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January 15, 2015

AICPA and AAA announce major developments for Pathways Commission

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.

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AICPA 'PFSi' study points to economic recovery for typical Americans

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.

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January 14, 2015

IMA unveils new honor society for accounting students

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.

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January 13, 2015

AICPA to release new economic gauge results on Jan. 15

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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January 12, 2015

It’s a new year; find your life hack

My New Year’s call to action for you is just start somewhere. Pick up the phone. Call a cloud vendor for a demo. Signup for a CPE class on something you want to explore further. Reach out to a merger and acquisitions specialist. Just start.

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January 9, 2015

AICPA to hold 2015 Personal Financial Planning Conference in Las Vegas

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.

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January 8, 2015

Ken Bouyer, EY Americas director of inclusiveness, urges originality at 'Discover EY' program

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.

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January 7, 2015

Becker announces course updates to CPA Exam Review

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.

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January 6, 2015

National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation now accepting 2015 applications

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.

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January 5, 2015

Embrace the power of goal setting in 2015 and achieve great things

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.

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