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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-10-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By echo
That's what I was thinking.

That's what I was thinking.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-10-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 959
Posted By echo
How about a boat (yacht)? You would have access...

How about a boat (yacht)? You would have access to many beaches and could sail away from hurricanes/storms. Global warming? Not an issue, you will rise with the water.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 10-04-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,032
Posted By echo
How could someone possibly know this?

How could someone possibly know this?
Forum: Health - Disability 10-03-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By echo
You might consider trying to get information from...

You might consider trying to get information from the claims area or claims system regarding claims that have not been paid yet. For example, claims in the system that have not been paid, claims...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 09-13-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 227,146
Posted By echo
"We show that the policy of providing lump-sum...

"We show that the policy of providing lump-sum payments instead of increasing Social Security benefits is very effective in inducing individuals to delay claiming."

Why would we want to induce...
Forum: Life 09-05-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,227
Posted By echo
5,951 days between posts in this thread, that's...

5,951 days between posts in this thread, that's over 16 years. Is that some kind of record?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-31-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 6,921
Posted By echo
Yes, many are distilled to the point where there...

Yes, many are distilled to the point where there should be nothing but water, if it's done correctly. However, even selling water can be messed up.

...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-31-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 6,921
Posted By echo
Yeah, double blind is the current gold standard...

Yeah, double blind is the current gold standard for tests of efficacy. I'm less concerned about efficacy and more concerned about safety.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-31-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 6,921
Posted By echo
That's interesting. I wonder how they would do...

That's interesting. I wonder how they would do going through the FDA testing process.
Forum: Life 08-29-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By echo
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45350218?intlink...

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45350218?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/c77jz3mdm3rt/argentina&link_location=live-reporting-story
Forum: Life 08-29-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By echo
You don't think you can beat the market? Oh wait,...

You don't think you can beat the market? Oh wait, that's another thread.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-24-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 704
Posted By echo
I can't help but think Marie refers to Marie...

I can't help but think Marie refers to Marie Curie.

"Her achievements included the development of the theory of radioactivity (a term that she coined[4][5]), techniques for isolating radioactive...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-24-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 21,947
Posted By echo
Picture?

Picture?
Forum: Life 08-24-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By echo
+1

+1
Forum: Health - Disability 08-23-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By echo
I would think you need to justify it based on...

I would think you need to justify it based on your own experience if it is credible. As others have said, looking back at how your best estimate IBNR compared to what was actually needed would seem...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-22-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 19,721
Posted By echo
LOL. I guess I don't follow the AO as closely as...

LOL. I guess I don't follow the AO as closely as I should.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-22-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 19,721
Posted By echo
A lower profile case. ...

A lower profile case.

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Battle-Over-Alleged-Harassment/244295?cid=wcontentgrid_6_32ad_5



In a title IX sense, she was found to have done something.


This...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By echo
I thought there were additional requirements for...

I thought there were additional requirements for LTC before a policy lapsed, specifically because of the type of situation you described. For example, additional people besides the policyholder that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By echo
Best to read the provisions of the specific...

Best to read the provisions of the specific policy. Although most LTC seems to work that way, I'm not sure it all does.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-25-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 813
Posted By echo
Not always the best source, but there's usually...

Not always the best source, but there's usually something at the link below when you're wondering about a song:

https://songmeanings.com/
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-12-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 276,732
Posted By echo
They're going to need a lot more information to...

They're going to need a lot more information to do that. Seems like video would be the natural choice. I wonder how much computing power would be needed to process the video in real time and make a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
5X3
Views: 1,929
Posted By echo
Do I get partial credit?

Do I get partial credit?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-06-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
5X3
Views: 1,929
Posted By echo
Pedantic. Is that the word I'm supposed to...

Pedantic.

Is that the word I'm supposed to associate with this question?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-26-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By echo
Consultants, pricing in particular, are probably...

Consultants, pricing in particular, are probably closer to the cutting edge. Financial reporting seems to be driven by regulations (NAIC, FASB) and is usually further behind.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-18-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By echo
How about TIPS and iBonds? They pay a fixed rate...

How about TIPS and iBonds? They pay a fixed rate plus inflation. Seems like they should be "safe".
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