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Forum: Careers - Employment 01-27-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By Bermuda Onion
That's certainly not true. But shouldn't affect...

That's certainly not true. But shouldn't affect your decision.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-27-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By Bermuda Onion
True. Just a warning though the hospital in...

True. Just a warning though the hospital in Bermuda was considered a terrible place to work at least when i was there.
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-27-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Reinsurance underwriting in Bermuda is very...

Reinsurance underwriting in Bermuda is very lucrative. Even if your fist move doesn't make you rich, you will be getting paid within a few years. And depending on the shop you can eventually find...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-27-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 881
Posted By Bermuda Onion
In Bermuda it was customary to leave beer for the...

In Bermuda it was customary to leave beer for the garbageman on the last route before Christmas...probably still is.
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 05-04-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,257
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Is it easy to just move to the states? Since we...

Is it easy to just move to the states? Since we have thousands of actuaries on the ground already I think it would be rare for a company to go out of its way to make an offer to a Canadian unless it...
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 02-14-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,257
Posted By Bermuda Onion
I don't think there is a huge demand on the life...

I don't think there is a huge demand on the life side. I'm not sure exactly what the demand is...
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 02-13-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,257
Posted By Bermuda Onion
If you want to make bank when you step foot in...

If you want to make bank when you step foot in Bermuda you have to have some sort of experience where you can bring value day 1. Most people at your experience level can't just plop down at Ren Re...
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 02-12-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,257
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Accelerated learning patterns is not really a...

Accelerated learning patterns is not really a thing I have really cared about in Bermuda or elsewhere. Based on your experience it looks like you have the grey matter upstairs to crunch serious...
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 02-12-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,257
Posted By Bermuda Onion
You can look for interviews any time with an ACAS...

You can look for interviews any time with an ACAS and some big data experience. Your "luck" will just depend on what is open and needed at the time. I think the only thing that might hold you back...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-09-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,293
Posted By Bermuda Onion
A UK qualified actuary can forget a Bermuda...an...

A UK qualified actuary can forget a Bermuda...an English protectorate and one of the reinsurance and captive centers of the world where there are a shedload of...UK qualified actuaries.

Please...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-01-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,707
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Good comments. The difference between Bermuda and...

Good comments. The difference between Bermuda and the southern US is that it can get to 100 in the southern US while it is impossible in Bermuda. Rarely gets to 90. You will have weeks where the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-25-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,707
Posted By Bermuda Onion
I would say your range is reasonable from a...

I would say your range is reasonable from a general standpoint. Especially the high end with a housing allowance.

If you feel like the offer is a little short I wouldn't worry too much about it as...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-04-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,719
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Why wouldn't an FCAS/FSA move to Bermuda? ...

Why wouldn't an FCAS/FSA move to Bermuda?

Can only own one car (who cares scooters are fun)
Spouse can't work probably (sit home and enjoy book club meetings which are an excuse for afternoon...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-30-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,849
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Most spouses don't work. It is not impossible for...

Most spouses don't work. It is not impossible for spouses to find a job but it can take a while and be a pain. Your wife wouldn't be interviewing day 1. But if she is diligent usually one can work if...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-06-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Basically you can exclude the first $100k of...

Basically you can exclude the first $100k of income as well as housing. Housing could be anything from say $2k a month to $15k+ although your company may pay some or all of that.

The thing with...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-05-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Basically US citizens are taxed worldwide unlike...

Basically US citizens are taxed worldwide unlike most of the free world. But there are lots of extra deductions that mitigate the burden...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-05-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Phone interview, then in person interview with a...

Phone interview, then in person interview with a bunch of days on either side to tour the island.

We were given temp housing while we house hunted after arriving and starting the job. But you can...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-31-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,845
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Those are 50s in Bermuda. :guitar:

Those are 50s in Bermuda.

:guitar:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-13-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,841
Posted By Bermuda Onion
If you do some of the railway trail ask around...

If you do some of the railway trail ask around for the right bits. Some of it is on the road with no sidewalks and some of it is pretty unimpressive - like the dark tunnel where homeless people stay....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-28-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Been through the same. They just close it....

Been through the same.

They just close it. No chance they pursue it.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By Bermuda Onion
New York WC Loss Ratios/Experience

Is there an easy place to dig up how NY WC has behaved over the past 5-10 years? Looking specifically for loss ratio information. I see NY has some stuff on their website and lots of loss cost stuff...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-25-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,492
Posted By Bermuda Onion
If you want to be big time it is P&C

If you want to be big time it is P&C
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-12-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,041
Posted By Bermuda Onion
I don't think LPTs are the main type of...

I don't think LPTs are the main type of reinsurance in Bermuda
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-12-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,041
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Debatable.

Debatable.
Forum: Life 01-28-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,847
Posted By Bermuda Onion
"Reserving" for individual life products

Are there any papers out there that relates to setting liabilities for life products, especially individual?
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