I'm contemplating having a kid every year just to get the maternity leave. 6 kids is probably worth not working a quarter of the year.
That time of the year when you've been maxing the 401k all year and finally hit the limit. The extra bread in your paycheck feels like a fake bonus.
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your firm? Does your firm do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories and thoughts!
Need advice from more experienced fishes. How much should I increase my FSA contribution if I plan to (try to) get pregnant next year?
So my husband recently became a share partner at a firm, which is a bit stressful for us because (i) it’s a big transition and a lot of stress for him and (ii) they are pressuring him to move to NYC (we are based in TX where most of my family live). Anyways, we are planning to have kids, and I’m worried that if we move and have a child that I will alone, also working in biglaw and raising the child alone without help. Anyways, I was wondering other women’s thoughts, experiences and advice.
What is your company’s paternity leave policy (paid/unpaid, number of weeks)? For those who took it, how was the experience (at home and at work)?
I can’t tell anymore: are all married people miserable? Is it normal to think, ‘I can’t do this anymore’ when we’re alone? How do I reconcile that w/ my love for my child & their relationship?
15 weeks pregnant and have started having bad cramping very low — like the pubic bone area. Also have been having some mild diarrhea. How concerned should I be? anyone else experience this?
Yahoo reports 1.4 million healthcare workers lost their job during COVID19. Are you one of them? How can we help?
Mamas, how much did you spend on maternity clothes? I’ve had some gifted and bought some support tanks and leggings and looking to invest for the last 4 months. Probably one-and-done, so won’t reuse
I am hoping for some advice. I was a young mom (17 when pregnant) and ended up having three kids by 23. I’ve since pulled myself up by my boot straps and am doing well in my career and have seen good trajectory. The thing is, it’s always nagged at me that I never went to college. I don’t want to go to college in the traditional sense but my new employer offers some tuition reimbursement (if related to the job). I’m in tech, specifically software. What should I look into?
Having grown up in the lower middle class and not with much money family wise, I always thought one day when I made six figures I would have tons of money coming in, but lately I am discouraged with my “take home pay”. Combined my wife and I make about $275k, we max both our 401k accounts out and after all taxes, and other deductions we take home roughly $150k. Don’t get me wrong this is a great amount. I just always dreamed my take home would be more. Anyone else feel this way? We lose over 40%
Need help deciding on a location for my family's vacation. It would be my family and my brother's family (4 adults&3kids). I am thinking PR, Mexico or Hawaii. What do you guys recommend? Open to other kid friendly beach locations as well. TIA
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
When and how do you tell your group you are pregnant? Especially considering if you are in a small niche group and/or considering not returning after birth
Question.. How many of you have students in your class that wear the latest fashion clothes, new Jordans, the newest cell phones along with the Apple Watch and can’t read or write and the parents know this but have an issue with you when they are failing.
Tip for young ones looking to go to BSchool. Put all your money in traditional 401k. Then when you go to bschool, and have zero wages for that year (maybe the internship), convert to Roth with very low income tax. Tax arbitrage right there! 💸💸💸
Any recent Cooley hires in here? I see they are hiring a lot and I've read that everyone is stretched pretty thin. How has your experience been thus far?
Of all her beds in the house, she chooses her human baby sister’s nap mat. Even uses the pillow properly…
What Salesforce consulting partners offer FT/remote/no travel and are worth a closer look for senior consultant roles. Comp range for 10+ YOE?
Anyone know if I need to buy separate travel insurance to get a visa on arrival in Dubai? Can’t I just use the one which comes with my Chase Sapphire Reserve.
Today I’ve become fully debt free, no loans, no credit card bill, nothing! I want to start investing, starting small. Where would you recommend starting? What advice would you give to a newbie?
got a job offer in Canada.currently based in the US. company has started the work visa process, what are the chances of it getting approved? They said the process takes 4 to 6 weeks. Top 10 tech firm
Is Tcs ending work from home ????
Hello Fishies, I am Analyst with 7 yoe and masters from US, my current salary is 11 Lakhs pa, I have an offer with 18 pa, is this offer a good one or should I negotiate further, please help
International fishes in US: Do you need to file for a new LCA and H1B petition every time you get staffed in a new city. I feel like my projects will always wrap up by the time I get amended I797.
Ad Agency life is akin to porn. The 15 seconds of happiness was preceded by 124 billable hours of pain.
@LA creatives: what’s your guess at a CD salary at a small digital/social agency (creative department of about 25 people). I’ll start: $240k?
Anybody sign up for Altitude Reserve/will sign up in the next few days? Curious on more data points beyond r/churning
Any tips on how to best give notice? I’m currently at a V10 and moving to another V10, primarily due to my team’s toxic culture and lack of mentorship or development. I know that this will create some negative feelings from our team’s managing partners and am hoping to minimize that as much as possible so as to not leave on a completely horrible note.
Anyone here whose GC is processed in California? PWD, PERM (and all other filings ie, H1B transfer) is delayed compared to East Coast?
Can somebody please explain to me why MBB and other top consulting firms are so adamant that you have an MBA? I majored in accounting, finance, and operations management at a top 10 undergrad business school and then got my masters in information systems from the grad school program. I took multiple MBA courses as electives when getting my masters and it seemed like those classes were very basic and easy. Idk if I would learn anything in an MBA program that I hadn’t already learned in undergrad
Once you get into a FAANG company, is it better to stay where you are or move around? I’m a dissatisfied with my current job but I have vesting stocks, work 9-5, and people to know and respect me. I am the sole provider for my family and value quality of life and stability. I have some interview requests from other FAANG companies that I know pay more but I worry about starting over. Anyone switch companies and either regret it or are glad they did?
Deloitte 🐠 what are your plans for the one week firm-wide Christmas holiday? I am looking for ideas myself.
Why haven’t you take the Covid-19 Vaccine yet? 🤔
Cheapest SPG hotels in Seattle to book with points? Search shows "Please contact us" instead of point costs...
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