Personal Financial Planning

The AICPA and the Department of Labor (DOL) are partnering to educate American women of all ages about personal financial management. Using CPA/PFS (Personal Financial Specialist) volunteers from the Institute’s 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy program ( ) and the resources of the DOL Women’s Bureau ( ), such as mentoring, classroom instruction and an online financial education curriculum, the partnership will help women develop the practical skills they need to better control their money and lives.


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.