Self-directed IRAs. So many questions! Have any of you ever tried a self directed IRA? I’m thinking about it in relation to investing in a company (to the tune of 150-200k) or possibly purchasing a vacation property as an investment in a location we’d like to retire (if I did that, could we use it to vacation personally occasionally in the meantime? Even if we needed to pay the IRA for the rental?) Thoughts? Warnings?
Career Tip: Martyrdom is not rewarded in the workplace. Take your PTO. Take care of your body & your mind. Have interests and strong relationships outside of work so that you do not attach undue importance to the people at work. Protect your peace.
When it takes you two weeks of working to catch up from one week of vacation...seems like it should be the other way around ☠️
There’s a scene in the 3rd season of the west wing where josh is talking to Leo about wanting to go away on vacation to Tahiti with a woman he’s dating. Josh is reluctant to take time off, as a lot..
I go back tomorrow after a week's vacation. When is it expected I start catching up on email? Tonight? Tomorrow?
You know you’re moving up in the world when you have to let more and more people know about your upcoming PTO
Has anyone ever used the Samaritans? My therapist is on holiday and I badly need help. My boyfriend is ghosting me after a fight and I have the strong feeling it’s over and he’s just being cruel. My self esteem and outlook are zero. I’ve been told EAP is terrible for this so need a temporary option that is free or very cheap. I’m based in the UK in case that helps.
I want a holiday gift card from Deloitte 😢
Thoughts on buying Sheraton vacation home rentals (I.e. time shares). Math is: $18k total investment, spread over a 7 year, 13% loan, gets you a) 1 week of studio stays in 200+ resort locations b)...
Can anyone share advice on how to tell a client a team member is leaving the firm? I’m a team lead whose manager is on PTO until this guy leaves the firm. Was hoping to tell my client tomorrow. Help?
How do I give my two week notice? Through initiating resignation on DNet? I’m also going to be away on vacation until 1.5 weeks before...
I love the holiday pie 🥧
Not so fun one: drank too much at the holiday party and feel like a total idiot. Nothing happened but still, lesson learned. Any advice on how to recover?
Suggestions for end of sept vacation in Algarve (Portugal)? Looking to hike/be outdoors as much as possible.
Is there a studio in the dmv area where I can go get a holiday photo taken with my husband? We did a photo shoot in the summer and really don’t want a full fledged photo shoot right now. Just a couple of photos in a studio with some sort of Christmas/ holiday set up. They always show stuff like this in movies, wondering if it’s real lol
When is the new manager milestone week? I guess December right? Will plan my vacation around it.
How do you guys know when it’s time to take a vacation? Currently feeling burned out and wish I would’ve booked one sooner
Has anyone started scheduling mental health days? How did your team react to it? With COVID, people are just taking less PTO and a once a month day off sounds really nice to me right now.
Currently in the US but interviewing for a UK-based firm and role. The comp level they are throwing around is £250k TC. Is this reasonable for a Director-level role with 12 YOE? My comparator would be wait 18-24mo to become a consulting partner - in the US that starts at $450k/£325k. For the purposes of this question, assume I’m optimizing for initial comp, not long term potential, and not livability, Intl experience, WLB, CoL etc. Thanks!
Tone-deaf response from the left wing Democratic mayor of D.C., who was speaking near the place a 17 year old had just been shot to death. "Mayor Muriel Bowser, speaking to reporters near the scene of the shooting, noted that public drinking and marijuana use outside were prohibited, as were gatherings of more than 50 people as a precaution against spreading the coronavirus. “It’s very important that as a community we have a zero-tolerance for this activity,” https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/dc-shooting-leaves-dead-20-injured-72269085
agile [ aj-uhl, -ahyl ] Creative department works through the summer while the account and strategy team goes on their annual summer vacation.
My current role is a Business Analyst. I am very comfortable interacting with people and also Ambiguity. Recently, I developed quite a lot of interest in Product management and I want to make a transition into this stream. I am completely aware that Business Analysis is different from Product Management. I started taking courses on Udemy to understand more about Product Management and also started reading books. I would love to get handson with the concepts that I am learning, but not sure (TBC)
I have 3 years of experience in selenium automation testing with current ctc as 4.78L. How much salary i can expect from other companies
My pregnant wife's blood work came back indicating 1 in 250 chance of down syndrome. With out first it was 1 in 3000. We are freaking out. Has anyone been thru this what was your experience.
Looking for new professional challenge on the retail market,Dynamic, result oriented and self-motivated professional. Successful experiences driving new business development opportunities and developing strategic partnerships resulting in revenue increases. Effective negotiator achieving exclusive deals within distribution channels, and special products. Strong business acumen within the consumer, medical devices and retail market segments.
I am trying to grow my Classroom library. What are some good children’s books with both Spanish and English text?
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Better to be a big fish in a small pond or a little fish in a big pond for MBA apps (I.e. superstar at B4 or mediocre/below average at MBB; metaphorically speaking ofc, ik the B4 is technically bigger in terms of size but you understand the point in terms of competitiveness)?
Those who moved from biglaw to in-house at a large corporation, have you successfully managed to negotiate working entirely remote?
Best office chair?! I’m WFH until at least Jan 22 and I need to upgrade my desk chair. Suggestions? I know the Herman Miller is awesome but would love to spend less than $1k. Around $400ish
Do you guys know when will your firm start hiring again? Will get out this year and may have 6 mons training to be reserved and desperately looking for Audit/Advisory job but I guess I just not getting out at the right time.
What fitness trackers do you use? Work from home and I've gotten really sedentary. Think having a reminder to get my ass up and move around will help.
If you smashed your keurig and melted your Dixie chicks CDs you don’t get to gripe about cancel culture
EY-P TSE vs ACN Management Consulting - which one would you prefer in terms of growth opportunity and interesting work? Senior Associate/Consultant level. No MBA.
Are public sector projects highly competitive to get onto at the different MBB firms? Saw a story today saying that the social sector is <5% of revenue, with some consultants saying...
Stop the panic and end the total isolation, says MD & former chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University Medical Center. Thoughts?
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