Accounting

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

SEC moves muni-bond ratings to par with corporate rules

8/29/2014

  • Bond Buyer (subscription required), The

Tighter rules on municipal-debt ratings by the Securities and Exchange Commission bring parity to rules on corporate debt and pressure on credit rating agencies to adopt uniform practices on methodolo… Read More

InfoTech Update

CPA IT news and information

InfoTech Update

Published in partnership with: AICPA Information Technology

Russian hackers steal 1.2B identities, 500M e-mail addresses

8/5/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Some 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, as well as 500 million e-mail addresses, have been stolen by a Russian hacker gang, according to Hold Security. The targets range from small websites to large… Read More

BusIndNews

Accounting and finance news for business, industry and government

BusIndNews

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How management accountants can promote ethics

8/18/2014

  • AICPA Insights

Arleen Thomas, CPA, CGMA, the AICPA's senior vice president of management accounting and global markets, discusses management accountants' role in promoting ethics at their organizations. "Every day, … Read More

CPA Letter Daily

The latest CPA news

CPA Letter Daily

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Treasury securities held by foreign central banks exceed $3T

8/29/2014

  • Reuters

U.S. Treasury securities held by foreign central banks crossed $3 trillion in the week ended Aug. 27. The situation signals continued demand for U.S. government debt as some governments look to manage… Read More

Financial Planning Digest

The latest news for CPA personal financial planners

Financial Planning Digest

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How to choose customer relationship management software

8/28/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Software for customer management can save time and increase productivity, but it can also be expensive. This article reviews what to look for and how much to spend when shopping for customer relations… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More