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  1. Vital Records Management: Don't Get Distracted by SOX
  2. AICPA Issues Exposure Draft on Business Valuation Standards
  3. Certified Divorce Financial Analysts Ease the Way for Couples
  4. Analytics Software Helpful Tool in Complying with Regulations
  5. New Name, Better Benefits for Education

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THIS WEEKS RESOURCES
  1. Vital Records Management: Don't Get Distracted by SOX

When it comes to data management, executives must develop a strategic approach -- thinking in both in terms of the "big picture" vision and the details of storage, Van Carlisle, CEO of Fire King, a security and records management group, told the ABA Banking Journal in an interview published in March 2005.

  1. AICPA Issues Exposure Draft on Business Valuation Standards

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)last week issued an exposure draft of proposed Business Valuation Standards for comment. The standards would provide guidelines for the development of valuation conclusions and reporting on the results, according to a release from the AICPA.

  1. Certified Divorce Financial Analysts Ease the Way for Couples

Ending a marriage is a painful prospect for most couples but it becomes even more complicated for those with extensive financial assets. Enter the certified divorce financial analyst to simplify matters.

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  1. Analytics Software Helpful Tool in Complying with Regulations

In a post-Sarbanes Oxley world, auditors and accountants are looking for any tool they can find that to help companies comply with the spate of new rules and regulations, Globeandmail.com reported.

  1. New Name, Better Benefits for Education

Americans, in general, are not savers. Not even when the reason for saving is a good one: education. Uncle Sam has decided to try to encourage saving for education by renaming and revamping the education IRA.

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