Would some please explain the benefits (i.e., tax advantage) of maxing out 401K, HSA, and IRA? I am doing it because I have learned it’s the right thing to do but not sure I understand why. TIA
Hi. First time on here. Not even sure if I’m doing this right. I’m a healthcare worker. I need help. Can anyone help me please?
Advice for getting an internship this summer (MBA student)? Do hospitals systems do this or would I be better off looking at other areas of healthcare? Focusing on strategy and biz dev. Any advice or people willing to talk much appreciated.
I just found out I’m pregnant this morning. I have an offer for an in-house job which I’m thinking about to accept but they only provide 10 weeks maternity leave. My current firm offers 18 weeks. Should I stay for the maternity leave? I’m doing great in my current firm and received positive feedback in the performance review last week. But I know I’m going to move in-house eventually so I’m worried if I miss this opportunity it may not be easy for me to land another job.
What are your top subscription services who send (free) employment law/benefits/hr trend updates?
26M making $155k base and about $185k TC at a large payments firm (Visa, MC, AmEx). I’m also 1 year away from promo which will probably get me to $210-220k TC. Do you think I still need an MBA? A lot of senior leaders in my team have 1 so I’m really not sure at this point. The opportunity costs are high, but I’m well aware of the long term benefits. I’ve also already taken the GMAT and gotten a 740. I’m an Asian male and find the hurdles that we go through for admissions a turn off as well.
Have been maxing out Roth 401k and Roth IRA for a few years now, however, I just decided I want to FIRE and retire early at 40, giving me 10 yrs to plan. Should I stop contributing to retirement accts and instead just contribute everything to brokerage from now on so I’ll have access to it at 40?
Had a serious debate with a hipster last night. Was there anyway for America to get all of the idealistic benefits of Bernie Sanders without losing half my paycheck? Solve that and i'll feel the bern 🤘
Unemployment question: Does anyone know if unemployment benefits pick up again right after working freelance (1 week)? I’m so bored and want nothing more than to work but don’t want to screw up any...
Partners, at B4 I’ve heard that after 10 years you become fully vested in the partnership. What all does that mean with regards to shares / other benefits (vs. say a 9-year partner)? Thanks!
Just accepted an offer at PwC and noticed they don’t have a Roth 401k but they do have an after tax 401k. Does anyone have an opinion of what is better, pre-tax vs after-tax? I’ll be making around 100k with bonus and currently have about 20k in retirement savings at 25y.o
Has anyone seen change in benefits due to this mandated work from home shift? Like online subscription for health related stuff, Teledoc or daycare/many, etc?
If we have good, free healthcare through spouse’s job (military), is it still worth it to pay for a high deductible plan through my job to get the benefit of an HSA? For context, we are a family of three. The cost of the health care plan just for myself would be $20/paycheck every two weeks (or about $520/year). Cost to add husband or child to the plan is over $200/paycheck (so I know that’s not an option). My thought is it’s not worth it to pay for the plan, but is there another pt of view?
401k contribution question
Serving notice period, and seeking for more job opportunities, skill Business analysis, 8 YOE, BE+MBA, less than 3 months NP left. Please comment in case of any opportunities in your org. Healthcare , retail, supply chain preferably
Hi everyone. Would appreciate if I could get someone reacts in order to chat with other! Current Master of Healthcare Management candidate interesting in breaking into healthcare consulting.
Would a job in Salesforce (for the company) but in their Sales track, be a good move, see some remote positions, but they are all sales track. Wonder what the comp is like.
How much do you bill a year and what is your salary? What percentage of your total hours billed is your salary? Eg if you bill 300k a year and your salary is 100k your % would be 33%
MBB manager in Life Sciences: struggling to find a good exit. VC/PE - feels like consulting toolkit not really useful, and I’m competing with analysts. Big pharma - in my country too pharmaco not hiring consultants. Startups - don’t sponsor visa. Feels stuck! Any ideas/advice?
Just got notified by the client that a bunch of people are going to be on vacation over the next few weeks. Completely understandable, but from a billing perspective that kind of sucks. In a pre-covid world you were at the client site and could always bill your time no matter who took vacation, but in this WFH environment there is no more billable “downtime.” Thoughts?
Spent a year in banking at an EB but had to go back to school because of H1B visa issues. About to start as a BA at McK in the fall. Any thoughts on my ability to recruit for summer 2022 PE Assoc roles? Or do I have to spend minimum 2 years in consulting before making the switch?
How are these 21 year old girls affording a private jet to go to Miami for a weekend of clubbing/ partying. Who are these people. How can I be friends with them? How can I join these groups? Adopt me? Date me? Give me a cheat code to tag along? There’s no way as a SM at PwC I am any close to being on a private jet than I was at 22 when I started.
I think I’m falling for my mother in law. The feelings aren’t necessarily sexual in nature. They seem to be much deeper and emotional feelings—which I get would concern my wife more so than sexual feelings. It doesn’t help that everyone thinks my MIL finds me to be her “favorite” in addition to some other complicating nuances. Obviously, I won’t act on these feelings, but as the years go by, the closer we’re going to get since she’s around a lot and we talk quite often when we’re alone.
So sick of the deloitte staffing model. Pressure is all on you to get on projects instead of RM... brutal
Silicon Valley area Sr Consultant role in another tier 1 consultancy, 4 years tech exp out of ug. Base 130 total about 155. Good offer? Have heard Bay Area salaries are usually very high.
As an ADC applying this summer for 2022 start, I haven’t gotten a chance to connect with any L.E.K. Consulting members and I really want to get to know the company better before moving on with my application. Any L.E.K. Consulting fish out there willing to spare a few minutes to chat about their work, the company, the culture etc? Thanks!
Does your home office location matter for taxes if you live in a different state and never work out of the state of your home office (i.e., your time sheet doesn’t have your home office state)? Thx!
Please help - I need opinions on men’s clothing! What are people’s perceptions of black suits vs. blue/gray? About to refresh my wardrobe now that I’ve made associate. I work in a conservative industry, so leaning on adding some black suits, especially now that I’m a but more senior and going to see more client action. I like my blues and grays, but if I wear those exclusively do I come off as less serious? Any and all view points are welcome, truly just testing the water. Ty!
Hello! I just found a job in IFS at PwC that I’m very excited about as it really aligns with my passion and skill set. Would anyone be able to share insights on the culture? And is compensation comparable to external consulting?
Any news on more companies moving into DFW from other parts of the country? Of course Plano is a hot spot.
Planning to jump off the Big 4 ship for better WLB while with hopes for better compensation. Which one is better for customer facing cyber roles between AWS and Microsoft ?
Birthday ideas: My SO and I are planning on a Zoom virtual birthday party for our 1 year old next month. We are thinking of sending out an Evite this week but have 0 ideas for the party. Any suggestions? Thank you!
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