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Just ended things a few weeks ago with my BF of 18 months. First serious long term relationship for either of us in awhile. Things just fizzled out romantically but still friends. I told him this very clearly and that I still wanted to be friends, just romantically my heart wasn't there. Before he always had told me no matter what he wanted to be friends and keep me in his life. Now why haven't I heard from him in 2 weeks? Imagine it's just hurt pride but like seriously?
Hi, I have 5 YOE in the IT industry and earning 13 LPA. Am expecting a hike in the next 5 months ( maybe 20-25%).
Tech - Data Science
Am I underpaid? My colleagues who shifted ( same DS tech ) are earning 25-30 LPA now
What are perks unique to Principals in your firm, that more junior consultants don't have?
Has anyone ported to a new job with approved i140 and pending 485 of 6 months. How easy was this?
I am quitting at the end of the month but my firm won’t stop staffing me on new matters. Better to push back with no excuse or just join the matter knowing they’ll have to staff someone new in 2 weeks?
Approximately what percentage of associates actually reach the bonus threshold (in normal times, not necessarily this year)?
Slight vent: I had saved up a bunch of PTO to travel a ton this year (long-term project) which obviously got kicked to the dust and I have a bunch expiring this year because of that. Was looking forward to next year (including a family trip that’s been on the calendar for 2 years), but 3 people just left the team, only 1 will be replaced, and 3 more announced parental leave in spring. I have go lives through February and feel like I’m sprinting a marathon and will never get a break now.
I’ve done media management on 3 unscripted shows now, the last was a 3 year contract on a talk show. An earlier one I was embedded city subjects at sea for 4 months. I was a gaffer and key grip for a decade before that with occasional Cam Op gigs and did a bunch of one person crew unscripted content for clients along the way too. Often I end up doing the labor of 4 or 5 people while having 3 or more managers that just send emails. Any tips for protecting myself from this happening again?
I have offers from Coforge, Wipro, Cognizant . All from Hyderabad location and package wise all most all 3 offering same.
Could you suggest which will be best interms of WLB, Growth opportunities, Onsite opportunities and perks.
2020 is so eventful someone needs to make this into a movie so I don’t have to explain it to my grandkids myself.
Hello, can someone please help me with relocation allowance details in Morgan Stanley and how things works in case of relocation to mumbai.
I have a contact who has basic knowledge of java programming. She started with LnTInfotech and got mapped into a project with most of her work being in Hyperion tool. She has great desire to become a web developer. She has a total of 2.5 years of experience. She is looking for project opportunities where she gets to work as a java dev?
Is there any leads that my fellow fishes can share here? It would be of great help.
Thanks In Advance 🙏
Anyone with Frenchie’s having issues with shedding? Looks like my 7mo pup will shed continuously all day long. We groom him professionally once a month and brush him at least once a day and use a coat conditioner by Kiehl’s. Any suggestions?
Hi 🐠🐟 Moms,
Does anyone have any advice to motivate my 7yo. 2nd grader to try his best at school? We have been doing home schooling now since q4 of kindergarten. Mom & dad WFH and we didn't see the reason to send our oldest to school unmasked and unvaccinated to risk the rest of family / siblings. We celebrate his achievements. Give him report card bonuses. I even let him turn in assignments not done completely so he would get the grade he deserves. That just turned into more work. Cont'd
Accounting bowl, kpmg just announced we’re finally getting 2 shutdowns, one at calendar YE and one around July 4th. They will do so by moving 5 PTO days into the holiday calendar. How would you feel?
I am interviewing for a clinical specialist position with Haemonetics. Does anyone have any experience working for them?
Guys and girls, wajah batao!
Any tips for an interview with the States Attorneys Office? It’s with the criminal prosecutions bureau, specifically. Thank you!
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Switching jobs for the first time (late 20s). I have a 401k with PwC; new co doesn’t offer matching. Also have savings. Thinking I need to (1) decide if PwC or new co 401k has better funds before transferring the PwC balance (2) open Roth IRA and contribute max before 12.31, repeat next year and (3) put savings (less emergency fund) in an investment account. Thoughts / recommendations for the above?
Should you time your investments in Index funds? The market seems so high right now. I am worried about putting in a whole bunch of money all at once---should I space it out to hedge?
I have about $50K in my 401K and I also have 24K car loan @ 4.5% with CapOne. Would it be a bad move for me to take $24K loan from my 401K to pay off the car? I will then put the monthly car payment ($500) towards paying off the 401K loan
I get to pay myself the interest, have better credit, and better DTI to get a second mortgage.
Trying to decide if I opt for a HDHP to get the HSA or just go with the low deductible PPO. I mainly use my insurance for therapy which is $75-80/session with HDHP vs $25.
What types of stocks/funds should you invest in in your Roth IRA? Currently have all index funds in there but wondering if I should do it differently
When do you realize your gains from crypto? BTC is at 43k this am! HODL? or Sell? Have about 32 BTC
What is the best way to invest in crypto currency that is not highly volatile and yields good returns? FYI, I am new to this
I am new to crypto and want to invest a bit to diversify my portfolio. Just opened a voyager account and saw they offer 9% interest on USDC. That seems too good to be true.. what’s the catch? Appreciate any insights!
Recommendations for checking accounts? I have Wells Fargo and Chase right now￼. Looking to close them and move to a different one. Both of the accounts aren’t really serving me
Noob to investing here... if I’m optimistic about a stock, I go long 100 shares and buy a put as insurance. If the stock goes up I make money and if it goes down I limit my losses. What’s the catch?
Does anyone invest in preferred stock? Been researching this morning and seems really interesting. Curious to see if anyone does this because I haven’t seen much about it before
Thoughts on investing in leveraged oil fund like GUSH? Seems like oil keeps getting hammered, good time to buy?
All you folks doing Backdoor Roth IRA conversions.. do you not ever keep anything in your Traditional IRA accounts? Guess it hurts the tax savings and defeats the purpose of backdoor then?
So one moves 6/7K from 401K to Traditional IRA and immediately backdoors it to Roth? And do this every year.. right?
Anyone buying a house in the Bay Area?
Genuinely asking for input from folks good with managing money. Grew up around very poor $ habits.
Single mid 20s. Making $85k, rent is $1,650. No car pymt or debt. Have 6 mo emergency fund. Been contributing 10% (+ 4% match) to 401k and maxing Roth IRA. I budget for and track every dollar I spend and enjoy my life without being overly extravagant. Would most people be spending less and contributing more to 401k? I’d love to be someone who maxes out 401 - but don’t feel it’s realistic? Thanks!
Any good esavings accounts / CDs giving better than 2%? I opened Marcus when it was 2.2% and now it has gone down to 1.7%. Have over 600k sitting there. Any other very low risk investments out there ?
Any watch-outs for purchasing real estate in Seattle? Thinking about buying a 1BR in Belltown/Queen Anne area. SO and I rent here currently, but thinking about buying something that we can rent out in a year from now.
Is there a way to have Vanguard automatically investment X amount into VTI every week from my bank account? If so how? I can’t seem to figure out the website
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