I’ve heard mixed things about Amazon creative departments. What makes it worth it? What kind of benefits do you guys receive?
How to take advantage of per diem budget? eg, Amazon gift cards from Cvs, Starbucks gift cards etc. Also is it allowed and these transactions be tracked by the firm?
What are the biggest risk factors to your firm? From my perspective, it has to be the pension liability
Potential agency boomerang having a hard time making a decision to stay brand-side or go back. Need some advice! Do I leave the brand, being "the client," fun work, great WLB, as well as the most toxic work environment I've ever experienced and meh pay? Do I go back to agency lead a new team with significant responsibilities, forget about WLB, sell my soul alongside smart people, get great pay and benefits? PS: I'm a mom and brand-side for 5 years. What do I need to know!? Thank you!
Why don’t healthcare providers want efficiency/optimization consulting? Hospitals need the money. This is my passion and I don’t understand why it doesn’t sell.
Looking to get into consulting? Any suggestions or opportunities anyone can assist me with. I have 5+ years in the Healthcare sector and wondering what part of consulting will best work for me.
Did anyone start contributing to a 529 account in their mid 20s? Even if they’re single w/o kids (but obviously expecting to have kids in the future)? I like the tax benefits and have some income I can allot to that after my current investments/savings/needs and wants. Just not sure if there are other things I should be considering…
Does anyone have financial anxiety ? I realize I have a toxic relationship with money, maybe because I just started my career (I’m 26yo). But when it comes to spending, I get anxious. I did everything right: saved enough for emergency fund, 401k, Roth IRA and investment stocks. However, I’m always afraid to spend a lot for certain circumstances (ie. Health, moving/new apt, etc..) and be left with less money since I work so hard for it. How do you overcome this stress and anxiety ?
How often do you convert your after tax 401k contributions as part of the mega backdoor?
I am just enrolling in 401k, what does it mean to max out 401k contribution? I googled and it says max contribution is 19k, so should I do 19k / my salary and contribute that %?
Hi 🙋♂️ I’ve been working in life sciences and healthcare strategy for a while now, and want to specialize in healthcare data science/ medical data analytics/ epi data- any thoughts on top tier masters programs to help?
Not in IB or ER, but I have to ask (per CFA study), how common is it to run in to troublesome pension accounting issues? It seems like most companies have/are going the way of DC plans and away frm DB
I just realized the company I am about to jump ship to doesn’t have a 401K match or any contribution programs. Would this be a deal breaker? The base salary is a 20% increase. Offer is due @ 5pm today
Has anyone used their solo 401k to purchase income property real estate? Just discovered this feature today and want to hear about experiences. And no, I don’t mean borrowing up to 50k for a primary residence purchase. Been there done that. Thanks!
Fishies, I need your help. I received an offer for $160k from guidehouse. I’m currently paid $133k at EY. I don’t particularly love my practice as it is testing and the new practice with guidehouse would be IT strategy. EY has gotten me comfortable with the reimbursement for fitness, phone and internet and the promises from Kelly Grier of “really good bonuses and raises” this year. What would you do?
As an SC going for Manager who wanted to jump ship, would you consider another Big4? If so, which one has comparable benefits and better work-life balance (I know, I know that’s probably unrealistic)?
Should I make the move from ATL to NYC? 24 and I’ve always had a dream of living there in my 20s. I’m analyst with 1 YOE and think I could get support for the transfer itself. My hesitation stems from HCOL… I don’t have any debt and have a substantial cushion in savings (lived at home the past year) but the idea of spending ~2k rent is intimidating. I will spend ~$1.2k in atl for rent. My income in MCOL is $65k. Should I bite the bullet or wait 1-2yrs for a salary increase before going to HCOL?
Anyone from Deloitte received RFE for medical test post I-485 submission in Oct 2020? If yes, how did you get it - via regular mail or through the law firm?
Some of my clients have had a blurred zoom background. It’s definitely not static; the background blur moves as their cameras move around too. Anyone know what this is?!
Is it worth it to hold out until manager in FDD? Or exit now as a senior into a senior m&a role
Had lower utilization this year than normal due to being rolled off and on different engagements with downtime in between. Nothing performance-related. Even though it was out of my hands (cont)
Looking to do a 4 or 5 day trip from San Fran to LA on the PCH. I would love some recommendations on itinerary, activities, places to stay, and food!
Looking for advice. Just started new job that allows Roth 401k. I have a previous traditional 401k worth about 50k and a Roth IRA worth about 40k. I’m 26 and make 150k total this year. My new company allows for mega backdoor to Roth IRA. Should I rollover my old 401k to an T-IRA or rollover to my new employer? How should I split my new contributions between traditional and Roth 401k? Should I mega backdoor after tax to my Roth IRA? Thanks in advance.
Would you move from D to other Big 4 with only 20k raise (115 -> 135k)? Assuming you need to restart GC process from scratch a year after joining
Started at a new firm 3 months ago, first two months was swamped staffed on a huge deal, (my only file) did my hours everything good. July: deal was supposed to close did not due to regulatory stuff but my work stream is done and over and am now really really slow, asked for work to people I had worked with to help them close - nothing, staffed on a new deal , client on vacation so everything is on stand by. I’m freaking out don’t know how to reach to partners/senior associates (ctd in comments)
No money for award submissions and executive trips to Cannes with expense accounts for expensive restaurants and wine this October, until our furloughed brothers and sisters are brought back. If you hear that this is happening, please post about it with hashtags.￼ Solidarity Now.
Best affordable (under $250) standing desk for someone who’s 6’2? Ideally electric, seen a ton of options online but not sure which ones are actually good quality
Question: I’ve seen so many women get in mommy mode and throw their hobbies, careers, everything to the side as soon as a baby arrive. I don’t want to do that and in my mind I feel that I’ll still get to be myself. Does being a mom naturally make you lose your previous identity? It’s hard enough trying to move up within our roles but is this naturally in us?
Passed over for a promotion a third time, even after doing everything, and more, you’re supposed to? It’s time to GTFO
Any thoughts on family law as a practice area? Got offered 110k plus bonuses with low billable hours requirement. I'm in Los Angeles. Not sure if I should get into it as a practice area though as I hear conflicting things. Any thoughts would help. Thanks
Is couples therapy covered under health insurance? How should I go about searching for a good therapist/counselor? Gf and I want to do this before tying the knot
Programs with full rides? 3.9 undergrad at Wharton, already at mbb, 780 gmat. Would like to go to bschool unsponsored on scholarship. Are there strong programs that offer full rides?
My dad works for the state and he currently has 7 months of accrued vacation and 10 months of sick time....we’re doing it wrong guys
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