Monthly Archives : January 2014


Buller Tapped as FASAC Chair

The Financial Accounting Foundation has selected NYSSCPA member Steven Buller to chair the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which advises the FASB on technical issues relating to the board's activities. He replaces Charles Noski, whose term as chair ended at the end of last year. read more    
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CEOs Pledge to End Unemployment Bias

Getting a new job is a lot easier if you already have one, and a lot harder if you've been unemployed for a long period of time. Potential employers, it has been reported, often don't even consider candidates who have been out of work for extended periods, which has contributed
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5 Winners in NYSSCPA MGAM Contest

Last year, the NYSSCPA ran a contest—"Member-Get-a-Member"—with rewards for Society members who reached certain goals for signing up new members. Those who recruited three new members received $100 cash gift card; five new members and you got a $200 cash gift card. And those who brought in seven new members
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Study: Millennials More Risk Averse

The Millennials, those up and coming youngsters that everyone else seems to be trying to understand, are the most financially conservative, risk-averse generation since those who grew up during the Great Depression, according to a study cited by Fox Business News. read more    
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Deloitte Now Biggest of Big 4

The Big Four accounting firms--Deloitte, PwC, KPMG and E&Y--dominate the industry, representing over two-thirds of the entire market. While all are giant firms with international reach, for many years PwC had stood among its peers as the largest. Not so anymore. read more    
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