What are your favorite personal finance books? I just read Rich Habits and really liked it. I am also reading the Psychology of Money. Looking to read some more!
I make over a quarter of a million dollars a year working in finance and since wfh over half my "work hours" time I'm just playing video games or reading a book.
Best books for personal finance and investing? Non-finance person here, amateur investor 10+ years just want to get better.
Any good books/resources for a 1st year commercial finance associate? I keep feeling like I’m thrown in the middle of deals and I don’t understand the big picture of what’s happening. I suppose I’m looking for an overview of the life of a typical deal or something along those lines. I just want to find my footing a little faster. 3-months in I still feel pretty lost.
Recommendations of good books to listen to during a drive or in the gym. I have credits on audible and I need to use them. I am mostly interested in finance, real estate, entrepreneurship, anything that will motivate me to get rid of a 9-5. TIA.
Any good book recommendations on finance?
Hello , Am planning to take courses to increase my skill set . 1. Python 2.Tableau 3. Aws 4. Statistics 5.Power BI 6. SQL Please guide if am in right direction . I have taken course on Advanced Excel . I have major experience in finance in book keeping & taxation. So want to upgrade in that aspect . Thank you .
Personal finance/investing advice for recent college graduates? Best personal finance and investing books/websites/subscriptions/YouTube channels? Thanks!
Fish that use Audible to listen to books, does it have a decent number of personal finance books that are at the non-premium tier? I couldn’t figure out or find a search/list of unlimited included books… I did see the premium tier has 1-2 book credits a month
To con't the conversation on engagement rings💍 - what do they symbolize to you? My BF and I got into a discussion about this last night. He views them as an investment and an "asset" on the books for his future family. He also has grandparents who had to finance their trip to America by selling their jewels. I see the ring as more of a gift to the future bride that is an expense that can be sold for money if needed, but isn't an investment. I'm fine w/ lab grown, he is not. Thoughts?
Best books to start brushing up on finance skills relevant to PE/DD work? Might be looking to lateral somewhere that focuses on it and would like to have a bit of a foundational knowledge so I don't sound like an idiot while networking with people.
Not sure if anyone asked this before, but what are some of the best books that you’ve ready about money, investing, and finance that you’ve read and you always go by? And if not books then YouTubers, IG, etc…
Anyone have any suggestions for accounting, finance, or data analysis books or online material to prepare for an MBA? I’m accepted to LBS but my background is in entrepreneurship so I know a lot of random stuff but I want to be prepared for the required core courses.
Anyone have some good book recommendations? Mostly into biographies, history, business/finance, fiction, self-help, and romance here and there doesn’t hurt!
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I don’t have a finance background and recently started investing in stocks and mutual funds (around 5K usd). I want to ramp up my investments but not sure how and where. Any recommendations for any books/subscriptions/blogs that can help me?
Hi guys! Looking to learn about real estate investing! I am a senior in college graduating with a degree in finance so I understand certain aspects, but am looking to learn more on my own about real estate specifically! What books would you recommend I read?
My accounting edge finance is not compatible with the new Mac OS. I do not need the $15/month subscription they offering as an upgrade since I’m a lone freelancer. I’ve always kept my own books and did my own taxes. Anyone else out there with a basic bookkeeping program recommendation for Mac would be appreciated.
Lawyer here with a concentration in international tax, in and outside of the US. I'm ready to make the jump out of this pure billable hour ridiculousness. I've always had broader interests/side projects/etc (e.g. helping build financial models, make pitch books, do BD trips on my vacation time). My main trade is handling legal/finance in the cross-border context. Any recommendations on where I can market myself best in the startup world?
I’m sure there’s tons of threads out there. But does anyone have any luck day trading with all the restrictions we have at the Big 4 firms? I’ve done okay but it’s a pain in with the restrictions. Also does anyone have any day trading books I can read to further my knowledge. I work in finance already so know my way around financial statements just need more strategies and charting methods any advice would be really appreciated. Happy new year!
Seeking recommendations for good materials (books/ courses etc.) on finance transformation?
Suggestions for Personal Finance books? I'm somewhere in the middle of the road - don't need the basics like the need to save a rainy day fund, pay off student loans (I already have that covered plus have hit a number of milestones including putting the down payment our first home), but I'm also not really interested in super aggressive investing like day trading or watching individual stocks very closely.
What are some books that would be good to read for someone with a non finance background looking to get into a finance career? What should you read before you read the Kaplan materials to study for the Series 7 exam?
Okay finance lawyers. I don't understand this issue. Client says books show we're highly profitable but we have no way to pay our tax liability.... Well where the hell did tbe money go ? Client also claims that they are only taking a small portion of the revenue as profit. I don't understand how your books can be different than reality.
Any tips on investing? How did you get over the fear of losing money or making risky investments? Recommendations on personal finance blogs/books/podcast/etc?
I’m 21 about to graduate from a top 40 school (BU, BC, NEU). I’m going into restructuring at an (FTI, Alvarez,Alix). I’d really like to get into HBS or GSB in about 5 years. On the side, I run a educationalYouTube channel with 1m subscribers also trying to leverage it into a podcast. I am also a artist (colorizing) and working towards publishing a coffee table type book with a historian. I have a 3.5 in Finance and Accounting. Do I have a chance assuming high GMAT? What else should I be doing?
How to learn personal finance? Taxes Stocks Salary Mutual Funds/ Insurance Any good courses or books to refer.
Looking for personal finance book recommendations. Have read Dave Ramsey but looking to branch out and read something by a widely-respected authority in the finance world. A friend recommended “I Will Teach You to Be Rich” but idk. TIA!
Ideas on where to go to get schooled on corporate finance must-knows? How to read 10K filings, capex/opex, IRR etc. Looking for online or book options please.
In my second busy season of PA (2 years ago), auditing a specialty finance company that we all quickly came to realize stunk to high hell. We ended up issuing an adverse opinion over a disagreement with the client to book an approx. 100MM write down adjustment to deferred revenue. We walked away with the thought that we had just scratched the surface of their corruption. Fast forward 2 years and low and behold they’re under a 1.2B dollar investigation by the SEC and their CEO is in prison.
What’s a good, practical tax book to read for someone who knows nothing about taxes? I feel like I should familiarize myself with them but don’t know where to start/find the topic very overwhelming and dense even as a finance attorney. Welcome to other beginning finance book suggestions too! (Already read Kiyosaki and Ramsey)
Does anyone have recommendations for self-improvement books written by Asians/Asian-Americans? By self-improvement, I mean any book that has caused you to reflect or positively impacted your life to include philosophy or leadership.
Book recommendation - "Ride of a lifetime" by Robert Iger. Story of someone who started as a studio operator and went on to become the CEO of Walt Disney. Really relatable to most of us who are employees and not entrepreneurs. Books on Steve Jobs, Elon Musk are all good but I loved Robert's story more as I could relate and aspire. How he takes tough decisions, how he negotiated with Steve Jobs to acquire Pixar, his honesty, humility etc. are all something we can learn from. Go for it fishes 😄
I am an aspiring entrepreneur and want to start a business in future for sure. I have a few ideas but nothing concrete, or close to being a start up yet. I work in tech, but a generalist - have done sales, delivery operations etc. trying to get experience in as many areas as possible before I go on my own. I dnt know where to start the journey. Are their any books or other material I can read/reference to think and plan about my entrepreneurship journey. I m in mid 40s based in t2 city US east.
Looking for a senior copywriting partner in LA. Personally I’d love to find a partner that is passionate about creating pro-bono work. Send me your book if you’re interested or PM
Any podcasts or books that actually have valuable substance for folks in management consulting?
Trying to get a 45 y/o sibling in to consulting (was an entrepreneur prior in the restaurant industry). No college degree but willing to bust his but to learn. Books/online courses recommended pls
Has anyone read either Dave Burgess's "Teach Like a Pirate" or "Lead Like a Pirate" books? What's your takeaway from them?
Someone reached out to me on LinkedIn about becoming an author on the side. Has anyone heard about such a thing?!? The person said she’s worked with 800 consultants writing their books and marketing it for them.
Wealth of experience working in the Bay Area with pre ipo clients going through funding/ working on pitch books etc. My hometown has a growing tech scene but little funding. Was thinking of parlaying these experiences and starting a bit of a consulting operations to connect the two Anyone with insight on how I might go about doing this? Would love to chat!
Looking to get into residential property investing for rental income. Does anyone have any good books or resources to help?
Trying to level up my on strategic thinking skills. What books, podcasts or other learning sources would you recommend? Is there a boom that catalogs successful strategic plays by companies/ leaders?
Anyone have book/podcast recommendations on creative leadership? Or on leadership/managing in general?
Hi Ladies! I’m transitioning to a manager of a team I’ve been leading. There’s been a lot of turnover with the team and I feel like I’m having a hard time getting the team to see me more as an authoritative figure. For example, when I ask for volunteers on a simple task, no one replies. Should I just resort to assigning rather than asking? Also are there leadership books you suggest that I could read up on? Thank you!
Are there any go-to books for product marketing (B2B or B2C) folks recommend? I’ve got tons of resources on general product / being a product manager, but seems to be limited info on PMM or product marketing in general. TIA!
Are there any good movies or novels that show skill development - like follow through? Self-management? Money management? I read a lot of self help books so I know a lot of the theory, and books peppered with examples help, but I feel like most 1 paragraph examples don’t five justice to how hard it may be to change a behavior.
Making 90K in Texas, it’s my first job out of college so I’m not sure of best retirement plan: should I max Roth 401k or Traditional 401K?
Hi All, I was laid off back in April from an EHR software company working as a Consultant/BA. I’m looking to transition into working in consulting and was wondering if anyone wouldn’t mind checking out my resume for some feedback? I would appreciate it!
Senior director - 420K TC. 10 YOE. Is this high or low? Looking for my next move up in terms of comp. VP at small cap? Lateral move to another large cap+negotiation? Life sciences arms of Tech?
I have an RN friend, cardiatric surgery with 5 YOE, interested in leaving nursing and wants to explore healthcare consulting. Any advice from HC consultants? What level does an RN typically join as? What services / types of consulting would likely be best?
Anybody have experience with DoD sales? Would love to hear how you establish and grow your business.
EY Infrastructure Advisors - anyone able to comment on reasonable salary for Vice President position in HCOL market? Bachelor’s degree and 10+ yoe
Thoughts on Detroit Country Day School? Want my child to have a top education but $40K/year is astronomical. Wonder if any alums on this platform who can speak to their experience/is it worth it
Hi Fishes , I got an offer from Deloitte USI as senior consultant for Strategy and Analytics line. Just want to know howz the culture , WLB in that line. As I'm a women who has family to take care , will it be difficult for me to manage things if I join ?
27. 5 YOE. 170k TC. Tech PgM. Full remote. MCOL. Would you say decent, good, or great comp? (Just trying to capture some anecdotal data)
What should I request for Mother's Day? And why is it always Mom's job to come up with gift ideas, even gifts for herself? Wish my husband and 12 y.o. would put some thought into it & surprise me instead of asking me to pick my gift every year.
Fired from big law and still unemployed 8 months out. I’m a mid level transactional associate. Is my legal career over?
Does anyone else NOT like WFH? If I see another “omgggg I’m in like such a good place wfh I have more time with my cat and children and I do yoga 24/7” post I’m gonna lose it. I miss people and travel.
My coworker, a senior copywriter, was just laid off. They've got tons of experience. I've seen them churn out 5 individual scripts in an hour. Any leads I can throw their way?
Best and worst of the Big 4? Serious inquiry, not here to make fun of KPMG or hype one up... And please provide why TIA :)
First time in a position to give feedback. Disillusioned by how little some counselors care about their counselee’s career