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Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return Yesterday, 11:08 AM
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Posted By act_123
You can register for both the town hall and the...

You can register for both the town hall and the CBT session right now
Forum: CAS Exams - General 07-08-2020, 07:29 PM
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Posted By act_123
I imagine the CAS got assurances. Just goes to...

I imagine the CAS got assurances. Just goes to show how reliable these third party companies are. In NY/NJ there were definitely spots but not much. It wouldn't surprise me if registered candidates...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 03:20 PM
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Posted By act_123
8 is pricing its a different ball game. 7 and 9...

8 is pricing its a different ball game. 7 and 9 are interrelated. In fact there are papers on 9 that should really be on 7...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-08-2020, 03:19 PM
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Posted By act_123
Your basically the only person on outpost I have...

Your basically the only person on outpost I have seen who doesn't use Excel.
Forum: Professional Surveys 07-08-2020, 01:24 PM
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Posted By act_123
I had one choice December 7th. I wanted to take...

I had one choice December 7th. I wanted to take it as early as possible. So much for that.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-08-2020, 12:29 PM
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Posted By act_123
Um your an FCAS what's the issue?

Um your an FCAS what's the issue?
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 10:51 AM
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Posted By act_123
It definitely seems like the metro area is a lot...

It definitely seems like the metro area is a lot harder to find spots.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 10:33 AM
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Posted By act_123
I think NY/NJ area is worse. Because there was...

I think NY/NJ area is worse. Because there was like nothing available when I signed on at 9:10. I booked the last open slot at December 7th (nothing in November or anything else in December). My...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-08-2020, 09:46 AM
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Posted By act_123
From what I hear CAS hasn't yet discussed a...

From what I hear CAS hasn't yet discussed a backup plan to the backup plan.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 09:38 AM
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Posted By act_123
The syllabus is broken up into two sections:...

The syllabus is broken up into two sections: investments (stocks and bonds), and capital requirements.

In the capital requirements there are more complex papers that may use some calculus. ...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 09:36 AM
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Posted By act_123
I would say it has less calculations then 7 but...

I would say it has less calculations then 7 but much more logic and understanding. It's harder to internalize in my opinion.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 09:33 AM
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Posted By act_123
9 is about the same amount of material as 8 and...

9 is about the same amount of material as 8 and little less than 7 (due to the ERM manual being so long).
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-08-2020, 09:32 AM
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Posted By act_123
There were like zero slots by me available. I...

There were like zero slots by me available. I only had one option December 7th.

CAS instructions were incorrect, only way to login was to do forget username and password.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 09:31 AM
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Posted By act_123
That is incorrect. CAS gave bad instructions. ...

That is incorrect. CAS gave bad instructions. They created username and passwords for everyone. You need to go to forgot password.

I have never used Pearson and I certainly wouldn't have made...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-08-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,651
Posted By act_123
That was crazy. There are no slots. I wanted to...

That was crazy. There are no slots. I wanted to take November 19th. However, I was lucky to find the only slot available on December 7th.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-08-2020, 09:00 AM
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Posted By act_123
I think we already discussed this that my...

I think we already discussed this that my handwriting is worse.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-07-2020, 11:03 PM
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Posted By act_123
I assume so.

I assume so.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-07-2020, 09:02 PM
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Posted By act_123
I would guess, purely conjecture, that it costs...

I would guess, purely conjecture, that it costs more when test is over 4 hours.

I believe they are hoping you will be able to answer questions faster in Excel.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-07-2020, 06:09 PM
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Posted By act_123
No

No
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-07-2020, 06:09 PM
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Posted By act_123
The 25 year duration question that was the reason...

The 25 year duration question that was the reason I got a five last time was extremely challenging to calculate unless you had the ba2 professional (not plus) that does it in a few button presses.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 07-07-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,168
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Posted By act_123
=Duration(5,5%,50) = 3.512 How is that not...

=Duration(5,5%,50) = 3.512

How is that not faster? I made up a formula there...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-07-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,651
Posted By act_123
Q: Will partial credit still be provided to...

Q: Will partial credit still be provided to candidates?
A: There will be no changes to the way exam questions are graded, except that graders will now be able
to consider formulas entered in the...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-07-2020, 04:01 PM
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Views: 14,651
Posted By act_123
Why should they disable it? You need to show your...

Why should they disable it? You need to show your work. Could be a quick check.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-07-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,651
Posted By act_123
It says Excel in the FAQ.

It says Excel in the FAQ.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 07-07-2020, 03:53 PM
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Posted By act_123
They let you bring a calculator. So hopefully...

They let you bring a calculator. So hopefully pen and paper is also allowed.

I think it might be a test bank...
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