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Joel M. Ungar, CPA is a lifelong resident of the Detroit area and a graduate of The University of Michigan. He is a principal with Silberstein Ungar, PLLC, a Top 15 auditor of SEC public reporting companies. Joel writes observations on different matters and especially on working with and using LinkedIn. He thinks he has a sense of humor.

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May
19
It's always dangerous to complain about something.  Complaining doesn't make it any better, and the solution (or in this case replacement) may be worse.  Therefore I throw all caution to the wind.  And I reserve the right to
May
18
My friend and fellow blogger Michelle Golden updated her status on Facebook the other day to say "I think I spotted the CPA group in the lobby";
May
04
Surgery was one week ago, and I've been home since Thursday.  Reportedly the first think I asked my wife for after they took me to a room was for Little Debbie Swiss Cake Rolls.  Good to know I kept my wits at a time like that.
Apr
25
My wife purchased a game for the Nintendo Wii called "Walk it Out." I started using it daily in late February. The game is set on "Rhythm Island" and is pretty much undeveloped.
Apr
21
I became of a fan of Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" a few years ago and it is one of the few shows I plan on watching (I'm still to cheap to buy a DVR).  I'm
Apr
20
It is April 20 as I write, 5 days after the end of busy / tax season.  These are some of the thoughts going through my head right now:
Apr
16
Rob Nance and the people at AccountingWeb have figured out one thing about me:  I am a FANATIC for Little Debbie Swiss Cake Rolls.  They also know that I have a very treatable and fortunately curable prostate cancer.
Apr
15
Seeing that next week is "National Organize Your Files" week, I thought I'd share the best resources I've found for keeping myself organized.
Apr
11
Thursday April 15 is, for Jews, the 1st day of the Hebrew month of Iyar.  And on Rosh Chodesh (Hebrew for the new month), certain Psalms of Praise (namely parts of Psalms 114 - 118) are recited.  That it is falling on April 15 th
Apr
08
I found out on Wednesday March 24 that I have Stage 1 Prostate Cancer. Before you get too horrified, my prognosis is very very good. The cure rate for this is pretty much 100%. This was found very very early.

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