If my company doesn’t match 401k at all, should I pull the ~$4k out (with whatever fees that incurs for early) to fill 2020 & 2021 Roth IRA allocations before deadline is up?
Moms, do you have recommendations for formula? My baby is 5 and half months old, and I want to supplement with formula, just a few ounces every day. She had some Similac and enfamil samples, and don’t have any negative reaction with either.
What does compensation look like at the Partner/MD level? I know this varies, but interested to know at Big4, MBB, Public firms (Accenture/IBM), boutique consulting. Wondering if staying for the long run is worth it
Charlotte fish - thoughts on Lowe’s as employer? Tried looking for a company bowl but don’t think there is one. Any feedback on the work culture, benefits etc?
Coming here, to get the opinions of the professional working-class left (and maybe some moderate/-right) who frequent the bowl. I want to attend Xmas with my extended family. ie. Many aunts, uncles, cousins, 2nd cousins, cousins' father/mother-inlaws etc. So whole age group 0-65 I am in Florida, and they are in NJ. I do not want to wear a mask. I will be asking the hosts if that is OK. If they say no, I will not attend. If they say its fine I will. What is this audience's opinion on that?
Any insight on pay and WLB at the major boutique firms (Avascent, Renaissance, Fairmont, CSP, etc)? Might be interested in transitioning to the A&D sector. 2 years post-MBA in M&A consulting and I have ~7 years government experience prior to b-school and previously held a TS/SCI. TIA Avascent
How do I get MBB good @ PPT? I’m a staff 2 in consulting & have only had long term projects; teams rarely used decks. I know ppt well, so the Q is more directed towards designing pretty slides.
What do unemployment benefits look like now? 450/week plus an additional 600/wk if it’s covid related? Is it taxed as income?
Want to move to Australia by Q1 2018 (Will be ~2 yrs post MBA with EY TAS by then. Mostly worked in M&A/Parthenon projects). Any 🐠 who can refer me in boutique strategy shops? No visa support needed
Any tips for working w/ your father in this biz? 😬 see the huge opportunity to step into something that’s already built vs struggling in your first few years but I do worry about the father-son side
African/Black F; 3.7 GPA from HYP; 2 years at MBB; 2 years at FAANG; haven’t done GMAT, but aiming for 730+; education- related extracurriculars in my home country— what are my chances at HSW or M7?
What cert to go for next? Currently have AWS-SAA and Security+. Thinking about CISSP but how difficult is it compared to the AWS-SAA?
How does the pension plan work at Deloitte? I’ve been working here for 3 years and never knew Deloitte offered a pension. I see a balance on my account but it says my statement is suppressed
I know the usual advice for saving is emergency fund - 401k up to match - max IRA - max 401k - HSA?/personal brokerage. However, where does saving for a house deposit and car deposit (want used but only ~2-3 yrs old) fit in? I’m 26, 100k salary and have been trying to put away 3k per month into HYSA/emergency fund, was maxing 401k at ~$800 per pay period (lowered to $400 a month a few months ago since no firm match and would like to put $ into HYSA/house/car fund), and $500/month to max IRA.
Told my mother the best travel purchase I've made was a fire stick... Her response was "are you really that single?" 😑
Sitting with a college friend who is in KPMG and just bragged that she is enrolled in a pension plan sponsored by KPMG and it is separate than 401K . I doubt this . Can anyone from KPMG confirm?
I am not from USA and English isn’t my first language so trying to understand is my nanny being out of line here. Our nanny has been extremely defensive to any feedback and has comments to an extend she compares everything with me and hubs. Few examples - you eat healthy, I am really jealous what money can buy. Why are you breastfeeding your kid I formula fed my son and let him be independent do you think he is not okay ? (For spending hours on call with LC). Additional screenshots
(Discussion topic) What are the top mistakes a new or experienced coach may make when working with a client in all fields...?
What should be the next certification that I should get? I have the CFE. I’m targeting the CFCS and the ACAMS as the next ones that I should get. Any thoughts on which one I should get 1st? Pros/Cons
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
What are the potential benefits of working at a deals oriented firm (e.g., LEK, S& Deals, EY-P) as compared to the more traditional Big 4 MC type roles at the post-M level? Really struggling with putting in the hours for the deals centric role as I’m not 100% sure of the longer term payoff (besides short term slight bump in comp).
What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm; (3) how many paid weeks off (from firm - not state/fed); (4) other perks, such as ramp up/down time, etc.
Any thoughts on the best certifications to get in order to help move forward? I have considered the CCP from World at Work, but it’s fairly pricey to get by the time you wrap up everything. I was looking at both SHRM-CP and SPHR. Everyone that I have spoken to has the SHRM, but that’s also only looking at individuals in a small geographic footprint and within 3-4 different companies. I was hoping to get some thoughts on this from others? Thanks
Received offer for product management from prestigious non profit tech company; but the pay is quite low. I’m pivoting from consulting and want to break into PM but is it worth it for the low salary?
Do hotels actually ask for ID if you’re using a company code when booking? A friend of mine gave me her Deloitte spg code and it cuts my hotel price by $100 a night. Thoughts?
GMAT aspirants - I'm a first year MBA student (Ex-Deloitte) and headed to McK for my summer. I'm offering GMAT coaching. Send me an email at email@example.com if you're interested
People in luxury buildings - do you also give a holiday gift to the rest of the staff? I’m mainly talking the people who may come in to fix things or for example the guy who mops the lobby every few days?
Told my boss that I have accepted a new job offer. Reason I’m leaving is because my current salary is laughable and on top of that no benefits after working there for 5 years. So now all of a sudden he wants to match what they’re offering me. Makes me think he could have given me that raise a long time ago.
If they decide to go back to "remote" or "hybrid" model this school year, I am legit gonna loose it!
Seeking advice on how to choose between a mid tier technical accounting advisory offer and Big 4 audit. Worked in audit at a local firm and wanted a bigger platform. Would love to switch to advisory to be more well rounded. Mid tier advisory offers higher salary but also thinking big 4 has a better platform and maybe better exit opportunities in the long run? Insights please.
I was just offered a promotion to Sr Strategy Analyst and I’d like to negotiate the base comp from $109 to $116 at least. I would love to hear how others have navigated this conversation. My points are: 1. I have both supply- and demand- side experience. 2. I have a proven record of dedication to the company w/ examples. (This is a leadership rotational program so it shows I’m invested in the company.) 3. I didn’t rec a raise in 2020 bc Covid so at a normal rate I would be making ...
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