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Forum: Careers - Employment 06-29-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By manaknight14
:iatp: My first "permanent" actuarial job began...

:iatp:
My first "permanent" actuarial job began in December 2016. I exceed the poll limit by two weeks.

I am kind of curious what a "year" of internship means. Does that mean one calendar year...
Forum: General Actuarial 06-26-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By manaknight14
Not if you have multiple claims in the same...

Not if you have multiple claims in the same exposure period... which, unfortunately, I can personally verify as something that happens.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 06-15-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By manaknight14
It's still an improvement because the board...

It's still an improvement because the board members voting to approve such a proposal will probably need some ACAS support to get elected in the first place. It maintains the enfrachisement of the...
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 06-15-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By manaknight14
It's stricter than just voting rights. It...

It's stricter than just voting rights. It strictly allows voting for officers and board of directors positions. Voting rights to amend the constitution and bylaws remain exclusively with the fellows....
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-09-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By manaknight14
Neither my prior employer nor my current one are...

Neither my prior employer nor my current one are on this map, so YMMV.

Disclaimer: I don't live or work in WV.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 06-08-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By manaknight14
I think VA has a pretty good take on whether...

I think VA has a pretty good take on whether water backup would cover your situation. However, the bolded caught my attention because you asked about Service Line coverage. Service Line is not going...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-05-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,653
Posted By manaknight14
I was going to say, my experience has been that...

I was going to say, my experience has been that the more snarky private comments have been when dealing with external parties. I was recently on a conference call with a vendor that we felt was...
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-04-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,653
Posted By manaknight14
In this debate of whether to WFH or not WFH, the...

In this debate of whether to WFH or not WFH, the dichotomy of "technical experts contribute more without office social interactions" and "office social interactions are important" presented by the...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-03-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 89,825
Posted By manaknight14
As long as you never canceled your spring...

As long as you never canceled your spring registration, you should be registered for fall automatically.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 06-01-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,237
Posted By manaknight14
Officially got back on the studying wagon this...

Officially got back on the studying wagon this weekend. I'm basically treating this like a 2nd sitting attempt as far as my studying strategy goes.
Forum: Actuarial Jobs - Employment - Property & Casualty / General Insurance 05-07-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By manaknight14
Maybe the coast in reference is on the Black Sea?

Maybe the coast in reference is on the Black Sea?
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-06-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,237
Posted By manaknight14
So we get to wait 8-9 weeks instead of 6-7. ...

So we get to wait 8-9 weeks instead of 6-7.
:swear:
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-06-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,237
Posted By manaknight14
October 6th! :yikes:

October 6th! :yikes:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-01-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,850
Posted By manaknight14
virulent

virulent
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 05-01-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 89,825
Posted By manaknight14
Good stuff! :tup:

Good stuff! :tup:
Forum: CAS Exams - General 04-29-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,163
Posted By manaknight14
Saw the announcement. While I still feel there is...

Saw the announcement. While I still feel there is significant opportunity for operational risk any time you make a move like this, this version sounds orders of magnitude better than what was...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,237
Posted By manaknight14
FROM THE CEO: CAS TO BEGIN TRANSITION TO...

FROM THE CEO: CAS TO BEGIN TRANSITION TO COMPUTER-BASED TESTING IN THE FALL (https://www.casact.org/press/index.cfm?fa=viewArticle&articleID=4696)
Called it.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-29-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 89,825
Posted By manaknight14
Anybody else wishing they were taking the exam...

Anybody else wishing they were taking the exam today? In addition to just wanting to be done with exams, nearly all the work I do for my company is on data from a particular server which happens to...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 04-23-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By manaknight14
I used TIA for 8 and I second Hubert's opinion...

I used TIA for 8 and I second Hubert's opinion for that product. The guide for 8 is probably the best product in TIA's arsenal, far superior to their offerings for 6 & 7.
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-16-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,770
Posted By manaknight14
But according to DWS charts, experienced health...

But according to DWS charts, experienced health FSAs make more than comparable life FSAs....
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 04-16-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 21,101
Posted By manaknight14
CAS just put this out today... ...

CAS just put this out today...

https://www.casact.org/admissions/Change_Memo_Addendum_Fall_2020.pdf

Some proposed changes for the Fall 2020 exams have been delayed. 6U in particular has delayed...
Forum: Sports 04-09-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,509
Posted By manaknight14
Touch 'em all, Joe...

Touch 'em all, Joe (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM4q8yGhHJY)

As much as I hated seeing it since I'm a Phillies fan, it's hard to imagine a bigger baseball finish than trailing in the 9th and...
Forum: Exam 8 - Advanced Ratemaking 04-09-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,284
Posted By manaknight14
There's also no rule that 2 is the maximum number...

There's also no rule that 2 is the maximum number of exams you can take in the same sitting.
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-08-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,237
Posted By manaknight14
I'm planning on approaching it like #3, but might...

I'm planning on approaching it like #3, but might restart sometime in May rather than wait all the way to the end of Q2.

While I would agree that 15&16 or 26&27 are the most likely dates for 7&9,...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 04-07-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 89,825
Posted By manaknight14
I'd be shocked if a Spring 8 happened unless Fall...

I'd be shocked if a Spring 8 happened unless Fall gets canceled too, but I would imagine a Spring 7&9 is likely just to get things back on normal rotation.

It sounded like one of the motivations...
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