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Forum: Software & Technology 09-24-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By Kabaka
Works great on iPad 3

Works great on iPad 3
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-05-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,789
Posted By Kabaka
Ok, sound advice (pun definitely intended)...

Ok, sound advice (pun definitely intended) everybody - thanks! I just assumed that acoustic would be the way to go, but beyond that didn't know where to start. I'll see what's available in the 100...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-04-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,789
Posted By Kabaka
Learning Guitar

So, I'm all done with exams for the first time in over 10 years. Now I want to learn to play the guitar. I have no idea at all where to start. I can play piano at a beginner level (i.e. right hand...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-18-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,082
Posted By Kabaka
wow - very impressed with how you handled this. ...

wow - very impressed with how you handled this. Your kid will be fine with parents like this.
Forum: CFA Exam III 08-16-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Ditto. Passed. Fortunately, I rocked the...

Ditto. Passed. Fortunately, I rocked the afternoon.

Essay
Q# Topic Max Pts <=50% 51%-70% >70%
1 Portfolio Management - Individual 15 * - -
2 Portfolio Management - Individual 23 * - -...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-08-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,718
Posted By Kabaka
Didn't bother me.

Didn't bother me.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-08-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,981
Posted By Kabaka
Plenty of buns to go around. Congrats!

Plenty of buns to go around.
Congrats!
Forum: CFA Exam III 07-06-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Work experience approved today - just need to see...

Work experience approved today - just need to see the pass on the exam in August and I've got more letters.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-04-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,771
Posted By Kabaka
And in 55 minutes no less.

And in 55 minutes no less.
Forum: CFA General Chat 06-29-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,931
Posted By Kabaka
replies in red

replies in red
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-25-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,827
Posted By Kabaka
I thought the 1 page version was way better. It...

I thought the 1 page version was way better. It reads well and flows nicely. All the buzz words that were removed are still implied in the more descriptive comments.

Only 1 comment - is it...
Forum: CFA General Chat 06-25-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,704
Posted By Kabaka
Just to be technical (and the ethics portion of...

Just to be technical (and the ethics portion of the exam is VERY technical) but if someone says they are "CFA Level II" they're in breach of the standards. Someone who has passed 2 exams is a level...
Forum: CFA Exam III 06-17-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Egad! They've got eyes everywhere! Tom, were...

Egad! They've got eyes everywhere! Tom, were any of my posts deleted? I'd like to know if I've run amok of policies (albeit, unintentionally).
Forum: CFA Exam III 06-07-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Agreed - I don't feel like I missed any points...

Agreed - I don't feel like I missed any points having used Schweser 100%. There was only 1 PM question that I didn't know what they were talking about - and that is likely due to memory rather than...
Forum: CFA Exam III 06-06-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
So... how'd it go? I thought it was fairly...

So... how'd it go?

I thought it was fairly straightforward. Finished AM in 2 hrs 10 minutes or so and PM in about 2:20. Nothing that I felt like I was blind sided by. Really only had 1 flat out...
Forum: CFA General Chat 06-03-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,126
Posted By Kabaka
I did ~200 for level 1 and ~250 for II and now...

I did ~200 for level 1 and ~250 for II and now III.
Forum: CFA Exam III 06-02-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
I hear yah. I'm done. I'll review my notes...

I hear yah. I'm done. I'll review my notes tomorrow for about 2 or 3 hours and then just have my wife quiz me of formulae. Then that's it.

I'm usually good for 75-80% on the AM exams (did all...
Forum: CFA Exam III 05-26-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Thanks for the props. I'm not taking this...

Thanks for the props. I'm not taking this lightly, I'd like to knock this puppy off and be done.

As to why not get my FSA after... I've neglected my family long enough. My wife is SUPER...
Forum: CFA Exam III 05-25-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Nope. I'm ASA. I'm at a non traditional...

Nope. I'm ASA. I'm at a non traditional actuarial employer for which getting my CFA over my FSA was much more of a benefit to me career wise.
Forum: CFA Exam III 05-24-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Yeah, I'm just about out of juice at this point. ...

Yeah, I'm just about out of juice at this point. I'm hoping I'm not too generous in my personal grading of AM sections. With schweser exams, I usually score ~80% in the AM and ~70% in the pm (go...
Forum: CFA Exam III 05-05-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Agreed. Starting sweat a little. The material...

Agreed. Starting sweat a little. The material is easy. If it was all multiple choice, I could probably pass next week. But the essay section...

I've been doing Qbank for a week or so (i.e. no...
Forum: CFA Exam III 04-27-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Done consolidated notes. Starting Q-bank...

Done consolidated notes. Starting Q-bank questions to prep for practice exams. Going to start on my "memorization" notes tonight.

It's weird, at times I feel overconfident and at times nervous...
Forum: CFA Exam III 04-18-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
3/5's of the way through my own notes making...

3/5's of the way through my own notes making consolidated consolidated notes. Will be done before May 1. Then make a "memorization set" of notes and questions/practice exams from there on out.
Forum: CFA Exam III 03-31-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,864
Posted By Kabaka
Finished Book 5 last night. A couple of days off...

Finished Book 5 last night. A couple of days off and then will be reviewing my own notes.
Forum: Professional Surveys 03-28-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,658
Posted By Kabaka
2% pretty much across the board.

2% pretty much across the board.
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