| Money Talk|| re: Anyone here work as a consultant? - MStant1 on 11/29/13 at 12:31 pm|
[quote]Deloitte has the only consulting practice of the Big 4 that is worth a shit[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone here work as a consultant? - MStant1 on 11/26/13 at 9:33 pm|
[quote]comments on the lifestyle, work, career opportunities, etc. I know it varies from firm to firm but just curious. [/quote]
So the lifestyle can be rough, yet rewarding. There is a tendency at times to be the client's B. Irregular hours are your regular hours in consulting. Expect that most ...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone here work as a consultant? - MStant1 on 11/26/13 at 3:53 pm|
What specifically will you be doing as a consultant? What are you wanting to know exactly?...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone here work as a consultant? - MStant1 on 11/25/13 at 8:02 pm|
I'm in consulting as well. Questions?...
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - MStant1 on 11/18/13 at 9:58 pm|
[quote]I caught the very end where they want these "exchanges" to 1. Register with FinCen 2. Implement AML policies 3. Maintain Records including SARs. All of those completely arse fricks the premise of "anonymity"[/quote]
Fwiw FinCEN already stated back in March/April that all digital curren...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Pit bull bites off owner's arms - MStant1 on 11/12/13 at 11:16 pm|
[quote]Well, unfortunately, pit bulls are predisposed to be aggressive. They have been bred this way. They are not the only breed to have been bred for this,[/quote]
Not even remotely true.......
| Money Talk|| re: Roth IRA Contributions - MStant1 on 11/12/13 at 10:28 pm|
I'd continue to max out the 401k. Have you considered an Annuity? There are no contribution limits and the earnings are tax deferred. They can have high costs though....
| Money Talk|| re: 1st year CPA salary - MStant1 on 11/12/13 at 10:07 am|
Also passing all 4 parts of the CPA does not necessarily mean you have the CPA yet....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Serious Les Miles question - MStant1 on 11/12/13 at 9:45 am|
[quote]You must like Chic-Fil-A, and the 2007 NC was with 55% Nick Saban recruits, a monkey could have been coaching on the sidelines against Ohio State and Nick's recruits, (Dorsey, Doucet, Flynn, Hester, Highsmith, Pittman, Johnson, Zinger, Jackson, Zenon, Arnold)would have won that game.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Serious Les Miles question - MStant1 on 11/11/13 at 10:48 pm|
[quote]yep 13-1, 10-3 & good chance of going 8-5 this season. That's not a positive trend!!! And I don't think he has the "chest" to turn it around.[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| re: Serious Les Miles question - MStant1 on 11/11/13 at 10:42 pm|
Can those claiming C explain how Miles has diminished a program that only had one season with less than 3 losses since 96? And you would have to go back to 87 for the last season with less than 3 losses before that. But yeah Miles has diminished the program by fielding teams that have produced less ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Serious Les Miles question - MStant1 on 11/11/13 at 10:30 pm|
[quote]In between B and C. He inherrited a good program. He's maintained the program just enough to get by. If you don't think he's tanking the program at the same time, just rewatch the BCSNC from January 9, 2012.[/quote]
Tanking the program due to a loss in a NC that followed LSU's otherwise mo...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama helping his Muslim bros again. Secretly lifts Iran sanctions - MStant1 on 11/8/13 at 12:36 pm|
Softening sanctions does not equal lifting sanctions.
Sanctions programs are commonly changed. In the past 10 years sanctions relating to Iran have varied. ...
| Money Talk|| re: PwC Buying Booz & Co. - MStant1 on 11/2/13 at 11:00 am|
[quote]Dude, that flexibility word being tossed around is a bunch of horse shite. I am sure everyone's experience is different but a flexible schedule with 65 - 75 billing hours a week means you get to run errands when you need to but work till 3 am the rest of the week to make it up. I see this 8 mo...
| Money Talk|| re: PwC Buying Booz & Co. - MStant1 on 11/1/13 at 10:59 am|
[quote]Well, I know that our advisory side is being held back because of staffing issues. There's plenty plenty work out there, but we don't have enough people
Thus the people we do have are forced to work longer hours[/quote]
Meh, staffing issues are always just an excuse. It's not like they...
| Political Talk|| re: Speculative running mates of these potential candidates - MStant1 on 10/31/13 at 11:26 am|
[quote]The youngest possible Goldwater voters are in their 70s currently. While its an admirable standard the reference is badly outdated. Paul type republican is pretty much the only relative reference. [/quote]
I reference Goldwater rather than Ron Paul because Goldwater was not a libertarian. ...
| Political Talk|| re: 19 Maps That Will Help You Put The United States In Perspective - MStant1 on 10/31/13 at 8:13 am|
Meh, does it matter? There are more important things in life to worry about than getting worked up over a map.
That said, there were what only like 2-3 countries that were actually bigger than the US in total sq mi?...
| Political Talk|| re: Speculative running mates of these potential candidates - MStant1 on 10/31/13 at 8:01 am|
[quote] democratic POS
Grover Cleveland would probably be considered libertarian leaning or a Goldwater type republican in modern times. Hell he's practically a fat, mustached Ron Paul. He was in favor of the gold standard, non-interventionist, and I believe the total amount of vetoes ...
| Money Talk|| re: PwC Buying Booz & Co. - MStant1 on 10/31/13 at 7:45 am|
[quote]This is what caused Arthur Andersen to fail. The Audit practice trying to keep pace with Andersen Consulting took risks on the Enron engagement that led to the indictment that lost Andersen all of its audit clients.
Kinda an overly simplistic explanation don't you think?...
| Money Talk|| re: PwC Buying Booz & Co. - MStant1 on 10/30/13 at 11:41 am|
[quote]It is an issue that EY and KPMG also will face in the future as consulting grows to be larger than their assurance and tax practices.
The audit/tax side of the business holds back the advisory practices so much. It annoys me daily some of the silly independence issues we have to ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Assessing Les Miles: Les the Recruiter - MStant1 on 10/30/13 at 8:14 am|
[quote]So it's easy to recruit Louisiana if you're a good recruiter...great point
| Tiger Rant|| re: Assessing Les Miles: Les the Recruiter - MStant1 on 10/30/13 at 8:13 am|
[quote]They were bad coaches and bad recruiters. Not so difficult.
Obviously, but that counteracts the point ranters like to make with the whole "LSU recruits itself" herp derp. If recruiting at LSU was so easy, then any idiot could do it. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Were Mett's 2 INTs against Furman also downfield bombs? - MStant1 on 10/30/13 at 8:11 am|
[quote] but he's been wearing a big knee brace on that leg since. [/quote]
He's been wearing that big knee brace every game since last season. :lol:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Were Mett's 2 INTs against Furman also downfield bombs? - MStant1 on 10/30/13 at 8:10 am|
[quote]The passes vs ole miss and several against furman were terrible regardless of a positive or negative outcome.
My point is that any pass where a receiver is even remotely covered has the potential to be picked off. Receivers aren't going to be wide open every time. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Assessing Les Miles: Les the Recruiter - MStant1 on 10/30/13 at 7:58 am|
[quote]STFU... I think Saban is a tool and Les a baffoon. If Les wouldnt make so many damn stupid mistakes his record would be even better. However, he is what you see; An average coach sitting in a Porche which is LSU. [/quote]
Average to bad coaches don't maintain the type of record Les has reg...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Were Mett's 2 INTs against Furman also downfield bombs? - MStant1 on 10/30/13 at 7:37 am|
[quote]He threw some more jump balls to beckham that would have picked picked off by a better defense.
People have been saying this since the beginning of the season. Yet, the better defenses we played weren't the ones who picked him off.
I love how everyone was on Zach's nutsa...
| Money Talk|| re: How long should a MBA application resume be? - MStant1 on 10/29/13 at 8:39 am|
[quote]I have a Master's degree + 7 years of work experience. I'm applying to a top 10 MBA part-time program and they say the resume should be 1 to 2 pages long.
But should I still try to fit my resume into one page? Since the admissions officers look at tens of applications per day, is it bette...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Since Les has been here, how many times has LSU not been ready to play Bama? - MStant1 on 10/28/13 at 12:43 pm|
[quote]2011: Looking back on it, Bama was the better team, but the LSU team went in there and gutted it out.[/quote]
People say this, but I don't get how anyone could watch that game and say either team was necessarily better than the other. They were pretty darn even the whole game. Both teams f...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Miles, Richt, Brown, Muschamp and Stoops - MStant1 on 10/27/13 at 11:56 am|
[quote]So, yes his record is below .500. Also, two of those wins came against Meyer and Saban i their first years, when they had inherited teams on the decline and Mikes was playing with Saban's players. [/quote]
This is stupid. Fair enough on the first win against Saban, but when we beat Meyer i...
| Tiger Rant|| re: The Final Word on Ole Miss by Odell Beckham - MStant1 on 10/22/13 at 8:34 am|
[quote]LSU has put more talent into the NFL than any other team in the country and the only thing that has kept us from winning more championships is Miles will take a mulligan on a couple games a year. That's the difference between us and Bama. We're always told we're the only team talented enough ...