Clients might not follow accountants' advice for several reasons, including fear of making the wrong decision or paralysis because there is so much information to absorb. However, accountants can take certain steps to help clients overcome these hurdles.
Impact-driven not-for-profit donors want to see concrete results that their funds are put to good use. Beginning the budgeting process with detailed, specific and predictable outcomes can help donors understand their impact.
The world is headed for an oil-supply crunch in the next few years unless there is additional investment in production and government intervention, the International Energy Agency said. Global demand will peak in 2040, but if governments enact policies to deal with climate change, the peak could be reached as soon as 2020, the IEA said.
SoftBank, the domestic telecommunications business of Japan's SoftBank Group, has been approved to conduct a $21 billion initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with a listing that takes effect Dec. 19, according to a document filed with the Ministry of Finance. Shares will be priced Dec. 10.
The US Federal Reserve's inaugural Supervision and Regulation Report found that more than 40% of large US banks failed to "meet supervisory expectations in certain risk-management areas." The report also showed the banking sector's profitability was at a 10-year high.
Even talented workers may have their career progression halted by issues such as poor peer relationships or inadequate executive presence. These types of issues can be fixed, but there is often a breakdown during the feedback process.
This tech trick will help you make a list of your Excel workbook's worksheet names without having to retype them.
Rolling over 401(k) or 403(b) plans into an IRA is often a good idea after changing jobs. Here is a look at potential advantages as well as factors to weigh before performing such a rollover.
The new lowered corporate tax rate will probably lead to more C corporations and a resulting increase in taxpayers' interest in the 100% exclusion on gain from the sale of qualified small business stock. Find out how to qualify.