Stephanie's Summer Reading List

Stephanie’s Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List I often wonder why I get more reading done in the summer; Is it because I am not supervising homework or headed to some ball field, or maybe it’s because I find myself outside more often by the pool or on the porch?  Vacations definitely lend themselves to more reading!  I love to […]

mentorship and training

Podcast on Mentorship and Training

Penny Fair sold her accounting practice in 2012, but had a strong desire to stay connected to public accounting. As a result, she and her husband Charlie co-created Ashgrove Learning to provide on-going practice management and annual professional development for public practitioners. Ashgrove strives to offer a unique learning environment. Penny’s years as a practice […]

How to create a more focused CPA practice

How to Create a More Focused CPA Practice

This article first appeared in The Journal of Accountancy’s CPA Insider™ By Brannon Poe, CPA     How to create a more focused practice Streamline your operation by eliminating unprofitable service lines In much the same way as our homes do, CPA firms can become cluttered. Firms try to offer more service lines than they […]

Procrastination as an accountant


to·mor·row noun a mystical land where 99% of all human productivity, motivation and achievement is stored   Procrastinator?  No.  I just wait until last second to do my work.  Because I will be older and wiser.   Why? As we mark the end of another tax season I have been thinking about why we sometimes […]