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  2. Lifestyle post promotion to VP?

    Hi there, am an SO to someone in banking. He's one year out to promotion to VP. He keeps telling me it will get "better". Not sure what it means and I would really like specific details. He still works to 9/10/11 longer most nights. Still w ...

    98 comments - 10 silver bananas - Sep 29 2018 - 8:00pm -

  3. Is it possible not to get sucked into the finance lifestyle?

    Let's say my goal is to put in my years in finance, and (truly) cash out and leave by the time I'm 40, to live a normal, middle class family life with ironclad financial security. This means I'll have to keep my costs low and live like a no ...

    42 comments - 7 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 6:50am -

  4. 29-year Old Banker Commits Suicide

    Another sad story: a 29-year old banker named Thomas J Hughes from Moelis & Company committed suicide. Are the hours really getting better in banking and lifestyle becoming less stressful for young professionals? http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-05- ...

    65 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:41pm -

  5. "A Son Never Dies" by Sunil Gupta- Moving Letter from a Father of an Ibanking Analyst

    Mod Note (Andy): Make sure to see the comment below by user @DickFuld This letter was cited in the DealBook here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/02/business/dealboo...- Unfortunately the letter was removed so I'm quoting it below Long read but defini ...

    65 comments - 11 silver bananas - Jun 10 2015 - 9:32am -

  6. Where do you keep your phone when you sleep? [Poll sponsored by ThePillowPocket.com]

    Under my pillow- Like-a-boss 15% (38 votes) In my hand- I craft e-mails and check wso in my sleep 5% (12 votes) Nightstand- I'm just a regular-everyday-normal-guy 56% (147 votes) Other side of the room- F*ck PDT emails 13% (33 votes) N/A- I don' ...

    37 comments - silver bananas - Nov 21 2012 - 7:40pm -

  7. Summer intern dies in London

    Mod Note (Andy): Update- This story was confirmed earlier confirmed by our sources. Our prayers go out to his family. From Bloomberg: Moritz Erhardt, who was on a seven-week pre-graduate program in London, died Aug. 15, Bank of America spokesman John McIv ...

    267 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 20 2013 - 7:22am -

  8. The Finance/Corporate life. Please respond!!

    I am currently a high school senior, and I will be, hopefully, accepted into UMich, Emory, and NYU. I'm pretty confident that I will be. ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2017 - 11:29am -

  9. Curls/Pushups in the office?

    How strange would it be if I took a 2-minute break every 2-3 hours to do a set of 30 pushups in the office? Would it be acceptable for me to bring in two dumbells to curl once in a while/during off-hours? Fitness health banker lifestyle ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 16 2018 - 3:15am -

  10. JPM 'joins' GS in the battle to win Jr Bankers

    JPM is apparently about to roll out a firm-wide policy regarding the work-life balance for Jr. bankers. The plan is supposedly going to set in place 1 weekend per month that each jr banker will receive off (compared to the 36 hour/ week rule GS announced ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2013 - 5:57pm -

  11. Working professionals who don't drink, how does this affect your work life in the industry?

    For those who don't drink alcohol, how are happy hours (are they awkward)? Are you perceived differently in the office? Have you noticed any downsides from this decision in an industry full of those who do and where it is truthfully idolized? culture ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 2 2018 - 10:34pm -