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Forum: Careers - Employment 09-20-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,302
Posted By alwaysseamus
Was it Travelers?

Was it Travelers?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-27-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,713
Posted By alwaysseamus
If we take away the 'method' from those...

If we take away the 'method' from those statements, are they different? Is there a difference between loss ratio and pure premium?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-02-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,020
Posted By alwaysseamus
Mathematical Statistics was the most difficult...

Mathematical Statistics was the most difficult course I've ever taken, but really it depends on the professor.
Forum: General Actuarial 04-04-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,138
Posted By alwaysseamus
I have read the book and liked it.

I have read the book and liked it.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-20-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,953
Posted By alwaysseamus
It seems you are overthinking things. Put your...

It seems you are overthinking things. Put your head down and start filling out applications. Not just actuarial positions, a wider range. Then, when you get your foot in the door to the next...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-17-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,303
Posted By alwaysseamus
Every line of this post is great.

Every line of this post is great.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-16-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,303
Posted By alwaysseamus
Get ready for some anecdotal evidence! When I...

Get ready for some anecdotal evidence!
When I was taking my exam, I met a dude from the top ranked liberal arts school in the country that was on his third try with FM.

It's kind of a weird...
Forum: Surveys 12-05-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Poll: Toothpaste
Views: 3,451
Posted By alwaysseamus
FWIW, I heard recently that Colgate is the brand...

FWIW, I heard recently that Colgate is the brand that people around the world use daily most often. Not just tooth paste, all items. (Say compared to Coke, Tylenol, etc.) I would have thought it'd...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-05-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By alwaysseamus
Do a lot of small businesses struggle with their POS systems?

I got asked buy a local store owner to assist him with managing his data. He wasn't able to access the DB and get to his data to perform analysis the way he wants.

I am wondering, is this a...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-27-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,787
Posted By alwaysseamus
Haha, well done. Re-watched the first season...

Haha, well done. Re-watched the first season over the break with my family..
Forum: General Actuarial 11-25-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,787
Posted By alwaysseamus
Anybody have any good business ideas?

Anybody have any good business ideas?
Forum: General Actuarial 11-22-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,787
Posted By alwaysseamus
There's videos of Peter Thiel on Youtube saying...

There's videos of Peter Thiel on Youtube saying that being an entrepreneur for the sake of being an entrepreneur isn't the way to go.

What kind of things are you thinking of doing?
Forum: Software & Technology 10-28-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,422
Posted By alwaysseamus
Hi Echo, thanks for that.

Hi Echo, thanks for that.
Forum: Software & Technology 10-23-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,422
Posted By alwaysseamus
Thanks Sredni, that's a neat website, are you...

Thanks Sredni, that's a neat website, are you involved with it?
Forum: Software & Technology 10-22-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,422
Posted By alwaysseamus
Recommend a data set for learning SAS/ data cleansing, manipulation, modeling.

Hello, I'm in the process of trying to teach myself SAS, and am looking for extra suggestions for tasks I should learn. I am going through SAS studio, and using the data sets on there to practice...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-09-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,889
Posted By alwaysseamus
Gambling is kinda brutal unless you're...

Gambling is kinda brutal unless you're exceptional at it. You can give it a shot without quitting your day job. There are still decent homegames out there if you look hard enough.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-04-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,823
Posted By alwaysseamus
OP, I just noticed these two books come...

OP, I just noticed these two books come recommended in the proc genmod PDF.

This has good reviews: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1584889500/ref=olp_product_details?_encoding=UTF8&me=

And this...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-03-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,344
Posted By alwaysseamus
Gl, bro. Let me know if you want someone to...

Gl, bro. Let me know if you want someone to grammar check your cover letters.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-03-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,823
Posted By alwaysseamus
OP, does this help? ...

OP, does this help? https://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/statugglm/61789/PDF/default/statugglm.pdf
Forum: General Actuarial 10-03-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,823
Posted By alwaysseamus
Riley's suggestion is the one we used in my...

Riley's suggestion is the one we used in my graduate course. Very easy book to understand.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-03-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,470
Posted By alwaysseamus
How easily can you be replaced? Are there...

How easily can you be replaced? Are there benefits to working there that someone in a larger firm wouldn't have? (Maybe you can frequently work from home, easy commute.)

Good luck.
Forum: General Actuarial 07-30-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 32,850
Posted By alwaysseamus
I feel the same way. When I choose my...

I feel the same way. When I choose my landscaper, luckily the state doesn't get involved. It would be nice if we could shrink the HR departments by doing away some of these ridiculous labor...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-28-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 32,850
Posted By alwaysseamus
If a company in private industry doesn't want to...

If a company in private industry doesn't want to discriminate against people based on sexual preference, why do they need the government to force them to adhere to such a policy?
Forum: General Actuarial 07-27-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 32,850
Posted By alwaysseamus
Here's the mises institute's opinion. ...

Here's the mises institute's opinion. https://mises.org/blog/discrimination-against-discrimination-why-we-don%E2%80%99t-need-anti-discrimination-laws

The one thing it misses is that these types...
Forum: MFE 05-16-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 103,424
Posted By alwaysseamus
Woot, 8!

Woot, 8!
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