Should I Refinance My Student Loans? (Find Out in Just 5 Minutes)

For those who are dealing with student loans, there seems to be few ways to get ahead. There is student loan forgiveness for those lucky enough to qualify as well as some income-driven payment plans that can reduce monthly payments. A very small proportion of people qualify for forgiveness, though, and income-driven repayment plans will end up costing the borrower … Read More

CPA vs. CMA: What’s best for you?

Are you a current or future accountant looking to understand the difference between the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certifications? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we’ll break down the main differences and present key factors to help you decide between the two designations. Without further ado, let’s get started. What are … Read More

Career Options for New CPAs

You may believe that once you’ve earned your CPA certification, finding a career will be effortless. While this can be the case for some individuals, the truth is that accounting can be a competitive career field, and it can take quite a long time before you receive a decent job offer. Getting certified is an important first move, but it is … Read More

Careers You Didn’t Know You Could Pursue With Your CPA Certification

  For auditors, accountants, and financial managers, CPA certification makes a great deal of sense. It’s a necessary requirement for advancement in most financial career fields, and is highly sought after by the Big 4 accounting firms when they look for potential hires. However, the possible career opportunities for CPA holders doesn’t end there. Many job fields seemingly unrelated to … Read More

Accounting Careers in Higher Education

College and university accounting jobs

Considering an accounting career in higher education? Learn more from the CFO of the Connecticut University System. All in this episode of Abacus. Let’s Go!