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9/17/2019

Some wealthy families are making investments guided by environmental, social and governance criteria. Investments might focus on matters such as addressing inequality or promoting sustainability.

9/17/2019

The World Health Organization says workplace stress creates feelings of negativity and adversely affects professional efficacy. This article discusses how important it is for team leaders to instill a lighthearted atmosphere and suggests ways of doing it.

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9/17/2019

A scoring system called RISE -- Retirement Income Security Evaluation -- helps savers gauge how prepared they are for retirement. RISE, developed by the Alliance for Lifetime Income, is available online.

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CNBC
9/17/2019

Although regulatory requirements are seen as less of a burden than in the past, business leaders are facing other obstacles that have dampened optimism. Learn more in this podcast.

9/17/2019

States continue to take an aggressive approach in administering unclaimed-property statutes. Here are seven misconceptions that can leave businesses exposed to costly audits.

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The Tax Adviser
9/17/2019

Only three lines of data are needed to build a full financial time series. The rest can be derived as necessary.

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Financial Management
9/17/2019

The US and Japan have reached an initial trade agreement, and the US could enter into the agreement within weeks, President Donald Trump says. The agreement covers industrial tariffs, digital trade and agriculture, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has said.

9/17/2019

Strategic thinking and risk resilience have become as much a part of a CFO's duties as accounting and compliance duties once were. This article explores six traits of CFOs who are at the top of their field.

9/17/2019

A California woman had to undergo surgery after she unintentionally swallowed her engagement ring in her sleep. Jenna Evans says she had a dream that she swallowed her ring to protect it but didn't realize she'd done so in reality, as well.

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9/17/2019

Automation bolsters internal controls by letting banks easily handle tasks such as gauging the risk of material misstatement and reporting on regulatory compliance, writes Clodagh Swennumson of Fiserv. Automated reconciliation is particularly helpful as transaction volume rises as a result of growth in the payment industry, Swennumson writes.

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