Practice news October 2012

Practice

Budgeting 2013: Bring on the Strategy and Structure

As marketing director at Rea & Associates, Katie Tolin will be meeting with partners at each of the firm's eleven offices across Ohio to talk about how their marketing dollars are being spent.
Practice

Weathering Sandy: Advice, Assistance, Notifications from CPA Societies and Others

Post-Sandy, CPA societies, government offices, and other organizations are providing information and resources to assist those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. We will keep you updated as news comes in.
Practice

Mining the Opportunities in Your Client Base

Is your firm at risk of losing clients or missing opportunities for additional wallet share from existing clients? A large gap may exist between what partners believe their clients think versus what clients actually think.
Practice

Accounting Firms Weathering Initial Stage of Sandy

Although Hurricane Sandy has yet to make landfall, her effects are being felt among small and big accounting firms in the Northeast as they swing full throttle into disaster-prep mode.
Practice

Company Announcements: Week of October 29, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of October 29, 2012.
Education & Careers

Richard Caturano Elected Chairman of AICPA

Richard J. Caturano, CPA, CGMA, is the new chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the world's largest member organization representing the accounting profession.
Practice

Walking the Walk - Firm Focuses on Service

Firm members of Porte Brown LLC were just a few of the approximately 7,000 Chicago-area residents who turned out Sunday, October 14, for the 34th annual Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes.
Practice

How You Can Guide the Future for America

Personal financial planning is the process of preparing for the inevitable tragedies of life that will affect each of us both financially and emotionally. It is a philosophy for intentional living, a framework for creating happiness, and offers joy in the face of life’s natural tendencies toward chaos and entropy.
Practice

Leverage Life Insurance to Leave a Lifetime Legacy

By helping clients leverage life insurance capabilities, financial advisors, CPAs and other wealth management professionals can significantly magnify the impact of their charity.
Practice

Help Your Clients Kick the Debt Habit

Each household in America carries roughly $114,000 in debt ($13 trillion divided by the total number of households counted in the 2010 Census). Whether you cater to the affluent or have a lower-income client base, debt is a reality for nearly all of your clients.
Education & Careers

The Next Generation of Leadership

We're headed toward a massive transition at firms across the country as current leaders get closer to retirement. Some firms have successfully transitioned, others are preparing, and there are those that don't have any plans in place.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of October 22, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of October 22, 2012.
Practice

Who Are Your Real Competitors?

Don't overlook what might be your strongest competitors - the ones that aren't accounting firms at all. It all depends on your definition of what constitutes a competitor.
Practice

Validate Your Marketing with Google Trends

Many of us marketers go off our "gut," which can get us in trouble as many times as it can aid us. Google Trends allows us to test our gut with TONS of data that is free and readily available.
Community News

Dembo, Freedman & Shutt Joins Teal, Becker & Chiaramaonte

Robert H. Kind, CPA, and managing partner of Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs, P.C. (TBC), announced that Albany-based accounting firm Dembo, Freedman & Shutt, CPAs, P.C. joined TBC effective October 1.
Community News

Company Announcements: Week of October 15, 2012

Following is the latest roundup of community news for the week of October 15, 2012.
Practice

Pricing Your Services, Part 2: Time and Money

Changing your pricing model is no simple task, but it is something beneficial for your clients and your firm. There are a number of investments of time and money that need to be factored into the overall pricing calculations for your firm.
Education & Careers

Entrepreneurs - Losing Sleep but Not Losing Hope

Despite financial pressures, stresses, and sleeplessness, the majority of entrepreneurs still have faith in their futures and maintain the determination to succeed, according to results of the "2012 Hiscox DNA of an Entrepreneur Study."
Education & Careers

MSCPA to Host Partner Retreat November 28-30

At the upcoming Massachusetts Society of CPAs partner retreat, managing partners and firm leaders in attendance will learn how to gain an advantage over their competitors, attract new clients, and increase their profits.
Practice

J.H. Cohn LLP and Reznick Group, P.C. Merge

Two of the top twenty accounting and consulting firms in the United States - J.H. Cohn LLP and Reznick Group, P.C. - today announced they've merged to become CohnReznick.

Pages