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Forum: Actuarial Jobs - Employment - Property & Casualty / General Insurance 05-07-2020, 02:31 PM
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Posted By manaknight14
Maybe the coast in reference is on the Black Sea?

Maybe the coast in reference is on the Black Sea?
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-06-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,703
Posted By manaknight14
So we get to wait 8-9 weeks instead of 6-7. ...

So we get to wait 8-9 weeks instead of 6-7.
:swear:
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-06-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,703
Posted By manaknight14
October 6th! :yikes:

October 6th! :yikes:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-01-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,741
Posted By manaknight14
virulent

virulent
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-01-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 85,383
Posted By manaknight14
Good stuff! :tup:

Good stuff! :tup:
Forum: CAS Exams - General 04-29-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,840
Posted By manaknight14
Saw the announcement. While I still feel there is...

Saw the announcement. While I still feel there is significant opportunity for operational risk any time you make a move like this, this version sounds orders of magnitude better than what was...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,703
Posted By manaknight14
FROM THE CEO: CAS TO BEGIN TRANSITION TO...

FROM THE CEO: CAS TO BEGIN TRANSITION TO COMPUTER-BASED TESTING IN THE FALL (https://www.casact.org/press/index.cfm?fa=viewArticle&articleID=4696)
Called it.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 85,383
Posted By manaknight14
Anybody else wishing they were taking the exam...

Anybody else wishing they were taking the exam today? In addition to just wanting to be done with exams, nearly all the work I do for my company is on data from a particular server which happens to...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 04-23-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By manaknight14
I used TIA for 8 and I second Hubert's opinion...

I used TIA for 8 and I second Hubert's opinion for that product. The guide for 8 is probably the best product in TIA's arsenal, far superior to their offerings for 6 & 7.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-16-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By manaknight14
But according to DWS charts, experienced health...

But according to DWS charts, experienced health FSAs make more than comparable life FSAs....
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 04-16-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,359
Posted By manaknight14
CAS just put this out today... ...

CAS just put this out today...

https://www.casact.org/admissions/Change_Memo_Addendum_Fall_2020.pdf

Some proposed changes for the Fall 2020 exams have been delayed. 6U in particular has delayed...
Forum: Sports 04-09-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,293
Posted By manaknight14
Touch 'em all, Joe...

Touch 'em all, Joe (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM4q8yGhHJY)

As much as I hated seeing it since I'm a Phillies fan, it's hard to imagine a bigger baseball finish than trailing in the 9th and...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 04-09-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,876
Posted By manaknight14
There's also no rule that 2 is the maximum number...

There's also no rule that 2 is the maximum number of exams you can take in the same sitting.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-08-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,703
Posted By manaknight14
I'm planning on approaching it like #3, but might...

I'm planning on approaching it like #3, but might restart sometime in May rather than wait all the way to the end of Q2.

While I would agree that 15&16 or 26&27 are the most likely dates for 7&9,...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-07-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 85,383
Posted By manaknight14
I'd be shocked if a Spring 8 happened unless Fall...

I'd be shocked if a Spring 8 happened unless Fall gets canceled too, but I would imagine a Spring 7&9 is likely just to get things back on normal rotation.

It sounded like one of the motivations...
Forum: Sports 04-02-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,293
Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: IMO this was the greatest Super Bowl...

:iatp:
IMO this was the greatest Super Bowl finish ever at the time, and has since been eclipsed only by the ridiculous Patriots comeback against the Falcons.

Miracle at the New Meadowlands...
Forum: Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics 04-01-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By manaknight14
Thanks for putting this together and indicating...

Thanks for putting this together and indicating the positives and negatives of the CSPA and its logistics. I have one exam left to complete my FCAS, but I just transitioned to a job where predictive...
Forum: Sports 04-01-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,293
Posted By manaknight14
Even as a Sixer fan, :iatp: The sequence...

Even as a Sixer fan, :iatp:

The sequence that led up to the final play was nuts too. Kawhi gets fouled and just has to hit both shots to basically end the Sixers' season unless they can hit a...
Forum: Sports 03-29-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,293
Posted By manaknight14
BTW can we do worst finishes in sports?...

BTW can we do worst finishes in sports? Because... yeah (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4SI-XT5eQ8).
Forum: Sports 03-29-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,293
Posted By manaknight14
https://www.nbcsports.com/video/kerri-strug-overco...

https://www.nbcsports.com/video/kerri-strug-overcomes-pain-win-gold-1996-olympic-games

Playing through a career-ending injury to win gold for your team on the final attempt? Nothing will ever come...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-26-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,223
Posted By manaknight14
Sounds like this is what they do. They might use...

Sounds like this is what they do. They might use a VPN to connect to either a virtual desktop or remote into your company desktop/laptop that's onsite. Your personal computer isn't actually touching...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 03-24-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 85,383
Posted By manaknight14
I'm finishing my first pass of source and CC this...

I'm finishing my first pass of source and CC this week. Right before things really hit the fan, I picked up a copy of RF as a review supplement for the final month. My plan now is to just go through...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 03-20-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 85,383
Posted By manaknight14
This is why I deliberately did NOT get all 900...

This is why I deliberately did NOT get all 900 Koroks, because I knew it would just become a chore. I had a friend who got stuck 899 for a long time and was driving himself nuts; no thanks. The rest...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-20-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,914
Posted By manaknight14
It could be a misstatement. My carrier (and the...

It could be a misstatement. My carrier (and the others I've heard doing this) are waiving the out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 testing. Any prescriptions or other treatments for COVID-19 cases are...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 03-17-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 85,383
Posted By manaknight14
The bolded is the one thing I'd be furious about....

The bolded is the one thing I'd be furious about. I've just about finished my first pass of the syllabus, so six weeks notice is about how much lead time I would need to review and spam practice...
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