From the moment he decided to become a CPA, Jeremy Dillard knew he wanted his career to be about more than billable hours and client service. He also had a calling to serve - the desire to give back to his community and his profession.
Some of the most promising young minds in the CPA profession will have the chance to learn about their own personal leadership style and critical issues facing their field when they participate in the AICPA 2013 Leadership Academy Class.
UDPATE: President Obama has signed the student loan rates bill into law. The bill that will lower interest rates on federal subsidized Stafford student loans was approved by the House of Representatives on July 31.
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.
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.
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?"
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.