My org will be pausing the Employer match to 401k for a few months. What's the best strategy to optimize my investment at this time? Ride along/increase or decrease my percentage?
I live with a healthcare professional on the front lines of treating C19. Both of us are fully vaccinated but I’m worried about being an asymptomatic carrier of the delta variant as we start to return to client sites where there might be unvaccinated folks. How are firms addressing this?
How many of you stay in corporate apts vs hotels? Just signed a corporate apt lease in a modern luxury building with great amenities. Same airfare and meal policy. Benefits outweigh losing the points?
Best firm for financial tax in Seattle area? In terms of the team vibes, company culture, growth opportunities, benefits and pay, work life balance.
Is $10m enough to retire at 65 in NYC?
Please talk me out of ordering the new ford bronco for 50k. Background: 26 y/o 2020 grad. After taxes, 401K, and HSA I take home ~6100/month. My current car is 13 years old and on its last leg(s). Current debt is 850/month for income based student loan repayments. I have 6 month emergency fund in savings and 20% of net income goes to brokerage account. Growing up lower middle class my only “I’ve made it” purchase is a bad A double S vehicle I actually want. I also get double steak at chipotle.
What should I do? My 401k went from gaining 38% year after year for the past 4 years, now I'm losing money rapidly. I lost over 11k twice this week already. I been down almost every day this week. Please offer some good advice. What should I do? Should I put everything into safer stocks or just sit tight and ride it out?
I committed to being here for 3 years to get that pension $. But it’s been 6 weeks and I already hate it. Someone please tell me it gets better.
I'm joining one of the MBBs soon. What are all the perks, benefits I should take advantage off? Phone plans, memberships, etc? I'm curious about what other Top 6 firms receive?
I saw a Harvard? study circa 2013ish that said effectively “be most conservative when you retire and get more aggressive as you age”. But can’t find it now. Anyone seen this and know where to find it?
Is getting your CFP worth the investment? I am in my 30s and plan on staying in this industry as an FA until I retire. Lately I’ve been getting asked if I offer any fee-only options and I know you can’t be fee-only unless you’re a CFP... Do we see the industry headed this way?
How are folks thinking about permanent life insurance? 45, making let’s say for example (not my exact numbers): $1M per year, not yet vested in pension. Was thinking need to replace the post tax take home, about $550k NPV’ed at 5% to age 55, so that’s like $3.2M. Maybe pension is worth $2.5M so I think that means I should have $5.7 total you want death to have no financial impact. Also was going to do $1M of that in perm w/ LTC rider. Sound right?
did not invest in 401k first half of year. if I put in the required 6 percent per month for each month till.now, will I get the match on the months of Jan to nov? or only the month of nob!?
How much do people save, pre and post tax, including 401k contributions? I’m 2 years out of college, no debt, making 90k a year, saving around 30% pre tax a year, wondering how others think about this
Can someone help me out with maternity leave at EY? It says parental leave of 16 weeks after one year of service so does that mean you get nothing if pregnant and have not done a year yet ?
Are there any benefits to doing the same exercise routine everyday vs mixing it up? For example, I do like yoga, running, body weight exercises, and HIIT. Should I do a combination of these or stick to one type for consistency?
How many people changed careers or wanted to change careers as soon as you returned from maternity leave? You or people you know? I couldn’t care less about advertising right now.
If I have $375k in my 401k at 35, is there any reason to keep contributing? I leave $375k alone for 30 years and that’s going to already be a decent retirement
When the client pressures you into naming a date the audit can get done, and later that week you discover multiple serious issues that will require extended testing 😬
Why is it frowned upon to share salary, comp, and benefits information with competitors? Isn't more transparency better for the talent market? Any way more transparency can hurt the talent market?
Client always hints to me I could work there if I wanted. Never seriously considered it but am about at my breaking point. Tactful way to bring it up? Or what if we talk and doesn’t work out
Do you forget what the client tells you? I feel like I'm forgetting stuff a lot of times and the client gets frustrated if I ask again. What do you do to retain all of the information they tell you?
Got hired in March (experienced hire). Because of my hiring date I was not part of this year's round tables. Should I expect a raise in base salary and a bonus, albeit on the very small side?
Wait! Most people in this group aren’t mbb! So, this group isn’t how we can network and figure our next steps?
Stop showing up in all my hotel rooms, Mario Lopez. Sick of your corny lines and never aging face.
After 2 years I finally rolled off a stressful project and it feels great! My energy and my over all well being have significantly improved. This morning I feel like I’m ready to take on the world!
Passed BEC! Three down one more to go baby 💋
EY - ladies, what to wear to the holiday party?!
Looking to buy a new watch to celebrate a recent promotion. Stuck between the JLC Master Ultra Thin Moon and the JLC Reverso Classic and wanted to get the bowl’s opinions. For context, the other pieces I have right now are the Rolex Submariner Date 16610 and the Rolex Daytona Ceramic Black 116500ln. Also open to any alternatives!
Thoughts on moving internationally for a ProdM role at a pretty cool consumer tech company? Salaries seem significantly lower outside the US but brand/work/culture seem awesome. Not sure how easy it would be to transfer back to the US either. Has anyone done this before?
Got 2 offers, 1st from British American Tobacco- Planning Expert 10% pay rise and 2nd from small company(focus on data science) 50% pay rise, Data Science Project Goal: to break into MBB or FAANG
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.
Accenture Strategy - what are the hours and WLB like? Is it super demanding? Looking at a SM role in Technology Strategy
Whats a good response to a client saying they can just use index funds and go to schwab vs using you at 1%? Do you use active funds? Etc
No longer an intern! I need to stop dressing like I’m still in college. How do I transition to a more professional (yet still stylish) work wardrobe? What are your favorite brands/outfits?
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