Want to start a firm that packages P3s for city govts to fund projects off the balance books. Have govt exp/contacts but lack deal finance SME - and capital! WWYD to get ready for a FY21 launch?
Been doing IT strategy consulting for about 6 years now, coming from an engineering background & want to shape up on economics and finance. Any books/websites/... you 🐠 can recommend?
What is everyone’s top 1 or 2 favorite books on personal finance? I’m always looking for a new one to bring into the fold of what I’m doing
Favorite resources (books, YT videos, podcasts, etc.) for beginners looking to get into personal finance? Looking for something easier to consume so I don’t get disinterested
What are your best personal finance tips and sources of information? I’m the household CFO by default, and I need to get more savvy about budgeting / planning / investing so my money works harder for me. Any good programs, books or courses you’ve taken? Any good tips or hacks you want to share? Teach me your ways!
Looking for book recommendations; any favorites? Interested in both fiction and educational/self-improvement (for example, investment / finance books, time management, etc). I feel my vocab is...
What do finance guys want as a birthday gift from girlfriend? Budget is around $300-$500. I usually book flights or hotels, but I can’t do that this year.
How does one actually finance the purchase of a book of business? I’m assuming you put a cash down payment...how much? Does a bank finance the rest, or your BD?
Any recs for new or under-the-radar finance blogs, books, programs, etc. to read/watch while isolating at home? I think I've read everything on my usuals list. Nothing to do but work more...
I'm a senior finance major planning to take the CISA instead of the CFA/CPA so I can get to manager. What are the best CISA prep programs/books for a non-IT major?
In my second busy season of PA (2 years ago), auditing a specialty finance company that we all quickly came to realize stunk to high hell. We ended up issuing an adverse opinion over a disagreement with the client to book an approx. 100MM write down adjustment to deferred revenue. We walked away with the thought that we had just scratched the surface of their corruption. Fast forward 2 years and low and behold they’re under a 1.2B dollar investigation by the SEC and their CEO is in prison.
Been in consulting for 6 years and don't feel intellectually challenged or stimulated whatsoever. Considering a Masters in Finance/CFA over an MBA. hit the books and have real knowledge rather than bs
Seeking recommendations for good materials (books/ courses etc.) on finance transformation?
Best personal finance book and/or web resource?
Any designers with ~4 years experience in nyc looking? Agency side but work is for a finance client. DM me for info and I’ll pass along books.
Hi, Consulting Moms! I need advice - I am leaving industry to return to consulting. I have offers from KPMG and Deloitte, and we are looking to start a family ASAP (we have been actively trying and I have a feeling it would be just my luck to start a new job and find out I’m pregnant). Would love your insight around personal experience with hours per week, work-life balance, culture, etc. Offers are same level/role/scope (Change Management / Transformation / Human Capital) and same salary. TY!
I asked yesterday about Sidebench culture: don’t bother. They’ll ghost you interviewing anyways and not follow up 🙄
Apply to HWS CBS and Booth round one. Should I add/revise. Stats below￼ MBB for 2 years, exited to a manger role at a unicorn startup 3.9 from HYPS, 334 GRE Standard ECs. Likely want to go back to MBB with sponsorship post MBA.
After 5 strategy projects and super long hours, taking a 4 month implementation project to rack up some utilization and air/hotel points. Excited to be able to dinner/drinks with friends instead of
Hi there! Am I too late if I want to apply for MBB ops consulting roles as experienced hire? Heard summer recruitment might be starting soon
Compensation Q: is there a significant difference between senior manager and director pay at PwC? Interviewing open ended. Location MCOL area
What’s a good IT certification with less work experience? All the ones I want to get require 3-5 work experience which I don’t have yet
Can FIRE pros help me balance limiting expenses today vs extending retirement plans, specifically in high comp trajectory careers. Assumptions (model B4 career): Year1 comp - 75k Yr5 - 150k Yr10 - 300k Yr15 - 500-600k Why would I sacrifice n limit my expenses in Yr1 - 5 when I have high comp expectations? Saving an extra 10k in Yr1 is a sacrifice (high marginal utility if u spend that 10k), even if it’s worth 40k by Yr15, that’s only an addl 1 month of work at Yr15 vs full yr of sacrifice in Yr1
People who have had confidence knocks: how did you get it back? I was laid off, 6M out of work, had therapy, now freelancing but I’m slow af. It’s like my brain only works in 2nd gear now.
What’s the most strategic exit you can make when getting a new job? I want to roll off my project and just say I am looking for a new project and just never take a new one... (sounds terrible I know) My current project contract is about to be over and a lot of people are using it as an opportunity to roll off even though they’re prolly gonna renew it. Start date for my new job is negotiable so I really want to collect as many checks and stack PTO as much as I can. Deloitte Accenture EY PwC Boston Consulting Group Accenture
Salary range for manager at Deloitte in Chicago?
I’m going on my first travel project. What’s the best way and tips to earn the most reward? Would appreciate any suggestion
Let's reflect. What have you found to be the best WFH tips? What have you learned about yourself / others during the pandemic? What have you learned about leadership/ working with others? Overall, what works and what didn't?
New parent here. Is it normal to pay $34,000 per year per child for child care in your country? I’m pretty shocked. 🇦🇺
Is anyone familiar with ESOPs? Background: I worked at a company from July 2017-May 2015; they instituted a ESOP in late 2007. I need to confirm this part: payout begins 5 years after you leave (for me, that would have been May 2020). I am looking to go back as a part-time contractor (20 hours a week) from Sept 1-December 17, 2021. Will this impact my ESOP payout if I go back as a temp/contractor?
In July I missed my promo to SM. A woman has been preferred even if she was underqualified (my MD's words), as at Accenture we have quotas for women. I'm interviewing with Deloitte, they told me I'll help building the practice. In the meantime I was assured by my MD that in December I'll get the promo. I don't really care changing company, even if I've built a network, I don't think I need to wait if I can. Your thoughts?
Is the SM role like a junior partner at B4?
My husband told me that he feels parenting our 2 yr old is a burden. He’s actually a great parent and loves our son but hates all the hard work that goes with it (wake ups / getting ready for daycare / sick days / tantrums). Neither of us wants to take a step back in our career to care more time for our son, and we don’t want the other person to either. We’re considering an Au pair, but I’m mourning the fact that we, and especially he, aren’t parents that love parenting. Anyone in the same boat?
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