CPA

A majority of the Pennsylvania Institutes of Higher Education surveyed acknowledge that alcohol use by students is an area of concern and share a commitment to prevent student alcohol use on campus.

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 6:31pm

"During this unpredictable environment, it is important that college students take the necessary measures to protect their health and well-being.

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  • "During this unpredictable environment, it is important that college students take the necessary measures to protect their health and well-being.
  • To support all students and assist in combating college drinking, forming a statewide collaborative is of utmost importance.
  • 80.8% of administrators report alcohol use contributes to other problems experienced by students, at least some of the time.
  • PA Institutions of Higher Education do share a commitment to prevent student alcohol use on campus.

Lukka Exceeds Billion-Dollar Milestone in Latest Fundraise

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:25pm

As crypto assets and blockchain redefine global commerce, Lukka is building the infrastructure for this future.

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  • As crypto assets and blockchain redefine global commerce, Lukka is building the infrastructure for this future.
  • This capital injection enables Lukka to accelerate its aggressive growth and global expansion strategy.
  • To date, Lukka has processed more than $2.1 trillion unique transactions supporting 10,415 entities engaging in crypto activities.
  • Founded in 2014, Lukka serves the largest digital asset institutions with middle and back-office software & data solutions.

Amazon Sponsored Brands increasingly effective at driving sales with 33% increase in attributed sales Q4 2021

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 7:33pm

While Amazon Sponsored Brand ads are typically an upper-funnel strategy, it has become increasingly effective at driving sales with greater efficiency than Sponsored Product ads.

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  • While Amazon Sponsored Brand ads are typically an upper-funnel strategy, it has become increasingly effective at driving sales with greater efficiency than Sponsored Product ads.
  • As such, advertisers have shifted budget towards Sponsored Brands where spend has increased 39% in Q4.
  • Q4 2021 Amazon Benchmark Report Highlights:
    With more advertisers leaning to Sponsored Brands video to attract shoppers to their product, there was a decrease in CPC and CPA in Q4 compared to Q3.
  • Compared to Q4 2020, Sponsored Brands saw a 33% increase in attributed sales in Q4 2021.

NEW STUDY APP FROM SURGENT ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROVIDES ON-THE-GO ACCESS TO BITE-SIZED LEARNING FOR CPA EXAM TAKERS

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 7:38pm

The Surgent Study Companion covers all four sections of the CPA Exam: Auditing & Attestation, Regulation, Financial Accounting & Reporting, and Business Environment & Concepts.

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  • The Surgent Study Companion covers all four sections of the CPA Exam: Auditing & Attestation, Regulation, Financial Accounting & Reporting, and Business Environment & Concepts.
  • Surgent Accounting & Financial Education, part of NexPhase Capital-backed KnowFully Learning Group, is a provider of the high-impact education experiences that accounting, tax and financial professionals need throughout their careers.
  • The KnowFully Learning Group provides continuing professional education, exam preparation courses and education resources to the accounting, finance and healthcare sectors.
  • The company provides exam preparation and continuing education for accounting, finance, and tax professionalsunder the Surgent Education brand.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Alfi, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – ALF; ALFIW

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 5:38pm

To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll-free, Ext.

Key Points: 
  • To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll-free, Ext.
  • Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and the number of shares purchased.
  • Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, Pomerantz pioneered the field of securities class actions.
  • The Firm has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of class members.

Aprio Honored as a Glassdoor Top 50 Best Place to Work for 2022

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 5:15pm

"At Aprio, we are dedicated to fostering belonging, purpose, innovation, and growth for our team members, driving a high-performance work environment that continuously creates amazing opportunities for our people."

Key Points: 
  • "At Aprio, we are dedicated to fostering belonging, purpose, innovation, and growth for our team members, driving a high-performance work environment that continuously creates amazing opportunities for our people."
  • "The world of work is rapidly evolving, fueled by the pandemic and now millions of workers re-evaluating their expectations from employers.
  • Glassdoor's Best Places to Work were determined using company reviews shared by U.S.-based employees between October 20, 2020, and October 18, 2021.
  • For the complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work winners in 2022, please visit: https://www.glassdoor.com/Award/Best-Small-and-Medium-Companies-to-Work-... .

FloQast Studios Releases ‘PBC’ Comedy Series

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 5:00pm

The 6 episode series, now available for streaming on the FloQast Studios website and YouTube page , is a half-hour workplace mockumentary comedy in the spirit of The Office, Parks & Recreation, and Silicon Valley.

Key Points: 
  • The 6 episode series, now available for streaming on the FloQast Studios website and YouTube page , is a half-hour workplace mockumentary comedy in the spirit of The Office, Parks & Recreation, and Silicon Valley.
  • Josh Sims serves as Executive Producer/Director on PBC, as well as the head of FloQast Studios.
  • The launch of PBC marks the start of endless opportunities for FloQast Studios to provide creative content and enjoyment to those in the accounting profession, said Josh Sims, Head of FloQast Studios.
  • PBC represents the flagship project of FloQast Studios, and the production company plans to continue momentum into 2022 by producing new, additional content, much of which will live on the FloQast Studios social media channels.

Danielle Berg Named President and Chief Experience Officer at MGO

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MGO today announced that it has named accounting industry veteran Danielle Berg as its president and chief experience officer.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MGO today announced that it has named accounting industry veteran Danielle Berg as its president and chief experience officer.
  • Berg joins the firm as a partner with comprehensive responsibility for all aspects of the client and talent experience.
  • Berg joins the firm from Aprio, LLP, where she led their transformative rebranding and growth, first as chief marketing officer and then as chief growth officer.
  • According to Kevin O'Connell , chief executive officer and managing partner at MGO, "We are inspired by vision and talent, and Danielle Berg brings an abundance of both to MGO.

Sentinel Trust Company Announces the Promotion of New Vice President and Election of a New Shareholder

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 3:20pm

Kelsey W. Gray, JD, is promoted to Vice President and Sophia Papadopoulos, CPA, CFA, is elected to Shareholder.

Key Points: 
  • Kelsey W. Gray, JD, is promoted to Vice President and Sophia Papadopoulos, CPA, CFA, is elected to Shareholder.
  • In the Vice President role, Ms. Gray leads the delivery of investment, planning, fiduciary, administrative, and family office services for a select group of clients.
  • As elected Shareholder, she manages the Sentinel Trust hedge fund investment strategies including research and analysis at the security, manager, and portfolio levels.
  • "We are pleased to recognize the dedication and talent of these two incredible professionals," noted Lissa S. Gangjee, President and CEO of Sentinel Trust.

AVANTIS INVESTORS LAUNCHES U.S. SMALL CAP EQUITY ETF

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 3:10pm

"As one of the fastest-growing ETF issuers in the industry, we're excited to announce an expansion of the investment offerings from Avantis Investors," said Avantis Chief Investment Officer Eduardo Repetto.

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  • "As one of the fastest-growing ETF issuers in the industry, we're excited to announce an expansion of the investment offerings from Avantis Investors," said Avantis Chief Investment Officer Eduardo Repetto.
  • "Small caps can play an important role in investors' allocations, and we are pleased to provide them with an option that complements what we already offer in the small cap space.
  • The new fund joins Avantis Investors' lineup of eight ETFs and corresponding mutual funds: Avantis Core Fixed Income ; Avantis Core Municipal Fixed Income ; Avantis Emerging Markets Equity ; Avantis International Equity ; Avantis International Small Cap Value ; Avantis Short-Term Fixed Income ; Avantis U.S. Equity and Avantis U.S. Small Cap Value .
  • Additionally, the firm launched the following four ETFs in September: Avantis Emerging Markets Value ETF (AVES) ; Avantis International Large Cap Value ETF (AVIV) ; Avantis U.S. Large Cap Value ETF (AVLV) ; and Avantis Real Estate ETF (AVRE) .