Best Accounting Certifications: CPA, CFA, CMA, EA, CIA


Choosing the best accounting certification for your career will open the doors to many opportunities that you wouldn’t have access to. The right accounting credential will propel your career forward and allow you to increase your job performance, professional position, and compensation. The problem is that there are so many different certifications for accountants that … Read more

CPA Salary & Compensation


How Much Do Certified Public Accountants Make? Average Certified Public Accountants (CPA) salaries range from $50,000 to $150,000 depending on the size of the firm and position of the employee. CPAs are fortunate in that they can be relatively assured of job security even in the most turbulent of economic times. Businesses, as well as … Read more

CPA vs. CFA | Which is Better for Your Career?


A common question is: What is the difference between and CPA and a CFA? Both certifications require a highly-specialized knowledge base, work experience (individual state requirement) and successfully passing multiple parts of a very difficult examination. Both types of professionals are bound to a high level of ethics. Their work responsibilities involve fiduciary responsibility of … Read more

How Hard is the CPA Exam?


Ok. So how difficult is the CPA exam to pass, really? Is it harder than the bar? Let’s be honest. The CPA exam crazy difficult compared to the bar exam. It sucks. Anyone who says it was a piece of cake and they passed by only studying for a few hours is a total liar. … Read more