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Yes There Is Still a Talent Shortage, and Yes We’re Tired of Discussing It

As far back as I can remember, we have been discussing talent shortages within the accounting industry. My former esteemed colleague Colin (RIP bro) once referred to it as Groundhog Day, in that it felt like every other morning we woke up and wrote a story about it. I even put a considerable amount of […]

Lifehacker Makes the Crazy Suggestion Salaried Workers Should Calculate Their Hourly Wage

My fellow salaried workers, take a moment to read this: In a (very good) Quora post, [film producer Christopher] Pollock lists 10 lessons everyone should know about personal finance. They're all great, and many are lessons we've talked about before—but this one caught our eye: "Your hourly earnings are important. Your annual earnings are not. […]

Accounting Grads Can Expect to Make About $53K Out of School

The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Students graduating in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting can expect an average starting salary […]

According to this Chart, You Really Don’t Make That Much Money

Who wants to talk about money? Our favorite subject! As we all know, most of you do pretty well for yourselves even fresh out of college (this Redditor being the exception, as she's pulling in just $48k with a CPA on her sixth busy season OUCH) but just how well do you think you're doing […]