Institute Offers Two New Financial Literacy Resources for Consumers

The 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Consumer Newsletter is now available to e-mail subscribers. The free monthly publication features articles and resources on personal financial topics and directs readers to the AICPA’s 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Web site for more information.

Also recently launched: the 360 Consumer Alert, which notifies subscribers of breaking money-management news.

CPAs and their clients can sign up for these publications by visiting the 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy home page at and entering an e-mail address in the “Email Subscriptions” box.


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.