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  • Survey: It Would Take $2.27 Million to Feel Wealthy

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 31, 2019
    A recent poll published by Charles Schwab found that it would take a net worth of at least $2.27 million for someone to consider themselves rich. 
  • Poll: NYC Reclaims Top Spot as Global Financial Center

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 30, 2019
    In a survey of 183 finance professionals, New York City reclaimed its place as the financial capital of the world after London lost favor due to Brexit concerns. 
  • Number of Women on Fortune 500 Boards Reaches Record High

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 29, 2019
    The number of women on the boards of Fortune 500 companies reached an all-time high in 2018, reflecting an astonishing jump in just 10 years, though much work remains to be done, not only in the board room but the C-suite as well. 
  • Study: Only 6 Percent of S&P 500 CEOs Are Under 50

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 28, 2019
    Despite the prevalence of headline-grabbing young tech billionaires, a recent analysis found that, among the ranks of the S&P 500, only 6 percent of CEOs are under 50. 
  • Humans Becoming Less Involved in Writing Job Postings

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 24, 2019
    Companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence to help write their job ads in order to heighten their impact and effectiveness. 
  • Study: All Money Is Dirty Money

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 23, 2019
    Contrary to the adage, under no circumstances should you ever put your money where your mouth is: A recent study found that every conceivable way we could pay for something at point of sale, whether cards or bills or coins, is riddled with germs. 
  • NASBA Calls for End to CPA Exam Testing Windows by 2020

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 22, 2019
    Today those preparing for the CPA exam must hew to a precise schedule, as there are limited windows of opportunity to take the test each year. However. the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has approved a new rule that would eventually eliminate the need for test window limitations, to allow much faster retakes of failed exam sections. 
  • Study: Overconfidence of Upper Class Members Makes Them Seem More Competent Than They Are

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 21, 2019
    A recent study has found that people from upper-class social backgrounds are more likely to be not just confident but overconfident, and that this overconfidence is often mistaken for competence at their jobs despite their actual performance. 

  • SEC Collects Only About Half the Penalties It Levies

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 20, 2019
    While the Securities and Exchange Commission issued $20 billion in penalties and fees over the past five years, the Wall Street Journal said it has been able to collect just a little more than half of that, 55 percent. 
  • Big Four Accounting Firms Rank in Top 25 Highest Paid Internships

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 17, 2019
    If you're a student looking not just to intern but to get paid to do so, Glassdoor has found that you could do a lot worse than the Big Four, all of which ranked among the top 25 highest paying internships.