How your organization handles personal data is about to change

If your organization or client handles personal data of any person residing in the European Union—even if the organization itself isn’t located there—pay attention. The way you [...]

Empowering women to be financial powerhouses

While preparing to host a webcast on women and money for a client company recently, I was asked why I thought we needed to have a separate webcast just for women – doesn’t money work [...]

Switching to a C corp? Think twice about it.

Most people probably don’t even know what toothpaste they buy; they just recognize the box on the shelf. –Charles Duhigg The recently enacted P.L. 115-97, known as the Tax Cuts and [...]

The one thing stopping you from making better decisions

It’s been several years since your last dodgeball game in the high school gym, but you may remember it like it was yesterday. Nervous energy hangs in the air during those moments when the [...]

Blockchain was made to solve 1 problem. Here’s what that is.

“Blockchain is a solution looking for a problem. Unless you want to buy drugs on the internet,” said the instructor in a technology training I recently attended. While not the first [...]

Personal financial satisfaction extends record run…but for how long?

Americans are experiencing unprecedented levels of personal financial satisfaction, the highest in the 24-year history of the AICPA’s Personal Financial Satisfaction Index (PFSi). After [...]

New AICPA chair shares his vision for the future

Today, Eric Hansen, CPA, CGMA, assumes his new role as Chair of the American Institute of CPAs. We sat down with Eric to ask the four questions that will help you know him and his vision for the [...]

The latest government shutdown: Please make it go away!

It’s very hard from a distance to figure out who has lost their minds. One party, the other party, all of us, the president. – Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) Senator McCaskill’s [...]

5 things I wish I knew when selecting an ERP system

Accounting professionals in the not-for-profit sector wear many hats. We often have the blessing and curse of selecting and implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. If you have [...]

Reflecting MLK’s work in the fabric of the profession

Today is the federal holiday when we commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and extraordinary work. Just shy of fifty years since his assassination, we have undoubtedly made [...]