6 weeks til due date and feeling in total dispair. No motivation for work, worn out, but dreading maternity leave (this is #2). Need some uplifting words. I know I’m blessed to have a second and good
Best office chair? And other WFH splurges. Looks like we’ll be stuck working from home for a while. What are some worthwhile splurges to make WFH more enjoyable?
Tell me I’m not the only one finding it SO hard settling into a new job that’s completely remote, within a pandemic? It’s been 5 months and I’m struggling so bad.
First week WFH in a long time. Kids are home so thought I’d go to the office for minimal distractions...nope: (cont.)
I have now become a crazy succulent lady during my work from home... what are your new obsessions?
Has anyone tried www.standups.io to communicate with remote teams. Just started using it and really digging it. It’s so intuitive and allows for updates without coordinating live calls, etc. Have others tried?
When do you think we’ll start traveling and do you think COVID-19 will change the way our industry works?
A couple of us analysts started a Facebook group, we’re hosting meetings, supporting our community, being of service virtually while coronavirus is going on. Can we claim volunteer hours for this!? :)
Do you think the economy is going to be bad in America for a while? I sort of feel like the down-sides from Covid haven't affected highly educated tech workers.
My wife is a physician and I’m an implantable device rep. Our household income is over 500k. We owe about 140k for graduate student loans and a mortgage (~300k) on our modest home but are otherwise debt free. We live in a low cost of living city. What strategies would you recommend for us to take advantage of the current economic climate? I’m waiting for the real estate market to react to COVID to start buying rental properties, but any other suggestions?
Body aches from sitting all day during this WFH. Looking to get a new chair with good lumbar support... any recommendations?
With COVID-19 getting worse, is there any way to help our old people? I can’t imagine they can fight for food/medicine/supplies. Any organizations doing this work, or ideas on what I can do?
I’m new to this bowl and to investing in general. My spouse and I have around 305k in liquid assets, no debts, no mortgage (renting), kids (all early school age,childcare expenses are minimal during wfh). 401k almost nonexistent (~15k) since only recently moved to the US but maxing out this year. HHI is about 200-205k. Would appreciate advice on investing. Cannot do individual stock (m&a at work). If invest into etf (sp500) how long would it take to hit 1M milestone? is now a good time to buy?
What do you think teaching will be like after COVID? Do you think we'll change anything permanently?
Planning to have first kid and buy first home in late 2021 / early 2022. What are all things I need to plan for from financial point of view ? ( medical plans , down payment , investment options and priority , credit score etc. ) I am an immigrant and not very aware about real estate industry. Any advice please ?
Any recent moms who had a virtual baby shower as a result of Covid? If so could you share details/recs on how to organize? Looking to plan one for a friend who’s due in August.
My 10 suite nights expire in about 6 months. Any good plans to use them? Last 2 vacations they never cleared, and I don't really want to waste them on a normal week at my Sheraton :(
Work Escalation. High profile project and wfh got scrapped 😩having anxiety issues. Couldn't sleep. Does work and what happens at work stress you guys out? How do you handle it
Best book on case studies? Not necessarily books that’ll help you with techniques to pass that part of an interview but more for enjoyment and curiosity with a bit of actionable answers and solutions
Has anyone been to Mauritius from the US? Is it worth it to add on a couple days after a trip to South Africa to relax and do outdoor activities? Looking at St Regis
Brianna: People have started voting, where is the "replacement" healthcare plan? Lying guy: Guess it :D I'm not even joking, watch the video. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=330586801545809&extid=ZCt6DL9Ru2oSLyuv
Can someone please provide the pros and cons of pursuing a fund accountant role versus an operations role? I am having trouble distinguishing between the two roles given that the job specs seem to align more often than not
23-have had a credit card for 5 years, no loans, have never missed a payment and have 3 credit cards but my credit score won’t go past 764. Any way to raise credit score?
Career Options: Recent CPA, have Masters in Accounting. Currently live and work on LI (Banking Ind.) at 70k/year. I enjoy learning and am aiming for CFE next. Any recommendations on Big4?
Which Marriott property should I stay at in Chicago? I’ve been at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Looking to spend the weeken and want to explore a new part of the city. Won’t be staying in the hotel much
What to do if you are super unprotective at the client - it stresses me out being always there. I'm used to work from the office but recently got put on a project that works always from the client
Last work flight of the year. J class seat next to me vacant..... 🐠 's must all be safely off the road!
I’m booking a trip for my mom and me. I want her to be on my reservation so she can benefit from my status and sit by me. I plan to pay for my trip in points and pay with $ for hers. Is this possible?
I need recommendations for nice maternity work pants. My office is WFH but I occasionally need to go in. I’m 16 weeks (first pregnancy) and today realized in a panic when I attempted to get dressed that my work pants are either too tight in the waist to wear or getting there. I’m tall (5’10”) and usually wear Theory, Rag and Bone or J. Crew work pants. Any suggestions for nice black maternity pants that I could pair with a blouse or blazer? Thx!!
I had a final round interview in industry on Friday. I thought it went well. I don’t know when I’ll hear back. They just said they’ll be in touch. What’s the avg waiting time & when should I follow up
I have a colleague who asked me a what medical coverage they could get outside of COBRA if they retired early. They are not ole enough to receive Medicare. What options are available for health insurance for them?
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