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  • Objectives of Corporate Social Responsibility Orgs Undermined by Lack of Binding Rules, Power Imbalances

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 4, 2020
    A recent report has concluded, after numerous case studies, that multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSI) that seek to promote corporate social responsibility (CSR), have failed to make appreciable change in the world, as their voluntary nature and the power imbalances among participants undermine the larger humanitarian goals on which they are premised.
  • Cities Begin Experiment in Guaranteed Income, Funded by Tech Firms

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Aug 3, 2020
    Several cities across the country have begun an experiment involving giving people an extra $500 a month to see how they do, with funding provided by Twitter and other tech firms.
  • Argentina Debt Showdown Tests Blackrock's Commitment on Corporate Social Responsibility

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 31, 2020
    The world's largest asset manager, Blackrock, is among those actively trying to block a debt settlement deal with Argentina; to pay what Blackrock is demanding would limit the resources the country could use to fight the pandemic and alleviate poverty.
  • NextGen Conference Speakers Urge CPAs to Embrace Technology

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 30, 2020
    The future of the CPA profession lies in technology, and firms would be wise to adopt it, according to two panelists at the Foundation for Accounting Education's NextGen Conference on July 29.
  • Panel Speakers Urge Open Mind When Pondering Career Choices

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 29, 2020
    Panelists at the Foundation for Accounting Education's NextGen Conference on July 29 advised young professionals not to just default to traditional public accounting if that's not where their passion lies, as there are many paths to success as a CPA.
  • Growing Numbers Report Feeling Burnt Out on Remote Work

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 28, 2020
    A poll conducted by jobs site Monster.com found that 69 percent of remote workers are feeling burnt out, a dramatic spike from 20 percent in early May.
  • Young People Moving Back Home in Record Numbers

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 27, 2020
    Data from real estate information firm Zillow indicates that, as of June, 3 million young adults have moved in with a parent or grandparent; over 80 percent of them could be classified as "Gen Z," those born after 1996.
  • A Billionaire Paid Off the College Debt of an Entire Graduating Class; What Happened Next Won't Surprise You

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 24, 2020
    Last year, a billionaire paid off the student debt of Morehouse College's entire graduating class, which set up a natural experiment to see how they fared compared to the 2018 class, which was essentially the control group. One year later, the results have become apparent: Graduating debt-free leads to much better financial outcomes.
  • Domestic Abusers Can Be Hurdle for Many in Getting Stimulus Money

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 23, 2020
    Numerous Americans subject to domestic abuse are seeing government pandemic assistance to which they are entitled being held hostage by abusive partners who intercepted the payments, leading some to call for replacement checks sent to survivors.
  • 5 Ways Your Firm Can Help You Pass the CPA Exam

    By:
    Karina Khadaran, PHR, SHRM-CP, Marketing & Business Development Manager at UWorld Roger CPA Review
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    Jul 22, 2020

    You know obtaining CPA licensure is the best thing you can do for your career. Not only does it open the door for higher salary and professional mobility, it’s also readily recognizable as the Gold Standard in the accounting and finance professions.