Marriott people - make sure you brush up on your elite member guarantees: just got $200 for not being offered a welcome gift or an alternative to the lounge being closed https://www.marriott.com/loyalty/member-benefits/guarantee.mi
I have an HSA account, but made a 200 dollar payment using credit card.can I reimburse myself from the HSa account and then make a $200 contribution back into the hsa.essentially want a tax (contd)
What’s the most unusual thing you have done to retain or get a higher elite status ? I need two more nights to retain my plat status with the Marriott. I am planning to stay at a 2 star hotel using 25000 points lol. I don’t know the time I did this 😂
Hey 🐠, in the pre-COVID world, were most of your projects based in London? If not, where did you travel for work?
Anyone know a good way to cash out united miles (e.g. Amazon or Chewy vouchers)? Have like 400k but no upcoming personal trips so definitely won’t spend them all, and have lots of work trips upcoming
How bad is getting through customs coming in from international flight at LAX on a Friday morning? Do not have global entry.
Deloitte strategy 🐠 I noticed the travel requirement says 50% in non-COVID times as compared to the traditional 80%. Is this accurate from your experience?
Anyone vacation in Bermuda in the last several years? Would you recommend? Hotel suggestions?
First time getting on a travel project. What should I sign up for to maximize my potential points. Credit Cards, Airlines, etc Any recommendations and tips/inside scoop on best perks or procedures?
How long is too long before meeting an SO’s parents? We’ve been together a little over 2.5 years and I still haven’t met them. Part of it is because they’re in India and we’re in the US and covid travel bans won’t allow it, but they have suggested FaceTime and my SO refuses. I think he wants to make sure it goes well but given our trip was planned December 2020 and won’t happen anytime soon, shouldn’t I at least meet them virtually? Am I reading into it too much?
Perks of growing up poor. I find I am not attracted to or mirror a lot of the expensive behaviors/ habits like most of my consulting friends. Perfectly happy staying at a Marriott or la fitness, I don’t have that desire to always stay at the Ritz Carlton or be an equinox member.
How do you go from united silver to gold? I feel like I have been silver forever and I've been consistently traveling.
New United status requirements for 2021.
Going to end up with ~99K EQM but will have over 15k in spend. Anyone have experience getting American to still give Exec Platinum?
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Flying EWR-PDX via United on a Weds and PDX-JFK via Delta on a Sun - upgrades are $300 for each. Worth it? Or should I just wait for the possibility of a free upgrade?
A lady looks confused at the United checkin counter and says she couldn't find her flight after she put in her SkyMiles number...
Mid tier airline card comparison: Amex delta gold vs Citi aadvantage / Barclays aviator? Looking for ~$100 annual fee airline card to boost airline points balances to work up to some aspirational redemptions :)
What is everyone picking for their Marriott choice benefits? Always do suite nights for both, but still have 10 suite nights from last year that are being extended through 2021...
Been staffed locally and I’m 2,535 EQMs short of AA’s EP status Trying to determine if worth the effort / time to do a mileage run Any best practice on looking for flights with AA EQM / booking class
If [said company] asks to put you "on hold" for the month of December...but you found a better offer, do you: -have to follow through with said gig -communicate this with them if they haven't followed up yet (but added you to new slack channels) (asking because I no longer wish to work with them) Thanks for the advice.
Engagement Manager with a Current cash comp is 250k-270k. Seeking to exit into something that has better WLB i.e. 55 hours or less per week. What kind of haircut should I expect on comp, if at all...
Dear EY folks, what's the difference between EY GDS and EY India? I have been selected for EY GDS as PM. What kind of projects I can expect? Also, how is yearly appraisal and bonus in EY GDS?
Day 1 of a two week long vacation, wish me luck, as work has been my steady ritual of the mind to stay busy and ignore the isolation.
So let’s say I meet my FIRE number but all my money is in retirement accounts....how do I retire early? By early I mean like late 30s early 40s. Wouldn’t I pay a penalty?
Evangelicals did sell their soul to the false prophet, didn’t they? From Cohen’s book: Trump held a meeting at Trump Tower with prominent evangelical leaders, where they laid their hands on him in prayer. Afterward, Trump said: “Can you believe that bulls--t? Can you believe people believe that bulls--t?”. The cosmic joke was that Trump convinced a vast swathe of working-class white folks in the Midwest that he cared about their well-being, Cohen writes
Anyone knows a recruiter in Lenovo. I read a role online and I'm interested in. I would like an internal recommendation. Any fish can help me?
Heading home from client site early with a long weekend ahead. Honestly has to be one of the best feelings 🙌🏻
For all those who submitted R1 to Yale SOM, what was your prompt for the final “think on your feet” question in the video interview?
Hello London folk. There’s a lot of great chat about diversity in adland on fishbowl, but it’s all very US based. So I’ve just started a bowl on diversity in London specifically - 9qo8f
Anyone familiar with PwC AI Labs? Thoughts on the quality of work? WLB? Promotion opportunities? Skill level in the group?
Hello, I am 36 and have over 250k in savings. I started saving late (at 32) as I didn’t make much and lived in NYC. I used to be on a visa and had little to say on my salary negotiations. Upon getting my green card, my salary doubled when I changed jobs and I started saving extensively. Today I make around 180k a year and am able to save $4.5k a month and 7% towards 401k. I have no kids and I am looking to maximize savings. Any advice? Thanks!
If Carlyle Group led the spinoff of Booz & Co and left it weak and undercapitalized, who did the DD and strategic plan? Deliberate attempt by MBB to cripple competitor? 🤔 #alt-consulting conspiracy
Getting ready to blow my theoretical bonus on a new bag. Currently have a mulberry laptop bag (mens). Any suggestions <2k max.
Which privacy cert would you go for, CIPM or CIPT? Debating which I should test for, since I have competency in both. Which has better ROI for career, or in greater demand in industry?
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