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12/18/2017

Using audit data analytics is easier than you think. Check out our five basic steps for planning, performing and evaluating the results of audit data analytics in your audits.

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AICPA Insights
12/18/2017

From new tax brackets to changes to many deductions and credits, the tax-reform legislation that Congress will consider this week contains many provisions affecting individuals -- and many changes from both the House and Senate bills.

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Senate, Congress, the House
12/18/2017

Working longer is one way to raise the odds of a financially secure retirement, because this increases Social Security payments and lessens demand on retirement assets. This strategy might be effective for workers at all levels of educational attainment.

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USA Today
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Social Security
12/18/2017

Workplace bullying is a common problem, with a 2017 survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute finding 1 in 5 Americans have faced abusive conduct. Here is a look at signs of bullying, relevant laws and how to stop this behavior.

12/18/2017

Most large and midsize corporations say their decisions on employee benefits will be influenced by CVS' plan to purchase Aetna, according to a survey by Aon. Sixty-one percent of respondents say the deal will influence their decisions, while 23% say it will speed up evaluation of their health care strategy.

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Reuters
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12/18/2017

The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board has issued a proposal that's designed to protect national-security information from being disclosed in publicly issued financial reporting by federal agencies.

12/18/2017

This article offers a guide for managing tax implications of cryptocurrencies, including reporting requirements for foreign assets and the impact of trading one currency for another.

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Quartz
12/18/2017

Social Security benefits will not be sufficient for many retirees to live on. Here is a look at seven investment strategies that might help.

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Social Security
12/18/2017

The usual employer remedies to burnout, such as more pay and on-site employee services, might not work. Work hours can be reduced without sacrificing productivity if sustainable production goals are set and if people identify, one at a time, the biggest obstacle keeping them from getting work done.

12/15/2017

Changes coming about from the revenue-recognition accounting standard are unlikely to draw much attention from investors. Investors are expected to be preoccupied with other issues, such as tax legislation, come January.

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CFO