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September 11, 2014

Report lists accounting as the most underrated profession

What qualities do you look for in a dream job? Is it high pay, low stress, and ease of breaking into the profession? If so, the field of accounting certainly fits the bill - so much so that job search portal CareerCast.com has deemed accounting the most underrated profession today.

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Accounting Degree Review names 2014/2015 top 50 graduate schools for accounting

Accounting Degree Review, an independent publication providing resources for current and prospective accounting and finance students, has released its 2014/2015 list of the top 50 graduate schools for accounting.

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September 10, 2014

H&R Block offers college scholarship rewards through personal finance game

Who says playing video games doesn't pay? H&R Block thinks they should. The tax prep company, in an effort to educate young adults on the importance of personal finance, has launched their own game, the H&R Block Budget Challenge, with $3M worth of scholarships and grants set as prizes for top participants.

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Article lists top 30 master's accountancy programs under $22K per year

"Master's degree" might not always be synonymous with "cheap," but there's good news for students who wish to enter a graduate accountancy program and not break the bank in the process. Educational website Masters in Accounting Degrees has ranked their top 30 graduate programs for accounting, all under $22,000 per year.

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September 9, 2014

10 accounting students receive 2014-2015 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has announced the 10 recipients of the 2014-2015 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship, annually presented to both undergraduate and graduate-level accounting students pursuing their CPA license who have displayed academic excellence and leadership. Each recipient will receive a $2,500 award for the academic year.

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Wiley announces launch of video-based CMA exam prep course

John Wiley & Sons has announced on Tuesday the launch of the CMAexcel CMA Review Course - a video-based addition to its CMA test prep products, featuring over 21 hours of video lectures. The course is hosted on Wiley’s e-learning platform, EfficientLearning.com.

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September 8, 2014

This clears it up: The cloud is not an actual cloud.

What actually is the cloud? The easiest way to explain it is this: your software is in a computer room miles away from your physical location.

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KPMG Foundation donates $470K in minority accounting doctoral scholarships

The KPMG Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $470,000 worth of scholarships to minority accounting doctoral students for the 2014-2015 academic year, as part of their Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship Program. The Program has notably awarded over $15 million to 331 minority students pursuing doctorate degrees since 1994, with the goal of increasing diversity amongst students and professors in business schools.

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September 4, 2014

Klatzkin & Company donate backpacks to N.J.'s One Simple Wish

Klatzkin & Company staff recently participated in their annual Back to School Drive, donating backpacks to One Simple Wish - an Ewing, NJ-based non-profit that enables individuals to grant simple wishes to foster children and impoverished families.

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AICPA survey points to more hiring next year

The third quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey, which polled executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers and other certified public accountants in U.S. companies, has found that one in five companies expect to hire new staff in the coming year.

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