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2/14/2018

Total US household debt hit a record $13.15 trillion at the end of 2017, up $193 billion from the previous quarter, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Mortgage debt and credit card debt increased most, climbing by $139 billion and $26 billion, respectively.

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2/14/2018

Headphones and ear hooks are essential tools when you're on the road. Watch this video for advice on some of the best-sounding options to take in your bag when you travel.

2/14/2018

A robust engagement letter could be the difference between a solid client relationship and a costly lawsuit. Consider the experiences of your fellow CPAs who have -- and have not -- used engagement letters.

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2/14/2018

In response to President Donald Trump's executive orders to review regulations and to remove those that are burdensome on taxpayers and businesses, the Internal Revenue Service is proposing to remove 298 regulations that have no current or future application to the Internal Revenue Code.

2/14/2018

The Internal Revenue Service has released a document addressing common myths about tax refunds and other topics.

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2/14/2018

Telecommuting is an appealing perk, but remote employees might overlook subtle opportunities for advancement if they aren't careful. Here are four ways employees can keep their careers on track.

2/14/2018

The application of enterprise-risk-management principles to environmental, social and governance risks is addressed in supplemental draft guidance issued by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

2/14/2018

Salary and benefits, career progression and desire for challenges are major reasons employees look for a different job. This article explains how employers can address problems before employees give notice.

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2/14/2018

Swinehart was senior vice president and chief accounting officer.

2/13/2018

Our communities are filled with people who saw an unmet need and did something to rectify the situation, writes Dennis Miller. These people might not have corporate titles, "[b]ut it's the decision, the choice to lead, that turned them into leaders," he writes.

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