by Terri Eyden on Aug 08, 2013
Having expertise in such topics as international tax laws and global regulatory requirements will be somewhat or very necessary for accounting and finance professionals five years from now, according to 69 percent of CFOs who were recently surveyed.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 07, 2013
David Erkens, an assistant professor of accounting at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, was awarded the 2013 Best Early Career Researcher Award.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 05, 2013
As a way of giving young members an opportunity to connect with their peers beyond the traditional social networking platforms, the AICPA on August 1 launched an online community for young CPAs – the Young CPA Network.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 05, 2013
Wouldn't we all like a jump-start in the fast-paced and competitive work world? When facilitating discussions within groups of students and alumni or other multigenerational groups, I often ask: "What do you wish you knew sooner in your career?"
by gailperry on Jul 30, 2013
Only the cost of fuel oil and gasoline has risen more than the cost of college tuition over the past 10 years, rising a staggering 88 percent since 2003.As higher education tuition costs continue to rise, saving for college is becoming increasingly difficult for many American families.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 29, 2013
This summer, CPAs who want to stay ahead of the rapid-fire change and constant evolution that are intrinsic of their profession will head to the Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase, hosted by the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS).
by Terri Eyden on Jul 25, 2013
On July 23, Sage North America announced the launch of the Competitive Edge for Accounting Professionals: Value Beyond Tax and Compliance Services, a new CPE program for accounting professionals.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 24, 2013
Darrell Thaw, CPA, begins his term as the 2013-2014 chair of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA), leading a membership of over 13,000 CPAs across the state of Georgia.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 23, 2013
The executive master's degree in business administration (EMBA) programs at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois, took top honors in the inaugural EMBA ranking.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 23, 2013
A little more than two weeks after the interest rates on federal subsidized Stafford student loans jumped from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, a tri-partisan group of senators reached a compromise that would lower interest rates.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 22, 2013
What better place to encourage people to make dreams a reality than at the very doorstep of Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. That's where BAP will host its 2013 Annual Meeting.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 19, 2013
Small business owners are working more hours, extending their workweeks, and taking less vacation than they were five years ago, according to the 2013 "Sage Reinvention of Small Business Study."
by Terri Eyden on Jul 16, 2013
When Margaret Fiorentino takes office as the new executive director of the Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) international honor organization this August, she will face a daunting yet exciting challenge. Those who know her say Fiorentino is more than up to the job.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 15, 2013
If managing a professional practice was easy, anyone could do it. Today, in particular, we are all continually besieged by too many things competing for our time and attention.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 10, 2013
Sarah Galley, firm administrator with Pohlman & Talmage CPAs, received the Association for Accounting Administration's Achievement, Commitment, Excellence (ACE) Award at its June 2013 National Practice Management Conference in Detroit.

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Upcoming CPE Webinars

Jul 31
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom helps beginners get up to speed in Microsoft Excel. However, even experienced Excel users will learn some new tricks, particularly when David discusses under-utilized aspects of Excel.
Aug 5
This webcast will focus on accounting and disclosure policies for various types of consolidations and business combinations.
Aug 20
In this session we'll review best practices for how to generate interest in your firm’s services.
Aug 21
Meet budgets and client expectations using project management skills geared toward the unique challenges faced by CPAs. Kristen Rampe will share how knowing the keys to structuring and executing a successful project can make the difference between success and repeated failures.