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…
All over the country, tens of thousands of college students are lining up to accept their hard-earned degrees. Congratulations, graduates! We thought we’d gather up a few tidbits of sage advice from some of our great instructors. Here’s a roundup of their best advice for college graduates:
Ask anyone who’s taken the CPA Exam which topics they had the most trouble with on the FAR section and there’s a good chance you’ll hear “not-for-profit accounting”. Even if you don’t plan to work for or in the nonprofit field, you still have to master this complicated topic.
People really loved the free video lecture we posted on Forecasting Techniques, so we thought we’d round it out and give you the complementary Deep Dive video lecture on the topic. Get out your notes and highlighters!
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.
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…
We ask CPA candidates all the time what they find most useful as they study for the exam. The most common answer? Practice questions — the more, the better! That’s why we just added another 2,400 CPA Exam questions with detailed answers to Wiley CPAexcel.
Why do you to be a CPA? Do you want to get out of a dead-end job? Do you just love accounting? Do you want to help people? Here’s your chance to tell us (and the world) about your #CPAdream and possibly win a Wiley CPAexcel CPA Review Course in the process.
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.
Certified Public Accountants are much more than your Average Joes. Accounting is a respected career path and CPAs are well respected. Check out some of these now-famous (or once-famous) faces who started out on the road to becoming CPAs.