My husband never reads and wants to start reading as a new hobby. What is a good book that you would recommend for a 40 year old man? Not self help books, but maybe something with action. I think he would like the Bourne series, but he saw all the movies so he's not interested, but something similar.
For my 30th birthday next year I’m torn between buying a nice watch, or investing some fine art. In terms of the watch, I was thinking along the lines of a Cartier Roadster Chronograph, Cartier Tank (vintage), a vintage Tudor Submariner, or a vintage Rolex Datejust. What do you think? Fine art or one of the watches I mentioned?
How do you handle busy season OT/utilization requirements while WFH, kids/family all home too? Feel like I’m on the computer round the clock while taking care of my fam, no sleep & just hittin 8hr/day
Hi guys, just want to drop some gems about choosing a therapist. I’ve had seven. Please make sure you focus on what it is you want to gain from therapy, how engaging you want your therapist to be, their experience in treating someone with your background. I personally like empathy and honesty. In the past I had a therapist who I felt was reading from CBT/DSM text book. I’ve also had one who laughed at me and one who was very cold. Continue ⬇️
Does 130k in total compensation with a flat annual bonus of 5k, sound like a fair offer for 12 YOE in software implementation and now Technical Account Management, in Ontario?
Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating!
Hey , i have joined BT eServ , however I am getting another offer so can I put down papers during my 1st month of joining.
Anyone knows how to resign in BT?
Has anyone had their credit score go down significantly for no apparent reason? Mine has gone down like 50 points in the last 6 months. Cont..
Hello all. Hope you all are fine. My friend has about 1.5 years of experience in Liquidity Reporting and looking for a job change. Need referral in JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanely or any other banking domain for the said profile. Kindly dm me so I can share you my friend's resume. Thank You!
Anyone have a Manhattan building they’d recommend with 1beds or jr 1 beds under 2200 net effective right now?
How much ZS Associate Pune offers in Data science and cloud role at 11 years of total experience?ZS Associates
Anyone looking for help with projects on a part-time/contract basis in any of the following or related areas? Leadership & Executive Coaching, Culture & Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Account Management & Customer Success.
How would you rate this draft. Full PPR.
WR: Thomas, OBJ, Diggs, Boyd, Chark Jr
RB: Ekeler, Carson, D Johnson, Gibson
QB: Brees, Burrow
TE: Gronk, Jonnu Smith
Newbie question here. From what I’ve read and learned people typically take two FIRE approaches: 1. REI and 2. Index funds. First, am I missing anything else? Second, if you did the index fund version, and you retire at say 30-35, how do you use that money? Isn’t it locked in until 59 1/2?
In case you’re in New York today, some of us are meeting up at a speakeasy in Nomad:
• Sunday, September 4, 2022
• 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
• Nomad Apotheke, 9 West 26th Street, New York City, NY 10010
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Yeah, I’ve posted this before but I fall in love with French Cooking every time I make.
Beef Bourguignon. Julia’s Recipe.
Question time! Two part. 1) What dating sites or apps are you on and 2) do you feel like it’s been particularly tough dating in your 30s/40s during COVID, assuming that we probably date (on average) more seriously than 20s peeps? I personally have only been on one date! A zoom one last week.
Are online Masters degrees any good? Do they carry any weight relative to conventional Masters from Ivy plus? So something along the lines of Harvard Extension school (Psychology degree), or Columbia Master of Social work…
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What’s a safe place to invest money in Roth IRA? I’ve maxed my contribution for the past 3 years and invested in S&P500
Wanting to by a starter home that will eventually become a rental property. Which is better: first time home buyers programs or the traditional 20% down?
Lost a ton of money in VGT, VTI and VXUS already, however I have some cash to spare and considering investing more here. Thoughts?
Thoughts on AMZN at these levels?
I have the option to buy out my lease (residual) for 11k. It's definitely the right choice financially to buy it out because of the value I think, but should I finance or pay cash? I wouldn't have to go into emergency fund liquidity either way.
VTI vs VOO
Thoughts on DBX? Seems poised for growth and has beat earnings but price has been flat for some time
I’m sitting on $300k which I’ve set aside for a down payment in 12-18 months. It’s not really earning me anything in a money market account and I’d love to get a better return. What would you suggest as good investment options which are liquid in the 12 month horizon and tax efficient?
Has anyone utilized Worthy Bonds. Apparently the bonds are secured by the small businesses inventory they loan to. Right now my HYSA is about 1% and they are offering 5%.
If we already predict a terrible Q1 earnings across the board due to the entire economy stopping, why would actual reports make a huge difference? Just to see if it’s worse or better than expected?
Concept of Retirement
Bought a stock on a whim, lost $600. Lesson learned😭... now should I sell and move on with life or try to hold on and get back some of the loss? Stock is DOCU btw 🥺
So what is everyone’s guess on when we will return to all-time highs for the S&P? How far out?
Having equity tied up in the house is a waste imo. I have 300K in equity. I’d be better off if I sell and move and put most of that into stocks. In 30 yrs, the returns will outdo any home appreciation. Thoughts?
Hoping to invest long term in a decent dividend ETF, but more research= more confusion. High vs Growth, Qualified vs Unqualified...etc. Can any1 share tips on how 2 decide or share some ETF that......
What would you do?
Inherited a 250k single family home (good condition, large lot) in a medium sized midwestern town. Fully paid off. Will not need to live in it and interested in air bnb rentals (possibly after refinancing). Online air bnb calculators suggest 70-80% occupancy rates in the area with avg daily rate > $200. Family is nearby for emergencies. Worried about potential impending housing crash. Thoughts?
Trying to decide if buying a place is a good move right now. Background: have about 6 months left on our lease but found a perfect place that we love. Probably would buy when our lease is up too. Worried about trying to get out of our current lease though and don’t want to be left with 4+ months of double payment.
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Only way to get really rich is to start something, a business, an investment fund etc. And experience helps to get there…
You are right, one can be well off in working and exchanging time, but never F U rich. Side hustle may be good to income but again, unless it scales, you won’t be rich rich
This is exactly why people who have never had a winning lottery ticket still buy them every week. Why lottery ticket sales still do well during recessions. And why things like crypto, where the greatest use case is gambling, will stick around. Upper middle class is great and something to be thankful for, but people will always reach for uber wealthy status.
Better late than never to realize that