Hello Childfree Friends! Question (slightly grim but I intend for it to be lighthearted)— what do people without kids plan on doing with their estate/ wealth once you’re sniffing the daisies? People always talk about how they’re “working to leave something for the kids” and unfortunately I don’t think my fur baby legally counts. It’s been something on my mind lately & I’d love to hear what others who are child-free are planning. There’s obviously spouse, parents, siblings, but what else?
“A child really isn’ that expensive in the first 3-4 years” ~ Spouse 7 months ago. Our bank account after 7 months of pregnancy says otherwise. I’m excited to be a father and I want to be a good father, but there is zero chance this child is going to remember or even care what decorations we chose for the nursery. Advice on picking battles over expenditures for a future child?
Passed BEC! Three down one more to go baby 💋
Anyone dealt with your sibling getting divorced and the SIL fallout? My brother is going though a divorce and it is ugly. She is saying he is “unfit” (he is not). He has a 32 yr old who I am very close to, and a 12 yr old who is my goddaughter. His ex was my bff and now she says he is an unfit father and trying to take away his parental rights. I am stunned. It has fractured us beyond what I thought possible. Do I stay neutral for the nieces? Do I shout at the top of my lungs he is a good guy?
PwC moms - I am a FTM due on May. I have been with pwc for 6 years now. I want to maximize my STD and maternity leave. How much am I eligible for and how to get the maximum benefit?
Thoughts on Snoo? Worth it? Hubby and I are thinking of renting in lieu of purchasing since this will be our last child and babies aren’t in bassinets for very long. Thoughts?
My lovely wife got me a bottle of Talisker 18 for my first Father’s Day. I’ve always loved the 10 year, but first impressions of the 18 are superb.
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
Just found out I’m pregnant (only 5 weeks so still a bit to go before I tell anyone really). After I’m farther along and everything is confirmed with doctors, when do I start telling people at work? Due in mid May.
Gave up my business class seat for a kid who was looking at me, as she boarded, and the drink I was offered, her mom said - she always thought it was cool why people got bigger seats to sit. She is 3!
Hello! I just received an offer from Deloitte USDC coming on as a Investigations Senior Consultant @ $110k, $5k signing bonus, 100% remote position (requested) Can Someone explain what benefits are afforded to me? Is the 401k match the same? Recruiter stated 3 weeks and 3 days of PTO…does that mean 18 days or 24 days? Also, can someone clarify the parental leave policy as compared to core? Can these be negotiated? I’ve been a 10 year Special Agent/Federal Agent and Officer with the military. Tx!
I went out to work and my husband had packed up some of his stuff and left without leaving a note. I was able to get in touch with him and know where he is and that he wants to take a break. I was in care as a child and I dont have parents to speak to, and my friends have to go to sleep at some point. What are the first things I need to do to keep safe and are reasonable? He isn't violent and the joint account has nothing in it.
I'm a first year analyst and a little fearful of the travel schedule I'll have to adopt in the coming months. From those more seasoned than myself... what are some tips or best practices to deal with the travel?
Has anyone gotten the COVID vaccine while pregnant? If so, care to share your experience? Currently debating whether to get it (I’m 21 weeks) or wait till after birth…
Why exactly is the lateral market so hot? More deals going on? People leaving big law completely? More people taking parental leave? A mix of these things?
Looking for a good company to move to in order to have a baby and a good work-life balance. Don't really care about the pay as long as it's not lower than 50K in Florida. Any good firms you know that offer that?
Does anyone have recommendations for a good maternity /nursing bra for larger boobs? I was a 30C before pregnancy and now I’m a 32G(!!) and no bra I try can hold these babies up😩 TIA!
Just so much happiness and I need space to gush. My boyfriend is the most amazing man I’ve ever met. He makes me feel safe and loved and is absolutely crazy about me. We see each other a couple of times a week and it’s always super fun and peaceful and the sex and emotional connection is perfect. I’m so lucky to have met him in nyc and he tells me he feels lucky too. We’re discussing our future and having 3 kids together and I can’t wait to call him my husband and father of our gorgeous children
United lost my son's car seat on a 3 hr flight. It was registered as a checked luggage with the proper csrseat tag and everything. After following up with an agent after we landed, they said it stayed in EWR and they are working to get it shipped to me in the next day or so while I'm on vacation. Anyway to get points for the inconvenience, I'm Premier platinum if it matters. They did give me a free loaner carseat until mine arrives but it's kinda crappy tbh.
MBB fish - anyone offering to do referrals for London (Analyst/Associate level)? 1-2 YOE at T2, happy to share CV/discuss qualifications. McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
My husband and I were watching the LuLaRich documentary and he pointed out the the big 4 firms are very similar to MLM pyramid schemes. 😆🤔🧐
Deloitte moms - does Deloitte’s Lactation Program cover the Elvie or Willow breast pumps? I got Medela Sonata for the first baby but interested in getting Elvies for next.
Hard money loan for a buy, rehab rent project: 168k principal, 8% interest, 2.9% loan cost (4.8k) and 4 points (6.7k) The upfront cost seems a bit excessive to me or is this normal today?
Looking to break into big tech (FAANG, etc.) from GPS consulting. Is there anything I can do while in GPS to make myself a good candidate or is the solution just go to commercial and/or get an MBA?
Is copy that’s been approved by a client fair game for them to use anywhere? It was only supposed to be for print and now it’s showing up all over their social. Don’t get me wrong.. I’m excited but
Has anyone gotten a Scrummaster certification? Surprisingly difficult to find info on the process online. What is involved/required?
Is there an Accenture DC holiday party?
I am a clinical mental health counselor and a credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselor and am ready to graduate Emory law in 2 weeks with my Juris Master in Health Care Law.
Has anyone rented workout clothes at the Westin before? Thoughts on the quality/cleanliness?
My brain is not working, if I make 90k and the 401k match is "25% of the first 6% of annual comp" that means they will match $1,395 if I contribute $5,580 a year.....correct?
Are people still applying after only 2 years in consulting? Seems common for MBB but I wonder how you built solid recommendations / experience in so little time post-undergrad.
For those who’ve had Covid, did your cough come and go? I’m having pretty bad coughing attacks in the morning but resolving itself by midday. Hoping it’s just allergy symptoms but wanted to see if anyone had a similar experience that turned out to be Covid
Do Deloitte's case interviews involve math?
Anyone could help with a referral to A&M PEPI? Lateral move from a competitor firm. Looking at M&A roles but not married to M&A or PE. Alvarez & Marsal
Very young professional here - what is the etiquette for interviewing for jobs during the work day? ￼Every place I look only offers times during working hours. I’m not sure if this is just normal / the way it is - how should I maneuver things respectfully?
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