My wife is asked to take unpaid time off for an indefinite amount of time vs. being officially furloughed. Is this disadvantageous to her since she can’t get unemployment benefits?
22 year old new to consulting/retirement planning. What is your target retirement $ amount? How much of that is saved for healthcare.
Can't decide if this thinking is crazy or smart: Staying in consulting for another 1-1.5 years for good maternity healthcare benefits and smoother pathway to ramp off and back on work, with opportunity to extend leave further with limited professional risk (e.g., in corporate a backfill might become your permanent fill). Worried that this A.) could result in staying much longer than planned B.) would still ultimately result in crazy consulting hours and C.) wouldn't go as smoothly as idealized
What to prefer an why: 150k plus benefits at EY or 200k plus benefits at Wipro. Both roles are in tech advisory. Same location same role.
Is there any genuine way to reimburse mobile internet reimbursement other than fiber connection...
Any Accenture 🐠 use the domestic partnership benefits for their partner? Apparently you don't have to be married to use it so I want to get my partner benefits but the process is confusing. Anyone...
Pros and Cons of maxing out 401k contribution? I currently Max out, but have been considering lowering my contribution to get match so I have extra $ to invest in side. Yay? Nay?
I recently changed jobs and my new 401K provider - Principal has very limited MF investment options. My prior employer’s 401K was managed by Fidelity and provided me access to a range of MF options. I believe that the fund options are negotiated by the employer and provider? Two questions. First - I have not rolled over my previous 401K to the new one. Would there be any problems. Second - is there a way I could move my current 401K to another (precious) provider?
Neither of my parents have a 401k, investments, or savings. They have nothing. I want to help them retire at 65 which would be about 15 years away. I’m looking to put about $15k/ year until then into an account for them. A couple questions i have though: 1. What type of investment account would be best to maximize? 2. Once gifted to them, will they be taxed if they receive a certain amount? I have little to no knowledge in investing so I’m open to any other ideas and/or advice.
So, how is the new Marriott Bonvoy news impacting your loyalty to the program? I am currently Titanium Elite, so I feel as though it would still be worthwhile to maintain such status going forward given the benefits.
Expecting a baby this summer. Should I still be looking for other job opportunities? EY has a very generous paternity leave if you’ve been with the firm for 1+ years, but not sure if I would have the same opportunity to take 2-3 months leave if I switch jobs. Can I potentially work parental leave into negotiations?
What are the actual benefits of marriage?
Just realized the only reason I'm staying at my job is for the health insurance, which isn't even that good.
New to investing - I have about 10k in 401k default 2065 retire fund. Planning to open Roth IRA and contribute 6k. Not sure about which investment to choose for Roth IRA? Any advise is appreciated?
Had a client asking about blooom.com. I have read some about the company but would appreciate feedback...does a program like this help keep 401k balanced which is outside my advice or promote the DIY investor?
Coming from McKinsey, Google health insurance seems a little worse. What other benefits exist that you all actually enjoy the most? I hear people talk a lot about Google benefits, but maybe the onboarding doesn’t do as good a job of showing that ? Side note-yet to join but excited!
Have anyone transferred H1b visa to capgemini recently? I am planning to accept the offer from them but at the same time having fear on H1b transfer.please advise.thank you.
Number 1 Lesson of consulting - Learn to replace "Fuck Off" with "Sounds good, I'll get right on it"
Financial Advisor comp question - what does your incentive comp structure look like for net new business vs growth of existing business?
Already on the bench for 7 weeks and nothing on radar until Jan end .... when does the talent or HR meeting invite come?
Hi Accenture fish. What’s the average bonus % for con level? How about max possible bonus % for that level ?
If I don't get some of my expenses paid back because of big 4 bureaucracy can I just deduct it as an unreimbursed business expense when I do my taxes?
Is my background competitive for T14 schools? Graduated with a degree in Economics from a known state school this may, at 19. Took up a specialized masters at a nationwide school in DC, continuing education with another one year masters at a top state school next year. Currently working full time as a consultant while doing full time masters now (2 yoe by matriculation) Additionally, I own several rental units as a side hustle. I am looking to apply in next year’s cycle for a JD/MBA. Chance me?!
To what extent can we talk about our clients we served on when speaking with recruiters vs hiring managers of the actual company? (Name of the client, nature of work, etc)
Once you’ve secured a job (as a college student), how do you keep motivation up? Struggling with motivation, mental health, and the purpose to school now that I have a role lined up.
Given the long hours, blah blah... Which companies are letting folks expense meals? If so, lunch or dinner or both. Just curious.
Help!!! Move to Atlanta or stay in NJ? My extended family in Atlanta and low cost of living but better opportunities and friends in NJ. I am starting a FT remote job and currently a family with 2 kids. Need a desi perspective. All points say move to Atlanta but wife is not convinced.
QUESTION -When you have a great passion project / bottom drawer idea that you keep bringing out and trying to bring back to life - ie you’ve had it in a couple of agencies - who owns it? It wasn’t for a brief, and it was worked on above and beyond the general hours of work. And it’s never been bought.
Received a verbal offer Friday, hiring manager said I’d have a formal offer this weekend or today. When to follow up?
I am sure it’s been asked 100 times but humor me please. Best office chair to add to the good I’m doing with a stand up desk? Lol. Would love to stay in a reasonable range if possible (800 max)
Hey I work from home in Montana but am based out of New York office. Just looked at my paycheck and both states are taking out state taxes. Do I really have to pay both. Anybody have experience with this
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