Top 10 Cities For Accountants

Atlanta is one of the Top 10 Cities For Accountants

Our friends over at LedgerLink (’s social community for accounting pros) and AccountingWeb recently put out respective lists of Top 10 Cities For Accountants. Check ‘em out here and here. Both are great – but there seem to be some glaring omissions. No California cities? What about the Southeast? Hmmm.

The Hardest Parts of the CFA Exam

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Way back in 1963, when the very first CFA exam was given, there was just one level, and 94% of the 284 candidates passed. Of course, the exam (and everything else) has changed a whole bunch since then. Now the pass rate is a lot lower, and as you plan your studies, it’s important to know…

How to Pass the CMA Exam — The Basics


Becoming a CMA will certainly help your corporate accounting career and increase your earning potential. Roughly 80% of all accounting professionals work in some form of management accounting, and accounting professionals with the CMA designation earn nearly $28,000 more a year ($115,952 compared to $88,196) than those without any designation, according to an Institute of Management Accountants Salary Survey published in June…

Pass the CPA Exam in 3 Months

The journey to the CFA exam is a long one.

Want to know how Nate from passed the CPA Exam in 3 months? Well, he’s our guest blogger this week, so you can read his story below: Make sure to watch the video first: As you can see in the image above, I passed all 4 sections of the CPA exam in a span of exactly…

How Much Does A Bad Hire Cost?


(Hint: A TON!) Despite all your hiring committees, interviews, tests and other tricks, you can still hire the wrong person for the job. It happens all the time and to the best of accounting firms and departments. A survey by recruiting firm Robert Half found that 41% of hiring managers who’ve made a bad hire…

The CPA Exam’s Biggest Surprise


Bryce Welker of Crush the CPA Exam discusses the CPA Exam’s biggest surprise in this week’s blog article. There’s nothing like sunny beaches, summertime concerts, and girls in bikinis strolling past your window all day long. That is of course, unless you’re trying to study for the CPA exam. My apartment was only steps away from…

The Secrets To Creating A Great On-Boarding Experience

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You know it and we know—potential accounting hires have lots of options these days. According to staffing firm Robert Half, demand is high for these skilled workers and the job market is very competitive. You want to ensure that a new hire doesn’t already have one foot out of the door  and will stick around for the…