by Phyllis Weiss H... on Feb 04, 2014
As professionals and executives become more senior, there’s often a desire or expectation that they will want to devote themselves to "good works" as a legacy.
by Deanna White on Jan 27, 2014
Created for the 2014-15 academic year, the American Institute of CPAs Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship provides $1,000 to recipients who have earned an associate’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or economics and declared their intent to major in accounting at a four-year college or university.
by Jason Bramwell on Jan 22, 2014
February 5, 2014, is the deadline for CPA candidates who are planning on submitting an application for the Becker Professional Education second annual Newton D. Becker Scholarship Program.
by Jason Bramwell on Jan 13, 2014
A team of accounting students from the University of Portland turned into personal financial planners – and devised an award-winning plan to help a fictional young entrepreneur take control of his finances and pay off his debt.
by Jason Bramwell on Jan 03, 2014
The undergraduate accounting programs at Michigan State University and Brigham Young University received the endorsement of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) as higher education programs that provide management accounting curriculum and skills for students.
by Caleb Newquist on Jan 02, 2014
A new year beckons and I harken back to when my daughter was four years old. Her mother and I bought her an old, upright piano. It was a little beat up, a little banged up, and was missing a few keys, but hey, for a 4-year old, it was fine.
by Deanna White on Dec 30, 2013
Just days before his retirement from the MSCPA, AccountingWEB sat down with Theodore J. Flynn to discuss the major changes that have impacted the profession over the last four decades, the current state of the CPA industry, and where things are headed in the future.
by Teresa Ambord on Dec 27, 2013
Accountant Rickey Charles Goodrich had it a little too good. Many bean counters would kill to serve as financial guru to the likes of Pearl Jam.
by Rita Keller on Dec 27, 2013
For the last few years, in many of my presentations to the CPA profession, I have been warning firm leaders that they need to be prepared for involving the parents of new college graduates as they participate in the college recruiting adventure.
by Michael Alter on Dec 26, 2013
One of the most important things you can do for your firm is to continue learning. The people who help their businesses achieve new heights are the ones who are continually learning how to get better.
by Deanna White on Dec 23, 2013
In today's increasingly litigious society, there's certainly no shortage of lawsuits or the lawyers needed to negotiate those proceedings. There's a new player emerging as an indispensable part of many attorneys' legal teams: the forensic accountant.
by Jason Bramwell on Dec 23, 2013
According to a recent survey of human resources (HR) managers by Accountemps, the most productive day of the week to tackle work-related projects is Tuesday.
by Scott Cytron on Dec 19, 2013
No matter what type of business you're in, it's never easy to resign a client. Yet, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. We resign clients based on a number of reasons.
by Deanna White on Dec 19, 2013
America's business community has instituted many wonderful programs to help veterans transition from the military to the corporate world. Deloitte officials say they're proud to add their own innovative CORE Program to the mix.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 18, 2013
The days of listening to stodgy diatribes about technical accounting standards are over, or at least they should be, according to Tom Hood, executive director and CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Business Learning Institute.
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