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Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 12:45 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 24,121
Posted By campbell
CALIFORNIA ...

CALIFORNIA

https://medium.com/@DavidGCrane/being-fair-to-cas-teachers-8ed80e064d3a
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 98,509
Posted By campbell
BAILOUT ...

BAILOUT

http://www.weny.com/story/37975680/1-million-americans-are-counting-on-congress-to-save-their-pensions
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 24,121
Posted By campbell
https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/04/20/6028464...

https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/04/20/602846417/why-more-than-a-million-teachers-cant-use-social-security
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-21-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 498,338
Posted By campbell
And what is it with Pixar having to rip out...

And what is it with Pixar having to rip out adults' hearts in every damn one of their movies?

Okay, not the Cars franchise, but still.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-21-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 498,338
Posted By campbell
Yeah, Coco is visually over-the-top in a way...

Yeah, Coco is visually over-the-top in a way Pixar had yet to achieve.... and, as a result, my son D is extremely into it

(HOW INTO IT IS HE?)

he's been drawing on his face so he can look like...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 04-21-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,061,007
Posted By campbell
I love the Dumasesseseses okay, anyway,...

I love the Dumasesseseses

okay, anyway, they're good.

I have Monte Cristo on my list, but if you haven't read it yet, The Three Musketeers is a really good time, and shorter.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-20-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By campbell
I was part of a science research class in high...

I was part of a science research class in high school that had a shared space, and the experiment was trying to grow fungal mats in different solutions, to see which ones they grew best in. (it was...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-20-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By campbell
What was the funniest thing that happened to you (or you did) in school?

We've all had greatest moments, weirdest moments, and even been picked on from time-to-time.

But what event/series of events from the K-12 school environment, that you were directly involved in,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-20-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 850
Posted By campbell
In middle school, we still had recess, and...

In middle school, we still had recess, and generally we kept our bags in our lockers during the recess period. So when we'd come back for class, we'd all be at our lockers, getting our bags out. My...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-20-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 98,509
Posted By campbell
https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/actu...

https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/actuaries-explaining-db-dc-difference/



Somewhat related:...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-20-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 98,509
Posted By campbell
CUTS these are the four I linked to already...

CUTS

these are the four I linked to already from Bury's posts

https://www.ai-cio.com/news/four-pension-funds-apply-benefits-reductions/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-20-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,335
Posted By campbell
I had a great time in grades 11-12... not so much...

I had a great time in grades 11-12... not so much in earlier years

in any case, it's not like you're necessarily going to get great stories if it's about what we were made fun about.

If you...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-19-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 24,121
Posted By campbell
ILLINOIS ...

ILLINOIS

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-slowik-harvey-pension-crisis-st-0418-story.html#new_tab
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-19-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 24,121
Posted By campbell
ILLINOIS ...

ILLINOIS

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180416/BLOGS02/180419895/illinois-pension-crisis-is-there-a-way-out?X-IgnoreUserAgent=1

...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-19-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 98,509
Posted By campbell
PLASTERERS ...

PLASTERERS

https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/breaking-news-nineteenth-union-plan-files/
Forum: General Actuarial 04-19-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By campbell
Most large reinsurers have retakaful programs. I...

Most large reinsurers have retakaful programs. I linked to SwissRe, but there are also these:

https://rgare.com/products-and-services/retakaful
...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-19-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 98,509
Posted By campbell
https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2018/04/19/meet-your-...

https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2018/04/19/meet-your-multiemployer-pension-nightmare-actuary/?kw=Meet%20Your%20Multiemployer%20Pension%20Nightmare:%20Actuary%20to%20Lawmakers&et=editorial&bu=TA&cn=201804...
Forum: General Actuarial 04-19-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By campbell
http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers/retaka...

http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers/retakaful/

http://insuranceasianews.com/topics/reinsurance/is-the-end-nigh-for-retakaful/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-19-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,335
Posted By campbell
Let me be more specific -- I would read books...

Let me be more specific -- I would read books while walking. I always had a book in my hand. This is not really something people made fun of me so much as would remark on, because it was odd...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-19-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 31,744
Posted By campbell
oh, that's not my Croton, but that river does go...

oh, that's not my Croton, but that river does go by us
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-19-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 31,744
Posted By campbell
http://northsalem.dailyvoice.com/news/man-clinging...

http://northsalem.dailyvoice.com/news/man-clinging-to-branch-after-trying-to-save-dog-rescued-from-croton-river/735932/



Poor doggie. It's probably dead.


The water has been very high &...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-19-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,335
Posted By campbell
Huge forehead and chin Always reading books

Huge forehead and chin

Always reading books
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,811
Posted By campbell
remember the word "indirectly" Anyway,...

remember the word "indirectly"



Anyway, I don't work in that field, so I will be interested in seeing comments from those who do.

I'm not planning, necessarily, to submit a comment. But I...
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-18-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By campbell
fwiw, this is the sector that's more worrisome: ...

fwiw, this is the sector that's more worrisome:

http://www.naic.org/capital_markets_archive/180411.htm
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-18-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By campbell
What were their credit ratings before defaulting?...

What were their credit ratings before defaulting?

If below investment grade, then that's not too surprising



Default rates on corporate bonds had been very low since 2010... I've been...
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