How does margin interest impact taxes? Can the margin interest expense be used to offset capital gains or dividends? This year was the first time I used margin so curious about the tax impact
Ladies-Given the expense of weddings and buying a condo/house, what are the expectations for engagement rings? Is bling still important? What should my budget be? 100k a year from a well off family
Does anyone have a special “legal” keyboard? There’s one that keeps popping up on my social media, and I was wondering if anyone out there has found it worth the expense or if I’m just being impulsive
Do SMs at ACN get an expense account or how does it work for taking clients/teams out for drinks etc? Also is ACN largely back in the office or still hybrid? I’m in NYC for context.
Me and my husband have about 70k saved. Our monthly expense is around 2k . No debts. Monthly income is around 13k. Is buying a house worth 1 million too risky ?
Why does it feel like all agencies are either totally award obsessed or business obsessed. Is there no agency that can exist with those two working hand in hand? Why must one always come at the expense of the other. Am I just jaded? Idk tbh
Deloitte folks - question on the "fitness membership/fee while traveling" expense; I know it isn't deducted from our wellness benefit but are we taxed on this or is it 100% covered?
PwC's Time and Expense processes and technology (both GFS and Deltek - I've seen both sides) are utter shit. That is all.
We all know about EY’s egregious lunch policy that makes no sense. Wanted to hear about other expense policies at other firms! Anyone really like their expense policy? What would you change?
Grabbing dinner with a former classmate who works at McK and she says $50 dinner expense limit, WTF...is that real??????!
If I chose to keep my own phone (not a separate Deloitte phone) does Deloitte reimburse my phone bill?
iPhone 7 heads (for personal and biz): did you buy out right or pay per month? If biz phone, can we pay per month and just expense each month?
How to take advantage of per diem budget? eg, Amazon gift cards from Cvs, Starbucks gift cards etc. Also is it allowed and these transactions be tracked by the firm?
So, new GPS per diem Q, i get that if you go to team dinner and it’s paid for you just don’t check the dinner box for that day, but is the system really smart enough to catch you if you did?
Considering quitting my 16 hour/day job to free up time to go all in for prepping for a Google Manager position. Good idea or bad idea?
What would make MBA school worth it to you? On a call now where out of state tuition was $97k… that plus 2 years of lost wages could easily be a $400k price tag. I understand different schools cost different amounts but still wild.
Anybody ever successfully leveraged bad airline experience with Frontier to get points or compensation? 5 hour delay/lost bags. Insight appreciated.
Having been prospecting business owners for some time now, I am asked about 401k plans quite often. I am curious how you are managing the assets...do you offer a menu of investment options?
Any one know about current Deloitte green card policy? I heard they won’t sponsor GC for employee that has less than 18 months for their H1B.
My place of worship is seeking donated frequent flier points so that parishioners can go on service trips to El Salvador, Mexico, and the U.S.-Mexican border. Pls let me know if you're interested
Alright… who has gotten plastic surgery here? What did you have done, where did you have it done (Eg locally or did you go to a major city), how much did it cost (with/without insurance)? I want to get a neck lift, but I think I should lose weight first.
I am so conflicted about socializing during COVID. My friend invited me to a dinner with two new people (who work at the big 4) at an outdoor restaurant. Where I live, the COVID rate is ~3%. My friend invited the group chat and the two other girls shamed my friend for socializing in a small group during COVID. My friend group won’t agree to be in a pod and won’t meet unless everyone is 6 feet apart. It’s going to get cold soon and I feel like I’m going to be lonely if I don’t make new friends ☹️
I am looking for a reference in Unilever for a suitable job opening, anyone who can help please ?
Has anyone ever been hired for a job you were definitely not qualified for? How did it go? I have been interviewing for a position with a higher title + different industry + different role than what I am doing today and somehow I keep moving on to the next round. Am I just imposter syndrome-ing myself or is this a bad idea?
Anyone else experiencing texting fatigue during the pandemic? I love my friends, but after a full day on zoom calls the last thing I want to do is talk or text about the minutiae of everyday life. I feel like once a week or every couple of days is a happy medium for me. I know my friends mean well and they’re great, but the constant texting is wearing me out! Curious if other people feel this way?
Finished my first year in audit, and debating whether or not to completely switch careers to healthcare. Thoughts?
Pharma Creatives: How do you like working in pharma? I’m a mid level creative in my late 30s and it feels like I’ve never gotten any traction in my career. I’m also worried that I’m going to “age out” before I start making any decent money. I was drawn to advertising to make some cool stuff but it’s been like 5+ years and I still haven’t done anything of note. Should I start looking at the pharma world? Any advice or insight?
Final rounds for two pre-IPO tech companies coming up next week. Any advice on how to leverage this somewhat fortunate timing to negotiate best possible compensation, assuming one or both give me an offer?
Applying for staff attorney position at big law. How much do they care about my transcript ?
What do you think of the new travel policy? When flying from Singapore this is still a huge gamble… but at least the company is more accommodating now, which is a welcome move.
for federal projects that cap you at 40/week, do the leadership ever take this into account how it effects your utilization?
Anybody hiring for data analytics positions? I just need a first round interview. I am a decent candidate, my last 5 interviews were EY, McK, EY, McK and GS (last round, 1st round, last round, 2nd round, 1st round). I have 10 months of experience and graduated with majors in cs and bus. I interned once at a big 4 acc firm and once as a software engineer. One caveat: I am an F1 student on OPT.
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