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April 5, 2016

University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business inducts inaugural class of Honorary Fellows to Paton Accounting Center

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business held their annual Paton Fellow induction ceremony last week, in which it announced the inaugural recipients of its Honorary Paton Fellow Award – awarded to honor alumni and individuals who have made significant contributions to the accounting industry and impacted Michigan Ross accounting education.

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April 4, 2016

Montana State University professors receive NASBA grant for CPA Exam pass-rate research

Nathan Jeppson and Mary Burns, accounting faculty at Montana State University's Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship, have received a $6,500 grant from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) to further their research related to pass rates for individuals taking the CPA Exam, MSU.edu reports.

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April 1, 2016

President Obama declares April 2016 'National Financial Capability Month'

On Thursday, President Obama, per the Office of the Press Secretary, released an official Proclamation declaring April 2016 National Financial Capability Month.

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AICPA unveils next version of CPA Exam, set to debut April 2017

The AICPA announced on Monday the final details on the next version of the Uniform CPA Examination, set to debut on April 1, 2017.

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March 31, 2016

45% of 'Financial Literacy Test' takers across U.S. failed, NFEC reports

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) recently unveiled the results of their National Financial Literacy Test, polling 11,960 participants representing all 50 states on their financial know-how. The 30-question quiz was designed to measure both teens and young adults' ability to earn, save, and grow their money. The average test score was 60.35% for 15 - 18 year olds, and 63.64% for all ages.

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Armanino organizes MS Walk team benefiting strategic partner Anthony Byrd

Armanino, California's largest independent audit, tax, consulting & business management firm, along with their Franchise Services Group, is spearheading an MS Walk team at the Rose Bowl on April 17, as part of Franchising Gives Back, an organized volunteer effort started by the International Franchise Association.

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March 30, 2016

Deloitte collaborates with American Diabetes Association of Illinois on 'Venture to Stop Diabetes Challenge'

To combat the growing number of diabetes cases across the country, Deloitte announced this month that it would join the American Diabetes Association of Illinois in its "Venture to Stop Diabetes Challenge" - a competition that seeks to find community-based innovators and entrepreneurs and offering new solutions to address diabetes management, care and education.

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March 29, 2016

Institute of Management Accountants accepting Class of '16 applicants for 'IMA Accounting Honor Society'

In order to help graduating students stand out in a competitive job market, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) launched the IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS) last year to give students an academic distinction amongst their peers upon completion of their collegiate studies. The IAHS announced that they are still accepting applications for the Society before the Class of '16 graduates later this Spring.

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March 28, 2016

NJCPA to award over $450K in student scholarships for 2016

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) announced that they will award more than $450,000 in scholarship money this year to high school and college students studying accounting. The sum will be spread across more than 80 Garden State students at a ceremony this April.

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March 24, 2016

AICPA survey: Saving a top millennial priority, despite two-thirds admitting to impulse buying

According to a new survey from the AICPA and the Ad Council, one in three millennials (34 percent) ranked saving as their number one goal for the year – in front of living a healthy lifestyle (20 percent), paying off debts (19 percent), and losing weight (14 percent). Despite this, a majority of millennials (65%) attributed their lack of saving to impulse buying.

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