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5/30/2017

Making a positive societal impact and embracing workforce flexibility can help employers attract and keep the best young workers.

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CGMA Magazine online
5/30/2017

US consumers' credit profiles are improving as unemployment continues to fall and bankruptcies declared during tough economic times are removed from credit reports. In April, the average credit score hit 700 -- the highest mark since at least 2005, data from Fair Isaac show.

5/30/2017

The Tax Court held that a husband whose wife mistakenly believed she had lost money in the Madoff investment fraud could not file a joint 2008 return after his wife had filed separately. He failed to establish that his wife, who refused to sign the joint return, was incapacitated at the time and also did not prove he was authorized to act as her agent.

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5/30/2017

The US is reviewing data provided by 80 Swiss banks that made deals to avoid prosecution. The information is anonymous, but officials are following the clues to identify account holders who moved their money elsewhere.

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Bloomberg
5/30/2017

Knowing whether you are being paid enough according to your location, industry and experience is key, and online tools and research can help you make this determination. If you are making less money than others in similar circumstances, use a five-step process to ask for a raise.

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CNBC
5/30/2017

Many CPAs have a penchant for puzzles, enjoy working with others and like a challenge, but what if there is one characteristic that all CPAs share?

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AICPA Insights
5/30/2017

Letting go of the urge to make every decision can be difficult for many leaders. Here are five practical ways to develop a more hands-off approach to management.

5/30/2017

These tools can help you communicate easily to a group of people, but note that federal law requires obtaining the consent of all recipients before using the tools.

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5/26/2017

Minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting describe how the central bank plans to unwind the $4.5 trillion bond portfolio it has built since the financial crisis. The process is expected to be slow, with bonds moving off the balance sheet at maturity to keep government-debt yields from spiking.

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CNBC
5/26/2017

Hundreds of CPAs visited with lawmakers and congressional staff this week to advocate on four key issues for the profession. Here are tips on how to schedule a similar visit or get your voice heard from back home.