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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,

The PERFECT Schedule to PASS all 4-parts of the CPA Exam!

Want to know how long it will take to pass?  Here are the approximate number of study hours, and estimated length of time to prepare, based on devoting about 20 hours a week to studying...

2017 CPA Exam Testing Windows and Score Release Timeline

On May 30, 2017, NASBA and the AICPA updated the target score release date timeline.

If you sat for the Auditing (AUD), Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR), or Regulation (REG) section(s) of the 2017 CPA Exam during the April/May (Q2) testing window, you can expect to receive your score on

Put an end to procrastination today (or maybe tomorrow)

One of the biggest inhibitors to people reaching their goals has been the same every generation. "There's not enough time in the day". This has been blamed on tasks to do around the house and technology, on family obligations and lengthening commutes, but no matter who you are or where you are

Get to Know the CPA Exam Blueprints

This year has presented a unique challenge to students looking to pass the CPA Exam - a reformat of the test. While this means new territory and a test unfamiliar to everyone, the AICPA has released a set of blueprints letting students know what to expect, and how to prepare. While this may

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

How Accountants Stay Productive While Working From Home

The massive number of employees working from home over the past five years seems just to be growing. Even if working remotely part-time, employees benefit from more flexible schedules, decreased commute times, a dip in transportation costs, and a spike to happiness.  Employers get the benefit of

How to Approach Score Holds on the 2017 CPA Exam

There is little more that is painful to the CPA hopeful than agonizing over your score after taking the CPA Exam. Months of prep and studying lead up to the exam and then it's a waiting game. For the past couple years this waiting time has been around 10-20 days, depending on when you take the

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

Growing with your clients: How to build on an existing relationship

With a growing number of startups becoming successful your company is likely to experience the change of reality when dreams turn to success. The small company you started working with will turn big profits and their business model, as well as the way you approached them in the beginning, will