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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,337
Posted By mathmajor
I ask Google Home the weather, when stores are...

I ask Google Home the weather, when stores are open, best way to work via transit. Play a podcast while I get ready in the morning. Any random facts I need to know. Set my alarm.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 823
Posted By mathmajor
I can still hear the da DUM da dah

I can still hear the da DUM da dah
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 823
Posted By mathmajor
Legend of Dragoon? No?

Legend of Dragoon? No?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,337
Posted By mathmajor
I bought cat litter, cat litter mat, some water...

I bought cat litter, cat litter mat, some water shoes.

Shrug... I'd have bought cookware if the deal was good.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-17-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,762
Posted By mathmajor
I mean. If it drops so much he hits some LTV...

I mean. If it drops so much he hits some LTV threshold. Otherwise there are no cash flow concerns.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,337
Posted By mathmajor
Man. I shoulda waited to buy my instant pot.

Man. I shoulda waited to buy my instant pot.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-17-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 823
Posted By mathmajor
Mario64 and Diablo. The internet was sort of...

Mario64 and Diablo.

The internet was sort of new and frontier-like.

Watching snowy scrambled HBO.

Reruns of Nick Arcade and Double Dare.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,337
Posted By mathmajor
Exclamation Prime Day!

Who's ready? List any significant deals you find.

Not in the market for anything in particular, but easily swayed.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,762
Posted By mathmajor
I kind of understand where you're coming from. I...

I kind of understand where you're coming from. I have a large cash (i.e. taxable liquid investment) reserve in comparison to my dedicated retirement accounts. Kinda treat it as its own...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,855
Posted By mathmajor
The advice 'follow your passion' means that you...

The advice 'follow your passion' means that you will be successful in an area where you have innate talent and interest.

Not really geared toward people established in good careers.

/thread
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-16-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,498
Posted By mathmajor
In an attempt to answer the question the way I...

In an attempt to answer the question the way I think you're posing it, given relatively few data points I've seen exam programs give a salary increase of $5k-10k.

But that depends on what raise...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-13-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,276
Posted By mathmajor
$90k is pretty good for an analyst. Don't see the...

$90k is pretty good for an analyst. Don't see the problem.
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-13-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,276
Posted By mathmajor
Yes

Yes
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,071
Posted By mathmajor
COL was definitely considered when I changed jobs...

COL was definitely considered when I changed jobs but I wouldn't expect it for anything voluntary.

Various studies have shown NYC salaries aren't but 5-10% higher than avg
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 478
Posted By mathmajor
Was paying $60 for 100meg (non-promotional...

Was paying $60 for 100meg (non-promotional regular price).

My current internet is rolled into a utility fee. *shrug*
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-13-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,762
Posted By mathmajor
I probably won't be buying a house for a long,...

I probably won't be buying a house for a long, long time.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,071
Posted By mathmajor
Yeah, I don't see how people keep up those...

Yeah, I don't see how people keep up those McMansions. Spending tons of money to furnish, keep it up, heat/cool. I'll keep my studio tyvm.

Back home it's a big rite of passage to buy a house....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 905
Posted By mathmajor
Yep I actually refuse to be anywhere near...

Yep I actually refuse to be anywhere near protests for this reason. One time I emerged from the train station into one and immediately about-faced. They may have nothing to lose but I sure do.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,550
Posted By mathmajor
I was in the front row for Rossini's Sabat Mater....

I was in the front row for Rossini's Sabat Mater. Went to a lecture beforehand where a scholar told us the history and what to listen for. Helped me pay attention and connect the dots.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-13-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,071
Posted By mathmajor
Chicago is diverse if you look for it. Obviously...

Chicago is diverse if you look for it. Obviously there are a lot of enclaves... Chinatown, Boystown, but areas like Gold Coast are definitely not diverse.

Great arts, theatre, museums.

Food...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-13-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,543
Posted By mathmajor
I am reasonably high up for someone under 30 and...

I am reasonably high up for someone under 30 and have pretty bad social anxiety. I still have trouble getting the words out if I'm not comfortable with someone (like a higher up).

But being more...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 905
Posted By mathmajor
But many more 2nd and further marriages end in...

But many more 2nd and further marriages end in divorce than first.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 905
Posted By mathmajor
A lot of people have low incomes/don't save/run...

A lot of people have low incomes/don't save/run into trouble/are on a fixed income/save outside retirement accounts

But I agree, seems dubious
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,550
Posted By mathmajor
Nordstrom Rack. Shrug.

Nordstrom Rack. Shrug.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-12-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 905
Posted By mathmajor
Umm guys facts don't matter anymore. We have...

Umm guys facts don't matter anymore. We have factless brain-melting infotainment now.
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