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FM Exam Study Day 1

Posted 07-03-2013 at 11:14 PM by carolinacoast

Hey guys! Just checking in on my first day using the ASM manual for the Financial Mathematics Exam 2. I got through to page 22 and have made flashcards for the formulas that I think are most important from the section.

Accumulation Function
Effective Rate of Interest
Amount Function
Simple Interest
Compound Interest
Present Value

Total Time Spent: 1.5 hours (0.5% complete)
Material Covered: 22 pages (2.8% complete)
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First entry!

Posted 02-25-2013 at 01:48 PM by srbhatia10 (Saurabh's Blog)

As an electronics engineering student, I hardly find time to study for my exams...
However, I will be giving the CT-1 (Financial Mathematics) exam during May. If possible I might give CT-3 (Probability & Statistics) too.

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Posted 02-07-2013 at 10:36 AM by yo5o

I know I will be an actuary.
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Do not know how to discuss extracurricular activies in college during interview

Posted 11-02-2012 at 03:40 PM by water

I can never answer the interviewers' questions about my extracurricular activities during college, because I didn't have any. From what I have read, these show whether you can work with other people and get along with other people or you are nerdy. But I felt like I have never had problems getting along with people at work. Like at my most recent temp job, they all gave me a card on my last day. One of my co-workers wrote me good luck getting into my field, and that my future employer will be...
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Do not know what else I can do to get an actuarial job

Posted 10-28-2012 at 06:03 PM by water
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I don't know what else I can do to get an actuarial job. I passed all the preliminary exams and had an internship, but even after that, I could not get a job. Even when I had two exams, the chief actuary at the place I interned said I would be able to find a job with 3 exams and the internship. But after I passed the 3rd exam (M) after the internship, I still could not get a job. Then I passed C, but I still could not get a job. Every time the interviewers asked me what I was doing during the...
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