I am switching jobs and my wife is pregnant. We will have health insurance with my new employer but my wife found some article suggesting we may not get pregnancy coverage under new insurance because they will recognize it as a preexisting condition. Can anyone assuage my concern and let me know if there’s any validity to this? Are we screwed..
Have any of your agencies taken steps towards acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in your office? Care to share, good or bad? Hoping to get ideas to take back to our leadership. Thanks!!
Should I be worried that my 401k YTD return is only 4.13%? Not sure how accurate that number is, if it is....pls help 🥲
Anyone pivot into health tech from consulting?
I have 60k in Cash (High Yield Savings and Checkings accounts). And 60k in Investment Accounts (401k, IRA,Taxable, Etc). Have 2 investment properties. I’m 25, should I be more diversified? I want to make sure I’m capitalizing on my cash as much as possible. Should I be putting more into the Markets in stead of having so much cash?
Since partners no longer get subsidized health care coverage from their firms, do any partners purchase health care through the aca marketplace exchange? Even without a premium tax credit from the exchange, it would have to be cheaper than paying full price via the firm’s plan unsubsidized. I heard that some get coverage thru a spouse’s plan, but what if the spouse’s family plan from their employer is really bad? Curious to hear about options out there. EY PwC KPMG Deloitte Grant Thornton
I have zero motivation to work out at home (won’t be back to the gym anytime soon where I live) but I know it’s necessary for both my physical and mental health. Any suggestions for motivation and maybe some great at home workouts I could try?? Getting desperate over here!
Thoughts: my colleague passed away this week. He had no bank nomination or will. His personal savings gone to the state and not his family. Observations: Beef up your life insurance
I’ve put on about 20 lbs during covid lockdowns and haven’t lost a pound since. My SO loves me but (and I agree) has always been big about us keeping appearance and weight in check, first for our health but also for overall attraction. His take is if a disease somehow made me put on weight there’s not a comment he would make but in this case it’s really bad exercise and diet habits. I don’t disagree but I’ve never been so far from my target weight that I just don’t know where and how (cont)
Is a pet insurance needed/ worth -if my pup is from a responsible breeder (and so hoping potentially less health issues)? If so - any recommendations? Thanks..
I've been putting my 401k into a target date fund, but the risk/upside just isn't high enough given I'm not retiring for another 30 years. Thoughts on putting it all in a large-cap growth fund (VIGIX)? Returns have been solid over last 10 years. Investing through work, so don't have all funds available to me.
Anyone on here complete grad school through GSAP and go back to Deloitte and have any pro tips for how to do it right? (Max reimbursement, things to do before you leave, benefits, etc.)
@ Guidehouse ppl - I left the firm a year ago but left my 401K funds w my old Transamerica acct w GH. Now GH is bought by Navigant & Transamerica said my contract is ending..will I lose my 401k $???
Can anyone recommend how to get into mining with current shortages of graphic cards? Want to set up something for my parents as thy are getting older and I am afraid Gov benefits will be erased...
Seeking referral to Microsoft for a healthcare position. Trained MD with healthcare strategy consulting experience. Please advise on how we can connect and really appreciate your help!
Anyone see a registered dietician without having a very pressing health issue (as in, stomach issues or obese)? I just lack the willpower and focus to really effectively control my eating, I’d love to have someone to hold me accountable and help identify specific triggers I have personally to lose like 15-20 pounds. How did you go about finding one?
About to get an offer to move to a health agency. Anyone else make that move? How was it? I’ve lost major interest in the hustle glorified at traditional agencies, and have a fam so need better WLB. Realizing regular agencies aren’t made to work around family life…more like the other way around. Even when setting boundaries you get comments and pressure…working til midnight every night to “make up” for having to log off between 6 and 9 every night isn’t a good balance for me.
Who still goes to firm happy hours? Raise your hand because I do NOT want to go today and could use convincing otherwise
Do you guys use ”Hi guys” in the office to address everyone irregardless of gender or is that banned?
I’m trying to figure out what I’m worth. I’m a director / editor who works directly in-house at an agency. I’ve directed several (roughly one a month) broadcast spots in the last year for a national fast food client and I’ve also edited those spots among editing other random national spots in-between. The production budgets range from roughly 200k-500k per shoot depending on how many days it is. I get paid 75k yearly which is feeling pretty low when I do the math. Is that fair?
This is for my real estate agents. I’m brand new into the business and I adore the work. What tips or pointers can you give to a new agent- I’m in Las Vegas if it helps to be specific. If anyone has any book recommendations that’d be awesome as well. I’m looking to learn anything and everything. For example, learning what I can and can’t do to make a deal close
Ugh, my downgraded Amex green card arrived today. Also t-minus 17 days until the new $60 mobile reimbursement. $1200+ in comp I will miss!
401K Question - Very Confused. Just came to US and will be here for about 4 Years. Firm matches 25% of first 6% employee down. Some say, upon withdrawal, have to 40% tax/penalty / others say .. Contin
When someone gets fired/laid off but they keep their previous title/agency on LinkedIn, does anyone ever tell them to change it?
What do you recommend investing your money in if you don’t think you’ll live very long in retirement? Most my family hasn’t made it past 70 due to cancer etc., so I’m concerned the money I’m putting in 401k will never be able to be used by me… thank you.
If you're on a PiP, is it better to quit just before the end stage, when you get fired, or better to get fired and collect unemployment, but also have a company-based termination on your record
There’s not that many jr. strategists on here, and I’m afraid that an agency I’m interviewing with might recognize my complaints/questions 🙃
What’s the best way to cold email an agency or production house to land an interview? Do things for the first time and wondering if there are tips or things to keep in mind
Anyone here have the Allbirds flats? Are they professional enough for consulting? Finally going back to travel and realizing I have no shoes anymore!
Anyone gotten rhinoplasty? I was getting consults before the pandemic and chickened out bc I’m terrified of dying in surgery for a cosmetic procedure. But I’m considering it again bc I hate how I look in photos and bc we’re all wfh and I’ve never met my colleagues in person so no one would know. Anyone had this done? Was it worth it? Any issues?
Any good registry hacks? Or discounts to save money for things I’ll need for me , baby or the house?
I’m shooting my shot. This is not my preferred avenue but I don’t have the old fashioned connections. I’m looking for a BCG and/or Bain referral after a screening call. I applied to Mck without a referral (MBA/undergrad from non target schools) and have first round interview on the 29th. I have been studying casing/strategy since October to transfer from industry to MBB. My background is strategic mktg until ‘18 graduation from MBA, with a Supply Chain focus.
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