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April 17, 2015

Bethel University receives endowed scholarship for accounting majors

Bethel University’s accounting students will have an opportunity to apply for a new scholarship, thanks to the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA). The goal of the new scholarship is to provide one scholarship of at least $1,000 each year. As the fund grows, the dollar amount of the awards will grow accordingly.

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April 16, 2015

10 tools new college grads need to land a job

With graduation right around the corner for the nation's college seniors, landing that ever-important first job should be the first order of business off-campus. However, a résumé shouldn't be the only weapon at a job-seeker's disposal.

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Americans' financial satisfaction up, according to AICPA's Q1 2015 PFSi

Decreases in inflation, personal taxes, and underemployment have lifted Americans’ overall financial satisfaction further into positive territory, according to the Q1 2015 PFSi (Personal Financial Satisfaction Index) released today by the AICPA.

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April 15, 2015

TD Ameritrade Institutional seeks diverse applicants for 2015 NextGen Scholarships

Through its NextGen Initiative, TD Ameritrade Institutional will be working to bring younger talent and greater diversity to the registered investment advisor (RIA) industry. Including its annual scholarships, grants and a long-term sponsorship agreement with Texas A&M University, TD Ameritrade Institutional plans to invest $2 million toward helping attract next generation talent and raising awareness of the RIA industry on campuses across the country.

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AICPA to release quarterly economic gauge of Americans’ finances on April 16

The AICPA will release the results of the AICPA PFSi (Personal Financial Satisfaction Index), a quarterly economic gauge that measures the personal financial standing of a typical American, at 7:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 16.

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April 14, 2015

Kansas City chapter of Financial Executives International announces 2015 Academic Awards winners for students

The Kansas City chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI Kansas City) today announced four winners of its 2015 Academic Awards for outstanding students in Finance and Accounting, plus one Legacy Academic Award to an outstanding student who is the daughter of an FEI Kansas City member.

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Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) promotes diversity for Philly firms

The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) recently held a roundtable with Philadelphia firms on the issue of diversity, according to a press release. April marks "Celebrate Diversity Month," but the roundtable marked just another effort from PICPA to promote positive change in the profession.

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April 13, 2015

Definition of financial success in America changing, according to AICPA survey

Of the 1,010 adults polled, the survey found that twice as many U.S. adults cited having enough money for a comfortable retirement (28 percent) and providing their children a debt-free education (23 percent) as the best indicator of financial success, rather than owning a home (11 percent) and having a financial situation better than their parents (11 percent).

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Accountingfly launches free webinar series focused on accounting careers

Accountingfly, the online job board and networking site focused on accounting careers from internships through experienced hires, has launched a new free webinar series, with the first webinar premiering this Thursday, April 16, at 2:00PM EDT.

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April 10, 2015

Online tax school accepting applications for 2015-2016 'Founder's Scholarships'

A total of three scholarships worth $4,770 will be awarded, one for each of the three levels of the ITS Chartered Tax Certificate programs: Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA), Chartered Tax Consultant (CTC), and Chartered Tax Professional (CTP), to include Tax Business Start-up Guides. Recipients are selected in part on their financial obstacles as well as the strength of their essay that covers categories such as key achievements and career objectives.

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