I’d love some help thinking through this. I’m currently renting for $1600 base ($1800 total) and live in the least desirable part of town, and expect it to raise to about $2k/month. I was planning to buy my first property in the city and Airbnb part of it, but it will take me about a year to save up the cash (~$500k starting). Eventual goal is to move more rural but trying to build to FI. I found a property in my ideal dream location for $280k but it needs work, and can’t Airbnb it. Continued
The more pedestrian your intellect, the better fit you are at D Heard of a colleague with an FRM charter being laid off today. Overall excellent person. And you won't believe who they promote year after year.. the character, curiosity and quality of the lifers Don't join this firm if you for a love of learning and to be inspired. Join if you are a middling who wants a good brand to hack ahead in life and rise above your station
New employer just filed H1B transfer (Change of Employer). Immigration says I can start immediately and not have to wait for receipt notice or approval. I honestly don't foresee any reason for a denial and plan to give notice today to start in 3weeks. Any thoughts? Risky to start before receipt notice / approval? Thanks!
Working with a financial advisor who is trying to sell me on Indexed Universal Life Insurance (IUL) as an investment vehicle. Supposedly there’s no downside risk and 5-7% returns and it’s not taxed. It seems too good to be true and makes me raise an eyebrow. Wondering if anyone has any insights into this or if my advisor is taking me down a risky path.
I recently moved to Sweden to work as a consultant. But I'm facing problems with all documents issuing processes, that take too long, and without all the documents I can't open a bank account to receive my salary. I'm starting to freak out about this. It seems it's a common situation for foreigners but most consultant companies don't do much for help us - I know some people that only received their salaries after 3 months. As I'm too stressed about it, I can't sleep well and focus at work...
We want to have a happy hour for this bowl on Wednesday - does anyone have a Zoom Pro or business account that is willing to share the love so we aren't capped at 40 min?! Want to see all of you!
Does anyone have any tricks to make themselves look older? When I'm clean shaven I'm a baby face 👶🏼
Till when are Drivers license extended in Jersey? Mine expired in September but car rental guy told me that my license is not extended. Showed me DMV guidance that only licenses expired before august 30th are extended till December. This is such nonsensical logic. Anyone faced something similar? Also are we do online renewal on visa?
Microsoft Teams. Why?
How have you retained the will to keep going on your current trajectory? I’m currently on track for promotion and doing well, but I’m struggling to muster the energy needed to keep it up. Just bored
If we were rejected for an internship position is it still okay to contact the recruiter for a jr position?
I'm an analytics consultant looking to get more into data science work. I'm interested in applying to BCG since I heard good things about the work they are doing.
Had been working with an American client for last 2 years.. great rapport and work life balance. Just moved to a new project with a desi client and can immediately tell the difference.. my American client hardly ever had post 6 pm requests.. my desi client texts/calls after 6 regularly and doesn't even think its an intrusion.. anyone else experience this?
Anyone have any insight into the singles scene in FLL? Especially compared to NYC (love here). Never been thrilled with MIA based on my visits, and hoping FLL may be a bit more down to earth. 30s/M
Evaluate the industry offer: Currently a strategy director with 11 yoe. CPG Industry offer: 220k/25% bonus/75k LTI/HCOL city
Anyone ever had trouble with a doctor not wanting to certify a family member’s condition, in order to take a leave of absence? My brother attempted suicide via drug OD (he was addicted) and he’s been hospitalized for over a week with seizures, psychosis, peeing blood, etc. We have visited him every day, driving 100+ miles round trip. The doctor is giving my father and me grief, saying (quote) “you aren’t providing care, the hospital is” and “there’s no reason you can’t go back to work.”
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