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Forum: Exam 4/C - Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models 04-03-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,343
Posted By alwaysseamus
Any quick advice on what I need to memorize so I...

Any quick advice on what I need to memorize so I can get working on that?
Forum: General Actuarial 03-08-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,185
Posted By alwaysseamus
You've done a lot to get ahead by sacrificing...

You've done a lot to get ahead by sacrificing todays for the future. At what point to do you stop and enjoy the fruits of your success?
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,205
Posted By alwaysseamus
That's a great Twitter account!

That's a great Twitter account!
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,353
Posted By alwaysseamus
People like to play golf with someone that can...

People like to play golf with someone that can play it at an expert level. Especially if they can smash the ball with decent control. A lot of people might get to the bogey level, but never...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,318
Posted By alwaysseamus
How does the thread not end here? If you...

How does the thread not end here?

If you talk with most recruiters, they'll say "we're not working with EL's because it's so easy for the companies to fill these positions."

For someone that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-12-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,205
Posted By alwaysseamus
I think it's funny because you at least tried to...

I think it's funny because you at least tried to be funny. The people you said it to are probably SUPER uptight and can't let their guard down, and don't want you to feel comfortable.
Forum: General Actuarial 12-14-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 44,975
Posted By alwaysseamus
I read the book and I'm glad I did. As others...

I read the book and I'm glad I did. As others have said, it is short. The real discussion is whether it's worth the price tag. For me, if I can learn something new that I apply multiple times...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-20-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,181
Posted By alwaysseamus
Was it Travelers?

Was it Travelers?
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-27-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,884
Posted By alwaysseamus
If we take away the 'method' from those...

If we take away the 'method' from those statements, are they different? Is there a difference between loss ratio and pure premium?
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-02-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,246
Posted By alwaysseamus
Mathematical Statistics was the most difficult...

Mathematical Statistics was the most difficult course I've ever taken, but really it depends on the professor.
Forum: General Actuarial 04-04-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 44,975
Posted By alwaysseamus
I have read the book and liked it.

I have read the book and liked it.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-20-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By alwaysseamus
It seems you are overthinking things. Put your...

It seems you are overthinking things. Put your head down and start filling out applications. Not just actuarial positions, a wider range. Then, when you get your foot in the door to the next...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-17-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,461
Posted By alwaysseamus
Every line of this post is great.

Every line of this post is great.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-16-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,461
Posted By alwaysseamus
Get ready for some anecdotal evidence! When I...

Get ready for some anecdotal evidence!
When I was taking my exam, I met a dude from the top ranked liberal arts school in the country that was on his third try with FM.

It's kind of a weird...
Forum: Surveys 12-05-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Poll: Toothpaste
Views: 3,587
Posted By alwaysseamus
FWIW, I heard recently that Colgate is the brand...

FWIW, I heard recently that Colgate is the brand that people around the world use daily most often. Not just tooth paste, all items. (Say compared to Coke, Tylenol, etc.) I would have thought it'd...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-05-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By alwaysseamus
Do a lot of small businesses struggle with their POS systems?

I got asked buy a local store owner to assist him with managing his data. He wasn't able to access the DB and get to his data to perform analysis the way he wants.

I am wondering, is this a...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-27-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,036
Posted By alwaysseamus
Haha, well done. Re-watched the first season...

Haha, well done. Re-watched the first season over the break with my family..
Forum: General Actuarial 11-25-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,036
Posted By alwaysseamus
Anybody have any good business ideas?

Anybody have any good business ideas?
Forum: General Actuarial 11-22-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,036
Posted By alwaysseamus
There's videos of Peter Thiel on Youtube saying...

There's videos of Peter Thiel on Youtube saying that being an entrepreneur for the sake of being an entrepreneur isn't the way to go.

What kind of things are you thinking of doing?
Forum: Software & Technology 10-28-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,654
Posted By alwaysseamus
Hi Echo, thanks for that.

Hi Echo, thanks for that.
Forum: Software & Technology 10-23-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,654
Posted By alwaysseamus
Thanks Sredni, that's a neat website, are you...

Thanks Sredni, that's a neat website, are you involved with it?
Forum: Software & Technology 10-22-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,654
Posted By alwaysseamus
Recommend a data set for learning SAS/ data cleansing, manipulation, modeling.

Hello, I'm in the process of trying to teach myself SAS, and am looking for extra suggestions for tasks I should learn. I am going through SAS studio, and using the data sets on there to practice...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-09-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,021
Posted By alwaysseamus
Gambling is kinda brutal unless you're...

Gambling is kinda brutal unless you're exceptional at it. You can give it a shot without quitting your day job. There are still decent homegames out there if you look hard enough.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-04-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,926
Posted By alwaysseamus
OP, I just noticed these two books come...

OP, I just noticed these two books come recommended in the proc genmod PDF.

This has good reviews: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1584889500/ref=olp_product_details?_encoding=UTF8&me=

And this...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-03-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,508
Posted By alwaysseamus
Gl, bro. Let me know if you want someone to...

Gl, bro. Let me know if you want someone to grammar check your cover letters.
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