5 Accounting Certifications that Companies are Looking For

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Even after years of steady growth, accounting remains one of the fastest growing industries in the American economy. From individuals who need help with their taxes to businesses that face complex financial regulations, accountants are in very high demand and have a wide range of career paths to choose from. A bachelor’s degree can help you start a career in…

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Women in Accounting

The Future of Accounting is Female: Women in Accounting are on the Rise

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Despite the fact that many people think women aren’t interested in math and science, the number of women currently working in the accounting industry suggests otherwise. More and more women are choosing to become accountants, and this is hardly a new trend. Between 1983 and 2012, the number of female accountants grew from 39% to 60%. One key reason so…

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Millennials and Accounting: A Good Match?

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Much has been written about millennials and the workplace.  Given their worldview and what they value some have questioned their suitability for some professions.  So, are millennials and accounting good for each other? Believe it or not the answer is yes. You would be forgiven for thinking that accounting would be the last profession in which  millennials could prosper.  But…

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Self Employment

Is Starting a CPA Firm Right for You?

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For many people, their ultimate career goal is to be self-employed. The way they see it, if you have to work to earn a living, why work for someone else when you can build something of your very own? For CPAs, becoming self-employed means starting their own practice. As with any other type of business venture, starting a CPA firm…

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Are Financial Certifications Worth It?

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Finance.  There may be no other professional field with more certifications.  You look at some letterhead and it has a list of names with a veritable alphabet behind them.  It’s like an arms race of acronyms!  Are they really needed to help with your career? The answer is yes. You can debate which financial certifications will benefit you most but…

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