Our Facebook friend Jane Lee of the Ohio Society of CPAs shared a link touting the benefits of becoming a CPA.

It's written by the author of a CPA prep course, so it's bound to be slanted toward the positive.

Most of it ties back to cash and how quickly exam-takers can see a return on an investment in the form of increased salaries.

For example, once accountants become licensed CPAs, their entry-level earning potential increases by as much as 15 percent over uncertified accounting professionals, according to the 2008 Robert Half Salary Guide cited by the author, Rogher Philipp.

Read more at http://tinyurl.com/dzgvxc.