Not Just for Legal Eagles
For professionals in the field of law as well
as any user in need of information, the Internet Legal
Resource Guide site offers an archive of legal forms covering
consumer loans, demand for payment, consent for drug and
alcohol testing, and employee noncompete and nondisclosure
agreements. Other sections link to U.S. law associations,
firms and schools.
All Aboard the Career Coach
If you’re looking for a new position in the
tax field, then register for free with this Web site to
compare salaries, post to the job board, research employers,
enroll in the site’s mentoring program and receive job alerts
via e-mail. Thinking of moving? Click on the relocation links
for city and state Web sites, mortgage calculators, and real
estate and temporary housing offices.
Spend Time, Save Money
The American Savings Education Council Web
site offers CPAs in financial planning tools to help their
clients get a clearer picture of their financial futures. Such
tools include the ballpark estimate worksheet, budget and
credit calculators, as well as interactive quizzes to
ascertain a client’s retirement personality profile and
readiness rating. Visitors also can look up definitions in the
savings tools section.
Speechless? Not for Long
This company didn’t choose its name and URL
arbitrarily: Ten specialty dictionaries—including business,
computing, finance and law—and more than 260 language
dictionaries personalize this site for each user. Other
features include a thesaurus, word of the day and two recent
additions: the 100 most often mispronounced and 100 most often
misspelled English words.
What Time Is It…and Where?
If time is a factor in your day-to-day
business operations between the United States and, for
example, France or Madagascar, bookmark this Web site for
local times from the Web’s world clocks. Also, download the
free Atomic Clock Sync utility to let you synchronize your
computer’s clock to the time the National Institute of
Standards and Technology keeps—guaranteed to be more accurate
than Big Ben.
For CPAs on the Move
This Web site bills itself as the “portal for
the mobile community” and offers visitors links to articles,
events and news about cellular phones, handheld devices,
laptops, notebooks and other wireless technologies. Users also
can link to sites with consumer reviews, contact information
for product retailers and telecommunications service