Suggestions on an intro book to personal finance/investing? 25 y/o with no interest in actively managing a portfolio but want to set myself up for long-term financial freedom
What do finance guys want as a birthday gift from girlfriend? Budget is around $300-$500. I usually book flights or hotels, but I can’t do that this year.
Give me your best Audible book you have recently listened to? Finance, Sales or non-fiction
Any recs for new or under-the-radar finance blogs, books, programs, etc. to read/watch while isolating at home? I think I've read everything on my usuals list. Nothing to do but work more...
Seeking recommendations for good materials (books/ courses etc.) on finance transformation?
What is the best method to learn SAP finance? Do people have recommendations on a specific book, website, or other best practices to learn it?
Best technical skills and learning opportunities for corporate finance? - VBA, SQL, Python (Coursera/LinkedIn Learning) - Quant (R) - Hyperion or other apps (work) - CFA study (books)
I was asked by a friend for a few management consultant books (similar to liar's poker in the finance industry) to check out. The only one I can think of is Peter Drucker's Adventures of a Bystander (good but not too much consulting)... any suggestions! 😁
What is a good general personal finance book ? I know the basics, but looking to get organized for the future. I’d like something that covers the theory as well as the mechanics.
What are your favorite personal finance books? I just read Rich Habits and really liked it. I am also reading the Psychology of Money. Looking to read some more!
Any good books/free courses out there that give a taste of what HF/PE work is like? Not really looking to switch from tech, but curious about the hype around these finance jobs (besides the high pay)
How does one actually finance the purchase of a book of business? I’m assuming you put a cash down payment...how much? Does a bank finance the rest, or your BD?
Could someone explain what finance closing process is? I passed CPA and have audit experience but I don’t really understand how industry accounting cycle works :( What does it mean to close the books? Are they referring to 12/31 deadline? Do all JE have to be recorded within this date? How does one close it?
I’m a history major and have a hard time understanding when people talk about finance or accounting. Any books that you guys can recommend that might help?
Recommendations of good books to listen to during a drive or in the gym. I have credits on audible and I need to use them. I am mostly interested in finance, real estate, entrepreneurship, anything that will motivate me to get rid of a 9-5. TIA.
Tips for staying calm and focused before 2 back to back interviews this afternoon? I feel prepped but don’t want to break my focus
Do holiday weekends like Labor Day make job posters / recruiters want to close on a job posting and make a decision beforehand or does that usually have no weight in decision timelines?
Any recommendations on a carry on bag with a trolley sleeve for me to slip on over my roller carry on? A nice larger size one that can fit both client and acn laptop?
What is the difference between an Associate Consultant role (in MBB) vs. a Consulting/Business Analyst role (in McK/Big 4/ACN)? Would the former be a step up from the latter, or they are lateral?
Can somebody please explain to me why MBB and other top consulting firms are so adamant that you have an MBA? I majored in accounting, finance, and operations management at a top 10 undergrad business school and then got my masters in information systems from the grad school program. I took multiple MBA courses as electives when getting my masters and it seemed like those classes were very basic and easy. Idk if I would learn anything in an MBA program that I hadn’t already learned in undergrad
Just took a shot and applied to MBB online. Anybody know how long it generally takes for them to get back? It’s been 2 weeks and it’s my first application since UG, not sure how long I should wait.
I have a job interview tomorrow, and I’m so prepared, I’m so ready to go! I want this job so badly!! EEEKKK ✨can everyone just send in some good vibes! ✨
Excluding doctors and lawyers, do you think that it is fair to say that working as a consultant is a lot more demanding that many other business jobs? (Billable hours, 24/7 availability, etc..)
How do you ask for a raise when you know your CCO is going to start by saying he went above and beyond for you and really did his best. But you know you are underpaid.
putting in two weeks notice soon and nervous they'll ask me to stay longer. can you negotiate extensions past two weeks to request additional compensation or would that totally burn the bridge
Anyone have any insights on Select Equity’s expertise, culture, and interviewing process? Was approached for a role and intrigued by the opportunity
I am working for 12-14 hours a day in a non client facing role at one of the big 4. What are some of the exit opportunities I can think of in the next 1-2 years? I want to have a 9-6 job with decent pay.
Anyone got any advice for FP&A interviews?
Trying Copilot, and so far kind of loving it! Only in first week of two week trial but this may be what I needed. Personal 1:1 remote trainer that programs all of my workouts based on my needs!
Which practical & actionable books on investment would you suggest a 25 year old? The goal is to achieve financial independence by the time I hit 45. /serious
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