Am finally getting around to rolling over my 401k from my prior firm's schwab account into my new firms fidelity account. I keep hearing a roth account would be best. can I split my contributions between both? how do I even open a roth account and how do I know how much to contribute ? if I max out my 401k in my firms account can I keep contributing to roth? I am lost....
I’m looking at an opportunity at Crowe. What is the environment, culture, people and work life balance like at Crowe in Bay Area location? How is the firm Perk and Benefits?
Is this reasonable or am I missing something? I started maxing my 401k from year 1 and I hope to have $5 million or more by the time I retire around 60. Wouldn’t it make sense to put all of my yearly $19,500 401k contribution to ROTH 401k instead of traditional 401k? My reasoning is that I would pay 35% tax now and my remaining 65% would grow tax-free in ROTH 401k…. versus traditional 401k where I deposit 100% but every distribution will be taxed 35% assuming I make a lot in retirement.
Fishbowl parents! Did you take the full parental leave? How much time off? Did you feel there were any repercussions? First time dad here - currently on paternity leave and loving it!
Are there any good ways to make money outside of a typical career job? I’ve tried audit and currently in advisory. The job just makes me depressed, and I’m thinking the accounting space just isn’t for me. My husband works, so I don’t have to worry with medical benefits etc if I quit. We don’t have kids yet so I need something to keep me busy, and I would like to still have an income and make decent money. Any ideas?
Not in IB or ER, but I have to ask (per CFA study), how common is it to run in to troublesome pension accounting issues? It seems like most companies have/are going the way of DC plans and away frm DB
How are you guys preparing for next year? I'm thinking of of using Facebook ads to generate seminar invites in hopes of replacing mailing. Doesn't cost much to try and see if I get any benefits
Need some positivity with everything going on. What are the unexpected benefits of this self-quarantine you’re experiencing? I’ll go first:
Have any of you quit to take a break - 3 month or a 6 month sabbatical to pursue other interests or just to clear your head and figure out what’s next. How easy was it to find a job after the break and how did you manage your health insurance? Any other things to keep in mind when considering a sabbatical beyond money?
How much are you putting into your 401k? I’m thinking 10% of my paychecks. About me: 29F, 140K annual salary, company match 6%
What’s the best company that provides education benefits for part time masters program, emphasis on part time? Accenture has ZERO. Deloitte had $10k/year.
Unpopular opinion- maxing out your 401K is overrated. I would rather have the money for other investments that I can access now ( ie real estate). Thoughts ?
Deloitte parents: On maternity leave and can’t stop thinking about how underpaid I am. 1. Did anyone resign while on parental leave and what the penalty was for not returning to the farm after your leave? 2. How did you pounds to leave awesome job hunting?
Are manager health, dental, etc benefits firm paid usually? Ive always thought this to be the case, but ive never heard for sure. I know parking and cell phone is usually covered a lot of places.
EY - are tennis rackets and tennis lessons permissible under our $500 fitness reimbursement program?
I’m curious to hear from people at other firms what is offered in terms of part time work or alternative work options for people that don’t really care about making partner and might want to work part time. I just had my second child and want to ask to come back from maternity leave on a part time basis but our firm doesn’t seem to have anything in place right now. If your firm offers this, what’s the billable requirement, how much of a pay cut is it, and do you still get benefits? Thanks!
Have you ever heard of an agency helping to pay off student loans (not tuition reimbursement) as an extra/negotiated benefit?
Got off a call with a client who's rude almost to the point of being demeaning. Any suggestions on how to get off the client?
Any idea about Point B consulting? Someone reached out to me for a Principal role in financial services. Any insights regarding work, WLB, culture is highly appreciated.
Any insights into turn around time for interviews and hiring in federal government jobs? I’ve applied to a couple on USAJobs and right now it just says that applications are being reviewed. Wondering if anyone else has any experience with the hiring process
Fucked up and forgot to cancel my Westin hotel booking when I was told to be remote this week. Got charged for one night. Can anything be done?
I absolutely hate EY’s Fidelity 401k. Deloitte’s Vanguard answers the phone the moment you call. Meanwhile Fidelity I’ve been on hold for 20min+ and this is every time I call.
Can we talk about the “Rise & Grind” / “Hustle Culture” aspect that seems to be organically baked into our role as Producers. Of course, it is what it is to some degree- but I’ve realized, in order to do my job effectively, my rest & work-life balance is a MUST. How have you handled that? Or do you just power through?
Does McCann Health have their own bowl ?
If you are not married or without your own family, would you move back with your parents if you have been laid off? Or would you dip into savings / unemployment to keep the lights on?
Hi people, I am going to have the interview with TRS - Financial services team at EY london. This job is basically assesing the Non-performance loans portfolios of the banks. The recruiters said it will be a case study lasting for 2.5 hours. The case will not be given in advance. They only said it is a about a fictious bank. Any one in this group has any suggestions or thoughts about this upcoming case study?
Anyone else seeing this WFH going late into the summer? Seems to be taking countries 3/4 months to get somewhat on top of the issue and that’s without widespread testing.
How are other districts compensating you for working over your contracted time? I’m not taking just over. I’m taking about 13+ hour work days, every day.
Anyone successful in getting an SPG property to upgrade you mid-stay if a suite wasn't available at check-in? Cont...
Both roles are within the big 4. Which service line has better exit ops? Consulting or audit?
If I make my home look like a W hotel, will it be an easier transition between home and the road??? Lol
Anyone else tired of the assumption that because you’re a partner you have to think a certain way and believe certain things. I’m talking about wokeness, work from home, and the recent ever constant pushing of the needle to the left or risk getting “cancelled”. I’m fairly liberal politically so for me to be saying this I think may say something for the current climate. I should be able to hold and express my own opinions without being quashed because I’m not “woke” enough.
Is it safe to switch Jobs right now with H1b? As there is no premium processing, what will be the wait time ? What are the cons in switching? Haven't switched jobs on H1b and have job offer.
Is it really too much to ask for a company to 2x my salary, hold my interest, and challenge me while allowing <=40 hours per week?? Begging
I’m a product marketer in the SaaS edtech space. Should I take an offer at a big 3 educational publishing company? The role is also product marketing, but not tech, as they sell print products. Would leaving SaaS be a bad move?
Let’s hear some stories of adversity and overcoming challenges. Socioeconomic, race, gender, disability etc. Work or personal. I think we all need some inspiration that we can overcome, no matter what.
On the bench for the first time in a while. So happy I'm not waking up at 4:40 a.m. Good luck to the rest of you flying out tomorrow! I'm going to sit naked in my bed and build a few decks.
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