Say what you will about Marriott, but my experiences at the overseas Marriott have been phenomenal. Just came back from Bangkok, 25000 points for a 5 star hotel and it was simply amazing.
Anyone fly out of LAX this week? How was security? Got a message from United that security is slow at LAX right now, but I got the same one for ORD and it wasn’t accurate
what credit card is the best for points? currently have southwest but don’t like how you can’t travel abroad with them
Omg so out on a date with this dude it's going really well and then he's like so when I'm I gonna see you next? I'm like 2weeks 😬 (alt travel) he's like wait so you travel for work and then on cont..
This week truly showcases why I became a consultant - achieved the 3 most prestigious statuses I'll get: United 1K, SPG Ambassador, and most importantly Starbucks Gold. ✈️🏬☕️
Best choice between these 3 Chicago hotels: Swissotel Chicago, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, or Loews Chicago Hotel? Thanks for your recs!
I need to earn a few more EQDs to keep AAdvantage Platinum. If I pay for one of these upgrades, does it credit me with EQDs for the upgrade cost?
Going to end up with ~99K EQM but will have over 15k in spend. Anyone have experience getting American to still give Exec Platinum?
What are your best alt/flex-travel tips? I usually use the weekends as a resupply mission, and the hotel cleaners are super pricey.
Do Director exits at the big DfW places (PepsiCo, AA, Southwest, KC, KDP, Capital One, etc) clear 300k in TC?
Best credit card offers going on currently?
I have an HSA account, but made a 200 dollar payment using credit card.can I reimburse myself from the HSa account and then make a $200 contribution back into the hsa.essentially want a tax (contd)
This week's announcements suck for SPG and AA loyal travelers. 2016: SPG is going away and AAdvantage program is changing for the worst.
What does it take to make Delta 360? I have 285k MQMs and $60K MQDs which I’m sure will qualify me for Concierge Key with AA.
Anyone here hold a business credit card (i.e. Chase Ink series, not your corp card)? Any issues from our firms’ perspectives with having one?
Interested in your opinions. Last year I took a government job. Before I was working as an independent consultant and netting more - obviously without pension and benefits though. (Lost work due to pandemic.) With extra medical expenses this year (outside of government insurance) I realize I’m simply not making enough money to do what I want and need to to (medical + travel + investing). Everyone tells me to stay for security and WLB.
For those that are moms of younger kids, what are you doing / communicating in terms of travel for work? I’m currently on a non-travel project but starting to think about what could happen once I’m done and if I need to communicate anything to leadership in advance. I’d prefer not to travel with the delta variant out there + a baby (11 mos). I used to travel M - Th pre-baby.
5:30am flight, chose window seat so I could keep the window closed and sleep. 2 teenagers traveling for vacation leaned over me while I’m sleeping to open the window TWICE before 7am. Happy Monday
Been staffed locally and I’m 2,535 EQMs short of AA’s EP status Trying to determine if worth the effort / time to do a mileage run Any best practice on looking for flights with AA EQM / booking class
Happy thanksgiving everyone! Please recharge and want to wish everyone a healthy, safe, and promising thanksgiving with their loved ones and we each remain healthy for a long time! Also I’m about to be promoted to a Senior starting 1/1 so with that said how much should I be looking for in exit options. I’ll be making 96k in a HCOL
Do you think layoffs would be more probable at a big 4/firm with over 2k staff or boutiques? Why?
Lot of openings in my org Ugam Solutions. Anyone needs referral pls DM me, would be happy to help!Ugam solutions
Newb question, but if I leave my employer what happens with my 401k? Ex: I have the Deloitte 401K plan on vanguard. Where will those funds get moved if I leave the firm?
My significant other (both 25) and I net around 250k in MCOL. We max out retirement accounts(401k,IRA, HSA), invest, and still have DI to travel, eat out, and buy what we want. I’m curious as to what people spend their money on?
I’m hoping to move to a specific city and I’ve been applying to positions for which I’ve been a good fit there, but with little luck. Do you think putting my actual out of state address is hurting me?
Fishbowl fam in Canada, what types of opportunities / roles (if any) are available for someone looking to make a jump from big 4 MC Ops (non tech) Senior Manager position to FAANG?
What have you seen people fired for cause for ? (This is meant to give some lessons for others on here)
I had to layoff a great person from my agency. The pain in her eyes was crushing and I think it’s the last straw for me here. Having to let people go for performance is one thing, but this...
I’m 23 nights away from bonvoy titanium. I already have the Amex business and chase personal for the 30 elite night credit. Any other good hacks to get there with no significant travel planned?
Few basic questions for buying a car in Virginia - How does the property tax work? (How much is it for a 25-35K car? Is it per driver or per car? ) - On a larger scheme of things, Is it cheaper to buy or lease a car? - If more than one person drives a car, do we need insurance for both?
How does UK’s tier 2 to ILR (pr equivalent) compare against H1B to GC for an Indian citizen? Is it equally frustrating, worse or easier? TIA
Located in the mid-west.. looking to relocate in the next year, name locations you recommend living
Do you guys have the whole week of Thanksgiving off? Cheap ass BDO only gave us two days only smh
What is an expected annual base pay raise? I’m coming into a firm, post MBA, this summer, and calculating my long term finances
Started the year with a salary of $124k and contributed the $6k to my Roth IRA in the first few months of the year. Received an increase to $135k around June of this year + a $10k bonus last month. How does this affect my Roth IRA contributions if my MAGI is now above the limit? Will I be taxed on what I contributed when I file my 2021 taxes?
What is the average salary for a Tax Consultant II in the central region(Houston) for Deloitte ?
Going to Chicago for work. Would it be okay to expense a winter coat if I’m from a warm climate and don’t have one?
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