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Forum: Careers - Employment 09-11-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By vesperka
If an employer only offers you a short-term...

If an employer only offers you a short-term contract, then they have no right to be upset if you walk away at the end of that contract. If that's an issue for them, then they should have offered you...
Forum: Life 08-06-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By vesperka
I'm not personally familiar with this topic, but...

I'm not personally familiar with this topic, but it was lightly covered when I took the Life Pricing exam on the Individual Life and Annuities track. I just checked a recent syllabus, and this is the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-11-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By vesperka
Life Retrocessionaire Jobs?

What is it like to work for a retrocessionaire? I'm imaging that it has very similar characteristics as working for a reinsurer, but I haven't been able to find much information about these careers...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-28-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By vesperka
LTC sales have been on a decline for a while now,...

LTC sales have been on a decline for a while now, so there shouldn't be a ton of demand from a new business pricing perspective. There is still going to be a HUGE need for LTC valuation, inforce...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-29-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,409
Posted By vesperka
Is that true? Anecdotally I've known a handful of...

Is that true? Anecdotally I've known a handful of people that worked at an insurance company while they passed exams, and then jumped ship to consulting once they obtained their FSA.

Trying to...
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 07-16-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,859
Posted By vesperka
I didn't see anything regarding a group rate for...

I didn't see anything regarding a group rate for transportation. You could try calling and asking, but I wouldn't be optimistic about them offering anything.
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 07-13-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,859
Posted By vesperka
Just got the email too! See you all there!

Just got the email too! See you all there!
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 07-13-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,859
Posted By vesperka
I'm going to stick with my original plan. I've...

I'm going to stick with my original plan. I've felt like enough of a jackass every time I pestered the poor elearn@soa.org for not grading my modules fast enough, so I'll cut the FAC people some...
Forum: FAC, APC and PEC discussion forum 07-13-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,859
Posted By vesperka
Same! It sounds like the invite will come out...

Same! It sounds like the invite will come out today so I'm waiting for that, otherwise I'll send an email on Saturday if I don't hear anything.
Forum: Life Finance and Valuation Exam 07-13-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 55,233
Posted By vesperka
Passed and I'm done with everything now!! 3/3 on...

Passed and I'm done with everything now!! 3/3 on FSA exams with TIA - thanks Eddie you magnificent bastard!
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-29-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Submitted 5/7 MMR 6/29 Started to get...

Submitted 5/7
MMR 6/29

Started to get nervous when all of the other 5/7 submissions passed yesterday. Glad I made the cut!
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-27-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Grats :clap::clap::clap: I feel like such a...

Grats :clap::clap::clap:

I feel like such a jackass for submitting mine at 5PM. I should've known that everybody would be rushing to get submissions in that day lol
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-26-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
He posted for help on the DMAC forums on 6/22 so...

He posted for help on the DMAC forums on 6/22 so he probably meant to post this in a different forum. There's no way they are grading June submissions lol
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-26-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Are you sure you posted in the right thread? Most...

Are you sure you posted in the right thread? Most people with May submissions haven't had their DMACs graded yet...
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-20-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Oh wow, I can't read. GL with the FSA modules,...

Oh wow, I can't read. GL with the FSA modules, you can definitely cruise through them if you stay focused!
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-20-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Did you MMR? Or are you just stating when you...

Did you MMR? Or are you just stating when you submitted?

FWIW, I submitted around the same time (I think before 5PM) and haven't received results yet.
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-19-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
I'm not even a little surprised that the SOA...

I'm not even a little surprised that the SOA slowed down grading right at the 5/7 deadline.
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-12-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Haha that was fast, congrats!!

Haha that was fast, congrats!!
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 06-12-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
I'm pretty sure that submissions begin getting...

I'm pretty sure that submissions begin getting graded in the order that they were submitted. It's possible that a slow grader picked yours out of the queue, so you shouldn't necessarily be worried...
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 05-28-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Congrats!! Good to see some progress being made...

Congrats!! Good to see some progress being made here. This place has been so quiet.
Forum: Decision Making and Communications 05-07-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,888
Views: 888,093
Posted By vesperka
Submitted 5/7 I just need this and a passing...

Submitted 5/7

I just need this and a passing grade for LFV that I just sat for, and then I'll actually be all done. I'm not overly confident with how my exam went, but there is a small chance that...
Forum: Financial Economics 05-03-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 359,110
Posted By vesperka
Submitted 3/18/2018 MMR 5/03/2018

Submitted 3/18/2018
MMR 5/03/2018
Forum: ERM module 05-03-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 223,930
Posted By vesperka
"Thanks for your email. We ask candidates to...

"Thanks for your email. We ask candidates to allow approximately 7 weeks to receive their results. Once completed, the candidate will either see this posted to their transcript (if passed) or they...
Forum: ERM module 05-02-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 223,930
Posted By vesperka
SOA has been nonexistent in grading all...

SOA has been nonexistent in grading all fellowship modules lately. It's especially annoying because there is a 5/21 submission deadline for the August FAC, and it would be nice to get a chance for a...
Forum: Financial Economics 05-01-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 359,110
Posted By vesperka
I'm up to 44 days waiting now... so much for the...

I'm up to 44 days waiting now... so much for the 6 week time frame :roll:
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