Continuing professional education deadlines can sneak up on us in a stealth like manner. All of a sudden a reporting deadline is one week away and there are 20 more hours to go with nothing on the calendar. Usually this results in scrambling to find any and all upcoming webinars or self-study courses just to &ldqu...
Get the Most Out of Online CPE Webinars The flexibility and abundance of webinars these days can be both good and bad. On one hand, you can pick up free CPE from live webinars almost any time but on the other hand, it can be tempting to focus your attention elsewhere while the webinar is “on in the background.&r...
The Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) certificate is a relatively new designation issued through a joint venture between the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The AICPA is an association primarily made up of United States...
As financial professionals it’s our duty to keep up with the ever-changing financial reporting rules and regulations. However, it can be a daunting task, especially when governing bodies delay dates and send mixed messages. It seems like just yesterday that the International Accounting Standards Board, US Financi...
Chicago is a top 5 financial center in the United States and the 11th ranked global financial center in the world. With finance comes data, decision making, compliance, and regulation. This is why so many certified public accountants call the windy city home. CPAs transitioning to Illinois for career opportunities can...
In this article, we’ll break down the Indiana State CPE requirements for Certified Public Accountants. General Requirements CPAs practicing in Indiana are required to complete 120 hours of CPE every 3 years. Of the 120 hours reported triennially, a minimum of 20 must be completed each year. The Board puts a 5...
From the Gateway Arch to the wineries and numerous state parks, Missouri is an excellent example of why the heartland of America is a great place to call home. Kansas City is home to a diverse and robust financial district with the presence of many of the nation’s top financial institutions. Both Kansas City and...
It’s an understatement to say that Nevada is a unique state. While much of the state is rural and desolate, deep in the Mojave Desert lies Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world where more than 42 million tourists visited in 2015. That makes the City one of the top travel destinations in the world. Wit...
We speak to many certified public accountants who migrate to the east coast for opportunities in the financial sector. While some head directly to New York City, the financial capital of the world, others end up in various cities along the Atlantic coast line. New Jersey is a popular place for CPAs to call ho...
As CPAs, most of us can attest to the fact that our time is a very limited resource. This usually means that keeping up with our CPE requirements takes a backseat to our client or stakeholder work. The Encoursa team will always strive to make continuing professional education management a less painful pr...