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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-27-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By cokiwah
How to implement GLM model when not all variables can be used in the rating plan?

Can the wisdom of the AO check my understanding here in implementing a GLM model when not all variables can be used in the rating plan (by peril)?

1) Implement what variables you can using the...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-15-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By cokiwah
How to implement binned/combined variables into rating plan?

1) I am using an indicator variable in a GLM (i.e. 1 or 0) to capture a variable that is 0,1,2,3. I'm doing this because of thin data at 2 and 3.

To implement into rating plan, is it as simple as...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-31-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,828
Posted By cokiwah
:O Something like a couple of exams done for...

:O

Something like a couple of exams done for ASA, then 10 year break, then finish up ASA and FSA in a short span?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-30-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,828
Posted By cokiwah
How long was the break?

How long was the break?
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-25-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By cokiwah
See bolded

See bolded
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-27-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By cokiwah
Perhaps "figuring out a contractor rate" should...

Perhaps "figuring out a contractor rate" should be a different thread, but I basically want to negotiate a contractor rate that's based on:
-market value (based on salary surveys)
-contractor...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-26-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By cokiwah
CAS people - how much do you spend on CE each year?

People with ACAS or FCAS, how much do you spend on continuing education each year? What conferences do you go to? A breakdown of what you do and the cost would be greatly appreciated!

I'm trying...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 05-16-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 219,160
Posted By cokiwah
In for this I think!

In for this I think!
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-03-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,639
Posted By cokiwah
Third exam made a world of difference for me....

Third exam made a world of difference for me. Everyone has two exams. Try sending out some cold e-mails after that. Be open to anywhere in the US. Also apply to/get a job in insurance as an analyst,...
Forum: CAS Exams - General 02-14-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 141,408
Posted By cokiwah
See bolded

See bolded
Forum: CAS Exams - General 02-14-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 141,408
Posted By cokiwah
So I took OC2 too lightly and failed twice this...

So I took OC2 too lightly and failed twice this sitting, meaning I won't be able to take it until the April 15 - June 15 sitting.

1) Is it okay if I obtain the two reference letters and have them...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,713
Posted By cokiwah
A lot of people in this thread trying to make you...

A lot of people in this thread trying to make you aware of the time you need to spend studying in order to pass these exams. And it's true, there is a lot of time you need to invest. However, I don't...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 12-13-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 82,898
Posted By cokiwah
Today was a good day :clap: now I just got to get...

Today was a good day :clap: now I just got to get this pesky OC2 out of the way
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 07-10-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,788
Posted By cokiwah
What made you choose CC over CF?

What made you choose CC over CF?
Forum: General Actuarial 07-03-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,900
Posted By cokiwah
I also know people like that. All I'm saying is...

I also know people like that. All I'm saying is that they have the intellectual ability to pass. Whether or not they pass comes down to how they prioritize it and also how they approach the exam with...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-03-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,900
Posted By cokiwah
Waterloo grad here. I would say anyone who can...

Waterloo grad here. I would say anyone who can achieve a high enough mark to get credit is able to pass the corresponding exam. The content of the course material, at least at Waterloo, is much more...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 02-25-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,096
Posted By cokiwah
Exam 6U vs 6C and Signing Privleges

If you take 6C to get your FCAS, are there any restrictions to working in the US?

Apparently if you take 6U to get your FCAS, you still need to take 6C to get your FCIA.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-11-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,776
Posted By cokiwah
After reading through this thread and looking at...

After reading through this thread and looking at the different products out there, I'm still unsure of what materials I should get.

If my study method for a given section is:
-Avoid source...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 12-12-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,118
Posted By cokiwah
My stomach is already turning reading about how...

My stomach is already turning reading about how much harder this is than 5. I was thinking about doing OC2 sometime in the next month or two before 6 - is this advisable?
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 12-12-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 111,075
Posted By cokiwah
Passed! So ecstatic! :D

Passed! So ecstatic! :D
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 07-31-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 111,075
Posted By cokiwah
Started studying for this again after the fail...

Started studying for this again after the fail last sitting. Haven't failed an exam twice yet so I'm not about to start! Study grind begins.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-26-2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,456
Posted By cokiwah
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-13-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2,806
Views: 734,060
Posted By cokiwah
Struck out the irrelevant and bolded the...

Struck out the irrelevant and bolded the important.
Forum: General Actuarial 04-07-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
Posted By cokiwah
These videos are oddly motivating.

These videos are oddly motivating.
Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving 02-24-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,878
Posted By cokiwah
Assuming you've used them a bit so far - how have...

Assuming you've used them a bit so far - how have you found the TIA note cards as Flashcards?
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