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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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Culture Shock for Accounting Firms

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In previous posts we wrote about changes facing accountants and CPAs with regard to technology and its ramifications for the industry.  But today’s focus is a bit different: How firms will be affected by the future changes not just in technology but also the outlook and expectations of the workforce.  Firms will be the big driver of any changes in…

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What Makes a Bad Boss?

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They say the average person spends 30% of their life at work.  This is a huge part of your life and if you don’t like what you’re doing it can be a drag on the rest of your existence.  One of the main causes of job dissatisfaction is a boss who isn’t good at their job.  We’re not talking about…

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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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