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How to value benefits and pension?

I recently started a job with several benefits including health and dental. It also has a pension. For various reasons I do not think I will be staying at this job very long. One reason is the base ...
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Potential job offer where I would have to buy a car to use. How to calculate if it's worth it?

I am expecting a job offer for what is basically a delivery driver position. I would be using my own vehicle. There had been talk about getting reimbursed for mileage but now it's going to be a flat ...
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Can you keep on COBRA for medical and elect only dental and vision coverage from new employer?

Long story short, I am changing jobs and my new employer offers medical, dental, and vision. However, I've had a rough year and have finished paying all of my medical insurance's deductible and am ...
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Mandatory retroactive insurance coverage due to QLE in USA

My wife and I have a QLE (Qualifying Life Event) for new insurance: a job change. The document is dated April 12. We apparently have 30 days to enroll in new insurance now. When we spoke to Health ...
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Dependent Care FSA Reimbrusement

I had FSA with past employer from Jan to Sept 2019 and then switched Job with new employer and started FSA amount with the rest of the limit. All my dependent care expenses were till Sept 2019 but ...
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Changing jobs in UK and health insurance

I am self employed in the UK. My wife works for companies which give you a family health package while you work with them. Now my wife changed jobs. Before she was with BUPA and now, via the company, ...
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Company stopped paying my salary. What are my options?

UPDATE 4: I'd be remiss if I didn't update this post with the outcome: I was able to recover about 1.5x lost wages (after employment attorney fees). The advice below I followed included: (1) finding ...
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How are FSAs handled when you change jobs?

For my 2019 benefits from my company I enrolled for $1000 in an FSA account. So as of Jan 1 I have $1000 available to spend, but in late Feb. I changed jobs and I have one more check being issued to ...
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What effect will taking a new job have on mortgage rates

I'm starting to house hunt for my first home with my wife, we both have great credit, solid income and at least 10% downpayment saved up. However i recently was offered a position with a 20% raise at ...
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Previous employer has not rolled over my 401k yet

I left a company over 10 months ago and they still haven't rolled over my 401k yet. Is there anything I can do?
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What types of careers consistently make the most money entering with no background or social skills? [closed]

I am currently searching for an entry-level job with minimal social skills/client interaction required, and out of those jobs, trying to research what kind of position would pay the best as far as ...
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Financial Security for a Starting Family

Today I have gotten into an argument with my fiancee and I want to hear everyone's opinion on this. I received a call today from a company that I consider to be my dream company. They are a big ...
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How to maximize 401(k) match between switching jobs

My current and future employer both match 50% of contributions up to 7% of earned income. In effect, I can get 50% of my $18,000 contributions. I have front-loaded my contributions at present ...
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How to calculate and pay income tax when switching companies twice?

Now this is slightly complex (at least for me) and also the first time. Movement between companies: I was with Company A till Mid-November 2016. Quit Company A and joined Company B in November-End ...
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Partial exclusion from short-term capital gain due to change of job

My wife and I, filling taxes jointly, just closed on a $160K house on July 22nd. Due to unexpected circumstances I will have to quit my job in the US and get a new job in Europe. As a result we would ...
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If I voluntarily change employers, can I keep my health insurance through COBRA?

I just accepted a new position at a different company. Awesome! But, I just had surgery (nothing too major) and hit the deductible on my HDHP. I'd like to keep my health insurance right now, since I ...
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I left my job 2 years ago in 2013 and I am joining a new company now in 2015 . Can I still have my old EPF account transferred to the present one?

I was working in tech space for period of 10 months before quitting my job to go for higher studies in 2013. Somehow I never withdrew any money nor contributed anything to my EPF account after ...
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Can you change auto-enrollment pension provider? And what happens if you change jobs?

I'm trying to figure out if someone who has been auto-enrolled in a company pension scheme can change their pension provider. I opted out of the pension provided by my company because I couldn't ...
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Flex spending accounts and hsa when changing jobs

I have 2 issues related to a job change and my FSA with my previous employer I gave a two week notice on 2/23/2015. The employer chose not to keep me in the office for those 2 weeks, but would pay ...
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Potential to live in one of two states: Which is better for optimizing income?

I have accepted a new job on the Eastern Shore of Maryland that I will start this summer, but I will have the option to live in either Maryland or Delaware (about the same commute either way). I'll be ...
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I'm quitting my Indian job of 5 years and going on a sabbatical. What do i do with my PF?

I work in the tech space.I quit my job after 4 years and 9 months. I am not going to a new job but am taking a sabbatical. I guess it's more of a short break. After this break of 2-3 months, I will be ...
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How is my employer affected if I have expensive claims on my group health insurance?

Suppose, for the sake of discussion, that I work at ACME, Corp, a USA company. As part of my compensation, ACME makes me a member of their group health insurance through Aetna, a USA health insurance ...
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Will I lose a lot on health insurance by changing employer? (Yearly OoP Max)

I am considering leaving my current employer. Hypothetically, assume my new employer has a different health insurance provider (although, it probably doesn't matter, since it would be a different ...
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How to deal with my job change & 401k loan that I can't fully pay back?

It's been 60 days since I changed my job and I have an outstanding 401(k) loan of $30K(+30k non loan amount). I have only $20K to pay and my 401k plan won't accept the partial amount. I still didn't ...
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Cannot get a mortgage because I work through a recruiter

I changed jobs last April and now make well over $100K, yet, I can't get a condo mortgage for $150K because I work through a recruiter! The recruiter contract is for nine months, and then my company ...
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Tax deduction for job search

According to IRS pub 529, it is permissible to deduct some job search expenses, such as recruiter fees, resume preparation, and travel. I'm curious about the resume preparation in particular. Does ...
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When leaving job, is there a time limit to rollover a 401k into a Roth IRA?

My wife is leaving her job in the next month and going to a new one. She currently has a 401k that we would like to rollover into a Roth IRA ASAP. However we might be moving in a few months and ...
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Job transfer with a house I can't sell. How should I handle it?

We have a house with a 180k 1st mortgage (Huntington) and 55k 2nd mortgage (PNC). Each is from a different company. The house just appraised at 190k. I'm being transferred by my employer from ...
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401(k) contribution limits & job change: How to prevent over-contributing at new employer?

My wife is changing jobs, and we are trying to figure out how to deal with her 401(k) contributions. She contributes the maximum allowed, and depends on her employer to stop deducting when the limit ...
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