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Forum: Health - Disability 10-16-2019, 12:40 PM
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Posted By booyah81
Probably a bit late on this response but yes,...

Probably a bit late on this response but yes, underwriting and pricing reflects the underlying experience of the client's employees. Re: Q#2, there is pooling that enables the PEO to have better...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-31-2019, 11:30 AM
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Posted By booyah81
ReMetrica vs Igloo vs Others

I am curious about the differences between the Economic Capital Modeling offerings in the market right now. My understanding is the ReMetrica and Igloo are the leaders but you have interesting up and...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-12-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,493
Posted By booyah81
If you're open to a continuous time variable,...

If you're open to a continuous time variable, then also consider the impact of seasonality on your model's output. You can do this by grouping certain months together or even using transforms (like a...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-12-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,370
Posted By booyah81
I'm all for being statistically thorough when...

I'm all for being statistically thorough when evaluating candidate models but I don't think you can emphasize enough the non-statistical considerations - namely, financial performance. To attempt an...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 02-19-2018, 02:04 PM
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Posted By booyah81
Quantifying Changes in Rate/Volume/Mix/et al on Manual Premium

Apologies in advance as this is a somewhat multi-faceted question.

In my role, I monitor changes to an insurance program. I'm trying to decompose year-to-year changes in manual premium into...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-31-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By booyah81
Agreed. I'd argue scanning onsite would introduce...

Agreed. I'd argue scanning onsite would introduce more errors than we've seen historically.

Sucks for those eight but I have to believe the CAS will be more lenient with grading. If they make...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 12-01-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 58,188
Posted By booyah81
So is that a 'no'? :wink:

So is that a 'no'? :wink:
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 12-01-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 224
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Posted By booyah81
For all the pros and cons and fors and againsts,...

For all the pros and cons and fors and againsts, who is actually applying for this credential via the experienced practitioner path?
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-21-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,800
Posted By booyah81
hear hear

hear hear
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-18-2016, 09:46 PM
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Views: 5,800
Posted By booyah81
...and only on upper level exam forums. what - do...

...and only on upper level exam forums. what - do the preliminary exam candidates mean nothing? :)
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-11-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,650
Posted By booyah81
Textbooks sold.

Textbooks sold.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-09-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,650
Posted By booyah81
Hi Bill, Sorry for the delay. Just PM'd you...

Hi Bill,

Sorry for the delay. Just PM'd you back.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-05-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,599
Posted By booyah81
was wondering when that would happen. mine...

was wondering when that would happen. mine updated as well. good stuff.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-05-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By booyah81
1.5 decades. that sounds better than 15 years... ...

1.5 decades. that sounds better than 15 years...

Took a few sittings off (death of mother, birth of child, being done with fall exams) but basically just slacked early on in my career.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-05-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,599
Posted By booyah81
Been before, grew up in Orlando. I'm not missing...

Been before, grew up in Orlando. I'm not missing anything. :)

Toronto on the other hand...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-05-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,599
Posted By booyah81
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-05-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,599
Posted By booyah81
Does anyone know if you can delay the FCAS...

Does anyone know if you can delay the FCAS recognition at the Annual Meeting and instead do it at the Spring meeting?
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-01-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 101
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Posted By booyah81
D is the obvious trouble section, but C is also...

D is the obvious trouble section, but C is also deceivingly difficult. A and B are more or less memorization.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-01-2016, 04:50 PM
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Posted By booyah81
Sorry man :(

Sorry man :(
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-30-2016, 04:01 PM
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Posted By booyah81
CAS is TERRIBLE about getting links right this...

CAS is TERRIBLE about getting links right this sitting. First one the passing numbers list, now this...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-29-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,268
Posted By booyah81
I benefited immensely as well from being in a...

I benefited immensely as well from being in a study group, for all those same reasons. I think the biggest benefit was in the last week or two as we went through all the old exams and talked out any...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-29-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,268
Posted By booyah81
I do Goldfarb first to grasp basic concepts. I do...

I do Goldfarb first to grasp basic concepts. I do all his end-of-section problems. I take basic notes on the basic concepts. Nothing too deep.

With basic understanding gotten, I read original...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-28-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,599
Posted By booyah81
The only mail that came in today were pass...

The only mail that came in today were pass letters. Got mine - 6. Wee.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-27-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,599
Posted By booyah81
Hoping mine comes in tomorrow!

Hoping mine comes in tomorrow!
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-27-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,599
Posted By booyah81
crazy good! congrats doubly!

crazy good! congrats doubly!
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