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The Eight Best Towns Where You Wouldn't Think to Look for a Job

The reasons they picked these cities are likely different from those a Forbes or Business Insider would highlight, but it's great to have options. The diversity revolves around opportunity and lifestyle. We liked Outside Magazine's different take on cities they liked for their readers. The

Why Accountants Should Mediate Rather than Dictate the Budget

When you are in charge of making the financial decisions for your company, it can be easy to get into a mode where you call the shots. The problem with this is how people may disagree with you and stray, bend, or push the limits which will ultimately make your job harder. Much like coaching a

Adaptor, Innovator, and Creator - The Progression of Today's Accountant

There has been a lot of speculation about the fate of the accountant lately. Some have predicted the demise of a career while others have been quick to lift up the profession as more vital now than ever. The one thing that is for sure is the industry is changing, new challenges are arising, and

Feeling a lull in your CPA Journey? Don't be discouraged.

You may be feeling in a bit of a rut in your CPA journey or even some discouragement from the new version of the CPA Exam and the updated score release timetables. There is always going to be some unique adversity when pursuing a goal, but here are some reasons to keep your head up and move

The Founding Fathers - The First Auditors

Fourth of July week is here! There's plenty to do - beach parties to go to, watermelon to eat, and fireworks to see. This is the 241st commemoration of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. Historically young, the United States has experienced growth alongside the rest

You shouldn't forget the lessons your summer job taught you

Summer is officially here and brings back memories of younger days, less worry, and for most of us, our first job. High schoolers usually enter the workforce for the first time during summer vacations. Fewer students these days get to experience and mature in this way as sport and scholastic

CPA's, these three tips could save you and your clients thousands of dollars every year.

As a professional in the finance and business, accountants are usually way ahead of the game when it comes to analyzing their budgets, but sometimes assuming you are an expert can lull you into thinking there are no improvements to be made. Regardless of how on top of your finances you are there

Shark Tank's Mr. Wonderful Has Wonderful News for CPAs at AICPA Engage

Earlier this month The Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary was a keynote speaker at the AICPA ENGAGE Conference and had encouraging news for the CPA. There has been a lot of talk about the impact technology and robotics will have on business operations. Mark Cuban, O'Leary's counterpart on Shark Tank,

Are Millennials the Misunderstood Generation

The topic of Millenials is not going away anytime soon, but while a lot has been said and written degating what type of people they are and will be, they have been busy building their professional life. They've gone from new kids on the block to influencers - freshman in the workforce to Chief

If you're going to be the funny co-worker, do it right.

We've all got our roles at work. There's the girl who always brings in food for the office, the coffee runner, the extra helper who's always willing to pitch in, and of course, the funny one. Humor can be a touchy area. You're not a stand-up comic, so there is definitely a lot that is off limits