Blockbusters for Beancounters
Summer months and warmer temperatures are upon us and along with them comes Hollywood’s latest batch of blockbusters. Among those movies vying for your eyes and valuable disposable income are the likes of Captain America, the X-Men and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But not just any list of movies will do for CPA Life readers; here are our top five movies where accountants/accounting played a role in the plot. Read more...
There’s No Time Like the Present for a Historic Vacation
A few years ago, I had the pleasure of accompanying my daughter on a school-sponsored sixth grade American government tour. I’ve always been interested in history (maybe my dad being a history teacher had something to do with that), but this was by far one of the best vacation experiences I have had. We visited historical settlements like Jamestown, Williamsburg and Valley Forge. Read more...


Once Upon a Camera
Everybody has a story to tell, and that includes every accounting practice. When it comes to attracting the ideal clients for your business, telling your story is essential. CPA Life takes a look at modern storytelling from a business perspective and how to connect emotionally with audiences through the medium of video. Read more...
Losing that 'Office Donkey' After High Sitting Season
Nobody likes a big donkey, especially in the office. Big donkey? Get it. Just a sly way of saying “office ass”—that all-too-familiar and unwanted affliction that can hit hard during high sitting season. As you likely already know, it’s estimated that during tax season the average employee can sit for up to 12 hours a day. Yikes! That’s a lot of sitting…and spreading of the donkey. Read more...
Pocket Panache
It’s the simplest of accessories, yet it can transform any suit from hum-drum to hot stuff—the classic pocket square. Thanks to a big resurgence, it seems novel, but that little splash of style in the breast pocket of a gentleman’s jacket has been around longer than you might imagine. Read more...