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Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-27-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 55,661
Posted By Bama Gambler
Our web hosting company manages our domain....

Our web hosting company manages our domain. Somehow they missed the renewal of the domain. WTF, right? Everything was fixed this morning. If you still canít access the site, they try clearing your...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-20-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 55,661
Posted By Bama Gambler
I agree 100%. Well said.

I agree 100%. Well said.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 09-07-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 55,661
Posted By Bama Gambler
All published MLC exams starting with Fall 2015...

All published MLC exams starting with Fall 2015 and earlier are included in the SOA sample MC and WA questions. All published exams starting with Spring 2016 and later will be used as Sample Exams. I...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-27-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,507
Posted By Bama Gambler
I've been teaching MLC/LTAM for 10 years and I...

I've been teaching MLC/LTAM for 10 years and I wholeheartedly disagree. Understanding is what allows you to know when to use each technique.

It isn't required, but it is a better recipe for...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-30-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 55,661
Posted By Bama Gambler
That's great! This week we are going to...

That's great!

This week we are going to add the SOA sample problems to the bank.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-18-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks for the feedback. I'll be sure to pass...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll be sure to pass these thoughts along to Dr. Yates.

Regarding the website:
- our last major overhaul was in late 2013
- we have been working hard on a new version...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-17-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 55,661
Posted By Bama Gambler
For the record, the TIA product for LTAM has over...

For the record, the TIA product for LTAM has over 30 hours of video lecture. There are over 70 hours of video solutions to all published life contingency problems. In over 100 hours of video, I...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-17-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 55,661
Posted By Bama Gambler
This just isn't true. I go into great detail...

This just isn't true. I go into great detail deriving that mu/(mu + delta) formula. BTW that formula isn't for percentiles. The seminar has plenty of exercises that don't assume CF for percentile...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-11-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 55,661
Posted By Bama Gambler
We have been holding out for the sample problems...

We have been holding out for the sample problems to be released. There will be a blog post made today.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-11-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By Bama Gambler
In that case keep all your working files on...

In that case keep all your working files on dropbox.
Forum: Software & Technology 06-07-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By Bama Gambler
Time machine gives you versioning. Why do you...

Time machine gives you versioning. Why do you need versioning for the off-site backup?

I've never loved Time Machine's versioning so I use dropbox for my current working files. Old stuff can be...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 05-16-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 116,438
Posted By Bama Gambler
Sorry but I didn't work this exam under time...

Sorry but I didn't work this exam under time constraints like I have previous exams. Overall it felt pretty reasonable to me. There were a handful of teadious questions but that is to be expected.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-28-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,424
Posted By Bama Gambler
:wave:

:wave:
Forum: Software & Technology 04-23-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,424
Posted By Bama Gambler
Basecamp

Basecamp
Forum: Software & Technology 04-19-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 67,312
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks guys! I appreciate the advice.

Thanks guys! I appreciate the advice.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-19-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 67,312
Posted By Bama Gambler
Unfortunately the mammoth bundle is no longer...

Unfortunately the mammoth bundle is no longer available.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-18-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 67,312
Posted By Bama Gambler
Thanks! I mostly play on an ipad so I can't run...

Thanks! I mostly play on an ipad so I can't run other apps. I bought $40 worth of the latest expansion. Which packs would be the best investment now?
Forum: Software & Technology 04-18-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 67,312
Posted By Bama Gambler
I just started playing Hearthstone a couple of...

I just started playing Hearthstone a couple of days ago. It is a lot of fun. Can anyone recommend a good deck for a new player that has played other card games semi-competitevly?

I've had...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 02-28-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bama Gambler
The schedule is built into the website. You key...

The schedule is built into the website. You key in your start date and exam date, and it makes a schedule for you.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-14-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,341
Posted By Bama Gambler
My pleasure. Handwritten solutions posted above....

My pleasure. Handwritten solutions posted above. I will post video solutions the week after Thanksgiving.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-14-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,341
Posted By Bama Gambler
:toast:

:toast:
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-14-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,341
Posted By Bama Gambler
Here are WA solutions. Let me know if you see...

Here are WA solutions. Let me know if you see any mistakes.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3g0tbeg4wpvqowr/MLC-Fall2017-WA.pdf?dl=0
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-14-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,341
Posted By Bama Gambler
Here are my solutions for the MC section. Please...

Here are my solutions for the MC section. Please let me know if you see any errors. Thanks!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/pmp35c1y7zoaovx/MLC-Fall-2017-MC-solutions.pdf?dl=0
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 11-13-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,341
Posted By Bama Gambler
Unfortunately, I'm headed out of town on Wed and...

Unfortunately, I'm headed out of town on Wed and will not be back in the office until after Thanksgiving. I was really hoping the solutions were posted last Friday. I'll try to get something out...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 10-19-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 184,341
Posted By Bama Gambler
Both will receive full credit for sure. I would...

Both will receive full credit for sure. I would probably use the rounded value in my calculations though. The reason is if you made a mistake somewhere it will make it easier for the grader to...
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