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  • Paid Leave Expanding, But Unevenly

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 30, 2020
    While the number of organizations offering paid leave has increased over the years, this expansion has largely bypassed industries where it might be needed the most: those with high numbers of women, and those with low pay. 
  • Panelists Explore Wide Range of CPA Career Paths

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    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 29, 2020
    With the rapidly changing nature of the profession, those with a CPA certificate have more options than ever in forging career paths outside the traditional firm life in tax or audit. A panel of speakers at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Women's Leadership Forum on Jan. 29, moderated by Tameka Walters, a Citrin Cooperman tax supervisor, offered a few examples drawn from their own lives. 
  • Survey: 77 Percent of Americans Stressed Over Finances

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 28, 2020
    A recent survey has found that Americans are generally worried about money, with many feeling they can't effectively control their financial challenges. 
  • Poll Finds More Than Half of Investors Account for Social Responsibility

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 27, 2020
    A poll conducted by Fortune magazine has found that a little more than half of investors say they keep social responsibility in mind in their regular investing activities. 
  • Many Cannabis Companies Face Cash Crunch After Initial Investor Enthusiasm Cools

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 24, 2020
    Many cannabis companies had a difficult 2019 and are now struggling with cash, as the initial deluge of investor money has slowed down to a trickle. 
  • Poll Finds Young Office Workers Lonely

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 23, 2020
    A recent poll has found that the majority of young people in office jobs feel lonely at work. 
  • Number of Billionaires Doubled in Past 10 Years As Overall Inequality Intensified

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 22, 2020
    A report from advocacy group OxFam said that the number of billionaires has doubled over the past decade, amid an environment of growing economic inequality.
  • IRS Guidance Expands Tax Relief for Discharged Student Loans

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 17, 2020
    The IRS has provided a new safe harbor for taxpayers whose student loans have been discharged in certain circumstances, allowing them not to count the cancelled debt as part of gross income. 
  • Study: Many Co-Workers With Similar Qualifications Associated With Smaller Wages

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 16, 2020
    A study that looked at millions of Swedish workers over a 10-year period found that people's wages were higher in positions where their skill sets complemented those of their co-workers, and were lower in positions where their skill sets replicated those of their co-workers. 
  • No Additional Jail Time Recommended for Trader Blamed for 2010 Flash Crash

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 15, 2020
    The U.S. government has recommended that the British man thought to be at least partially responsible for the 2010 Flash Crash, which saw the Dow Jones Industrial average lose and then mostly regain nearly 1,000 points within the course of only a few minutes, receive no additional jail time, citing his high level of cooperation with authorities as well as his autism diagnosis.