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Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 09-06-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,417
Posted By LadyFingers
Passed! To study I used TIA lessons. In the...

Passed!
To study I used TIA lessons. In the home stretch I used Adapt exams. My perspective: my exam most closely resembled the TIA problems. Not much about corporate finance.
I spent about 3...
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 09-06-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,252
Posted By LadyFingers
If anyone who passed is still reading this: How...

If anyone who passed is still reading this:
How long did you study for this exam? I am thinking about starting to study right after I take LTAM, and then sitting for the exam in February. So that...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-14-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,901
Posted By LadyFingers
Do exam sittings ever fill up prior to the...

Do exam sittings ever fill up prior to the registration deadline?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 08-14-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,901
Posted By LadyFingers
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-28-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,901
Posted By LadyFingers
I'm halfway through section 7 on CA (that's...

I'm halfway through section 7 on CA (that's multi-decrement models), but that's not the full picture -- I took a survival analysis and a life insurance class in uni, so I have that very initial...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-21-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,572
Posted By LadyFingers
Interesting ... in my experience, the more...

Interesting ... in my experience, the more problems I do (and the more advanced the problems) the more I start to see and understand why and how things work. Did that sort of insight help with the WA...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-21-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,901
Posted By LadyFingers
I am sitting for LTAM in October. I have three...

I am sitting for LTAM in October. I have three months to prepare -- but I also took a class at school that covered half of the syllabus, so I'm not starting at the beginning.

I wasn't planning to...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-21-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By LadyFingers
And hey -- thanks!

And hey -- thanks!
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-21-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By LadyFingers
That's what I figured, I just wanted to be sure...

That's what I figured, I just wanted to be sure that I'm not missing something. I'm happy to just move past this. The solution just states the answer.
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-21-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By LadyFingers
Calculating Actuarial Present Value for weird interest rate

I'm working a problem about a 25 year endowment insurance benefit with a 'bonus' attached to the insured value for each year survived. Assume lives follow SULT at 5%.

Insured amount is 250,000,...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-15-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 131,102
Posted By LadyFingers
Thumbs up So it sounds like you are saying that it's a...

So it sounds like you are saying that it's a good resource to use to study for LTAM while I wait for my IFM results. I appreciate this -- it seems so obvious to read the way you said it, basically...
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-15-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 131,102
Posted By LadyFingers
Once I pass IFM I'll pay for a subscription...

Once I pass IFM I'll pay for a subscription service but for now I'm trying to just do some no-commitment studying. I said that in my OP.

I've already read the first 6 chapters of the book, and I...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 07-14-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,417
Posted By LadyFingers
Do you know when the testing window will be...

Do you know when the testing window will be closed and we can start to talk about the exam?
Forum: Long-Term Actuarial Math 07-14-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 131,102
Posted By LadyFingers
Question Your experience studying for LTAM

Did any of you use the required textbook? It's called Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks. I have it from a college class. If so, how well did it prepare you?

I'm not super serious...
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 06-28-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,417
Posted By LadyFingers
Sounds like it.

Sounds like it.
Forum: Investment / Financial Markets 06-28-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,417
Posted By LadyFingers
I use the TIA lesson videos and the ADAPT exams. ...

I use the TIA lesson videos and the ADAPT exams.
Honestly, I feel like I need two more weeks. I think I'll be totally ready by the end of July, but July 13 ... I just can't tell. I am not passing...
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