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Think About CPE Like an Investment in Your Accounting Career

Think About CPE Like an Investment in Your Accounting Career

When it comes to CPE, accountants are in a tough spot. Unlike other professionals who have the luxury of choosing when to complete CPE, CPAs are tasked with getting their credits within a certain time period or risk losing their certification. This is problematic for...

How to Use What You’ve Learned From Your CPE

How to Use What You’ve Learned From Your CPE

Accountants are more than number crunchers. You're often tasked with finding new opportunities to grow your company or department. One of the best ways to do that is by learning from CPE courses. But, it's not enough to learn. You also need to apply what you've...

The Top 5 Continuing Education Topics for CPAs

The Top 5 Continuing Education Topics for CPAs

CPAs are constantly having to take continuing education courses not only to keep up with changes in the field, but to maintain their licenses. According to the AICPA, they must complete a minimum of 120 hours of education every three years to maintain their...

CPE Course Planning for 2022: What You Need to Know

CPE Course Planning for 2022: What You Need to Know

Mapping out your CPE courses in 2022 is one way to help you stay on top of the changes happening in accounting. Accountants and CPAs should keep up with the changes in the industry. This is especially important for those accountants and CPAs working in public...

Understanding Yellow Book

Understanding Yellow Book

For those working on governmental audits, the ‘Yellow Book’ is used to perform much of the audit.  The Yellow Book is the Government Accounting Office’s manual of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).  It is published annually and it contains all...

COVID-19 CPE Topics

COVID-19 CPE Topics

Continuing professional education (CPE) sponsors have developed many courses to assist in educating certified public accountants on the many COVID-19 accounting issues.  This blog post will cover some of the types of courses that could be beneficial to those...

Understanding the National Registry of CPE Sponsors

Understanding the National Registry of CPE Sponsors

The National Association of Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) offers many types of services to individual boards of accountancy located in each state.  One of the services provided by NASBA is the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (National Registry).What is the National...

Common Reasons for Not Meeting CPE Requirements

Common Reasons for Not Meeting CPE Requirements

Many Certified Public Accountants (CPA) do not meet their state’s board of accountancy continuing professional education (CPE) requirements when they complete their licensing renewal.  For a CPA who has to earn a large number of CPE hours every renewal, it is daunting...

Selecting CPE Courses and Providers

Selecting CPE Courses and Providers

When shopping for continuing professional education (CPE) courses and providers, there are an overwhelming number of options available for professionals.  Fortunately, the large number of choices means that all professionals can find the best courses and providers to...

CPE Instructional Delivery Methods

CPE Instructional Delivery Methods

Thanks in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is now a greater variety of ways to earn continuing professional education (CPE) credit.  While the traditional method of attending a course or conference in person is slowly returning with the lessening of pandemic...