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8/3/2021

Cryptocurrencies might fit into portfolios of individuals who understand the assets and are willing to ride out volatility. However, people should first take care of basics, such as developing financial plans that incorporate emergency savings.

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CNBC
8/3/2021

Unless the government acts further, borrowers will have to resume payments on student loans after a pause expires Sept. 30. Most borrowers say they are not ready for payments to restart, according to a survey, but this article explains how to prepare.

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CNBC
8/3/2021

As many companies continue to work remotely and demand for office space dries up, landlords and banks might be forced to renegotiate debt agreements or foreclose on assets, which could have significant tax consequences.

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The Tax Adviser
8/3/2021

Valuable insights can be gathered during informal feedback sessions, provided people feel safe delivering critical feedback. This article offers advice on how to establish trust and how to make conversations more productive.

8/3/2021

Vultur is a recently detected piece of Android malware that is capable of gathering login credentials from certain cryptocurrency and banking applications. An app known as a dropper installs the malware, which uses various techniques to avoid detection or deletion.

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Ars Technica
8/3/2021

Many small businesses have been forced to reinvent themselves to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how CPAs who offer client advisory services have helped business-owner clients explore options for creating revenue.

8/3/2021

Merger-and-acquisition activity for CPA firms is surging in 2021, after dropping in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Joel Sinkin, president of Transition Advisors LLC, said in a session at AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2021. Succession issues and a desire to gain niche practices are two main drivers of M&A activity this year, Sinkin said.

8/2/2021

Data analytics will be an important tool in the continued transformation of the auditing profession. Learn more in this podcast episode with transcript.

8/2/2021

To replace a string in a cell with another string in Excel, you can use the SUBSTITUTE function. This article explains how this function works.

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MakeUseOf
8/2/2021

Analytics and data can turn departments traditionally viewed as cost centers, including corporate tax and in-house legal operations, into strategic business units. These departments can contribute to functions such as forecasting, crisis management and scenario planning.

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CFO