In an effort to increase the number of Americans who are saving for retirement – roughly 50 percent of employees have no retirement savings at all – the Automatic IRA Act of 2010 has been introduced in both houses of Congress.
Last week's Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase in Rosemont, IL kicked off with approximately 1,700 CPAs in attendance, a group so large that it was clear the need for knowledge and networking is still alive.
Your clients look to you for expertise. With the economy sluggish right now, this might be an opportune time to offer training that could help them improve their financial outlook and prepare them for upcoming duties and requirements.
Twitter has been the social media success story of recent years, helped by the enthusiastic endorsement of journalists and celebrities. Now businesses are beginning to learn how to harness the site's power to grow their companies.
Want to be found? Of course the answer is yes. One of the best ways to be found in your local area as it relates to Google searches is to ensure your business is set up with Google Places.
Voice of the Editor
Hi. I’m Caleb and I’m new around here.
Which isn’t completely true. I mean, occasionally I drop by when I manage to sneak out of the nonstop frat party over at Going Concern, but I’m mostly a wallflower over there. I’m happy to say that I’ve been given express permission (or explicit orders, if you like) to wander over here to AccountingWEB more often.
Why is that, you might ask? My job is to replace the irreplaceable Gail Perry as Editor-in-Chief. What does that mean? I don’t really know! I think it’ll be fun getting a feel for things, throwing in my own thoughts here and there, and listening to the discussions you’re having about the accounting profession.