The AICPA and American Accounting Association (AAA), the founding co-sponsors of the Pathways Commission on Accounting Higher Education, announced major developments in the implementation of the Commission’s recommendations on Thursday.
This morning, the AICPA released the results of their PFSi (Personal Financial Satisfaction Index)—a new gauge that weighs a variety of economic factors to calculate the financial standing of typical Americans. The findings saw an overall financial satisfaction into positive territory for the first time since the financial crisis.
The IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) announced last Friday the launch of the new IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS), created to support and acknowledge outstanding accounting students attending accredited colleges or universities both nationally and abroad.
The AICPA is set to release the results of the AICPA PFSi (Personal Financial Satisfaction Index), a new economic gauge that measures the personal financial standing of typical Americans, at 7:00 a.m. EST, Thursday, January 15.
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Political uncertainty, the effects of the Affordable Care Act, and retirement costs are just some of the challenges Americans face in today's ever-changing financial landscape. To mitigate these challenges, this year's AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference, held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas from January 19-21, will look to give planners the necessary skills tools and skills to navigate today's field of financial planning.
From January 7-9, EY is holding their ninth annual Discover EY program and seventh annual Campus Diversity and Inclusiveness Roundtable in Manhattan, as part of their continuing effort to represent minorities in professional services.
Becker Professional Education announced today the latest updates to its CPA Exam Review course and products. The changes includes an increase in both multiple-choice questions and simulations, new lectures, and hundreds more flashcards—all to ensure students prepare with the most up-to-date content on the CPA Exam.
The National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation announced Tuesday that they are accepting scholarship applications from up-and-coming students across the country. Since its formation in 1969, the NSA Scholarship Foundation has awarded over $1 million to dedicated students pursuing a career in the profession.
Whether you are a managing partner, partner, director, senior manager, manager, or in any other role in a public accounting firm, you are typically required to meet certain goals or performance benchmarks to be deemed effective and competent in your role. However, simply meeting your billable hours or CPE requirements won’t get you to the next level.