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8/16/2018

A person's defeats can provide lessons in resilience that help them reach the highest career peaks, writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "Take adversity as it comes," Chambers writes. "You will always learn more in life's valleys than on its lofty peaks."

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Richard Chambers
8/16/2018

Companies that sell products such as life insurance, disability-income insurance, long-term-care insurance and annuities will change accounting under rules issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

8/16/2018

Refinancing of home mortgages in the US dropped last week to the lowest level since 2000, the Mortgage Bankers Association said. Interest rates for 30-year loans have grown roughly 60 basis points since 2018 began.

8/16/2018

With technology performing increasing amounts of routine finance staff work, professionals need to evolve and innovate to show value to their organizations.

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Financial Management
8/16/2018

The taxpayer exercised ordinary business care, but payroll taxes were mistakenly applied to the employee identification number of a predecessor entity.

8/16/2018

Federal income tax credits can be used to offset college tuition. Here is a look at two main education credits and how they can be applied.

8/16/2018

Employees can use these six strategies to drive an honest dialogue about their satisfaction and increase their chances of remaining with their firm.

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CPA Insider
8/16/2018

Toxic management can lead to employee turnover, which is costly for companies. Here are five strategies to deal with toxic management, starting with assessing the situation and being willing to have difficult conversations.

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Forbes
8/16/2018

Ruggeri was senior vice president of finance for the Americas at Starbucks.

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Baking Business
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Continental Mills, Starbucks
8/16/2018

The IIA has made changes to its certification program with its decision to focus on the Certified Internal Auditor certification while repositioning its specialty certifications of Certified Government Auditing Professional, or CGAP; Certified Financial Services Auditor, or CFSA; and Certification in Control Self-Assessment, or CCSA. The IIA will accept applications for CCSA, CGAP and CFSA certification through Dec. 31, and it plans to offer the CIA Challenge Exam for current holders of those certifications who want to obtain the CIA credential.

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Accounting Today
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IIA, CIA