Archive | August, 2013

A Different Look at Industry Attractiveness

While doing some work today, I ran across this resource from Morningstar. Morningstar values stocks by projecting the free cash flows of the companies, and discounting those free cash at a rate that reflects the riskiness of the company.  Free cash flows are the amount of cash you can take from a corporation over a […]

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Rant- Keep Your Return Safe

Time for a quick rant! Keep a copy of your tax return and the supporting documents for your records. It doesn’t matter if the return is on paper or digital as long as you keep a copy. Somewhere in the future you can shred or delete that copy but for the first few years after […]

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Sorted Weekly Tweets

Financial Companies & Lending Markets   Hedge Fund GSO Scores Win With MBIA Bet http://t.co/eMYUgX6Syg Risky bet that paid off; he realized the banks would have2 compromise $$ $MBI Aug 10, 2013 Mortgage Delinquencies Hit Five-Year Low http://t.co/HlfyPTbUAV Judicial states trail non-judicial states as cases drag on $$ Aug 10, 2013 The bailout Wall Street […]

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Training For CPA Firm Human Resource Professionals

One of the best things about the CPA profession is the way almost every firm, no matter where they are located in the country, is willing to share ideas, best practices, and lessons learned. It is important for firm leaders to reach out to others via conferences, the AICPA, state societies and firm associations and […]

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Health Insurance Wizard for Business

 Business owners looking for information on health insurance can now get help with a new wizard that has been added to business.usa.gov. Business.usa.gov is a collective of fourteen federal government agencies that are working together to help taxpayers start and grow their business. The idea is to connect the user to the information they need […]

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