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No promotion. No raise. Need performance improvement plan. And yet, made ~$550k/year last 4 years in a row as an investor. I should retire from consulting but don't know how to say no to free money.

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OP, for what it's worth, i knew a colleague that left the firm because he was a day trader and life was good until he got promoted. all of the independence rules didn't allow him the same flexibility, so he walked away and became an investor full time. i never knew how much he makes but it was clear this job was paying him pennies compared to how much money he was making in big 4. and he was self made. how do i know he was making a lot of money? when he left the firm, he had just built his own hangar to house 2 helicopters he owned and to buy a plane to go to the caribbean every weekend. at age 31.

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He's said he was on a PIP and consulting is not a 20 hr/week job. More so it's also very team based so you can easily tell and/or feel when someone is not doing their part. From my exp, there is always that one person you constantly have to wait on things for and is the block in the pipe. Hope OP is not that person. If he wants to work and side invest with more team get a industry job where he can do 20 hrs/week without affecting others. Just my 2 cents

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I know I'd be hanging out on fishbowl if I made $550k/yr in my side job /s

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Maybe if you put similar effort into your job...

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Was OP given a small loan of a million dollars from his father?

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#humblebrag

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We're shaming him for being full of shit and you for falling for it.

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Ok got it. Just wanted to be a dick. Keep going.

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What OP is leaving out: he is actually a real estate investor who borrowed a significant amount of money relative to the value of his properties to earn those revenues, and is actually generating a pitiful return on equity adjusted for risk. He's constantly worried over the possibility of insolvency and bankruptcy. Oh, and for what it's worth, his hands are small.

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Yeah this is fake or you wouldn't be posting here

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OP, did you want anything? Or just talk about yourself?

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Stop shaming people for being successful. Such a negative group Jesus. OP you should do what keeps you happy, and possibly avoid making manager because independence fucks you greatly

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Small hands for sure

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I still don't understand what some people on this app get from anonymously bragging. You must not get enough attention from your family or friends and I genuinely feel sorry for you. Tell us any excuse you want, "feeling guilty" or "hadn't been on the app in a while", you posted this to attempt to impress random strangers. Your goal was to come in here, brag, and be an asshole. Mission accomplished, go back to your imaginary world where you make $550K from a side-gig but still do consulting for "fun" and waste your time posting on FB.

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So a1 saying OP will be president one day?

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Feel like, for someone with that investing prowess, you don't quite have opportunity cost down. What does 100k at consultant level matter if you can pull down 550? If you flame out you can get another job say you wanted to try your hand at day reading

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No he still hasn't started a steak company, a vodka company, for-profit university, mortgage company, airline, or nondescript foundation yet. Give him time.

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Obvious troll is obvious

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Retire and teach your ways to the masses

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Yes retire! Hell invest for me please I need your skills

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You green dots are perfect. Jealous and tiny

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A1, real estate: correct, 50pts! Every other assumption: incorrect! Go directly to jail. Do not pass go.

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