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How to Pass the RTRP Exam...
October 27, 2012 (RTRP Article)

According to data from the IRS over 174 million tax returns were filed in 2010 and an estimated 60% of these tax returns were filed by tax return preparers. The tax industry is booming and with the new RTRP designation created by the IRS, you don’t have to be a CPA, an Enrolled Agent or [...]

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How to Pass all 4 CPA Exa...
October 5, 2012 (CPA Article)

Being a CPA is the most important decision most accountants will make. Not only will the CPA qualification make you more marketable, it’ll also increase your job prospects and career security. To be a CPA, however, you need to first pass the CPA exam. The purpose of this guide is to answer all the questions [...]

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CPA Application Tips: How...
(CPA Article)

If you want to move up in your career as an accountant, becoming a CPA will probably be the best decision you can make. Once you’ve decided to be a CPA, the next step is to start the application process. You probably have a lot of questions in regards to applying to be a CPA, [...]

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How to Find the Best Samp...
(CPA Article)

The CPA exam is the most important exam most accountants will take, yet it is one of the most widely failed exams in the world. Almost everyone who takes the CPA exam has at least a college degree, yet the CPA exam has a first time pass rate of less than 30% and a national [...]

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How to Find the Best Scho...
(CPA Article)

Since it’s important to get the right education to become a CPA, how do you find the best schools to help you become a CPA? This article will guide you towards finding the best school to help you become a CPA: 5 Elements you have to look for when finding the Right Accounting School to [...]

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How to Pass the USA CPA E...
(CPA Article)

The CPA exam is a world renowned exam, and the most popular accounting exam. CPAs get quality and rigorous training to enable them work in any financial situation. It’s not uncommon for international citizens, (or US citizens living and working in other countries) to prepare and take the CPA exam. For most of these people, [...]

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What are the Best Books t...
(CPA Article)

Fun fact: The CPA exam has a national average pass rate of less than 50% and a first time pass rate of less than 30%. This statistic has been true for many years. For such a difficult exam as the CPA exam, isn’t success all about reading the right books? If you have any questions [...]

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How to “School̶...
(CPA Article)

When it comes to qualifying as a CPA, the education you have will definitely go a long way to influence your success. While a huge part of your education will be from personal study, “schooling” also plays a very important role in becoming a CPA. Schooling and education are definitely important for CPAs. This includes: [...]

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Your Quick Guide to Becom...
September 11, 2012 (CPA Article)

You’ve heard it before and you probably want to experience it yourself. You’ve heard how a group of elite accountants called CPAs get all the jobs, all the respect, all the job security and access to do more than ordinary accountants. You want to start but are not sure where to begin to become a [...]

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How to Get the Best Accou...
(CPA Article)

You’ve wanted to become a top accountant ever since you were a kid. You’ve heard about data from the AICPA that shows that accountants with the CPA designation get paid 10 – 15% more than accountants with other designations. You’ve also read Robert Half’s Salary Guides and data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics [...]

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Everything You Should Kno...
(CPA Article)

Over 5 million people now study online, and online education has experienced a 19 percent enrollment growth in the past 6 years. This may look small on the surface but when you consider the fact that traditional education has only experienced a growth of 1.8% during the same time span – it becomes clear that [...]

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How to Pass the CPA Exam,...
(CPA Article)

The CPA exam is currently one of the toughest professional exams, as well as the most popular exam accountants take. The CPA exam is also very important to every accountant, because being a CPA can often mean the difference between getting more respect, pay, and job opportunities than any other accounting certification. Ranked #1 on [...]

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How to Find and Get the B...
(CPA Article)

Your journey to being a successful accountant won’t be an easy one. To be successful it is important to get the best accounting training available. While most accountants are content with getting a college degree, a large amount of accountants want to move higher and get the CPA designation. The problem is that, on average, [...]

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How to Get the Best Accou...
(CPA Article)

Accounting is one of the most interesting subjects you can study, not only because of its direct application to almost every area of our lives – which have to do with finances – but also because of how widely accepted and recognized it is. According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with [...]

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Get the Best CPA Educatio...
(CPA Article)

It’s every accountant’s dream to become a CPA. You’ve probably been in love with numbers since high school. You gave your all to studying accounting from the best school you are able to get into. But something stuck with you right through all these: You knew you would forever be limited as an accountant if [...]

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Get an Accounting Certifi...
(CPA Article)

If you want to succeed as an accountant, you need more than just an accounting degree in college. Of course, it’s possible to get jobs as an accountant without an accounting certification but the benefits accountants with a certification enjoy, compared to accountants without a certification, can sometimes be very disproportionate. There are various reasons [...]

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How to Get the Best Accou...
(CPA Article)

Being an accountant was recently ranked as #1 on a list of the top 6 careers to watch in 2012 by U.S. News Careers. Being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) was ranked #9, out of 100, on CNN Money’s 2010 list of top jobs in America. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has [...]

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How to Find the Best CPA ...
(CPA Article)

“More than 75 percent of those who pass the CPA exam prepared with a CPA review program” As incredible as the above statement sounds, it is credible data from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). This isn’t surprising for an exam that has a national average pass rate of less than 50% [...]

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How to Find and Get the B...
(CPA Article)

Do you know that more than half of those who take the CPA exam fail? Do you know that even more people fail at first try? According to data from the AICPA, the current national average CPA exam pass rate is 50% and the pass rate for those who pass all 4 CPA exam sections [...]

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How to Ace the FAR Exam a...
(CPA Article)

The CPA exam is known as one of the toughest professional exams in the world. In fact, it’s ranked as the number one toughest professional exam by Pearson’s Talentlens. Below is an excerpt that explains why it is ranked #1: “Through both word of mouth testimonials and scouring the depths of the Internet, the masses [...]

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CPA License Requirements:...
(CPA Article)

You know how important being a CPA is and you’ve invested years of dedication, study and practice in preparation for becoming a CPA. You enlisted in the best CPA review course you can find, and by effectively using the tips and resources you’re provided with, you finally took the CPA exam. You excelled the CPA [...]

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How to Become a CPA witho...
(CPA Article)

Did you just graduate with a degree in accounting, and are looking for a way to upgrade your career, secure your future, and maximize your potential to get better opportunities? Are you a professional accountant who is tired of being in the same position for years, and who wants an increase in income, prestige, and [...]

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Everything You Should kno...
(CPA Article)

Easily one of the most difficult professional exams of all time, with a national average pass rate less than 50%, the CPA exam isn’t one you can hope to pass just by reading. This isn’t about the quality of the book involved or about your reading abilities. The CPA exam is different from every accounting [...]

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How to Choose the CPA Cou...
September 8, 2012 (CPA Article)

The CPA exam is easily the world’s toughest exam, but it’s also what separates the boys from the men as far as accounting is concerned. Or so says, Pearson’s Talentlens.com, a reputable site focused on helping employers find the right employees, and helping employees find the right jobs. Quoted directly from Pearson’s Talentlens.com, here’s what [...]

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How to Find the Best CPA ...
(CPA Article)

With a national average pass rate of less than 50%, and a huge say in the future of any accountant in the United States and other nations of the world today, the CPA exam is one of the most important professional exams in the world as well as one of the toughest. Passing the CPA [...]

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How to use CPA Review Mat...
(CPA Article)

“It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”— Paul Bryant You want to take the CPA exam and pass at first try, but how do you do that? As an exam with an average national pass rate lower than 50%, and that costs at [...]

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How to Get the Training Y...
(CPA Article)

With an expected job growth of up to 16% in the next 10 years compared to the 14% average job growth in the US for all occupations, and with a median annual salary of $61,690 (according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics) being an accountant is definitely one of the best decisions you can [...]

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Your Guide to Getting int...
(CPA Article)

While we all want to attend the best schools, one area very few people focus on is how the school in which they’re about to enrol will affect their career in the long-term. A lot of people go to particular schools because everyone they know is raving about them, but things can be different when [...]

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How to Get the Best from ...
(CPA Article)

You’ve finally made up your mind. You want to become a CPA and get your black belt in accounting. You’re finally going to give it your all and take the CPA exam this year, but you don’t know where to start. With a consistent average pass rate of less than 50%, the CPA exam is [...]

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How to Find the Best Reso...
(CPA Article)

What do you do when you’re about to sit for one of the most difficult professional exams available today? Do you look for the best books and buy them? Do you rely on your brilliance? Or do you pray for luck to favor you? Ranked #1 on Pearson’s Talentlens list of the most difficult professional [...]

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The Definitive Guide to U...
(CPA Article)

The CPA exam became a fully-computerized exam in 2004, and since then the number of CPA review courses available online has increased. The CPA exam has the reputation as one of the hardest professional exams in the world today. This is why accounting students doubt if studying through the help of online CPA review courses [...]

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How to Study for and Pass...
(CPA Article)

Why is the CPA test one of the toughest professional tests available today and why do more than half of those who sit for the CPA test every year fail? The CPA test has a consistent national average pass rate of less than 50% according to data from the AICPA, and it’s the first step [...]

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CPA Study Guide: Your Gui...
September 4, 2012 (CPA Article)

With new laws being introduced that favor accounting, the need for qualified CPAs has never been higher than it is right now. More accountants are being employed daily, and one thing that is certain is: being a CPA automatically increases your chances of getting hired and getting paid more. This fact is proven by data [...]

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A Practical Guide to Pass...
(CPA Article)

Having a CPA certification is like having black belt in accounting. You get all the respect, career security, increased income, job satisfaction, and personal growth. In other words, even with the same level of experience, having a CPA certification can set you apart from someone who only has an accounting degree. Unfortunately, with a national [...]

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CPA Salaries
August 22, 2012 (CPA Article)

The accounting field is growing daily, and the demand for qualified accountants is going along for the ride. Whether you’re relatively new to the accounting field and only have a degree, or you have more than a few years of experience, knowing what you’re supposed to be paid can make a whole lot of difference. [...]

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