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8/22/2017

Alaska Airlines helped passengers get a one-of-a-kind view by hosting a three-hour flight that chased the solar eclipse. Royal Caribbean offered the Total Eclipse Cruise, which featured Bonnie Tyler singing her hit song "Total Eclipse of the Heart."

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Alaska Airlines, Bonnie Tyler
8/22/2017

Being an outstanding employee in the modern business world is about more than working hard. This article looks at 10 qualities found in top-notch employees, including the ability to anticipate problems and a willingness to address conflict.

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Forbes
8/22/2017

One million dollars might sound like a substantial amount of retirement savings, but how long that sum lasts depends on where you live. The money lasts more than 25 years in Mississippi, Arkansas and Oklahoma but less than 12 years in Hawaii.

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CNBC
8/22/2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has held that taxpayers did not have to abandon their claim for reimbursement of their theft loss to establish that there was no reasonable certainty of receiving it. Their theft loss was allowed in the year they claimed it.

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Federal Circuit
8/22/2017

The Trump administration might keep the carried-interest tax break for job-creating funds while ending it for hedge fund managers, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says. The tax break is part of negotiations for tax reform, says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

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Bloomberg
8/22/2017

The amount of knowledge required to pass the CPA Exam can seem overwhelming. These top scorers describe how CPA candidates can accept the exam's challenges and overcome them.

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CPA Insider
8/22/2017

Setting boundaries and building relationships can help busy CPAs find success at work and at home, says Lindsay Stevenson, CPA, CGMA.

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The Edge
8/22/2017

During a panel discussion, Securities and Exchange Commission officials discussed recent enforcement cases, the transition to new generally accepted accounting principles and the reporting of non-GAAP metrics.

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The CPA Journal
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SEC
8/22/2017

US workers said in July the lowest yearly salary they would accept at a new job is $57,960, according to a Federal Reserve survey. That number is a decrease from $59,660 four months before.

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Reuters
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Federal Reserve
8/21/2017

Conflict management works by starting with intention and gathering as much information as you can, write Chris Schafer and Brent Carter. "The goal is to understand and empower people to find and take the next healthy step," they write.

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The CEO Magazine