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    CPA Letter Daily

  • GAO raises concerns about Financial Stability Oversight Council

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:48 am
    The Financial Stability Oversight Council lacks transparency and accountability, with public documents failing to always incl -More- 
  • 7 tips for starting your own practice

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:48 am
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  • Following complaints, Fed reviews its bank regulations

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:48 am
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  • GASB working on leases and fiduciary responsibilities

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:48 am
    The Governmental Accounting Standards Board on Thursday issued "Preliminary Views" statements proposing changes for the way s -More- 
  • Be a CGMA for a day

    21 Nov 2014 | 5:48 am
    While registration for the CGMA exam isn't until January 2015, you can still experience the exam with CGMA For A Day, an onli -More- 
 
 
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    Aviation eBrief

  • AOPA looks forward to 75 more years with new initiatives

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:07 am
    AOPA celebrated its 75th anniversary with a huge display of aircraft at its Frederick, Md., headquarters.  -More- VFR – Very Friendly Rates – Life Insurance Designed for Pilots. Pilot Insurance Center life agents are the most knowledgeable aviation life insurance experts in the business. Get complete coverage with no aviation exclusions. Fast and easy quotes with aviation quoted correctly. A+ rated carriers. Pilot Insurance at (800) 380-8376 or pilotinsurance.com
  • GAMA challenges Kan. students to build a better airplane

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:07 am
    The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and the nonprofit organization Build A Plane are challenging high school stude -More- 
  • Baker on Capitol Hill, centenarian takes flight

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:07 am
    AOPA President Mark Baker told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that regulatory and certifica -More- 
  • Airplane operator to move headquarters from Ariz. to Wash.

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:07 am
    AeroFlite, an Arizona-based company that provides the air tankers that drop retardant on wildfires, is set to move its headqu -More- 
  • Q&A with pilot and author of new children's book about flying

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:07 am
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    Real Estate Investment SmartBrief

  • Fed to review regulation structure to ensure proper supervision

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:37 am
    The Federal Reserve announced Thursday that it's reviewing how it monitors the nation's largest financial institutions.  -More- 
  • Activist investor says Dillard's should reorganize as a REIT

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:37 am
    Dillard's could "unlock tremendous value" by reorganizing its operations into a REIT and an operating company, says activist  -More- 
  • Markets rise on Chinese, European actions and U.S. data

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:37 am
    China's move to cut interest rates and talk from the European Central Bank's Mario Draghi of using more aggressive tactics to -More- RE Finance Pros to Meet at CREFC Conference in Miami Join us in Miami Beach as more than 1,600 CRE finance leaders convene for three days of industry panels and high level networking. Balance sheet and CMBS lenders, investors, private equity firms, servicers and rating agencies meet for CREFC's January Conference Jan. 7-9. The featured speaker is former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. Learn more and register.
  • Blackstone is buying GE Japan's residential arm in $1.6B deal

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:37 am
    Blackstone Group will buy GE Japan Corp.'s residential property business for $1.6 billion.  -More- 
  • REIT.com Resources

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:37 am
    Brought to you by NAREIT, REIT.com is your source for the latest real estate investment data & analysis, news, policy develop -More- 
 
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    ASCD SmartBrief

  • Immigration plan could ease educators' concerns of effects of deportations

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
    In a national address Thursday evening, President Barack Obama announced that he would give temporary legal status to some un -More- 
  • How schools use design to heal after tragedy

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
    While they have taken different approaches to redesigning their schools, Columbine High and Sandy Hook Elementary schools bot -More- 
  • Book excerpt: Constructing inquiry in the classroom

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
    In her book "Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry," teacher Larissa Pahomov details a fra -More- Principal- Broussard Charter Academy National Heritage Academies
  • New Orleans schools continue to struggle to serve students with disabilities

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
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  • Study: Emotional effects of bullying manifest physically

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
    At a time when social media makes it possible for bullies to reach their victims around the clock, a new study finds that bul -More- "A superb, user-friendly, lesson-planning tool...highly recommended" (Midwest Book Review). Perfect Pairs utilizes the very best nonfiction and fiction picture books as the foundation for 22 engaging and easy-to-implement K-2 lessons on a wide variety of topics that invite student questioning, investigation, and critical thinking. Preview the entire book online!
 
 
 
 
 
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    IFA SmartBrief

  • How to get employees to act like entrepreneurs

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:05 am
    Getting the most out of a team of employees may involve "creating an entrepreneurial type of culture instead of a corporate h -More- Centermark: Distributed Marketing Automation Centermark is the world's first Distributed Marketing Automation platform purpose-built for Franchise networks. Centermark provides powerful digital marketing applications, systematic collaboration between franchisee and franchisor, and the business intelligence insight franchises need to succeed.
  • Franchise lending platform slated for launch

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:05 am
    A lending platform from ApplePie Capital will help franchisees reach out to investors to secure loans worth $100,000 to $1 mi -More- 
  • Back Yard Burgers CEO: ACA "does affect our profitability"

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:05 am
    Back Yard Burgers CEO Dave McDougall says that the Affordable Care Act "certainly does affect our profitability, our monies t -More- 
  • New global competition launched for young entrepreneurs

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:05 am
    IFA's Educational Foundation has launched the first Young Entrepreneurs In Franchising global competition, a new contest desi -More- 
  • Fresh to Order relies on "fine food fast" philosophy

    21 Nov 2014 | 11:05 am
    Pierre Panos came up with the idea for Fresh to Order when he dreamed up a restaurant concept that would provide "fine food f -More- Your Partner for Worry-Free Labor Law Posting Compliance Poster Guard® Compliance Protection provides labor law posting solutions to 65,000 companies of all sizes at more than 258,000 locations, from small, local businesses to Fortune 500 companies. You can trust our dedicated, full-time legal team to keep you in complete compliance to the letter of the law.
 
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    NRF SmartBrief

  • Gap picks new heads for namesake, Banana Republic brands

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
    Incoming Gap CEO Art Peck has named top China executive Jeff Kirwan as global president of the retailer's namesake brand, rep -More- How mobile is changing in-store shopping In the age of the always-connected shopper, mobile engagement is the key to driving sales where it counts most — at the store. See how smart retailers are creating a mobile experience that drives loyalty and store sales. Download your copy of the new retail brief — 3 keys to mobile shopper engagement.
  • NRF SmartStat: Nov. 21, 2014

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
    Nearly eight in 10 millennials ages 18 to 24 plan to shop over Thanksgiving weekend, the highest of any age group.  -More- 
  • Best Buy's turnaround plan starts to bear fruit

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
    Best Buy saw U.S.  -More- 
  • Retailers put their best digital feet forward

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
    Retailers from Macy's to online jewelry seller Blue Nile have adopted new mobile applications and features that aim to take o -More- 
  • SpongeBob, sweepstakes are in Macy's Black Friday plans

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
    Macy's is using SpongeBob SquarePants to promote its Black Friday deals and $1 million in giveaways in a new spot that will s -More- 
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    Shop.org SmartBrief

  • Zappos tests OrderWithMe tech in pop-up shop

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:23 am
    Online shoe retailer Zappos has created a 20,000-square-foot store where it will test technology from startup OrderWithMe.  -More- Promotions Are Powerful Across The Shopping Journey "The Significant Impact of Promotions Across the Multi-Channel Consumer Shopping Journey", a new research study using Google Consumer Surveys, finds that promotions influence when and where consumers shop, drive sales, reduce shopping cart abandonment, and generate brand loyalty. Download the study now.
  • How Macy's and Kroger bring careers and innovation to Ohio

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:23 am
    Many of the country's favorite retail brands are headquartered in Ohio, including Macy's, Kroger, Wendy's and Jo-Ann Fabric.  -More- 
  • Gap upgrades app, adds shareable wish lists

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:23 am
    Gap has upgraded the appearance, navigation and search functions of its mobile application in time for the holidays while off -More- 
  • China's online shoppers flock to U.K. retail sites

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:23 am
    Consumers in China account for a quarter of the international traffic to Britain's online retail sites, making the U.K.  -More- 
  • Amazon's Black Friday arrives today

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:23 am
    Amazon is kicking off its Black Friday sales today, a full week earlier than the traditional day after Thanksgiving.  -More- 
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    CompTIA SmartBrief

  • Tech sector expresses disappointment with Obama immigration order

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:16 am
    President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration missed a chance to do more on the subject of skilled workers, many in -More- Online Cybersecurity Degree & Certificate Programs Keep your cybersecurity skills relevant with an NSA-certified degree or certificate from a regionally accredited online college for adults. Transfer up to 116 credits toward your bachelor's degree, or up to 9 credits toward your master's in cybersecurity. 8-week courses. Dual BS-IT/MS in Cybersecurity program also available. Free Program Guide.
  • CompTIA introduces new IT Fundamentals certification exam

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:16 am
    CompTIA launches its new CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification exam, which covers 5 categories: software, hardware, security, -More- 
  • Qualcomm eyes server-chip market

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:16 am
    Qualcomm, which dominates the mobile processor market with its ARM-based Snapdragon chips, is turning its attention to ARM-ba -More- 
  • NSA chief vows to stay course on phone data collection

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:16 am
    National Security Agency Director Adm.  -More- 
  • Forrester: Agility trumps cost in the cloud

    21 Nov 2014 | 7:16 am
    More than 80% of IT leaders have moved or will within two years be moving mission-critical applications to the cloud, a Forre -More- 
 
 
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