Walked into a mall in China. It has the same smell as the Sheraton lobby. I could feel tears building around my eyes...
Anyone familiar with job title/seniority equivalents at Amex's Strategic Planning Group (SPG)?
Is the ritz Carlton in Montreal worth my points? 3 night stay for first year anniversary
Miami - going to be there in early dec and staying at Hilton downtown. Any recommendations for cool Miami things to do? Food? Drink? No, cannot go to Liv (as much as I wish I could!)
Cheapest SPG hotels in Seattle to book with points? Search shows "Please contact us" instead of point costs...
TFW your parents say they don't know where you live so you book them into a Westin on points. Welcome home, mom and dad
How many pts? At a Westin. Edit : just got 10,000 pts for it. Lesson learnt : Never hurts to ask
What is the best Hilton in Orlando. We have stayed at Hilton Orlando and love it but am wondering about the others. Lake buena vista or bonnet creek or Waldorf? Or maybe doubletree? We are looking to stay for 5 nights on points and would need connecting rooms. Looking for a good pool, decent restaurants.
Anyone successful in getting an SPG property to upgrade you mid-stay if a suite wasn't available at check-in? Cont...
Spg or Hilton honors? Currently spg plat but wanted to know if anyone had better experiences with Hilton (service, upgrades, points accumulation mainly)
Apologies in advance but there isn't a search. What is Deloitte corp code for Hilton? Please and thanks! 👩🏼👄
$240/night for Hilton: no microwave, fridge upon request for an additional $15/night charge (unless proof of medicine requiring refrigeration). Told rep i don't know why they're getting paid. Pathetic
I definitely saw a HUGE roach run across the floor and go under the bed in a Courtyard Marriott
Hey all, I left four shirts in the wardrobe of my room in a Sheraton. They’re saying they are not in lost and found but I am 100% sure they were in the room. One of the shirts has sentimental value...
Is there any way to get a better offer on the SPG AmEx? 25K just seems too low, but I'm also losing free points by waiting...
SO and I are asking a weekend trip to San Diego from Chicago in early feb. Best SPG property? Don’t really care about luxury, more convenience and location. Also do we need a car? Thanks!
When you’re expecting an important email: 1. Refresh, refresh, refresh 2. 1 notification! 3. “Save 20% Hilton Detroit” -_______________-
When did Marriott get so cheap? I’m staying at a Westin hotel in Houston and the free breakfast for ambassadors includes coffee, toast and water. They also charged me $10 a day for a microwave. I’ve never been charged for a microwave at any hotel… EVER!
Looking book Disney hotel with bonvoy points. Any thoughts on Swan vs ritz Carlton vs. JW? Pros and cons of being on ‘property’ vs. a nicer hotel close by?
I went back to the office this month (3/4 days per week) and it’s been a positive experience. Plus it seems that some partners who are going in appreciated it. But the office is a 15 min drive away for me. Some people need to commute an hour plus to be there. Will they be at a disadvantage if they actually try to take advantage of hybrid WFH in the future?
How many people here are leveraging multiple income streams to achieve FIRE? Would be curious to know what those other streams are and the biggest lessons you’ve learned so far.
Should I wait to update my LinkedIn? I joined MBB after a brief post-MBA stint at a CPG company . I was only there for 2 months and I don’t want my MBA classmates to think I jumped ship too quickly and judge. Should I wait until January to update my LinkedIn?
If I say I am a java developer, what skillet would be expected from me in an interview... I have worked in a support project.
How do you handle bonus money? I recently received ~5k which I worked hard for and looked forward to the last few months and feel pretty lame stashing it all into savings.
You just finished teaching a skill / topic in your lesson. Children are now off to work on that skill independently: who are you targeting first to support, your students in the red or your students in the yellow?
Hi all! I have an offer from EY-OTS. I’m giving up significant upside in industry (money, responsibility) for the role. Any EY-OTS alumni willing to spare 15 mins to talk about their experience? Thnx!
A rather good list of free software services for this trying time mainly for ngo’s, teachers and small businesses. Free Software That Businesses, Schools And Others Can Use During The COVID-19 Crisis
Hi fellow USI 🐟 Did anyone recently apply for visa extension, how much time did Seyfarth took to complete the process and receiving the approval. End to end starting with initiation to approval.
This is about to be the first month in my life where I'm unable to pay off my credit card statement balance (about 2.5k leftover) and I'm feeling like such a failure. Any tips on how to mitigate the impact of this and get out of the hole asap?
Went from big 4 advisory to a lower/MM PE Ops role. Is it worth trying for MBB if my near-future goal is to do portfolio ops at larger PE fund? I’m worried my resume doesn’t have strong enough names
It is not the time for a skinny relief bill https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2021/02/11/gofundme-ceo-congress-pass-covid-relief-desperate-americans-column/4440425001/
When negotiating has anyone ever asked for a signing bonus? If so how did you go about it and were you successful? Not sure how common these are but trying to gauge if it’s possible to negotiate this
Systemwide upgrades on AA: They have to be on flights that say "American Airlines" when you buy them/can't be used for a partner like British Airways, right? Looking at a Europe trip, want to clarify
Does Deloitte pay for/reimburse CPA License renewal? If so what is the process to get reimbursed? TIA 🐠 Deloitte
Anybody has any advice for making passive income!!! Would really appreciate it. Only been 2 years out of college could use some guidance. Mostly interested in investments that help with the tax write off and create another stream of income. Willing to put in the effort till I’m the next Jeff Bezos lol
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