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Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 11-12-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,195
Posted By Weatherman
I think I got most of the points on this...

I think I got most of the points on this question, so I'm not complaining but...

This really isn't useful knowledge and most of the points on the question came from simple algebraic manipulations....
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 11-04-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,402
Posted By Weatherman
In other words, all exams should be over at this...

In other words, all exams should be over at this point and it should be safe to discuss.
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 11-04-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,402
Posted By Weatherman
Wouldn't that be the entire point of such...

Wouldn't that be the entire point of such cheating?

Anyway, the morning session was entirely reasonable. I'd almost call it easy. Then the 15 minute read through time in the afternoon completely...
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 11-04-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,402
Posted By Weatherman
I thought you just did it to make it a pain to...

I thought you just did it to make it a pain to print them all out. :(

Just teasing, by the way. Your study guides are the best.
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 11-04-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,402
Posted By Weatherman
It should be safe to discuss now, right? And...

It should be safe to discuss now, right?

And I understand waiting until all the exams are finished, but at least for the essay exams, if you have a device that you can use to go online and read...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 09-22-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,822
Posted By Weatherman
Those stop orders can kill you if you have...

Those stop orders can kill you if you have another flash crash. I've never used them much in the first place, but I've been afraid to use them since then.
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-22-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,845
Posted By Weatherman
It's worthwhile. Not so much the classes...

It's worthwhile.

Not so much the classes themselves, but the CPA is very useful credential, especially if you ever leave (or get promoted out of) actuarial work.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 09-17-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,185
Posted By Weatherman
If the plan allows for lump sums, she should be...

If the plan allows for lump sums, she should be able to get the lump sum amount directly from the administrator.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 09-16-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,049
Posted By Weatherman
It's very high. It also wouldn't meet the...

It's very high. It also wouldn't meet the post-PPA market rate of return requirement if it were a private plan.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 09-16-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,185
Posted By Weatherman
Interesting, I haven't seen anything like this...

Interesting, I haven't seen anything like this yet.

It appears that the new expatriation exit tax rules still refer to notice 97-19. Notice 97-19 just refers to gift tax rules under section 2512...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 09-01-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,747
Posted By Weatherman
My nike+ sensor has been working for over a year...

My nike+ sensor has been working for over a year and half without dying. I jog about 20-25 miles a week in the summer, less in the winter. I leave the sensor in my shoes, but I don't use them for...
Forum: Foundations of CFE Exam 07-24-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,246
Posted By Weatherman
Is this SN172?...

Is this SN172? http://www.cfoforum.nl/downloads/MCEV_Principles_and_Guidance_October_2009.pdf
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-13-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,807
Posted By Weatherman
Definitely get an oyster card and remember to...

Definitely get an oyster card and remember to mind the gap.
Forum: ERM Exam 07-12-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,257
Posted By Weatherman
It's not so much that I don't think people should...

It's not so much that I don't think people should do what I did. You get nothing out of the exams unless you have a good fundamental understanding of the material, so that should always be the first...
Forum: ERM Exam 07-12-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,257
Posted By Weatherman
I got a 10 as well. I think there's been a...

I got a 10 as well.

I think there's been a shift in the focus of these exams. Due to circumstances at work, I wasn't able to study for the exam nearly as much as I would have liked, and only...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-12-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,807
Posted By Weatherman
This. Btw, most U.S. credit cards/ATM...

This.

Btw, most U.S. credit cards/ATM cards charge a 1% to 3% currency exchange fee. Some don't. For example, Charles Schwab doesn't charge a fee on either. If you're going to travel more...
Forum: ERM Exam 07-09-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,257
Posted By Weatherman
I passed. First try and I thought I had no...

I passed.

First try and I thought I had no chance. I give the credit Campbell(TIA) and PAK.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-09-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 822
Posted By Weatherman
Need help connecting computer to receiver/TV

I've had a computer hooked up to my living room TV/receiver for the last couple years, but I've noticed the sound quality is a little lacking from the computer compared to other sources (such as XBOX...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 11-08-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,796
Posted By Weatherman
It's interesting to note that Gandalf would have...

It's interesting to note that Gandalf would have won easily with his single stock pick of Google if he'd bothered to use his margin.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-15-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,681
Posted By Weatherman
http://www.explosm.net/movies/124/ It...

http://www.explosm.net/movies/124/

It reminded me of this.
Forum: Sports 11-10-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By Weatherman
Sagarin has the Big East rated above the Big 12,...

Sagarin has the Big East rated above the Big 12, the Big 10 and the SEC. I'm sorry, I just don't believe the Pac 10 and Big East are the top two conferences.



That's crazy. You're ignoring...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-27-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 227,536
Posted By Weatherman
Ooh, now I need an avatar. OK, how do I get...

Ooh, now I need an avatar.

OK, how do I get the pin and larger avatar to show up?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-14-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,162
Posted By Weatherman
Winter in Chicago does suck. I love the summer...

Winter in Chicago does suck. I love the summer though, short as it is.

Chicago is much better if you don't use your car. Mine has been sitting unused in my parking deck for the last 7 months. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-14-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,544
Posted By Weatherman
Weiner Circle is a great place to bring...

Weiner Circle is a great place to bring unsuspecting family members.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-14-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,784
Posted By Weatherman
You guys are crazy. From a random google, ...

You guys are crazy.

From a random google, and tech guys are almost as bad at dressing as actuaries. http://www.techwr-l.com/techwhirl/archives/9409/techwhirl-9409-00885.html.

I am engaged...
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