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Forum: General Actuarial Today, 01:23 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 62,924
Posted By Lucy
CAS tried this in 2018 and from what I read they...

CAS tried this in 2018 and from what I read they failed miserably. Lucy might have better info. I wouldn't still trust internet connection at home and there are plenty of ways to cheat with remote...
Forum: General Actuarial Today, 01:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,406
Posted By Lucy
Yes, although this doesn't seem like an...

Yes, although this doesn't seem like an especially helpful place to bring it up, seeing as this is a primarily US/Canadian board and few people who care about the IFoA read anything here.




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Forum: Exam 5 - Ratemaking/Reserving Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,094
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting Today, 11:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,155
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 15,168
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,152
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Today, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 116,530
Posted By Lucy
There are very similar discussions going on in...

There are very similar discussions going on in multiple threads. I thought it might be helpful to combine the discussion about exam availability, testing procedures, etc.
...
Forum: CAS Exams - General Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Lucy
CAS exams and Covid

There's discussion in a lot of the individual exam threads, but I thought it might be useful to combine it into one place. The big news, of course, is that the CAS is accelerating the move to CBT as...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Yes, but a naive reading of the graph suggests...

Yes, but a naive reading of the graph suggests that the place below the line have lower actual mortality. They MAY end up with lower mortality, either due to younger victims or better treatment, But...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Without adjusting either for age or...

Without adjusting either for age or time-since-peak (which is a negative number for most US states) I don't think those graphs are very helpful.
Forum: General Actuarial Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 62,924
Posted By Lucy
See if you can score some surgical masks. They...

See if you can score some surgical masks. They are pretty comfortable. I've worn one for 8+ hours at a stretch without any problems.

Also, is your home very humid? Because masks are more...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
I Remember when I was in my thirties one of my...

I Remember when I was in my thirties one of my friends asking if I knew any dead people. And other than one grandparent, my answer was "no". He was a little freaked out, because he knew a lot of dead...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 42,907
Posted By Lucy
Poor kid. I'd think that "plays well with...

Poor kid.

I'd think that "plays well with others" is a selling point for a pre school interview. In fact, when my kid "interviewed", part of the process was letting a big group of prospective...
Forum: Professional Surveys Today, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Lucy
I'm expecting the border will still be closed,...

I'm expecting the border will still be closed, then. I'd contact the CAS to see if you have any other options.

Also, to the OP, if you include the ao-traditional "42" option, those of us who are...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Today, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 116,530
Posted By Lucy
I'm pretty sure the border will be closed...

I'm pretty sure the border will be closed...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lucy
Or maybe she changed her mind?

Or maybe she changed her mind?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Eh, everyone dies of something. I know a lot of...

Eh, everyone dies of something. I know a lot of people, and I'm getting into the "death prone years". I know a lot of healthy old people, too.

Thanks for your condolences. This uncle has been ill...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
:tup:

:tup:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Sorry, Dyal. How are you doing?

Sorry, Dyal.

How are you doing?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Thanks. This death is not a surprise, as he's...

Thanks. This death is not a surprise, as he's been in and out of the hospital, rehab, and recently a nursing home for a while with major problems that were not going to get better. But it's still...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
I just learned that my other uncle died....

I just learned that my other uncle died. Pneumonia that was not related to either covid or flu, with kidney complications. This has been a shitty year. :(
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Naw, those other countries should develop the...

Naw, those other countries should develop the capacity to do more testing. Some of the colleges in the Boston area are talking about testing everyone who has access to campus every 3 days. BU has...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
My grandmother died from "being old". I'm not...

My grandmother died from "being old". I'm not actually sure of the exact cause of death. I'm probably knew at the time. She was nearly 100, and was upset when they gave her antibiotics for a routine...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 774,506
Posted By Lucy
Oh, yeah, I also know one guy who died of a rare...

Oh, yeah, I also know one guy who died of a rare muscular dystrophy, two who died of Lou Gehrig's disease, some suicides, accidents, drug overdoses, aneurisms, gut blockage, pulmonary embolism, and a...
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