Of interest rates and inversions The media frequently broadcasts unsettling stories about interest rates or about poorly understood economic concepts like the inverted yield curve. Most of those stories gloss over the issues, with a series of talking heads predicting... read more
“Remain calm! All is well!” Such words are uttered by Kevin Bacon during the climax of the movie Animal House (1978), as his character – the antagonistic Chip Diller – helplessly attempts to address a fleeing mob of shrieking parade-goers. The context of the scene... read more
The business community’s appreciation for the value of what CPAs know has increased in recent years. That’s great news, except for those responsible for finding and hiring CPAs. With so many companies eager to put that financial brainpower to work, a highly qualified... read more
A key advantage of doing business in this digital age is easy and constant access to an unprecedented amount of information. And a key disadvantage of this age is being overwhelmed by more information than one could possibly hope to consume. That’s particularly true... read more
As accounting firms consider strategies for growing their business and increasing their scope, most will focus on the same familiar avenues. They might consider adding more professional or support staff. Another common thought is buying another firm in town or in a... read more
What’s going to happen in the world of CPA firm mergers & acquisitions? It is going to ramp up. Many Baby Boomers have already held on longer than they should, and there is a growing number of aging accounting practices with no succession plan of any kind. It is... read more
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