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Old 03-03-2016, 12:07 PM
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Plenty of non-actuaries get raises that aren't exam raises. Plenty of actuaries as well. Not sure why the concept is hard. Head of Underwriting ain't making $70k because he didn't get exam raises.

I get that some companies are rigid but those places are generally places this kid should avoid anyway.
If he can do the work, he'll get to Fellowship money. Yes, if he is a superstar, he can get significant bumps in salary.

Nonetheless, he cut into his earnings potential. If he is a superstar, he'd get those significant bumps in salary AND get exam raises and bonuses on top of it.
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If he can do the work, he'll get to Fellowship money. Yes, if he is a superstar, he can get significant bumps in salary.

Nonetheless, he cut into his earnings potential. If he is a superstar, he'd get those significant bumps in salary AND get exam raises and bonuses on top of it.
I don't believe he cut into his earning potential. I'd try to explain it to you, but it appears that others have already tried and failed.

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If he can do the work, he'll get to Fellowship money.


I get fellowship money and could never have gotten FSA at 20. He'll do a lot better than Fellowship money, if he has any ambition and puts forth any effort at all.
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Wouldn't underestimate the work productivity increase, general life satisfaction, and alternative learning opportunities available to someone who no longer needs to spend >600 hours a year preparing for exams relative to his colleagues/promotion competitors.

Not to mention the neural connections that come from already having a basis in topics from exams for knowledge learned on the job.
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Wouldn't underestimate the work productivity increase, general life satisfaction, and alternative learning opportunities available to someone who no longer needs to spend >600 hours a year preparing for exams relative to his colleagues/promotion competitors.

Not to mention the neural connections that come from already having a basis in topics from exams for knowledge learned on the job.
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