Marriott and SPG members can link their accounts, Match elite status, and transfer points 3-to-1!
Have 12k AA points expiring in a few weeks. Mostly a Delta (sometimes United) flyer. What should I do with them?
Can Marriott/spg points be used for on property (Marriott/spg) restaurants? Thinking of taking family to Mumbai Sheraton for late night buffet.
What salary can you expect for fed consulting coming out of an MBA program like Georgetown? I know commercial is ~145k base but have no data points on fed salaries.
I transferred CSR points to my bonvoy account yesterday. They were taken from my CSR balance but still aren’t showing up in my Marriott account.. how long does this normally take? Was hoping to book today and CSR says it’s typically instantaneously.
Anyone modeled how much you save on daily/monthly expenses annually? Eg less gas, paid lunches, no gym, phone fees, free vacations thru of points. As a fam guy my est is it’s $5-$10k/year. > if single
Best way to maximize value of UR points?
800+ points down today! Oof!
Hilton wouldn't let me in to the executive lounge even tho I have status and front desk verified at check in and check out I had access. How many points can I ask for?
My niece is getting in on the points game. Aside from TPG where should I send her to self educate? Any card recommendations? Her hubby is military so they won’t have to pay fees on most cards. Thanks!
Have one week for shopping mortgage for first house. Where do i start, any online sites , credit unions or mortgage agencies that are offering low rate loans. First time home buyer so no clue what to look for. Any tips to work with PMI, points , loan terms.
For those who make significantly more money than their partners and don’t have kids — how do you a handle money? What are the tension points? Anything you’d do differently?
Have a ton of Aeroplan points saved up. Debating whether to save them for travel or use them for an Apple Watch. Any tips? Is it generally better value to use them for travelling?
Just got off a two hour workshop with a client and was too scared to say anything and speak up even though I probably had good points. How do you get over the fear of being wrong or sounding stupid? I feel like I let my team down.
Going into last night I had a 10 point lead with DeAndre Hopkins to play and a flex (David Montgomery or Allen Robinson) and my boss had Taylor Lockett. Thought I had this on lock and then Lockett decides to go off for 50+ points. Now I'm down 20 points with an open flex spot for Montgomery or Robinson. Leaning towards Robinson since Montgomery hasn't had a good game since Week 2. Thoughts?
BETC Paris for Creatives? How is the work life balance, culture, pay and do they hire from outside france?
Worked really hard on some work only for it to be discarded/not get utilized. Super demotivated right now...how can I change my mindset to feel better?
Best LAX shuttle service? Used Uber for every trip, but would prefer something with terminal pickup. Might as well book both ways elsewhere. Cost not the biggest factor but reliability.
What would you do: in discussion with a small agency to potentially work full time. They wanted to do a 60 day engagement first to see if its a good fit. Kick the tires from both parties makes sense. They asked for my rates and gave them an hourly freelance rate to where they asked if I’d be willing to do a rate that was based off my “future” un-guaranteed employment salary, less than $100/hr, which was less than half my freelance rate. Does this sound fishy? Am I wrong to be skeptical?
If I'm forced to use my vacation, floater, etc. towards my study leave for CFE but I have vacation booked for right after CFE, will PwC still let me take that vacation as a "leave of absence"?
What is the policy of EY regarding leave if an employee gets COVID, my brother is in India and just before he was about to return to US, he found out that he is COVID positive.
Any recommendations for good Personal Finance help books (investing, 401k, passive income) for beginners? Thank you in advance!!
Is 112K for a startup good for 2 YOE in MBB in nyc? I was personally targeting 135K at least but this seems interesting
🎉🎉 With the news of Pfizer’s potential vaccine and this, I feel more confident that America will beat this virus under a new administration. https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-2020-election-results/2020/11/09/933002962/president-elect-biden-names-13-experts-to-covid-19-transition-advisory-board
I’m interviewing for BCG and had a principal reach out to me for a zoom chat. Is this normal for principals to reach out or is this a positive sign?
Have you ever seen one of the nicest, most talented, hardest working people get fired for no good reason. Really breaks my heart about how heartless this industry can be ☹️
Thoughts on nomad lifestyle? My “home office” is 3 hrs from my parents. I want to see if others have done this success. I have friends that I can crash with occasionally on Thursdays, bus elsewhere.
Would you leave big-4 for a promotion to "Managing Director" role and a 30-50% salary raise at a Small to Midsize Consulting Firm?
Best delta platinum gift?
How valuable is the AWS cloud practitioner and AWS solution architect certifications if I’m coming from a consulting role where it wasn’t applied much practically, even though company is Health IT . I have a high technical aptitude but I’m wondering how much weight do they hold as far as new opportunities if I haven’t used them in work but understand them well enough to speak through the information and pass the certs. Any insight is helpful only been in a consulting 1.5 yr and want to expand
Am I an attractive candidate at all? Or is it silly to think I could jump soon for a comp increase? 1 yoe BAH fed (7 yoe in nonprofit sector before that), currently at 90k. Have some generalist certifications (agile, prosci, working on instructional design). Non-technical, no master’s. Resume is mostly attractive bc of extensive international/cross-cultural experience & DoS experience. Am I still too “meh” with only 1yoe & no tech skills?
Which firms are delivering and prioritizing climate and sustainability client work (decarbonizing, sustainable supply chains, renewables, etc.)?
I’m trying to figure out what my in hand paycheck would be after all the ore tax deductions (benefits, 401K, etc) when I work in NYC and live in NJ. Is there a calculator that can help with this?
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