According to a new report by the Congressional Management
Foundation, almost half of voting-age Americans - 44 percent -
contacted a U.S. senator or representative sometime in the past
five years. Just four years ago, a similar survey showed only
18 percent of voting-age Americans had contacted their
lawmakers. Why the difference? The ease of using the Internet.
At this point, it's hard to imagine doing business without the
Internet, not to mention life in general without the Internet.
It's fully-ingrained in our lives. This e-newsletter is proof!
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Chris Wood, CPA:
The High Cost of Gas Part II
It is time to update my post from last April 23, "The High Cost
of Gas." In that post, I calculated the daily cost to travel
100 miles for my Nissan Sentra which gets 34 miles to the gallon....
Bill Kennedy, CA.IT, PMP:
Accounting 501: Be Nimble
My generation was the one that coined the phrase negative
growth, and so many things have happened in my career that I
Alex Vuchnich, CPA, CFE:
Profit Matters Blog
Pen Input Computing
I largely try to work in a paperless environment to the extent
possible. I use dual monitors, email, PDF documents and
scanners whenever possible. One thing I still miss though the
is the ease of using a pen and paper for note taking or for
making notes on an existing document....
All too often it seems I am stuck in this great scene from the
movie "Field of Dreams" (one of my all time favorites) when I
ask professional service providers what needs they fill for
their clients. We should never be selling anything when we talk
with prospects about our services. Instead, we should seek out
conversations about their needs.
AICPA names 2008 Outstanding CPA in Government awards
CPAs offer back-to-school shopping tips for consumers
The 2008 Marcum & Kliegman Workplace Challenge, Long Island's
largest participatory sporting event, will be held at Jones
Beach State Park on Tuesday, July 29, beginning at 7:00 PM. The
Challenge is a major annual event where the CEOs and leaders of
Long Island's top companies, their employees, and their
families gather to compete. This year's Workplace Challenge is
expected to attract more than 10,000 runners representing over
250 different companies.
New York accounting firms merge
Deloitte reports record growth and strengthens ranks by 15,000
The parents of this fall's college-bound freshmen may be
breathing a collective sigh of relief that their children have
cleared the admissions hurdle. But few parents understand the
terms necessary to make fully informed financial aid decisions,
says a new survey conducted by leading global strategic
branding firm Siegel+Gale.
Bridge programs produce few candidates to meet critical shortage
of Accounting PhD's
Harsh sanctions may await students who used Web site for GMAT prep
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