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Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc Yesterday, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Rick_G
I just finished reading The Recovering:...

I just finished reading The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B074M59XXN) by Leslie Jamison. This is a serious read, and highly recommended - especially if...
Forum: EA Exams 07-14-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,874
Posted By Rick_G
I never get any response back from the Joint...

I never get any response back from the Joint Board after I send them comments on the exam solutions. Hopefully the changes will be reflected in a revised answer key.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-13-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 43,596
Posted By Rick_G
I finished the remaining seasons of these anime,...

I finished the remaining seasons of these anime, and loved them all.
Forum: EA Exams 06-13-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,874
Posted By Rick_G
After seeing EA-2A 2010 #9, I added several notes...

After seeing EA-2A 2010 #9, I added several notes at the end of my solutions for exam problems which involved Top Heavy minimum benefit calculations:

1. The definition of T-H pay in IRC 416(c)(D)...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-06-2019, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Rick_G
I am really a fan-boy when it comes to Neil...

I am really a fan-boy when it comes to Neil Gaiman. I've loved most of the Gaiman novels:
http://www.softwarepolish.com/personal/othbooks.htm
Forum: EA Exams 05-29-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,874
Posted By Rick_G
That would be much faster than the last two years!

That would be much faster than the last two years!
Forum: EA Exams 05-02-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By Rick_G
If you want more information / background on exam...

If you want more information / background on exam topics, you can download last year's seminar overheads from my web site:
http://www.softwarepolish.com/actuarial/ea2study.htm
Forum: Software & Technology 04-20-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,053
Posted By Rick_G
Ditto for us - we have a Google Home (in our...

Ditto for us - we have a Google Home (in our home).

My sister turned off ALL their dots and echoes because of Alexa spying.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-17-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 43,596
Posted By Rick_G
I just finished watching a horror anime -...

I just finished watching a horror anime - Kagewani. This has very short episodes, and it done in a quirky style. Season 1 had numerous "mythical monsters". Season 2 focuses solely on the Kagewani.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-07-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 51,997
Posted By Rick_G
At one time, my Firefox browser seemed a bit...

At one time, my Firefox browser seemed a bit broken to me.

I tried using Google Chrome instead. I was pleasantly surprised by how much better the LastPass integration was in Chrome.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-03-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 43,596
Posted By Rick_G
Guess it is time to resurrect this thread ... I...

Guess it is time to resurrect this thread ... I finished a few anime series in 2018:

Mob Psycho 100 - season 1
Food Wars - seasons 1 and 2
My hero Academia - season 1
Forum: Pension - Social Security 03-19-2019, 11:19 AM
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Views: 654
Posted By Rick_G
I AM that old, and this matches my understanding....

I AM that old, and this matches my understanding. I also read through these pages at the SSA web site:
https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/applying6.html#h0...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-16-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 35,434
Posted By Rick_G
That is just freaky!!

That is just freaky!!
Forum: EA Exams 03-15-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Rick_G
I went back into my archives and created a PDF...

I went back into my archives and created a PDF for you ...
Forum: EA Exams 03-14-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By Rick_G
You can download that (plus the entire first...

You can download that (plus the entire first section) from my online EA-2L course.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 03-11-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13,700
Views: 1,196,155
Posted By Rick_G
Possibly useful tool for other lovers of science...

Possibly useful tool for other lovers of science fiction - Science Fiction Concept Corpus:
http://app.openmappr.org/play/100YrsOfSciFi

Here is wired magazine article on it:...
Forum: EA Exams 02-21-2019, 03:10 PM
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Views: 932
Posted By Rick_G
I compared the PDF versus last year. Other than...

I compared the PDF versus last year. Other than the expected changes (for new 2019 limits), there were two changes made in the DOL PROMULGATIONS section.

REGULATIONS / PARTICIPATION AND VESTING...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-21-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13,700
Views: 1,196,155
Posted By Rick_G
I just finished Microcosmic God: Volume II: The...

I just finished Microcosmic God: Volume II: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BKIYJBW). Quite a range of stories from meh to really interesting.

I...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-18-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 575,779
Posted By Rick_G
My wife has EVERY Sharknado on our DVR. That way...

My wife has EVERY Sharknado on our DVR. That way she can re-watch ALL of them when I am not around.

For me, once was more than enough silliness.
Forum: EA Exams 02-08-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,212
Posted By Rick_G
I'm not sure I would interpret the numbers that...

I'm not sure I would interpret the numbers that way. I think most students would say that 2018 was the BEST year to take EA-2F.

The pass mark is usually 112 points for this exam. There was just a...
Forum: EA Exams 02-08-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,212
Posted By Rick_G
Yes, they are abnormally high numbers. The...

Yes, they are abnormally high numbers. The average has been closer to 50% for many years.
Forum: EA Exams 02-02-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Rick_G
This sounds like a discussion for the Pensions...

This sounds like a discussion for the Pensions forum, instead of the EA exams.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-28-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13,700
Views: 1,196,155
Posted By Rick_G
OOPS - I forgot to mention something. One of the...

OOPS - I forgot to mention something. One of the best parts is the nice bibliography for each chapter. He mentions numerous books others have written on each topic, and points out his favorites.
...
Forum: EA Exams 01-28-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,212
Posted By Rick_G
But it really must be ORANGE :burn:

But it really must be ORANGE :burn:
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-24-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13,700
Views: 1,196,155
Posted By Rick_G
I really loved that book, and his various TV...

I really loved that book, and his various TV series (on Netflix).

I just finished reading An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009UAO0J8) by...
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