What Makes for a Good CFA Candidate? Do You Have It?


Not everyone is destined to earn a CFA® designation. Before you tackle the CFA Exam, you need to take an honest assessment of your abilities and career goals. Can you really hack it? It turns out that many of the attributes that make for a good CFA candidate are the same ones that make for a…

How to Master CPA Simulations, Part 2

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Be sure to check out Part 1 of this series. In this installment of How to Master CPA Simulations, we cover some key strategies for using tabs, where to start first, and how practice makes perfect when it comes to the CPA Exam’s task-based simulations.

Free CPA Exam Lesson: Donations, Pledges, Contributions & Net Assets


This month, we’re giving you a one-two punch of free video lectures on what is one of the most hated and complex topics in the FAR section of the CPA Exam: Not-for-profit accounting. In this jam-packed lecture, Prof. Don Deis of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi tackles a host of not-for-profit accounting issues related to donations, pledges, contributions…

Free CPA Exam Lesson: Specific Transaction Cycles


In this month’s free video lecture from Wiley CPAexcel, Prof. Don Tidrick, PhD, CPA, CMA, CIA, of Northern Illinois University provides an excellent overview of Specific Transaction Cycles. These concepts will be heavily tested in the Auditing (AUD) section of the CPA Exam.