Firms get proactive in search for accounting talent

May 3rd, 2016  // News

Demand for accounting talent is on the rise, with one AICPA report finding that CPA firms added 43,252 accounting graduates in 2014, a 7% increase over the previous year. Firms use a number of strategies to attract recruits, including training programs, internships and flexible work schedules. Read more

Retirees struggle with strategies for spending their nest eggs

May 2nd, 2016  // News

The best way to draw down retirement savings is a mystery for many people, according to a survey that Ipsos conducted for New York Life. A number of respondents overestimated how much of their savings they could safely withdraw on a yearly basis. Read more

How leaders can make a difference in mere minutes

April 29th, 2016  // News

Giving valuable feedback to employees doesn't need to take a long time. Leaders can make a big impact by taking a few minutes out of their day to praise employees, make sure they are on the right track and help them make changes if necessary. Read more

Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

April 28th, 2016  // News

The Federal Reserve stood by its current interest rates, but its Federal Open Market Committee appeared to leave open the possibility of a rate hike at its June meeting. In a statement, the committee cut language that said that "global economic and financial developments continue to pose risks." Read more

Few millennials know their net worth

April 27th, 2016  // News

Data show that very few millennials, people aged 18 to 34, know what their net worth is. A survey by the Harris Poll on behalf of Internet-based money manager Personal Capital, found that 73% of millennials don't know the value of what they own versus what they owe to others. Read more

How to turn a classic networking tactic into a job lead

April 26th, 2016  // News

The informational interview can show off your initiative and soft skills to a potential employer. Read more

Fed faces market skepticism over interest-rate plans

April 22nd, 2016  // News

Federal Reserve policymakers are due to meet next week, and while no interest-rate increase is expected, the trick will be managing expectations and keeping them in line with the Fed's plans to raise rates twice this year. Markets suggest skepticism that the Fed will boost rates more than once in 2016. Read more

Why employees need guidance after a promotion

April 21st, 2016  // News

It's natural for managers to promote the best, most productive employees into managerial roles. The problem is that these employees aren't necessarily as skilled at leadership as they are at doing their own work. An onboarding process can help newly promoted employees acclimate. Read more

Why you may not have a choice about when you retire

April 20th, 2016  // News

Two-thirds of workers want to work until age 65 or later, but deteriorating health and mental decline can make this difficult. This is especially true for jobs that involve physical labor, but also for white-collar jobs where fluid cognitive abilities are important. Read more

Strategies for minimizing taxes on withdrawals from retirement accounts

April 19th, 2016  // News

Here's a look at what retirees can do to make sure they don't pay any more taxes than necessary on their retirement account withdrawals. Read more

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