Retirement


The President’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security calls for the establishment of “voluntary personal accounts” in which workers would own their contributions and be able to pass them on to heirs. The group has developed three model accounts and says any of them would bolster Social Security’s financial stability and increase benefits to participants. ( www.commtostrengthensocsec.gov/reports/Final_report.pdf )

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Cybersecurity threats proliferating for midsize and smaller businesses

This report details how SMBs can properly protect private information from breaches, design and implement a cybersecurity policy, and create safeguards for training and education.

CHECKLIST

Being responsive to clients

CPAs and their firms have daily pressures and hectic schedules, but being responsive is crucial to client satisfaction. Leaders in the profession offer advice for CPA firms that want to be responsive to clients.

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Test yourself on these often confused words

The spelling checker on your word processing program can do only so much to flag problems. Your best insurance is to learn the troublesome words that trip up writers and use them correctly by the standards of formal, written English.