method turned out for you. Did you give a go for the November IFM?
Forum: Statistics for Risk Modeling 10-11-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,595
Posted By HealthHoncho
Transition Credit

I haven't seen the credit for SRM on my transcript even though I completed the Applied Stats VEE before the deadline. Also, I asked another person I work with in the same situation and she does not...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 08-23-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By HealthHoncho
I'm using ADAPT. The video lessons are well done....

I'm using ADAPT. The video lessons are well done. I like the format because I can view a lesson in a short period of time and then flip over to a quiz for practice. The manual is also a nice feature...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 02-16-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 168,057
Posted By HealthHoncho
I hadn't considered that fact. Thanks for sharing.

I hadn't considered that fact. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 02-15-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 168,057
Posted By HealthHoncho
Does anyone know, for those of us with transition...

Does anyone know, for those of us with transition credit for SRM, will there be knowledge "holes" that need to be filled in order to be prepared this PA module, since SRM is a prerequisite?
I'm...
Forum: General 01-29-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,080
Posted By HealthHoncho
I spoke with the person who oversees our company...

I spoke with the person who oversees our company student program. We don't have the revision to the hours/bonuses/raises plan out yet, but I was told it exist and was being finalized. Then I was told...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-19-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
I meant 2900... I didn't feel like there were...

I meant 2900...
I didn't feel like there were enough people in my test room that indicated a large increase in the number.(October wasn't my first attempt)
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-19-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
Approx. 200 more than the Spring sitting, that's...

Approx. 200 more than the Spring sitting, that's only a slight jump.
How many would you say you were expecting? I think 2900 seems normal.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-19-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
Percentages are out for this exam. ...

Percentages are out for this exam.

http://cdn-files.soa.org/web/WebworkPDFs/edu-2017-10-mlc-percents-sd7qwd.pdf?_ga=2.222605851.167418832.1516374201-769578543.1495806728

That percent passing is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-17-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,741
Posted By HealthHoncho
I've had a Schwab checking account for a while....

I've had a Schwab checking account for a while. It works great for me, would recommend it to anyone.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-16-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,731
Posted By HealthHoncho
I was wondering the same thing, haha. Also,...

I was wondering the same thing, haha.

Also, I'm in the same boat as you, passed October MLC, now I need to wrap up my Coaching Actuaries Applied Stats VEE and get onto this exam.
Forum: MAS-II 01-16-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 103,416
Posted By HealthHoncho
I was wondering the same thing, haha. Also,...

I was wondering the same thing, haha.

Also, I'm in the same boat as you, passed October MLC, now I need to wrap up my Coaching Actuaries Applied Stats VEE and get onto this exam.
Forum: MAS-II 01-15-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 103,416
Posted By HealthHoncho
Could you give a few reasons why Mahler over ASM?...

Could you give a few reasons why Mahler over ASM? I'm trying to make a choice on one or the other and join in for the June sitting.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 01-15-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 108,731
Posted By HealthHoncho
Could you give a few reasons why Mahler over ASM?...

Could you give a few reasons why Mahler over ASM? I'm trying to make a choice on one or the other and join in for the June sitting.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-15-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
I scored an 8! This wasn't my first try but it...

I scored an 8!
This wasn't my first try but it feels good to finally have blown this attempt up. The weird thing was that I was on the fence when I left the test room, thought it was going to be 5...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-12-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
Yes

Yes
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-12-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
I passed!!!!

I passed!!!!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 01-12-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
In 17 minutes.

In 17 minutes.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-31-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 199,765
Posted By HealthHoncho
Yes the EPV of retirement at 60, but not 175,...

Yes the EPV of retirement at 60, but not 175, since I believe that has the 0.5 factor in there. So multiply that by 2.
Also I think I had switched the two around in my arithmetic.
AL60 -...
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