How managers should handle unreasonable company goals

January 11th, 2017  // News

When companies pressure employees to meet unreasonable targets, managers are the last line of defense. Managers should push back against these demands if possible and help their teams generate constructive ideas so they don't fall back on unethical behavior. Read more

3 “must-haves” for retaining top talent

January 10th, 2017  // News

What must accounting firms and other businesses have in place to persuade their best people to stay? This article examines the key factors in ensuring your organization experiences talent gain, not talent drain. Read more

Student loans: What you need to know before signing

January 9th, 2017  // News

Proper planning can minimize the risks these loans and their repayment options pose to personal finances. Read more

US economy added 156,000 jobs in December

January 6th, 2017  // News

The US economy added 156,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate rose to 4.7%, according to the Labor Department. October and November's data were revised upward to show 19,000 additional jobs were gained during these months, bringing 2016's total to 2.16 million jobs. Read more

Focus early to save well in 2017

January 5th, 2017  // News

Beginning early and avoiding distractions are key to reaching savings goals this year. This article suggests tips and attitude adjustments that can help, beginning with treating savings like a bill that must be paid. Read more

Data mining your general ledger with Excel

January 4th, 2017  // News

Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to unearth and interpret the wealth of data hidden in the general ledger. Read more

Tips for achieving your financial New Year’s resolutions

January 3rd, 2017  // News

The odds are against people who make New Year's resolutions, with research suggesting that less than half of resolutions will be kept six months later. Here are tips for following through on financial objectives, beginning with setting goals that are specific, measurable and realistic. Read more

5 to watch: Trends and predictions shaping 2017

December 23rd, 2016  // News

The accounting profession has remained relevant because it anticipates and adapts to the changing needs of its clients and businesses, says AICPA Board Chairman Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, who shares the trends that will have the most impact on the profession in 2017. Read more

Apps that help you get organized

December 22nd, 2016  // News

Having trouble keeping a "to-do" list? These apps can help you organize your tasks. Read more

The top global risks for 2017

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