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Why Become a CPA? | Top 4 Reasons and Major Benefits

Why become a CPA? Should you get a CPA? I’ve heard these questions time and time again. Taking the CPA exam was one of the most nerve-wracking and crazy experiences of my life. It was the most challenging thing I had ever done up to that point in my life. That being said, it was

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CPA vs MBA | Which is Better for Your Career, Salary, and Wallet?

Many business students and young professionals want to advance their careers, but they aren’t sure what path will help them the most. Some argue that a masters degree will propel them up the ladder and allow them to command a higher salary while others advocate for the respect of the certified public accounting designation. Both

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Best Accounting Certifications: CPA, CFA®, CMA, EA, CIA

There are a ton of different accounting certifications that financial professionals can use to enhance their careers, achieve promotions, and get pay raises. Each of these accounting designations is slightly different and have a different career focus. Therefore, depending on what you want your career to look like, some of these might be the best

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How Many CPAs are in the USA

664,532: The Total Number of Active CPA Licenses in the USA

There are well over half-a-million licensed Certified Public Accountants in the US according to a recent study performed by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. This is roughly the population of El Paso, TX! This data was assembled from NASBA’s interstate database that holds records from all 55 state boards and licensing authorities

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CA vs CS | Which is Better for Your Career, Salary, and Wallet?

Both the Chartered Accountant (CA) and Company Secretary (CS) certifications are designations for international accounting professionals. CAs tend to specialize in non-US GAAP and perform high-level accounting and auditing functions in companies and CA firms while CSs specialize in corporate law and perform corporate compliance activities for large companies. Let’s talk about the differences between

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