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Five Great Cities for the Midwest-at-Heart CPA

Many say the West Coast is the best coast, but there's something to the slower pace of the Midwestern part of the United States. You can still get into big cities, but there's a different feel, colder weather, and economic advantages. Here's a look at some of the most promising cities for the

CPA Exam Scores are Coming Out... Are You Ready?

Your nerves might be a little high with exam results about to (finally) drop. Our guts turn, and we get nervous because the high standards we set for ourselves and the high standards, it takes to pass the CPA Exam. Don’t take this the wrong way; high standards will get you far. They motivate you

CPA's, Are You Preparing For Your Golden Years?

What comes to mind when you think of retirement? For many of us it's our grandparents. We watched them retire into their golden years with style, vacationing around the world, and relaxing at home. We enjoyed nights being dropped off and spoiled while our parents enjoyed some time sans kids. We

CPA's: Your Dream Career is Out There

When thinking of a future career in accounting many terms come to mind -- the Big Four, auditing, busy season, management accounting, financial analysis, and cash management. Many find themselves solely thinking of a path to success via a firm or large business. The thing is, these positions are

3 Simple Reasons to Give Thanks For Being CPA

The holiday season is officially in full swing. Halloween passed, Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and a December full of celebration is already felt on the radio, TV, and in decorations on the streets. Sometimes, everything can move so fast it feels like it all blends together. So today, take some

Why accountants and employers should pay attention to REI's #OptOutside Campaign

For the third year in a row, REI has decided to opt out of what every other retail giant does after Thanksgiving by ditching Black Friday Deals. No waiting outside in the early hours of the morning and running through aisles grabbing at discounts. Instead, they are sticking with their

So You are Thinking About Taking the CPA Exam...

Let's not sugar coat it - taking the CPA Exam to get your license is a long and difficult road. One of the hardest parts of the process is starting along that road. When it comes to difficulty, the CPA Exam is head and shoulders above many other licensure exams. Even those who passed can sound

Four Ways Accountants Can Make the Most of Their Office Layout

We all remember the episode of The Office where Jim creates a pencil barrier to keep Dwight's clutter off of his desk. This comical depiction of a shared workspace is good for a laugh but as office spaces become more open it brings to light that personal space is shrinking. You are much less

Emails That Will Make Your Co-workers Hate You

Have you ever thought about how many digital communications you send in a day? Whether it's text, social media, or email, we all send countless messages during the week. Passive aggressive behavior, pointless status updates, or even cyber-bullying is obvious on social outlets, but we need to

CPA Candidates, How Should You Approach the Holidays?

For the past year, you've been looking at CPA Exam changes and the requirements you need to sit for the CPA Exam. After all that work, you've looked into what it takes to pass the BEC, AUD, REG, and FAR sections and what best CPA Review programs are to help reach your goals. One of the hardest