I'm currently looking for a new job, and it's looking like I'm going to start around beginning of December. I also get married in March, and I'm going to take my fiancé's last name. I was wondering if I should ask HR if I could start out using my married name. I'm worried that people will just start to learn who I am about 3-4 months in only for my name to change! It could potentially be confusing.
Anyone have any thoughts on this? Or am I just overthinking it?
Anyone leave clinical medicine for consulting or tech? What kind of role did you take? What kind of company do you work for? Pros/cons of the switch? How does salary compare? Work-life balance, job satisfaction? Any input appreciated. I’m burnt out and underpaid for the work I do. I’d love to get into Epic strategy or implementation.
Just found out my husband is being transferred to the Chicago area in about two months, I know finding a new job mid-school year will be tough but if anyone has any leads on a secondary opening please share!
Thoughts on Horizon NYC? Atmosphere, pay, client roster, MGMT? Any help would be appreciated
Hello Fishes, British petroleum Grade-7 in Digital functions or Wipro C1 Business Value Architect, fixed pay is almost same Wipro is paying 2 lacs more variable than BP.
Any insights/suggestions would be appreciated
I think I generally do good work… except on one case with one partner. I got added to the case at a crucial moment with no context and no time to get caught up to speed. What I was asked to do was beyond my experience level and it’s been mistake after mistake since then. I just made another mistake this week, which I promptly addressed. Still, I have to call the partner tomorrow to explain. Continued…
Definitely took the wrong job. I was offered a seriously competitive salary and great benefits to work at a well funded startup, which is great! Turns out the salary and benefits were meant as lowkey bribes to insure I worked at the company without actually doing any work. Every single suggestion I've made has been shut down and I've been ghosted for several meetings with the CEO. What should I do? Just leave?
Unfortunately I don’t have immediate family to watch my 10 year old when I go on vacations or work trips, has anyone hired a sitter or nanny for a few days? Does that service exist?
Received a Tissot as a gift, don’t know much about watches so figured I’d ask in here what the general reputation / reaction would be before wearing one at work. Ok to wear as an associate? I’m not a huge luxury watch person (hope to learn more) but I like the style, wear watches often, and appreciate the craftsmanship.
Im on pace to settle between $8-10M this year ($2.7-3M in fees) as pre-lit personal injury attorney, 10 years out, 1 year into new firm, Base $90k, 3% commission, I should clear $175k-$180k this year with benefits and 4% matching IRA, we have 55 employees at the firm, is it unreasonable to be wanting to clear $200k a year? $225k a reach? Don’t want to be unreasonable having only been here a year?
Looking for plasma b+ blood in Hyderabad for my friend parents - Any leads would b helpful
First gen lawyer here (not that that really impacts the question/post) but I see all these posts about entering billable time and appropriate descriptions (mostly in big law or other practice areas). How often do people here run into clients requesting meetings to have their bills explained or refusing to pay certain work? Are you small, mid-size, big law, and who in your firm is tasks with these explanation meetings?
Hi Guys ,
My last working day in IBM was on 6th dec-2022.
When I will be getting FFS and experience and relieving letter from IBM side ???
Can you all give some feedback on this https://youtu.be/9Tz6oyrvSxM. Interested to know how and if you all would be interested in a tool like this (or your companies) I’m the cofounder of the super easy to use SaaS tool to build great looking professional business cases and share, approve, and track them. Happy to provide private demos also - DM me!
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What are your thoughts on high property tax properties. Currently in NY but planning to move to Bergen County, NJ for good schools but most of the places have property taxes of $19K and above
For investors, at least two takeaways from this are more people are buying pricier houses. A second is the less expensive houses in the $100k to $250k range is appealing for those less qualified.
Reality of financing to become an investor to obtain rental property income…. Best brokers for this? Is it difficult if your down funds are low?
Hi all, looking to buy a fourplex in Austin TX. Off market they will accept $625k “as is”. My only financing option is fha it seems since I don’t have 15% down. Current rents are $4300. It’s in south Austin part of 78704 but a really bad street. My thoughts are it’ll gentrify and I’ll condo regime it. Any major concerns, am I buying at the peak? Are there other financing options I should entertain? First house so a bit nervous. Thank you!
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Hi, need some advice because very new investor when it comes to owning personally versus LLC. Currently own my home and planning to purchase two lots of land sooner rather than later. With three real estate assets under my arm, getting a little worried about having them all under my personal name. Should i create an LLC and purchase the lots under that name? Should i transfer my first home?
I'm applying for an LLC mortgage for a rental property and the bank is requiring ALL utility bills from the past year in order to verify expenses, which I have to request from the seller...is this normal? Seems like overkill, esp since the rental income is 50% higher than total expenses
Won’t this just push more foreign / cash buyers to the US market as a result?
Anyone using credit cards to pay their mortgages? Is it possible to get the processing fee of 2-3% waived off? Feels like am leaving a lot of money/points on the table by paying it through my checking.
Where did you find the best mortgage rate? First time buyer with 800+ credit score and lost where to start
What are investment property rates now? Live in NJ but looking at potentially buying in Phily. Budget ~300k
Real Estate Attorney recommendations in NYC?
Anyone know any lenders that will do a no to very low closing cost refinance on an investment property? I’m at 5.85 percent on a preorder and would obviously like to get that down.
How much house can my wife and I afford?Our combined annual income is $225k and we have roughly $2.1M in savings (investments & inheritance). We are moving to a HCOL area and every desirable house is $900k+. This is not something we can afford on our salary alone and feel irresponsible blowing our retirement on a house. At the same time, don’t want to be a renter forever. Please help!
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Are there any attorneys here who can tell me how fractional.app’s model works with respect to securities laws? It appears that fractional is only facilitating by allowing people to post opportunities to the site and doing the admin work, but aren’t the folks posting to fractional selling securities by selling membership interests? Yet investors do not need to be accredited and there’s no mention of a JOBS act exemption or similar.
Homeowners, do you still itemize even after the tax reform, or do you just take standard deduction?
At what pt in the transaction is the furniture for a home sold/moved? Had a buyer walk the day before closing so a bit paranoid about this time around. With the last buyer, they were going inherit the furniture so this wasn’t an issue, but the new buyer does not want it so trying to have them allow me to sell it (for 2-3 days) after closing day so I’m not shit out of luck. The property is an airbnb, so if i sell everything and this new buyer walks, I’m screwed as i’ll have to pay $3400 a month.
Has anyone used sonyma programs for their mortgage in nyc? Is that the lowest rate I would get? Or would a bank be more competitive?
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