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  1. Compensation accross different cities

    For finance jobs that are the same function but are located in different geographies, will compensation be the same or will the lower cost of living location have a lower pay? If I trade energy in a NYC fund, will I get compensated the same at a Houston ...

    - Jul 17 2015 - 5:12pm - 4 comments

  2. Perry's Tax Plan

    Taxes, taxes. Death and taxes. The two most inevitable occurrences in American life and one may soon be getting reformed. At a time when all things financial hang in the air, even Washington seems to be developing a sense of urgency about unavoidable ...

    - Oct 25 2011 - 11:45am - 38 comments

  3. 1st Year Analysts: Take Home After Taxes

    Disclaimer: Yes, I used the search function, but I wanted to find a more recent figure. 1st year analysts in CA, I'm trying to do a bit of budgeting. Assuming the standard 70k base, how much do you take home every month after tax? Thanks. bullshit ...

    - Apr 26 2013 - 12:11pm - 25 comments

  4. Is anyone else feeling like shit today?

    Yesterday's verdict by the Supreme Court has taken a full day to set in, but wow, today I feel like shit. America has fundamentally shifted course to a route that may very well lead to its demise. 17% of our nation's GDP has been thrown into ...

    - Jun 29 2012 - 1:35pm - 18 comments

  5. The Junk Food Tax

    Personally, it seems ridiculous that people do not know that eating 200 Big Macs a week is unhealthy for you. This tax is obviously very controversial because it challenges some key values we hold as Americans e.g. freedom. The LA Times raises the ...

    - Mar 3 2011 - 11:36am - 19 comments

  6. Avoiding Taxes

    Is it possible to borrow money in one country using assets in another country as collateral?- Shares for example that are hedged with options... bullshit taxes ...

    - Jun 2 2014 - 3:52am - 3 comments

  7. State and Local Income Taxes Apply to Capital Gains???? How do I minimize them?

    So currently the LT capital gains tax is 23.8%. Word on the street from my PM is that you have to cough up another 10% for state income tax (assume Cali/NY) and we are at ~34%. Does anyone feel this is messed up? We are all working hard to make it to the ...

    - Jul 10 2015 - 11:11am

  8. Offshore Banking

    Anybody know any repituble offshore banking institutions? Heard of http://www.diyoffshore.com/? seems like it would be easy to find a scam if you werent careful bullshit taxes ...

    - Apr 16 2011 - 5:40pm - 6 comments

  9. Just how bad is tax pigeonhole?

    I've spent the year up to this point applying for audit internships, but believe it or not there are those of us incompetent enough to not land one. It occurred to me at the career fair that Deloitte had two reps from consulting and two from audit, ...

    - Oct 15 2011 - 1:16pm - 5 comments

  10. What tax deductions do you take?

    Hey all, Its that time of the year. Was doing my taxes and realized how much I am paying in taxes. I intend on maxing out my 401k this year but was wondering if there are other tax deductions that are worth taking? I am 25 so not sure if a 529 plan is ...

    - Mar 30 2015 - 10:23am - 1 comment

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