Want to FIRE but don’t know where to start! 23yo female. Wharton undergrad, 2 yrs at MBB in LCOL city. Looking at tech exit opps in California in the $150-200k range. Have ~50k in 401k, ~50k in high yield savings account. ~20k in student loan debt. Need to buy a car when I move to Cali. Come from lower middle class family which has made clear to me there will be zero inheritance. Unclear if I want 0, 1, or 2 kids. Know I need to invest but don’t know where to start. Any advice appreciated.
I don’t find a bowl for IBM-GBS, so asking the question here. I am joining IBM GBS federal - remote job. What are the benefits available in IBM for remote work? (I am asking about the benefits provided by IBM)IBM
Buy or rent? I make about 64k in LA and do a 20 percent 401k contribution so take home is around $1.2k per paycheck. The max I could do for down payment is $50k. Currently have $10k car loan. Looking a 2B condo or apartment to rent/Airbnb out other bedroom. Is it worth it? Renting seems like burning cash to me. Anyone have experience buying recently in LA area? Process is kind of overwhelming 😞
Which big four firm has the best 401k match?
How many of you have rental properties? I am done maxing 401k, IRA and putting $ in index funds. But haven’t had the time to research investment properties or courage to pull the trigger. Missing out?
Best health insurance for the Boston area that’s not employer provided? I’m guessing BCBS but could use a pulse check
Hi Fishes, I have got an offer from Wipro, was hired for an immediate requirement for some project named ELC. Does anyone know about this account? I confirmed from the HR that it is a support and development role and has only day shift. Just doubting the shift, I can't work in night shifts How is the work life balance in Wipro? Does they provide any reimbursement for WFH peripherals like Accenture does?
This is ridiculous. I just went through the questionaire l, for life insurance through PolicyGenius, and I have to let them no I am not ready for life insurance yet, or else they will charge me. Is this normal?
For those of you that are married...Are you maxing out tax-advantaged accounts individually, or does everything fall under one person? Pretty much are you contributing $9750 each, $19,500 to a 401k account for the both of you, or are you contributing $39,000 in total?
I’m reevaluating my homeowners insurance and the agent brought up that I need my watch collection appraised to have it covered. (Yes, it is stupid I haven’t done this yet, but oh, well.) Point is, does anyone know some organization in the Northeast who can appraise watches? I called Tourneau, but no one has called me back.
Newly moderating a Health & Fitness Club. We have a few ideas for meetings (use of the school weight room, having speakers come in, club yoga, etc.), but hoping for more activity inspo. Suggestions?
How many you of feel like you have the focus/extra energy for personal development outside of work? Like working on your health, more schooling, making friends etc. I just feel so drained I just sleep
Paid off my loans/credit card debt. I barely have any savings. Is the next move to shoot for a 6 month safety fund or to max out my 401k?
Anyone ever get rejected from life insurance through AICPA due to a mild anxiety disorder? My husband is in amazing shape but takes basically Benadryl for anxiety (he’s taken a total of two pills in his life) and life insurance denied him.
Slalom Seattle - How’s growth going? Any increase in benefits - 401k match or standard PTO? Heard it’s on low side.
Should I feel bad for leaving a job during a busy month? I work for a small agency and there is so much work in the pipeline and my company really relies on me but I’ve been there for 5 years and my salary sucks and I have no benefits.
Help me understand the medical system here in the US,I see that a portion of the bill is covered by my insurance but when I check online, I see a you “may” owe section.Haven’t received any bills. Why?
My coworkers and I want to report someone to HR but they are best friends with the one HR person that handles stuff like that... (Other HR person is strictly payroll/holidays/benefits)
Is the iPhone Upgrade Program w/ Apples’ monthly expense reimbursable under EY policy? Like for the monthly $60 reimbursement?
“If I said / did / acted the way the client just did, I’d probably get fired for it.” - Me, multiple times each day 💭
Is 3 weeks a long time to not hear a decision from a consulting company? I had my last interview on the 2nd, firm was closed for 4th of July week, and last communication was on the 12th.
If a company offers free session with mental counselors and therapists as benefits, do you think this would be an indicative that the work can be bad for you? I know some insurance benefits provide it, but certain companies also offer paid sessions. Although this sounds great...I wonder if this shouldn't be seen as red flag for a toxic environment or unhealthy job in the long term.
Help, I’m waiting for an offer for a modeler position (2 years experience) and am worried I asked for too high a salary and will be rejected bc of it. What is the average salary for this level? Super appreciate the insight!
Which career path will u choose for yourself and why? Options - 1) CXO of large tech co., like FAANG 2) partner with b4/mbb 3) CXO of a unicorn - like stripe or what Facebook was in 2006/2007, with a huge upside when it goes public 4) start a company of ur own that has a decent shot of becoming successful. All the options will make u rich and yes u only have 4 options.
I just got rejected from an OW internship role with no interviews and I'm not sure as to why. Could anyone share some insights please?
My firm (over 1,000 lawyers) just put a firm-wide “we need to talk” zoom call on all associates’ calendars for later today. No one knows what it’s about or will give any info. Not going to be a productive day.
Hi folks, looking for some guidance as there are extremely talented people in this group. I am planning to do MBA and planning to start my preparations. Can you guide me on which test to choose? GRE or GMAT? I currently have 5 years of industry experience.
How to prepare for a case study interview?
As an SC going for Manager who wanted to jump ship, would you consider another Big4? If so, which one has comparable benefits and better work-life balance (I know, I know that’s probably unrealistic)?
Trump supporter spotted https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/police-white-woman-slapped-black-child-racist-slur-72621534
New to investing, but want to make sure I'm doing this correctly. I've maxed out my 401K and am looking to open an IRA. I know everyone recommends backdooring this into a Roth IRA, but if my plan is to move/retire to a state with no state income tax, wouldn't traditional make more sense? Or am I overthinking this? Also, if I go the backdoor route, how do I make sure I don't get taxed again, when i convert to a Roth? Thanks in advance!
Anyone know what the current atmosphere is like in McCann New York after they lost one of their biggest clients, U.S. Army? Does losing such a client deteriorate an agency’s culture/career prospects?
If you were under a retention bonus contract, could you switch jobs and have the next employer pay the money back?
2.5 years at Tier 2 or 3 consulting firm 🤷♂️ and looking to transfer to MBB (preferably). I know 3 people at M, is it weird to just hit them up and ask for a referral?
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