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Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 05-04-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,601
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, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,601
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, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,601
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, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,601
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, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,601
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,092
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,122
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, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,122
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, 04:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,787
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, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,681
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, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,029
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, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,029
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, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,029
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,688
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Those are 50s in Bermuda. :guitar:

Those are 50s in Bermuda.

:guitar:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-13-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,732
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, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
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, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
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, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,836
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, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,910
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, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,910
Posted By Bermuda Onion
Debatable.

Debatable.
Forum: Life 01-28-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,677
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?
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 08-18-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,481
Posted By Bermuda Onion
The IRS has pretty clear rules. Basically the...

The IRS has pretty clear rules. Basically the first $95,100 is tax free for 2012. But on top of this you get your normal standard deductions plus the amount you pay for housing up to a certain...
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 08-18-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,481
Posted By Bermuda Onion
1) Yes and you can't be sure it will be allowed...

1) Yes and you can't be sure it will be allowed on the road for sure. i would plan on hetting a car/scooter on island.
2) I'm not 100% sure but I think whatever bank you choose will want some...
Forum: General Chat Section: Bermuda / Caribbean 08-16-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,481
Posted By Bermuda Onion
1) Yes that is reasonable. You can probably find...

1) Yes that is reasonable. You can probably find your own studio for $2000
2) Not a bad guess. $130,000 will likely be all tax free from US taxes.
3) You should be fine. I know a pharmacist in...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-28-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By Bermuda Onion
You can't just come to Bermuda and apply for a...

You can't just come to Bermuda and apply for a position. You can apply from overseas though

I think speaking skills would be an issue.

Also mostly P&C and mostly more senior positions.

Good...
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