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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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Posted by Sean McCabe at 12:09PM | Comments (0)

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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Posted by Jody Padar at 11:47AM | Comments (0)


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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Posted by Sean McCabe at 10:30AM | Comments (0)

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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Posted by Sean McCabe at 02:02PM | Comments (0)


Sept. 8th - AICPA National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions

The 2014 AICPA National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions will be held September 8th through September 10th next week at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington D.C.

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Posted by Sean McCabe at 01:07PM | Comments (0)


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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Posted by Sean McCabe at 10:23AM | Comments (0)

September 3, 2014

Are you making enough time for client development?

I recently began a new client relationship with a partner who told me he hadn't seen much growth in his practice over the past several years. However, unlike many of my clients who aren't sure of why their practice growth has stalled, he knew precisely what was happening. He equated the stall in growth to his inability to spend time developing client relationships.

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Posted by Art Kuesel at 02:58PM | Comments (0)


College Factual ranks top 10 accounting schools

As the current school year gets underway, it's worth noting which colleges stand out among their peers in the accounting field. College Factual, a site dedicated to assisting prospective college students, has released this year's top 10 schools for accounting. Did your school make the cut?

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September 2, 2014

PwC Minneapolis donates $90,000 via youth education campaign

PwC announced today that its Minneapolis branch has donated $90,000 to four local non-profit organizations, made possible by grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. The grants work in tandem with the professional services firm's Earn Your Future campaign - a program dedicated to addressing youth education through a combination of donations and skills-based volunteer programs across the country.

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Posted by Sean McCabe at 01:44PM | Comments (0)


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