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Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,532
Posted By trueblade
I'm thinking about taking a two week break....

I'm thinking about taking a two week break. Hopefully by then CAS will make it clear if the fall sitting will be converted to CBT or not
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-27-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,532
Posted By trueblade
Canadian company here, we are known to be...

Canadian company here, we are known to be extremely conservative :lol:
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-24-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,532
Posted By trueblade
winter 2021 the earliest, according to my boss

winter 2021 the earliest, according to my boss
Forum: Software & Technology 06-22-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
The gameplay is exactly the same, but SNES...

The gameplay is exactly the same, but SNES Classic upscales games from their 240p resolution to 720p which makes them look great on the HD TV.

When I said play more perfectly, I meant when you...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-21-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
I did TLOU and its DLC a while ago and it's a...

I did TLOU and its DLC a while ago and it's a 8/10 game for me. Not a huge fan of survival horror games in general, but I did like Naughty dog's storytelling.

I'm more looking forwarding to ND's...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-21-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
Check Amazon to see if you can get one of these....

Check Amazon to see if you can get one of these. When the super NES classic came out, I literally skipped work and lined up 4 hours in rain to get it.
The built-in games are legit and they look and...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-18-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
Persona 4 Golden is on Steam Bought this...

Persona 4 Golden is on Steam

Bought this game twice on PS Vita (digital and physical), about to buy it again and gift it to friends
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-18-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 106,860
Posted By trueblade
Didn't go through all the replies, but here's how...

Didn't go through all the replies, but here's how I interpret it (the idea is from TIA)

CC method:

R = Prem * ELR * [G(x trunc) - G(x)] =>
R = Prem * ELR * G(x trunc)* [1 - G(x)/G(x trunc)]...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-16-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 106,860
Posted By trueblade
Some other considerations: 1) How many...

Some other considerations:

1) How many people on your team are doubling up exams? If everyone else is doubling up and you are the only who is not doing so, would you be handling all their work? If...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-15-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 106,860
Posted By trueblade
Wow, Congrats :tup:

Wow, Congrats :tup:
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-15-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,983
Posted By trueblade
On a serious note, I'm good where I am. In light...

On a serious note, I'm good where I am. In light of recent events, I feel safe in Canada and wouldn't want to move anywhere outside my country.

FAANG's Canadian office only pays about 20% more...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-15-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 106,860
Posted By trueblade
Hopefully we're able to take the exam in fall. I...

Hopefully we're able to take the exam in fall. I just had a dream that the fall exam got cancelled again and it got me worried lol
Forum: Professional Surveys 06-14-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,270
Posted By trueblade
It will be interesting to see the 2021 poll ...

It will be interesting to see the 2021 poll

Expect more ppl will get <0% (due to AON & WTW merge?)
Forum: Software & Technology 06-13-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
Wow, but how? by having 120 platinum trophies lol?

Wow, but how? by having 120 platinum trophies lol?
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,983
Posted By trueblade
That "average joes" part is definitely...

That "average joes" part is definitely exaggerating. By senior actuary, they probably mean Westley level seniority
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 06-13-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 106,860
Posted By trueblade
Is it just me or anyone else worries a paper and...

Is it just me or anyone else worries a paper and pencil exam won't happen in fall? (SOA are IoFA are all moving to CBT, not sure why CAS is not following suit)
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,983
Posted By trueblade
Definitely tempting. That's the only way for...

Definitely tempting.
That's the only way for us to get FAANG level comp lol

I should probably apply for local reinsurance jobs to prepare for the move.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-13-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,983
Posted By trueblade
I know this Canadian person who's the head of IT...

I know this Canadian person who's the head of IT at one of the Bermuda reinsurers, he told me the senior actuaries at his company are compensated anywhere between $400K - $800K, sometimes much higher...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-12-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,983
Posted By trueblade
Should we all go to Bermuda to make some serious...

Should we all go to Bermuda to make some serious cash?

An average joe pulls $300K - $500K over there?
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-12-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,983
Posted By trueblade
Yeah, and are flooding to US to steal jobs lol

Yeah, and are flooding to US to steal jobs lol
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-12-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,983
Posted By trueblade
Newly minted non-managing FCAS is at $90K USD (or...

Newly minted non-managing FCAS is at $90K USD (or less) in Canada.

:rofl::lol:
Forum: Software & Technology 06-11-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
Samurai Showdown collection is nice. I have it on...

Samurai Showdown collection is nice. I have it on my PSP but can't do online battle. The EPIC version is free but I don't have a PC :exams:

Hopefully they'll make it free on PS4 someday
Forum: Software & Technology 06-11-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
Damn, I should have picked Kassandra during my...

Damn, I should have picked Kassandra during my playthrough last year. I spent 160 hours into this gigantic game and had a blast, but looking back it's awkward to watch a guy's back for 160 hours lol
Forum: Software & Technology 06-11-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25,753
Views: 6,782,926
Posted By trueblade
There's a ton of Nintendo games I want to play...

There's a ton of Nintendo games I want to play but I don't even own a Switch, but if the price is right, I'll buy the games before I get a Switch. LOL

Not sure if you are into JPRG, but the DRAGON...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-10-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By trueblade
MacBook Air is great, I've been using mine since...

MacBook Air is great, I've been using mine since 2014 and it's been working perfectly fine since, but have you considered getting your mon an iPad instead?

Depends on what your mon likes, I feel...
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