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April 9, 2015

Value Colleges ranks 50 best value online grad schools for 2015

Value Colleges, an independent online guide to the best values in undergraduate and graduate college education, released its rankings of the "50 Best Value Online Graduate Schools of 2015" on Tuesday.

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April 8, 2015

Running out of money is top retirement concern, according to AICPA report

According to the AICPA PFP Trends Survey of CPA financial planners—many of whom work with high-net worth individuals—found that more than half (57 percent) of CPA financial planners cited running out of money as the top retirement concern for their clients.

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Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) announces new CEO

The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), today announced that Amy Pitter has joined the association as CEO. Pitter will join the MSCPA from her previous role as the Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR).

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April 7, 2015

New Jersey Society of CPAs provide $565K in scholarships

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), which has supported the study of accounting in high school and college for more than five decades, will continue that tradition by awarding a record $565,000 in scholarships.

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April 6, 2015

AICPA survey says four in five Americans in favor of finance training for not-for-profit staff

The survey results will provide incentive for accountants and others who work in or with the nation’s not-for-profit sector to consider earning a certificate of educational achievement for their work in this field through the AICPA’s new Not-for-Profit (NFP) Certificate Program. The NFP Certificate Program, launched today, is a 40-hour on-demand experience covering the essentials of not-for-profit financial responsibility.

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April 2, 2015

Weaver Private Foundation donates 50K to Feed the Children

On Wednesday, the Weaver Private Foundation named Feed the Children as their Charity of Choice for the 2014-15. The Foundation contributed $50,000 to the organization in conjunction with local partner agencies in Texas where Weaver, the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest, has offices.

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April 1, 2015

Travel solutions provider Concur expands App Center to feature over 100 partner apps

Concur, leading provider of spend management solutions and services for travelers, today announced that the Concur App Center has now grown to feature more than 100 partner apps. Launched two years ago, the App Center offers ease of use to travelers and the ability for companies to manage complex travel and finance challenges in a seamless fashion.

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Radical, defined: What the new accounting firm needs to look like

CPAs must be “radicalized” so they will not be lulled into complacency and driven by reactions in their current firm or lives. The changes that are happening in today’s fast-paced world need to be addressed. Most likely, you and your team have already felt the changes.

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March 31, 2015

Sons create memorial scholarship at Ole Miss for first female accountancy grad

Louise Avent, the first female accountancy graduate of the University of Mississippi (Class of 1947), who also became the first female inducted into the Hall of Fame at the university’s Patterson School of Accountancy, will be commemorated with a scholarship bearing her name. Her sons, Tom and Murray Avent, have committed $250,000 to establish an endowment, which will fund four annual accountancy scholarships at the University, according to HottyToddy.com.

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March 30, 2015

AICPA recognizes top 2014 CPA Exam performers with Elijah Watt Sells Award

On Monday, the AICPA announced the winners of the 2014 Elijah Watt Sells Award, given to candidates who have obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections of the Examination on their first attempt and completed testing in 2014.

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