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Five Ways To Get A Business Loan For Your CPA Firm

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Picture it – you just aced the CPA exam, you’ve got a team of like-minded professionals who have your back, and you’re ready to embark on that can-do American entrepreneurial spirit and open your very own accounting firm. Sounds great, right? Not to rain on anyone’s parade, but there’s one big question you need to ask yourself before you get…

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3 Accountant Technology Trends to Look Out For in 2017

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We’re all familiar with the old cliches about needing to keep up with changing technology, right? We’ve heard it from basically everyone, starting with your parents telling you to get a job involving computers before you ever went off to college, but there’s a good reason why it comes up so often: it’s true. There are precious few job fields…

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What You Need to Know About CPA Exam Score Appeals and Reviews

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Imagine you just spent months studying hard, doing everything possible to prepare for the next section of the CPA exam. Testing day arrives and as you start taking the test, you’re feeling very confident about how well you’re doing. You go home feeling really optimistic about the experience and can’t wait to see your score. Time passes, your test score gets released…and…

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What is Lifestyle Accounting?

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The accounting profession is known for long hours.  Even when it isn’t tax season you can still routinely work 80 hours per week.  There are some who thrive on this.  But for so many others it’s the greatest source of job dissatisfaction. I know, this ain’t exactly news.  But here’s what is.  More and more accountants are doing something to…

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What if You Don’t Pass?

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You failed the exam. The time, sacrifice, and heartache – all for naught. You’re crushed.  So, what now? Get Ahold of Yourself First, take a breath.  This isn’t the end of the world.  It’s not even the end of your career.  Let’s put this in perspective.  According to the National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy, only about 1…

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