How many different employer 401K accounts do you have? I’ve switched companies a few times in my career and have 4, primarily because I’m too lazy to consolidate accounts. Any downsides besides having to remember the accounts?
Questions for a newer investor. I don’t come from a finance background but I’ve been educating myself on stocks and just started investing this year! As a 24yr old I’m in if for the long term. I started with an ETF but want to expand. I’d like to hear different opinions if people believe diversifying portfolio with different sectors (like individual tech and healthcare stocks) is important, or better to first buy more shares of one ETF then diversity?
Accepted an offer, but the day before another company came at to interview. They offer more pay, better benefits, works more in line with what I want. But they haven't given me an offer yet, I just have a very good feeling. If I do get offer 2 how bad is it to go back on offer 1?
Looks like market is going down again, lost 2k out of my 401k in a week. Do you guys think we’ll hit the bottom soon?
I'm sure this has been asked but couldn't find it. What's accenture per diem like. Daily allowance or is it use it or lose it.
23YO, saved 90K, 70k salary, been working for 1 year. Started investing in crypto and stocks a few months ago, maxing out 401k and Roth IRA. Any advice for investment or saving strategy?
Anyone left their jobs after having a baby to stay at home? I never even considered but just left on maternity leave and don’t think I can see myself going back to biglaw or honestly any other corporate job. If money isn’t an issue and I don’t like what I do, is it worth fighting to keep going in this profession? Guess I need some words of encouragement…
I got a side hustle part time job that’s not under the table. I don’t wanna do 401k through them since I already have a good 401k through my full time job. Is there a way to opt out of doing 401k for that part time job or do enroll and then just put 0% allocation?
What’s the parental leave policy at your firm? Maternity vs paternity? Is two weeks paternity leave pretty standard?
Pros and cons of investing in 401k if your company doesn’t match more than for first 3-6%?
Considering a few offers and had a quick question. What are the benefits of commercial banking at JP Morgan compared to Management Consulting?
I’m working on an oncology Rx launch. US is projected to account for 80% of sales and US patients are paying almost 3x-5x the European price! Ugh, the rest of the world gets all the benefits of innovation and US citizens get shafted with the cost. Just wanted to vent.
Have any of you quit to take a break - 3 month or a 6 month sabbatical to pursue other interests or just to clear your head and figure out what’s next. How easy was it to find a job after the break and how did you manage your health insurance? Any other things to keep in mind when considering a sabbatical beyond money?
EY fishes, can we pick ETFs or other index funds in the fidelity 401k other than the listed 31 funds?
How common is it for associate partners to lateral into MBB? Anybody willing to do a referral for a healthcare AP from Big 4 firm? What’s the interview process like?
Any Deloitters can share a little bit on how the pension works? From what I see 401k is 25% match of 6% of salary. Then pension is 1.5% of base?
Question, is it worth paying Amex the 95 or how ever much it costs to get the points for your corporate Amex? What are the benefits of it?
Currently have both the Amex platinum and chase sapphire reserve (just got the Amex). Thinking of dropping CSR. Would having both Amex Plat + Gold be a good combo for benefits (lounges, clear, global entry etc.) and points / rewards? (While not being an insane combo in terms of fees like CSR + Amex Plat would be).
What would you value more when deciding between jobs (both non-PA) - a company w/ prestige or with work life balance & good benefits. Let’s say same salary and potential for growth. I’m ambitious but also totally burnt out and over public accounting.
Interviewed with EY C 3 weeks ago. No decision or contact made by recruiter. Emailed the recruiter last week for an update, no response. I hate to be that guy but is it too much to reach out again?
Last day on a shit project - the Woodfords will flow like wine on my flight this afternoon!! 🍸🍷🍻🍾😌
On the bench, suggestions for where to travel?
Hiring @Trianz for mentioned positions. Please message me with the Role name and I will share the detailed job description. Thank you.
4 yoe, interviewing with fortune 50 telco. Comp includes 10k a year stock with partial vesting in 2 years, complete vesting in 5 years. Would be corporate strategy role. Any good reference points for whether this is good? Can I negotiate it?
Been here 6 months and keep getting placed on the same client since I started. (Projects are fairly short) Haven't had a chance to network to find other projects. This sucks 😩
I set up an account while I was studying for a certification and now for some reason I can’t figure out how to “turn off” or stop. I feel silly asking but can someone help?
Charlotte 🐠 - moving from Orlando to Charlotte in next couple of months and need help figuring out where to live. Mid 30's, baby on the way. Love doing outdoor activities. Need a 2 or a 3 bedroom apartment. Buying vs renting? Any help appreciated.
When did Marriott get so cheap? I’m staying at a Westin hotel in Houston and the free breakfast for ambassadors includes coffee, toast and water. They also charged me $10 a day for a microwave. I’ve never been charged for a microwave at any hotel… EVER!
Delta has seriously messed up the handling of my luggage, over 48 hours with little update. Should I call the medallion line or the complaint line as the slayed baggage reps were no help?
Sitting on a flight next to a young lady and an elderly woman. I’m in the middle. The elderly woman keeps asking me to do things for her like adjust her air and pick up her phone she dropped and open her water (she didn’t understand the plastic seal). I get the whole respect your elders thing but the lady is also coughing and sneezing and every time I do something for her I sanitize because I don’t want to being germs home to my fam. What would you do? I feel obligated to help but don’t want to.
Any one from Big 4 working in supply chain practice? Need some inputs on the career path
Experienced senior, eligible for Manager promotion this year. Overall, each day I feel more over being an auditor. Waiting it out until Manager, then deciding my next move. Thoughts? Continued below.
Best luggage for travel? Just got consulting job at MBB and looking to buy some new stuff.
Thoughts on quitting during parental leave?
I’ll be honest, I don’t have a clue about the economy, but reading things like supply chain issues and I’m seeing so many agencies so stretched and hiring, but can’t fill the roles…. What do you all see happening to the future of the ad biz with all that’s happening? Feel like the pandemic revealed a lot.
Just a reminder to everyone that consulting exit opps are great if you are in strategy, if you’re in MC you might as well have gone straight from undergrad. Debate me. Inb4 the anecdotal debaters of FB. (6 beers in @9:43pm EST)
Directors - I'm interviewing for a director role next week and re-reading the description realize it's possibly an individual contributor role, which would be disappointing. Do you have a team or are you the doer? Product management if that matters.
I am an analyst and I just about always work overtime. I know that legally, Accenture is obligated to pay me for overtime, but the culture around it makes me scared to actually charge it in.
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.