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  1. Don't Be A CF

    Mod Note (Andy)- as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #45. This one was originally posted 2/6/2015. WSO readers qualify for a $100 discount to Jared's Daily Dirtnap daily market newsletter...j ...

    80 comments - 14 silver bananas - Dec 20 2015 - 9:25am -

  2. We eat what we kill.

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 4/30/10. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. The following e-mail has been going around on the Street recently. I thought I might share it: We are Wall Street. It ...

    123 comments - 68 silver bananas - Jan 28 2016 - 8:44am -

  3. Songs that inspire you to go out and get that money?

          Have seen lots of threads on songs to listen to pump you up when you need to crank it in excel for a few hours, but where are the threads on songs that inspire you to go out there and make that money? Post the artist & title if yo ...

    76 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 14 2015 - 5:00pm -

  4. How has the money changed you?

    Mod Note (Andy): Check out the great response in the comments by user @"Dingdong08" I'm a bit older then most of you (see my post on live advice/quotes) but curious to hear from those who are in their first few years of banking and the bump ...

    69 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:53pm -

  5. Life after Investment Banking

    Mod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up 4/25/12 Like a majority of people who are on this website, I used to come on here and write bullshit about a life partly my own, partly fantasy. I'm now going to uncloak the anonymous man and ...

    309 comments - 89 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 6:17am -

  6. To Those Out on Their Own: What's Your Budget Like?

    We're young, single [well, not anymore unfortunately], and get paid pretty well for our ages. We have very few legitimate needs, rarely pay for our own food, and spend 90% of our lives in the office anyway... so what the hell do we spend that money o ...

    114 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:01pm -

  7. $1mm isn't what it used to be

    Saw this on ZeroHedge.com: Being a millionaire is overrated, according to Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins. The term itself has quite a few connotations, including many that have been ingrained in us since we were children. Becoming a "millio ...

    23 comments - 4 silver bananas - Nov 25 2016 - 10:11am -

  8. YouTube and Disney drop vlogger PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

    Original FT.com article YouTube has cancelled a series with its highest-earning star PewDiePie, following a similar move by Walt Disney, after the Swedish video blogger posted a series of offensive videos containing anti-Semitic remarks. PewDiePie, whose ...

    21 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 15 2017 - 4:12am -

  9. Too many damn feminine men Today?

    I truly believe that many of our country's current social issues can be traced back to the epidemic of men becoming too feminine. Only about 30-40 years ago (and many older users on this website can attest to this), being a masculine man was ho ...

    184 comments - 5 silver bananas - Sep 28 2014 - 5:40pm -

  10. what's your target net worth?

    Do you guys aspire for serious f*ck you money? I would really be happy pulling down $500K a year at my peak(providing for inflation adjustments). I realize this still isn't some insignificant sum, but I know people who make considerably more an ...

    67 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 24 2013 - 12:12am -

  11. Better to Have Been Rich and Lost It, or Never Been Rich at All?

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from November 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. When I was in my teens and early 20's, all I could ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2012 - 7:45am -

  12. Math or Economics Major

    I need to pick a major right away. I'm torn between mathematics and economics. I like both subjects, but I don't want to double major due to obvious reasons; I would consider a minor in math/stats. Overall, I enjoy economics more. I really like ...

    78 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:18pm -

  13. The BlackHat Interview: 2/4

    Mod (Andy) note: The much anticipated BlackHat interview is here (see part 1 here). Questions came from myself and members of writing and intern teams. BIG thanks to BH for his really in-depth/quality/quick responses. I promise all of you will have some g ...

    64 comments - 5 silver bananas - Aug 4 2012 - 10:45am -

  14. Your first real paycheck, how did it feel?

    Coming up on 8 years ago in June for me (started out in BB IB). My first thoughts: Initial glee: "I'm getting blasted this weekend" After a second look: "F*ck that's a lot of taxes!!!" Trying to be sensible: "Hell yeah t ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 14 2015 - 4:23am -

  15. 150K by 30

    So medical doctors can make around that much when they finish their basic residency (family medicine and OB/GYN) around the time when they are 30 I suppose. I am not saying that doctors all set their eyes on money; it's just a reference. Other than b ...

    62 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:41pm -

  16. What is your favorite vacation place?

    After a great time with family this Thanksgiving, I definitely feel like I need more time off. I'm sure almost all of us can agree with this sentiment. That being said, what's your favorite vacation place? My favorite trip so far has been my tri ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 27 2016 - 7:46pm -

  17. Rich single hot women where are they?

    Before i start i want y'all to know i love women like any other men crave them for, there is beauty when we buy rolex, Armani, gucci but then their exquisite beauty meaning women with round Oval face, Pale milky marble white skin, body of Katy Perry, ...

    174 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 12 2011 - 4:00am -

  18. CEOs' facial structure predicts their firms' financial performance

    Firms whose male CEOs have wider faces (relative to facial height, also known as FWHR) achieve superior financial performance. The average male facial width-height ratio (based on lots of studies) is 1.88 : Researchers have theorized that innat ...

    52 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 22 2014 - 1:54pm -

  19. it doesn’t matter how much you make

    Because your lifestyle and expectations move up with your income. Apparently why you shouldn't do banking for the money- which is the reason we are all here. Discuss analyst Money Life long hours ...

    80 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 11 2012 - 10:48am -

  20. Why Your Walkaway Number Is Lower Than You Think

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from May 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. We spend a lot of time on this site discussing how much money ...

    40 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 15 2012 - 10:35am -

  21. Is Being an Atheist Bad for Business?

    I personally believe religion was created as a means of social control and people bought into it and continue to do so, because it gives an explanation to the most basic human questions. Why are we here? What happens when we die? Are good people rewarded ...

    80 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2013 - 4:41pm -

  22. I need opinions on Big 4, its exit opportunities, and etc. Please help?

    So my university and big 4 firms in general act like working in audit at a Big 4 is so prestigious, so I bought into it... BW also ranked Big 4 as having top internship programs, best places to start your career, and etc, so I was even more convinced. I a ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  23. A $5 million check or dream school+dream business job?

          Let's say you were given a choice. Take $5 million tax-free OR guaranteed admission to your dream school (any program you want) AND your dream business job coming out. I'm limiting it to jobs in business (finance, consulting ...

    154 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2012 - 1:07pm -

  24. What's it like in the South? Culture wise?

          I'm currently an SA at a boutique IB firm who's summered in NYC the past two summers; lived in NJ for a long time before settling in different a suburb of a metropolitan area the past 10 yrs or so (permanent home). I've ...

    98 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 15 2012 - 8:47pm -

  25. Did you choose finance because you actually like it?

          Or did you go into the industry to pay off college debt quickly, get a fat pay check, live in NYC and think you were going to become a millionaire. And for the college students: Did your parents make you choose the finance major, or d ...

    86 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2011 - 1:06am -

  26. CIA Economic analyst

    The Economic analyst position in the CIA actually seems very interesting, it seems like a ER role, but for world economies, events. The pay is somewhat crappy though it says 50k-100k but I am guessing the 50k is starting and the 100k is at the senior leve ...

    71 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2011 - 10:06am -

  27. Correlation Between Unethical Behavior and Success

          Every business and finance course I have taken always spends a lot of time preaching ethical behavior, but from what I've been exposed to in life, it appears that every person I meet with a net worth north of $10 million and didn ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 6 2012 - 9:01am -

  28. If trading is profitable, who loses money

    If surviving BB trading arms are profitable, and assuming that trading is a zero sum game, who are the losers at the other end? If banks like GS and BofA can have perfect trading quarters, who are the losers at the other end? Or am I wrong, is trading not ...

    95 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2010 - 3:52am -

  29. So, What if Money Really Was No Object?

    Eddie's post yesterday on the philosophy of ignoring money and doing what you like doing had me thinking about a few things. 1.) What would I actually do if money was not object at all? 2.) Does this counterintuitive form of thinking actually lead to ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 11 2012 - 3:45pm -

  30. Betting Odds on the Market – Option Trading

    Did you know that you can easily find out the odds of a stock moving in a certain direction using option prices? Please, no option traders jumping down my throat on this one. Google has a 6% chance of increasing 10% in the next month. Check this out: http ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2012 - 6:45pm -

  31. United States of Mexico??

    Okay, so I ran across this article today which got me thinking. At what point does the federal government step in and do something. Not specifically about finding this guy's body, but about the massive amount of destructive violence that occurring so ...

    88 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2010 - 8:51pm -

  32. Desired Salary?

    Hi there!:) As you may already know from my other 1,000,000 posts, I am currently a college freshman, and I am on the verge of securing an internship, so I'm FUCKING HAPPY! However, the firm wants to know what is my desired salary. Should I put zero, ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  33. What's your guilty plea$ure?

    Woo hoo hoo, I've got money to burn I wanna burn it on you Come on yeah yeah, we got one short life I wanna spend it with you. As I understand it, most in IB/PE/ HF are (naturally) fiscal and don't piss away every penny that they make. That said ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2012 - 4:45pm -

  34. How much do you save

    Hello all, Curious to know how much people saved over a two or three year stretch while working as an IB analyst. If you could list your city as well which would be helpful. Also, if anyone has advice of what the target should be to save would also be hel ...

    96 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 6 2011 - 1:49am -

  35. Leaving Banking. Fold.

    When I was in banking, I lost nearly PS17,000 spread betting on the Goldman Sachs SEC trial. I lost another gut wrenching chunk of money in Vegas playing poker with the big boys. Sucks right? But "life is long, I'll win it back". And so I w ...

    34 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 28 2013 - 7:45pm -

  36. Money is Obsolite!

          Now Instead of Gathering money which allows you to buy all privileges.. Privileges should be earned to motivate you to work.. Like The Ability to get married is a Privilege.. There is a lot of Privileges out there that people could wo ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2015 - 2:24am -

  37. leaving IB, next steps...

    I'm confused. I used to post on here a couple of years ago, most of what I posted was bullsh*t. The truth is I was in my final year at university, I'd just done an internship, wasn't sure how I felt about it as a prospective life, and I wan ...

    52 comments - 32 silver bananas - Apr 27 2011 - 10:39am -

  38. Why bother being good?

    WHY BOTHER BEING GOOD? Everyday the newspaper tells the same depressing stories. Youth crime, corporate tax-avoidance, dishonest lawyers, selfish bankers, mass genocide, needless wars, countless violent acts of extreme hatred, rape, oppression and corrupt ...

    33 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 23 2013 - 10:45am -

  39. $500K Inheritance and Banking

    Just found out early this week that I would be receiving just under $500k as an inheritance. I'm doing my summer at a BB but am re-thinking pursuing this career path now. Is this stupid of me to do? $500,000 is not a ton, but all of a sudden money is ...

    77 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2009 - 4:30pm -

  40. First Paycheck!

          Im currently chasing my dream finance job and being a broke college student I tend to think about that first big paycheck from time to time. It keeps me motivated in some regard. Im curious to see what you all did with that first payc ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2015 - 9:34pm -

  41. Where to Find Yield for Grandma

    Yields suck now. If you're young, then you offset that with cheap access to capital. That has always been my perspective. There's a double edged sword. I work in the primary markets helping large caps find debt capital. I have become so aligned ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 29 2012 - 3:45pm -

  42. Down economies…lower bonuses….no job? Ever considered poker? Hear me out....

    Just for complete transparency, I am currently a senior and will be working in IBD for a BB starting this fall. With tighter regulation especially with regards to bonuses and the shittiest job market in decades, I have been approached by many of my peers ...

    66 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 14 2009 - 5:15pm -

  43. Fun Things I Discovered While Perusing the Compensation Database

    So, I've taken some time to peruse through WSO's 2013 Compensation Database, and it's honestly awesome. I've been on WSO for a while, from my time as a bright-eyed undergrad trying to break into a summer analyst gig, to my time as a ja ...

    22 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 14 2013 - 4:45pm -

  44. The Dreams of a BB Analyst

    Sat at your desk, getting texts from off old friends, and girls you could've got on, who are out partying just a couple of blocks from you. Sat at your desk, falling asleep, feeling the emotional, physical and mental pain of yet another all nighter. ...

    50 comments - 11 silver bananas - Apr 7 2010 - 8:21am -

  45. Is it all about the money?

    What up wall streeters, quick question for all the future mitt romneys on here: is it all about the money? If its not about the money, is it about the prestige? Haha. Obviously that was a TRICK question, rotfl. For me personally, it is about BOTH. Ever si ...

    47 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2012 - 11:27pm -

  46. If you made fuck you money what would you do with it?

    Besides for the obvious invest/trade/kids' college fund responses I'm looking for what people would spend their money on for leisure... yacht? private jet? helicopter? vacations anywhere you want whenever you want? humongous mansion with 5 vacat ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2010 - 9:28pm -

  47. JPMorgan IB Risk Bonuses

    I recently accepted an offer to join an IB Credit Risk team at JPMorgan. I wanted to know if anyone is currently in this program. Any idea about how are ANALYST BONUSES compared to being in other teams in the IBD (such as M&A, Leveraged Finance, etc)? ...

    84 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 24 2009 - 4:52pm -

  48. Scam Science: Old School Wall Street

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I have a feeling this week-long series is going to be b ...

    18 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 22 2014 - 9:00am -

  49. The Truth About Money

    I'm seeing a few subtle similarities in the economy today to three years ago, and though it would be precipitous to say a second dip is probably on the way, I don't think it hurts to share some of the wisdom I've gained over the past three ...

    40 comments - 25 silver bananas - Jul 28 2010 - 9:07pm -

  50. How much $$ do you get for dinner?

    At my bank we get $15 to spend on meals when working late-- I feel like this is low compared to rest of the street. I would love to get this increased, but first I need some supporting peer data. Please drop a quick reply with the amount you get per night ...

    60 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 3 2010 - 2:45pm -

  51. Other High Paying Jobs

    Everyone always says that there are plenty of other ways to become wealthy aside from the investment banking/ trading route. I don't doubt that there are but honestly I can't think of that many. Would people like to list some other ways to be ma ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:14am -

  52. bullshit breakdown (for prospective monkeys)

    Breaking down the bullshit for the prospective monkeys! Any questions, feel free to ask on here on PM me. Department: IBD at a major BB, London office Number of girls that I've managed to sleep with as a direct result of working at a bank: 0 (got wit ...

    54 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 8 2010 - 6:41am -

  53. Guilty Pleasures and Expensive Toys

    The Gaim conference is in full gear and yet another of Bernie Madoff's boats is up for sale. Given as further evidence that not only the poor and downtrodden go to repo auctions, the fiscal elite is converging around the leftovers of the Madoff famil ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2011 - 12:45pm -

  54. Aspiring billionaire

          Hey wso didn't know what forum to post this In but stocks and markets seems the most closely related and appropriate, basically I really want to be a billionaire, I want to make and be worth a billion dollars or two within my lif ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2016 - 10:39pm -

  55. Just finished my first year of banking....

    And I actually have less than $2000 in my bank account. My rent isn't that expensive (~$1600) and I have no loans or anything that I've been paying off. I just found it hard to save and easily spend a good couple hundred every time I go out. Is ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2012 - 1:46pm -

  56. What do I do with $30,000

    Hi guys, I just turned 22 this year and I am about to finish my masters in June. I have failed to secure front office positions and I am looking at re-applying. I am fortunate enough to have no student loan or any other debts and will incur minimal expens ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2011 - 10:41pm -

  57. Average Spend for a First Date

          Hi all, what is your opinion on the average spend for a first date in New York? Have at it. Money dates ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2012 - 7:36pm -

  58. Girls and money

    Some may dismiss this as a pointless thread, but its something of interest to many people. We all know that money=women in this world, but how about quantifying the relationship a bit more. Around what sort of a salary does a guy need to make to rea ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2013 - 12:59pm -

  59. My boss just offered to stake me $500k

    Alright monkies, so my boss just offered to stake me up to $500k if I can find a good idea to bring to him whether it be a trading idea or an M&A deal. I can run the entire thing and all he'll do is provide capital. The stipulations: No tech inve ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2011 - 5:14pm -

  60. Back from Miami: Reflections

    Got back from a conference in Miami earlier today. Pretty fucking awesome trip. It was my first time there actually. The weather was perfect throughout: sunny and in the 70's. The conference was very well put-together with tons of good speakers and g ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2012 - 5:51pm -

  61. Is the party over?

    At the end of the day, its possible that no amount of ingenuity, tenacity, or greed can save Wall Street from the demagoguery of politicians. Whatever happened to all those connections Goldman was supposed to have, heh? Even beyond the regulation, however ...

    30 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 24 2010 - 6:09pm -

  62. How am I doing? $$-wise v IBD monkeys

    Hey all- joining this forum to satisfy my morbid curiosity. So am a consultant (don't kick me out of this forum, pls) in Southeast Asia. I'm a 2nd-3rd year analyst-equivalent level, kind of on my way to becoming a senior consultant by next year. ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2012 - 12:21am -

  63. In the year 2050...

    The UK becomes a 2nd tier economy? The Eurozone will lag undeveloped Asia? The USA's not #1??? Where should we put our money then? Ahhh, the future... If we all could predict what it would be like we'd all be raking in zillions. Perhaps trying t ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2011 - 8:32pm -

  64. Cashing In Your Diploma

    Everyone's heard one version or another of a statistic that contrasts the earning potential of college grads with that of non-college-educated common folk over the course of a working lifetime, and that difference is typically quoted as being somewhe ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2010 - 7:03pm -

  65. Money, prestige, and values

    I think it's fair to say that most of us in finance are motivated in large part by money. One of the reasons why people on WSO care so much about working at certain firms is the lure of the bonuses as well as exit opportunities for jobs that pay even ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 5 2012 - 6:45pm -

  66. Life after Investment Banking, part 2

    I just wanted to reply to a few of the comments on my first post... // www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/life-after-investme... I don't know what else I could do The picture on this post is an entry I wrote in my journal one hour after walking of the do ...

    26 comments - 9 silver bananas - Apr 26 2012 - 10:28am -

  67. Best Jobs in Sales?

    I've been looking into different career options in finance and think I would be best suited for sales. My question is, what are the best kinds of sales jobs to shoot for? Is it easier to get a prestigious sales position, than than an ER or IBD positi ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:34pm -

  68. Considering an MSF... Am I making the correct decision?

    I'm considering going back to school for a Master's in Finance, but I'm not sure I'm making the right decision. I graduated school in May 2009 from a big state school with a degree in Economics. Due to personal problems my undergrad ex ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2010 - 6:48pm -

  69. Ever thought about a life of crime?

          Have you ever considered taking up a life of crime, not violent crime but something like a drug dealer or something? Money crime Drugs ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 8:56pm -

  70. How Do You Respond to the "Traders Just Move Money Around" Argument?

    So, a lot of people argue, and especially lately, that traders don't actually "add value" to society. They just "move money around." Traders don't improve companies and make them better, they just buy and sell, etc. etc. You ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2009 - 1:09am -

  71. How much money did you make as an SA?

          Got my W-2 form. I made close to $17,000 at a BB for my SA stint. (NYC) Anyone else in this range? I imagine those on the West coast made double this. Money ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2013 - 11:10pm -

  72. The Affluent Get Thrifty

    The Rich are Different How Rich Spend Money [quote]Bentleys and Hermes bags are selling again. Yet the wealthiest Americans are emerging from the financial downturn as different consumers than they were. ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2011 - 8:45am -

  73. The Illusion of A Better Job

    Why do we constantly set ourselves up for disappointment by dreaming up the possibilities how much better our lives would be if only we were doing something else? Too many times I have heard friends say "things would be so much better if only I worke ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 2:41pm -

  74. Girls in NYC

          What are some common / stereotypical / generalized comments on girls in NYC? This topic is meant to be just for fun. Discuss? nyc Banking investment Money girls ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2011 - 9:25pm -

  75. Battle of The Online Brokerages!!!!

    So this is just a forum to help decide which online broker is the best, i've done some research have personally decided TradeKing is the way to go, but I'm looking for some insight into your opinions and your reasons, any horror stories? amazing ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2010 - 4:11am -

  76. MBB vs. $125,000

    I've been offered an MBB position out of undergrad (all in comp probably around $90,000) Alternatively, I also have an offer straight to a post MBA-level industry position (F500 company) paying about $125,000 What should I take (esp. in regards to ex ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 31 2011 - 7:52pm -

  77. Possible to live on every other analyst paycheck in NYC?

    Was wondering--do you guys think it would be possible to live on every other paycheck (70k/annum) in NYC? I want to pay down my student loans as quickly as possible (many of them start collecting interest in January 12 (I graduate in May 11). Assuming 30% ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2010 - 2:58pm -

  78. It's all about the money...who knew?

    I realize that this is a finance forum but, as has become my custom, I usually like to write about sports. To that end, if someone can explain to me how you suspend Terrelle Pryor for the first FIVE games of next season (knowing he could easily declare fo ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2010 - 8:37pm -

  79. Greek Study Finds More Sex = More Income

    Greek Study Finds More Sex = More Income: http://www.businessweek.com/videos/2013-08-20/freq... income Money Wealth ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2013 - 2:31pm -

  80. Now What: Harvard or Wharton?

    Oh my goodness, I'm so sorry for posting about deciding on where to go for college, but....I was admitted off the Harvard waitlist with the condition that I can attend for the class of 2021 (i.e., I'd have to take a gap year). I had already been ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2017 - 11:13am -

  81. Invesment Banking is for Losers? By: Robert Kiyosaki

    The video speaks for itself. I'm interested in hearing what this forum thinks about the statements and comments this guys was making, the author of Rich dad Poor dad. It starts at 14:00ish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RcVJpqWzBg invesment bankin ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2014 - 10:50pm -

  82. How much to live in NYC as an MD

    I've been wondering this for a while, how much does it take to make it in NYC as an MD living a good life, meaning: Nice apartment on UES, UWS (guessing 3-4M, right?) Kids in private school, 30K/year, say two kids, so 60K/year Taxes, say 40-50% Car w ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2011 - 11:18am -

  83. How to spend millions in a year?

          How is this possible? Quickest way I can imagine is the costs associate with using a personal jet a lot or a mega-yacht a lot. Also large donations. Other than that, it is not easy to picture "spending" millions. If you buy ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2011 - 9:40am -

  84. This medical student needs help and advice...

    I am a medical student debating what specialty I want to go in to. What it comes down to is picking a specialty based on enjoyment vs based on practicality. Specifically, should I be a: 1. Urologist (aka a penis/kidney surgeon) for $700k a year, which is ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2011 - 6:14pm -

  85. What career do you think is the next big money maker?

          So with a lot of people thinking that IB and S&T monkeys aren't going to be making money like what they used to, what position do you think will be the next big money maker?... besides for hedge funds continuing to do their t ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2011 - 12:45pm -

  86. Who is the richest person on this board?

    Who is it? Who is the rainmaker? I just got a Seiko watch and would say it is top 5 nice of all the people on here. nyc Banking Money Jos A Bank citizen ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2011 - 4:42pm -

  87. Does money really make you happier..

    Pardon my sentences, for I typed this on my iPhone At this point in my life I think I'm going through the transition from dreams to reality. When I first got my SA offer I was of course happy but then I started thinking about the money I'd be ma ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2012 - 11:33pm -

  88. 4 Must watch videos for all monkeys

          These are all necessary to your career advancement. Enjoy Money women Men ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2011 - 12:14pm -

  89. Would anyone do investment banking if it wasn't well paid?

    I'm not talking about taking a low paying analyst job or an unpaid internship. This thread is about the long-term. If the average mid-career salary in banking was merely average, say around 100,000/year, would you still want it? Money llama ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2011 - 9:00pm -

  90. Yachts? How quaint....

          Screw the yacht in Monte Carlo, I want one of these bad boys! http://www.bloomberg.com/video/-6-5m-floating-isla... Money yacht ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2012 - 10:06am -

  91. Disgusting attitude of money, prestige, target schools, one-upmanship

          It's sad how this website has become a haven for discussions about 1st year bonuses, BB rankings, clothes, how much money one needs, jealousy of target school kids, prestigious possessions (cars, watches, etc), etc, etc e.g. One ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2010 - 9:03am -

  92. Heavy student loans coming out of UG

    Hi everyone. I was lucky enough to secure an IBD position at a top BB. Unfortunately, I am saddled with about $150k in student debt at an average 7% interest rate. I was wondering if anyone who is in the same position, or has been in the same position, ca ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2010 - 8:08pm -

  93. The Money Culture

    Where would we all be without Liar's Poker? No other single book gave such a funny and accurate portrayal of the culture inside an investment bank. That book and the movie Wall Street heavily influenced my decision to become a stock jockey. Michael L ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2011 - 5:40am -

  94. How To Trade Currencies with a PayPal Account

    This is a hack I came up with the other day for people who want to trade spot currencies without a futures account, without alerting their compliance department, and/or without the gains being reported to the IRS. You might consider it if you think you kn ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2010 - 3:19am -

  95. That one connect to get into hedge funds...?

    quick rundown on my stats... very non target undergrad... poor gpa... marketing... very non target MS-FIN program right after college (i'm 24 now)... one year left... 3.8 gpa (turned it around!) so I'm in a leadership program at my school. It pa ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2013 - 3:36pm -

  96. Are there ANY benefits at all to Back Door Office Work? Can someone go Ops--> Front Office?

          So I'm a sophomore college student but I think through some connections I may be able to obtain a back door analyst position at a BB. Obviously I'm not gonna complain getting paid $20+/hr at a sophomore college level, but ev ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2010 - 12:02am -

  97. Consulting vs Investment Banking

    Hello. I am 14 years old. Unlike other kids my age, I am really interested in money, investing, investment banking, and consulting. I know how to invest, and I do invest. I also know all about how businesses and companies are run. My ultimate goal is to e ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2010 - 6:10pm -

  98. n00bish Question about Goldman Sachs

          I don't really understand how GS is (historically at least) Wall Street's most profitable bank? How are they the most successful? Have their earnings been historically higher than any other investment banks (JPM, BOFA, C)? G ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2011 - 12:09am -

  99. Manage my money

    Didn't really know where to post this. So I have about $40k sitting in cash and need some ideas of what to do with it investment-wise.. Very conservative and really just don't want to see inflation erode it all away. Hoping to not touch at least ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 3:37am -

  100. What's more important, money, happiness, or prestige?

    E.g. If you had someone like Harvard College->Yale Law->Wachtell law firm vs. average state school->Goldman Sachs partner in trading, would you respect the first guy more since his background is more impressive? I think happiness is overrated to ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2011 - 8:10pm -

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