Can anyone opine on NY 529 plans? Have one kid and debating if it is beneficial. I like the tax benefits it provides but not sure if the advantages go away if I end up relocating outside US after 4-5 years, or if my kid decides to not study in US or NY in future. Any opinions would be really helpful.
Does Deloitte’s 401k plan allow post tax contributions that can be use for mega back door roth?
We have limited vacation days but “unlimited” sick days. A coworker is constantly forecasting no vacation and then using sick days to take vacation and tells us after the fact. Is this wrong to do?
Opinions Wanted My Dad passed away recently and my Mom finally heard back on the value of his Deloitte pension. Around 350k. Combined with life insurance and retirement this puts my Mom in a much more comfortable position than she was expecting and mentioned she wants to use some of the money to pay down my siblings and my remaining student loan debt as she holds a lot of guilt that we had to take loans at all. Between 25-50k for each of us. Would you take the money?
Thoughts on leaving before finding a new job? Feel like I don’t have the time to really search for something new. I have about month and a half of PTO payout at 24 years old and have a decent amount saved up.
Max out 401k of save for house down payment?
Do you have to request longer term PTO at EY (knowing their shift to unlimited) and does it hurt your utilization?
What agencies have flexible time off??
Pregnant with verbal job offer - how to negotiate maternity leave? I am only a few weeks pregnant and I have a great job offer. There are two points I want movement on (1) equity (2) maternity leave. The company offers new employees with <1 year tenure 14-16 weeks unpaid mat leave (+ whatever I get from CA state short term disability program which is less than half my salary). This is a 300+ person unicorn company that is really excited about me. What’s worth pushing for here?
I have the next 20 days off from work and in an extreme lockdown in Germany. What can I do to stay productive, learn, grow/ build a hobby from home? I'm 25 and do not want to waste this vacation doing nothing at home
My wife and I would like to retire at age 50 (or earlier). We’re in our early 30s. We’ve been maxing out 401ks and IRAs for years and started contributing 20k a year into a taxable account to start filling the gap since we can’t access 401k until 55. At what point should we be reducing 401k/IRAs and redirecting to the taxable account? Otherwise our income balloons late in life. Curious how others are managing this.
401k or Roth IRA?
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
Looking to plan a family resort getaway next spring. Will be first trip/legit vacation in two+ years by that point. May bring our nanny with us to help with our three young kids so we can relax some too. What do you consider reasonable cost for a ~4 day nice resort getaway (with airfare) for family of five + nanny? I know an Airbnb is cheaper but we’re looking to feel a little spoiled. My quick research is something like $5-10k… is that nuts for a four day vacation?
Leaving the firm and the country. What do I do with my 401k? Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Don’t plan on returning to the US anytime soon and I’m in my late 20s.
Sick for the first time in 2 years because I spent time with extended family and their kids. What is it about kids constantly being sick?? I spend 2 days around toddlers and my immune system takes a vacation.
Does anyone else feel as though they ought to either (1) quit your job or (2) cry when senior folks in your department boast somehow (or complain) they’ve not taken a week+ long vacation in two years?
Would anyone be willing to chat who made the jump from big 4 —> tech —> MBB? I did not have a great experience in tech and looking to pivot back into consulting. Went to a non-target undergrad but 10 YOE at good firms.
Best time of year to status match? Moving to city that doesn’t have United hub in January.
Planning to jump off the Big 4 ship for better WLB while with hopes for better compensation. Which one is better for customer facing cyber roles between AWS and Microsoft ?
Is TAS/FDD just glorified audit? What exactly is it like working in this line of business? I’m considering applying to jobs to transition into it but I don’t want to be falsely sold into it the way I was with audit. Also, does it provide better exit ops than audit?
Anyone actually keep their PHR active? I got my cert in 2013 and have done nothing since.
A POEM: It's that time of the year, when archiving is near, only for the review points to magically disappear. #30daystoarchive #wewaituntilthelastday #stillgettingreviewpoints
Is there an comparison between big 4 titles ?
A company offered a role, but then went back to the legal team to see if they can do H1 transfer. The job is not aligned with my degree but my past 9 years of work ex has been. How do I try to convince them?
Question about credit age and credit scores. If I call up Amex and tell them to open a new credit card and transfer the credit from another card to this new credit line (and cancel the old credit card but keep the old credit line on my new credit card). Would the average age of open credit decrease as a result of both opening a credit card AND losing the credit card I had opened? Or would the age if the second credit card be transferred over.
Appropriate comp for Oracle Cloud Financials Manager at Accenture? 4+ YOE in Oracle ERP in industry, 8 YOE overall. Midwest city, non-target MBA. Thanks in advance!
I was 12 minutes late to an interview for the most ideal role I’ve come across in a long time. I feel like an idiot - probably lost my shot there and then. Interview went well, but being late probably screwed me over
What are the stats of the % of people who move to a case study round? To a final round? Just trying to wrap my head around some numbers
Laid off and tired of interviewing for jobs I’d rather swallow glass than actually be hired for. Going to take the $$$ I saved for my first home and travel instead of using it for rent.
Any recommendations for a private cook in Cabo San Lucas? Looking for good simple fresh Mexican food for 3 dinners and 2 lunches for 6 adults in our penthouse kitchen. Prefer this over going out to eat given we will have a full kitchen.
Most of these recruiters don’t have a clue. Stop sending me BS job roles. You think I’m going to leave big 4 after 2 years of working my ass off to join some company as a staff accountant!? F off!
INSEAD vs LBS: Targeting MBBs post MBA. Profile: Nationality - Indian, Current Location - London, Experience: ~6.5 years across Deloitte and EY. Currently on track for Manager promotion at Deloitte next year. My main concern is around sponsorship, are MBBs looking to hire non-Europeans esp. @INSEAD? People say it is a consulting school but majority of campus hires are EU / British citizens. Not sure if Brexit has changed something recently.
Question for you all: Left D to Company A for a 50% raise in TC and slated to start in <1 week. However, just got an offer at Company B for a 100% raise in TC compared to D, or 30% raise in TC compared to company A. Both firms do similar work but B provides a more solid comp package. Job duties would be relatively similar. Is the % jump worth burning the bridge? Would have chosen Company B if the offer came sooner but the % difference in A to B is at my [personal] 30% threshold. TIA!
Currently leading product at an early stage startup nearing PMF but may have an offer in industry for a senior global role in a leader within my industry of choice. Feel like I'm dicking over the startup after they took good care of me but tough to turn down this kind of offer
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