How much money do you think a typical late 20s management consultant has in investments/cash/401k (overall savings)? I want to exclude those with cash from parents. I know there’s no real answer given the large variety of different factors at play, but just curious what people would think.
First time home buyer. What are the tricks yo get finacial benefits from builder, broker, lender, state and federal. Would be doing 5% downpayment. Trying to avoid pmi or get lower one, for 30 yr
Fam- got laid off and no insurance. Is there any cheap options for the health insurance besides COBRA? I really need the insurance.
Parents of FB, how did you financially prep for your little ones future? (e.g. maxing out 401k vs 402b)
On my 3rd job in 2 years (consultant for a year, then left for a new company that was impacted by COVID). My new role is not very interesting and can be very pigeon holed at times. The pay and benefits are top notch, which are keeping me here. Is it too soon to jump again for something I’m more interested in or is it better to wait?
USPS lost my reimbursement (visa gift card) for an interview I had with a company. Does anybody have any idea what to do and if the company will reimburse me again in case the card was used?
Hello other 1st/2nd year analysts- how much have you saved up your first/2nd year in personal savings? (Not 401k)? Trying to gauge if I’m saving enough or too little
For those of you who have been recently let go, here’s one they don’t want you to know. In most cases; if you worked in multiple cities you can claim unemployment benefits from each of those states. Same amount of paperwork when filing but it’s worthwhile 🥃
Got a email regarding - Short term travel Tax Equalization and/or Tax Preparation Expense Reimbursement? Does anybody what’s that??
How do partner post retirement benefits work? I’ve heard you’re eligible after 10 years and it’s a % if top 3 years avg income... is this correct?
What are some of the best perks at your firm? I think our best ones are 15% discount on stock purchase, 6% 401k match (full vest after 2 years) to name a few. Trying to see how other firms are
didn't come from money.sometimes I think back to the first excitement of getting to stay at a nice hotel,buying a $200 work purse, eating on per diem...it's all normal now but it used to be a big deal
In between jobs and my start date got pushed back to August. I’ll lose health insurance coverage at the end of this month. I’ve looked into COBRA but I’m still confused by it. Is it retroactively enacted if something happens or do I need to pay the premiums up front?
Got offer in IA for 50% increase in pay, low col area, over 100k, full benefit package, comparable vacation & 401k match. Call me crazy but fell bad leaving PA yr before manager, but cant pass it up.
Do Partners still contribute to their 401k? Or do the rules change once you are in the Partnership?
I've been putting my 401k into a target date fund, but the risk/upside just isn't high enough given I'm not retiring for another 30 years. Thoughts on putting it all in a large-cap growth fund (VIGIX)? Returns have been solid over last 10 years. Investing through work, so don't have all funds available to me.
Been in interviews lately when the company is asking if I would go into the office even though their current employee policy states that no one is going back into the office for the rest of this year. How do you go about responding? What's the reason for asking this as part of the interview?
For those who have been laid off - have any of you thought or actively tried to pivot into a new career/field?
Any benchmarks on Asia salaries? 140k base usd equivalent + variable performance bonus (15-30 % range) in Hong Kong for a manager (4 -5 yrs exp). Note tax rate is 15%.
I have 4YOE in tech implementations . i want to move around to get better pay. should I target FAANG or MBB? Primary driver to exit is better compensation . Thanks fam
UEFA & Copa América 2020 were both scheduled to start next week. How would you rank the best international teams in recent memory? 1. 2008-2012 Spain 2. 1998-2000 France 3. 2002-2004 Brazil 4. 2016-Present France 5. 2006-2014 Germany Belgium since 2014 World Cup, Netherlands about 6-10 years ago, and Argentina under Messi have been great teams that don’t win tournaments. Belgium was the second best team at the 2018 World Cup and their matchup against France was the de-facto title match.
I’m on round 2 interview for Accenture in EU - anyone experience this and know if it’s always a case interview, or if sometimes this is just another behavioral? Consulting, btw. (More detail below)
The more time I spend at EY, the more I realize I would rather be on deployment in Afghanistan again.
What to choose when you can’t have it all: high salary, healthy working environment, room for growth, love of the day-to-day work.
Today, New York City banned recruiters from asking your current salary! 🙌🏼 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-leadership/wp/2017/04/06/new-york-city-just-banned-bosses-from-asking-this-sensitive-question/
Interested in PwC. How do you find a job that’s actually doing data analytics and not testing & controls (Digital Risk Solutions). Kinda sick of SQL and Alteryx
My friend referred me to a position at fb and I didn’t get the interview. However someone reached out for an exploratory conversation to “identity alternative paths to the company”. Has anyone been through this before and will it materialize into any sort of interview?
WWYD? Was given lead role over more senior consultant. SC claimed that PM and MD on project didn’t want me for role but client vetoed. Said it doesn’t look good to have senior person report to junior+
Moving to SF for new job. Recommendations on where live that’s relatively affordable? Looking to spend at most $1.5k on rent. Is this realistic?
Do MBB and Deloitte give bonuses to associates (1-2nd year business analyst, associate consultants)? How much (what %) and how are they calculated?
Soc senior at BDO? What should I expect as far as work /life balance? What's the salary like? What're the clients like? Thanks in advance!