Accounting
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5/24/2019

A budget is crucial for understanding how you use money. Here are several budgeting strategies to consider, including the zero-balance budget and the envelope budget.

5/24/2019

Use this spreadsheet technique to accurately calculate cash flow from year to year.

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Financial Management
5/24/2019

Whether a settlement contains a nondisclosure agreement makes all the difference in how it's taxed.

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Tax Insider
5/24/2019

Sharing your ideas takes courage and preparation for possible rejection. But the rewards can be substantial because your contributions could make a big difference.

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CPA Insider
5/24/2019

Some finance departments do not show a strong commitment to shared services and do not receive the maximum possible value, according to a Gartner survey. Finance departments that don't act as partners to shared services might have more service disruptions.

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CFO
5/24/2019

President Donald Trump said the US government will give $16 billion in aid to farmers who have been affected by tariffs. Financial markets fell after Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue suggested it is unlikely the US and China will have resolved trade differences by July or August.

5/24/2019

Lee has served as CFO for wine and spirits at Constellation Brands.

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MarketWatch
5/23/2019

"One of the highlights from each year's International Internal Audit Awareness Month is the numerous public proclamations promoting the profession," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "In my mind, such proclamations acknowledge a fundamental truth: Internal audit boosts transparency and accountability in the public sector." Chambers says that is why he is disappointed when jurisdictions that have already recognized internal audit's value take a step backward.

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Richard Chambers
5/23/2019

If left uncorrected, small missteps can prevent advancement. Fortunately, there are things you can do to correct minor mistakes you have made.

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Financial Management
5/23/2019

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board has proposed guidance for state and local government accounting for subscription-based IT arrangements.