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Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 03-21-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,018
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
I think the New York Life group needed to be more...

I think the New York Life group needed to be more excited about graduation.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 11-03-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,730
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
I thought the exam wasn't too difficult -- the...

I thought the exam wasn't too difficult -- the problem was that I just wasn't quite ready to take the exam. I did a lot better than I thought I would -- now I'll have to sweat it out for the next...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-14-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 83,035
Views: 7,336,378
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
It looks really fake??? Try this on for size. ...

It looks really fake??? Try this on for size. Does this feel fake to you???
Forum: Life 08-14-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
So at that point, would the policy loan be viewed...

So at that point, would the policy loan be viewed as a distribution and is taxable to the extent that the distribution exceeds basis? If so, how would the interest portion of the loan balance be...
Forum: Life 08-14-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
RPU Election With Policy Loan

What happens if someone elects to go RPU and they have an outstanding policy loan? Does the policy loan continue to accrue interest and possibly causing the policy to lapse in the future if the loan...
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 01-17-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,849
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Score breakdowns by exam question

This was my first sitting after a very long exam hiatus. Does the SOA still provide a question by question score breakdown with the exam results that are mailed out?
Forum: Corporate Finance and ERM (CFE) Track 01-17-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,965
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Angry Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 01-13-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,394
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Angry It proved to be my demise.

It proved to be my demise.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 01-13-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,161
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIJYfvN9954

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIJYfvN9954
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 01-13-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,161
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Apparently, my subconscious is more optimistic...

Apparently, my subconscious is more optimistic than I am. May dreams come true. :pigsfly:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-17-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 83,035
Views: 7,336,378
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Members of Occupy Bratislava were dipped in...

Members of Occupy Bratislava were dipped in silver and became part of the 1%.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,980
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
I don't recall it either. There were two...

I don't recall it either. There were two different matrices (growth/share and strength/attractiveness) and I can't recall anything about current/potential.

I thought the ACE online seminar...
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,394
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Rate the Difficulty of DP-IU Afternoon Session

Rate the Difficulty of DP-IU Afternoon Session
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
There was one question to compare measures, and...

There was one question to compare measures, and then subsequent questions to calculate them for a distribution of results from a stochastic modeling of a GMAB.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
I took Course 8 (I got a 5, a pass would have =...

I took Course 8 (I got a 5, a pass would have = FSA) in 2005 and this was my first FSA exam under new exam regime.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
I stated the formula and then claimed the...

I stated the formula and then claimed the calculation couldn't be done because of insufficient data. I would have to believe that a CTE95 calculation in a distribution with no losses would result in...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-04-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,795
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
While I highly recommend Walkenbach, one of the...

While I highly recommend Walkenbach, one of the best ways to supplement that text involves two things:

1. Record macros and evaluate the code, like the parameters used for pivot tables, text...
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
95% Quantile and CTE95

So in the midst of my afternoon session meltdown, they asked for a CTE95 value for a 100 scenario distribution where they only provided the 3 worst results. How exactly were you supposed to derive...
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,212
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Angry In all honesty, I probably should have 45-50...

In all honesty, I probably should have 45-50 points on morning session, as bad as the afternoon went, I still may not have hit the 50% mark overall.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,532
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
QAB reasonable charges = "benefits" for purposes...

QAB reasonable charges = "benefits" for purposes of 7702/7702A calculations. You cannot include the premium load in 7702A denominator.
Forum: Life Pricing Exam 11-04-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,650
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
The afternoon session brutal. It was too heavily...

The afternoon session brutal. It was too heavily weighted towards computational questions and seemed a lot more interested in tripping people up than the morning session which was about as...
Forum: Life 12-11-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,093
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Deemed Cash Value Interest Rate

Is the interest rate used for the DCV calculation subject to the same max(GuarIntRate, 4%) logic used for 7702A calculations, rather than simply being the product's guaranteed interest rate?
Forum: Software & Technology 09-01-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Creating a column with ordinals

This is using MS Access. Let's say I have the following data

A 10 1
B 5 1
C 15 1
D 2 1
A 3 2
B 20 2
C 15 2
D 10 2Now I want to sort the data on the 3rd column ascending and then the 2nd...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-08-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,508
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
I'm just curious what kind of additional...

I'm just curious what kind of additional pressure, if any, this has placed on companies looking to fill positions and if they have been more liberal or aggressive or whatever you want to call it in...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-08-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,508
Posted By Course 4 Escapee
Housing Bubble: How has it affected relocation packages?

With the housing bubble bursting in many higher cost metro areas, what are insurance companies doing in response to relocating new hires?

If someone is $50K, $100K or more upside down on their...
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