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12/4/2018

The spread between three- and five-year yields turned negative on Monday, dropping below zero for the first time since 2007, as did the two- to five-year gap. The more closely watched two- to 10-year spread reached its narrowest point since the same year.

12/4/2018

Join us for a blast from the past as we celebrate the Auditing Standards Board's 40th anniversary by remembering trends from the past four decades.

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Auditing Standards Board
12/4/2018

The AICPA Auditing Standards Board has voted to issue a standard for employee benefit plan audits. When issued, the standard will address a wide range of reporting and performance requirements for EBP audits.

12/4/2018

Several workflow challenges are confronting CFOs, according to a survey, including the need to do more with limited resources and to ensure the finance department stays flexible.

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CFO
12/4/2018

Employers that offer paid family and medical leave to qualified employees can receive a credit worth up to 25% of the cost through 2019. Find out how to qualify to recoup a portion of this prized employee benefit.

12/4/2018

If you have started in a position that is not living up to expectations, you still have plenty of options. Here are some strategies you can consider.

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Financial Management
12/4/2018

Being regularly interrupted in meetings is demoralizing and can hinder career progression. Steps to take to address that problem include understanding the norms of company meetings and speaking up near the beginning of a gathering.

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Fast Company online
12/4/2018

Fitzgerald was president and CFO of Charming Charlie.

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Potbelly
12/3/2018

Meetings that don't solve a problem, promote collaboration or advance a project are unnecessary, writes David Ludden. "[M]eetings where managers run through a list of announcements to their inattentive employees are time-wasters, and it's far more effective to distribute this information through emails and newsletters," he writes.

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Psychology Today
12/3/2018

Experiences are the most prominent drivers of career development, explains Marc Effron, so creating a personal experience map is an effective way to stay on track in pursuing the most beneficial experiences. Talk with leaders in your industry to discover the most important experiences to pursue and use this information as a guide to establishing your career goals.

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Marc Effron