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So are you saying, once you land the interview, you pass all these tests? More → The Bean Counter132 Comments Here’s the deal. More → The Bean Counter2 Comments I get emails every day. I wish I would have had the resources to cope/deal with them. More → The Bean Counter2 Comments “Don’t be afraid to sneak into another University” – Andrew Argue How to Dress at Accounting Career Fairs Males Wear a suit and tie.
For most of us, taking the CPA Exam sucks, big time. Make sure the suit fits and my personal recommendation on the tie, is a Windsor knot (check out the video below).
More → The Bean Counter1 Comment From the mailbag about “paying off student loans each month, or saving big chunks”: Hey Andrew, I came across your post/ site and wanted to thank you for the inspirational story. Here is a discussion I jumped into in one of the best accounting student groups on Linked In. More → The Bean Counter13 Comments The age old question for every young accounting student asks, “What Line Of Business Should I Chose In Public Accounting: Audit or Tax? Logic, evidence, reason = Audit Rules, legislations, research = Tax Things need to make sense in my brain. More → The Bean Counter1 Comment If you didn’t know, there are 2017 CPA exam changes coming. You can find that out by talking to any CPA in their 50’s.
Here is my situation: I have been contemplating taking the CPA exam but I have reservations. More → The Bean Counter3 Comments Earlier this week, Jody Padar wrote an article in Accounting Today about millennial accountants and I want to share a bit of it with you today.
The reasons a child may ask a parent for money range from the fact they have lost their job, to they have a substance abuse or gambling problem, to they are involved in an abusive marriage, to they require money to start a business, to finally, they just want money to enjoy themselves. The reason I need money is personal, I don’t really want to discuss it with my parents. My father regaled me with stories of how he was given nothing from his parents and was self-made.
A parent may need money because of poor retirement planning, physical or medical issues, elder abuse and economic situations beyond their control, such as the low interest environment we have faced for the last several years. My parents told me to get a profession as a fallback; now that my business has failed I don’t have a fallback. My parents worked their whole life for what they have; I have no right to infringe upon their retirement earnings. My parents will think I am just trying to “steal their money from them." 5. He will not be able to understand that I am not from the same cut of cloth as he.
Yea I know you heard about the kick-butt accounting kids who passed on the first try, without studying and knocked out the entire exam in a week. I’d also recommend not dressing like the next Gordon Gecko…
More → The Bean Counter6 Comments This is an excerpt from the course Get Hired From Big 4 Accounting Firms, enjoy!