When figuring out how much money you need to save before retirement, do you follow the 4% rule? Fidelity recommends to play it extra safe and plan for 1.8% (instead of 4) as the annual percentage I can take out from my investments once I retire. Any thoughts on this? What percentage do you guys use?
So is CR really worth it? Trying to understand the real benefit since we all make a ton of airline and hotel points - trading off the $300 in travel credit vs $450 in fees
Feeling like consulting isn’t the best career for me b/c of the lifestyle and I met someone who I hate being apart from every wk. But I always wanted to reduce gender gap, so I feel conflicted/guilty.
People - really struggling with this - was supposed to move to bay area for husband’s tech job. I can work remotely. But with COVID I’m not sure if we should make the move. We feel the world will move to a remote/ WFH mode. We want to buy a house and settle down before our kid arrives. Should we move to a cheaper city like Phoenix so we have a big house for cheap and 2 home offices. Am I missing anything?
I hope to switch teams as a staff 1 after busy season. I also have all my vacation days for the year that I would like to use. Would you all be able to advise me the best way to efficiently switch ?
Mckinsey 🐟, Is it possible to get through the first round of interview Mckinsey if you bomb one case but do well in both PEI and the other case?
Fellow 🐠, how much of a salary cut would you be willing to take to move from your current role to an industry job that feels more personally fulfilling?
Anyone a black inclusion network lead for D&I?
Anyone with experience interviewing for EQT?
Has anyone here ever left a big 4 graduate scheme early? Were there negative consequences? How was it perceived ? Looking to go into something very different, as big corporate life is not for me..
When are we going to admit that the every week travel requirement was created by baby boomers trying to get away from their wives and kids?
Why do previous generations feel the need to belittle the hard work of younger people? My parents always insist they used to put in as many hours as I do when they were my age, but I know it’s not true because I was actually old enough to remember it! (They could afford having a kid. I can’t)
With all of the rhetoric around Diversity in consulting, can someone explain why 13 or 14 out of 14 newly promoted Managing Directors in KPMG Advisory are white men? Also, how long until someone from upper management flags this post to keep everything silent?
Who wants to work in Risk Advisory in ATL, Bham, or Nashville at a firm where you can be your authentic self, and actually have a work/life balance? DHG is looking for good people. Growing 25-35%/yr
What are some benefits of mid-tier firms vs the big 4. Is there actually a thing as work-life balance? Do hours really get capped at 55 during busy season? Do the external opportunities get worse without the big 4 name recognition?
Is MLK Day not a holiday for some firms?
Partners, I'm interested in hearing your answer to these 3 questions and appreciate your feedback. 1) How old were you when you made Partner? 2) How old are you now? 3) What is your gender identity?
I’m making 130 TC post MBA in NYC. I’m not unhappy about my job/company but it feels like there are a ton of better paying opps I could switch to. Am I right to think that? Would you be looking to move elsewhere in my position? Ive been in this role 1 year mainly doing market opp work
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