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Forum: General Actuarial 12-10-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By Beach Bum
Haha yeah that was classic. He blamed some IT...

Haha yeah that was classic. He blamed some IT service, but reality is it had happened several times and the simple solution would be to BCC everyone. He wanted the reply all attention is only thing...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 11-21-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,205
Posted By Beach Bum
Yeah but then you have to drive a lexus or toyota...

Yeah but then you have to drive a lexus or toyota (BORING). Way better (though less economically sensible) options out there. But that's just me, I'll never buy a car from a maker not based in US...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-21-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,204
Posted By Beach Bum
And why wouldn't they? Cheap labor, awkward...

And why wouldn't they? Cheap labor, awkward introverts who want to be gaming or data science-ing behind their monitor all day and night, large pool of candidates. Most put their time in and move...
Forum: Finance - Investments 11-07-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 126,924
Posted By Beach Bum
It is a new Gov't. New Governor, now a new Mayor...

It is a new Gov't. New Governor, now a new Mayor of Chicago. What are you talking about?

Crime has improved significantly in 2019 compared to 2017 and prior. Mish hates Chicago and its people...
Forum: Finance - Investments 11-06-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 126,924
Posted By Beach Bum
Mish has been bitching about Chicago for years. ...

Mish has been bitching about Chicago for years. But he lives in some suburb out in the sticks, never ventures foot in there, and is moving to one of the Whitest states.

He has priorities and is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 11-05-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,957
Posted By Beach Bum
Is your definition of a millionaire when...

Is your definition of a millionaire when someone's net worth reaches $1M?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 11-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,957
Posted By Beach Bum
Are you married and counting combined assets? If...

Are you married and counting combined assets? If I use your math I'm above the milestone and would have gotten there several months ago. But if looking at it on a per person basis have a while to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-25-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 61,918
Posted By Beach Bum
Wondering how you go from up $100k to in the red...

Wondering how you go from up $100k to in the red by $20k. You were buying options weren't you and not short selling? If so you could have easily closed your position at the peak which I presume was...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-24-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 61,918
Posted By Beach Bum
Yeah I mean it's Yahoo.

Yeah I mean it's Yahoo.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 10-24-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 61,918
Posted By Beach Bum
Damn, that's a huge swing. You probably don't...

Damn, that's a huge swing. You probably don't want to read this article as it pertains to people/investors like you:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/elon-musk-makes-good-short-123349462.html
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-16-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By Beach Bum
Ditto to what Itas said. There are a handful of...

Ditto to what Itas said. There are a handful of large public entity players in the market. Often times you have primary limits for say $1M per occ up to maybe $3M. Then there are excess liability...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 10-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By Beach Bum
Ditto to what Itas said. There are a handful of...

Ditto to what Itas said. There are a handful of large public entity players in the market. Often times you have primary limits for say $1M per occ up to maybe $3M. Then there are excess liability...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-02-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,321
Posted By Beach Bum
I'm referring to HS and lower ages, not...

I'm referring to HS and lower ages, not University. Hours at school are pretty set. Very little travel, set holiday schedule, you know what time you're off everyday.

Also, grading and planning...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,321
Posted By Beach Bum
Meh, I think they are super predictable. Coaching...

Meh, I think they are super predictable. Coaching or administrative duties aside, you have your set schedule of classes and times and it doesn't change for the semester or year.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,321
Posted By Beach Bum
If you can handle teaching high schoolers in my...

If you can handle teaching high schoolers in my area, plus willing to get a master's (at any school) and do some evening add-on courses, you get paid $120k a year. For a dual income job it's solid....
Forum: General Actuarial 08-29-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,888
Posted By Beach Bum
This thread is a good reminder that SOA is trying...

This thread is a good reminder that SOA is trying to ruin the P&C industry. Lucky for the CAS we're here to save it.
Forum: General Actuarial 06-19-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,111
Posted By Beach Bum
Record number of FCAS each year. Sorry the FSA...

Record number of FCAS each year. Sorry the FSA exams are a joke and the SOA wants everyone and their brothers to become a credentialed actuary. Marketing degree, no problem we have the study guides...
Forum: Professional Surveys 04-26-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 45,418
Posted By Beach Bum
Had a very good year as far as compensation....

Had a very good year as far as compensation. Nearly 15% raise but more importantly a bonus in line with my total salary when I became a fellow ages ago. That said, a third of bonus was tied to a one...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-23-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 61,918
Posted By Beach Bum
There's a lot of bias here. For all we know he...

There's a lot of bias here. For all we know he can do one great thing, shatter one expectation, and the stock can climb 40% in 3 months.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-23-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 61,918
Posted By Beach Bum
I see them everywhere these days (Chicagoland)....

I see them everywhere these days (Chicagoland). The original model was/is sweet, everything since is fugly. I saw one totaled on the side of road a few weeks ago, well by totaled it wasn't the most...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-04-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 61,918
Posted By Beach Bum
With the stock down so much already, do you think...

With the stock down so much already, do you think there's another 9%+ move in the next 24 hours? And to really make money more like 15%+, good luck. I'll be watching.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-03-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 61,918
Posted By Beach Bum
Not sure the specifics with Tesla, but if you've...

Not sure the specifics with Tesla, but if you've ever driven in a Prius or a Volt their power meters can increase in stop and go settings. Uber drivers in these cars have ran me through the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-13-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 252,320
Posted By Beach Bum
AerCap is up big since the event, basically the...

AerCap is up big since the event, basically the company that sells/leases a bunch of Boeings.

Maybe investors aren't pushing down Boeing since they believe this allows them to sell more planes. ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-08-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,855
Posted By Beach Bum
So what's your take when people from the sticks...

So what's your take when people from the sticks name drop their former employers (i.e. My time at Cattle Mutual was really special)?
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-01-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,645
Posted By Beach Bum
Basically, but fact is Chicago has all of these...

Basically, but fact is Chicago has all of these offerings seeing as most cities don't. As for the carriers you mention, those are the big three that I speak of when discussing the local job market. ...
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