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Accounting Professionals Optimistic On Economy, Job Security

BOSTON — When it comes to job security and their outlook on the nation’s economy, most finance and accounting professionals remain optimistic, according to The Mergis Group Finance and Accounting Employee Confidence Index, which declined marginally by 0.8 points to 62.3. The Index, which measures overall confidence among finance and accounting workers, continues to be one of the highest confidence levels among […]

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More Small Business Owners Achieving Work-Life Balance

Small business owners are worried about healthcare, retirement and general finances, but it seems they are achieving an increased work-life balance, according to a recent survey by online marketing company Yodle. The Small Business Sentiment Survey, which looks at American small business owners’ perspective on work-life balance, professional and personal worries, and government and institutional support, found that 52 percent […]

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Payroll: The Difference Between Exempt & Non-Exempt Employees

In the payroll business, there are a lot of rules that seem simple at first, but can get complex in a hurry. The rules for exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are a great example. You probably know that non-exempt employees are covered under FLSA, which imposes requirements for overtime and other aspects of employment. Exempt employees, on […]

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Report: Household Incomes Lower Than Before Recession

If it feels like the Great Recession didn’t really end during the summer of 2009, the latest reports on income in the U.S. put some hard numbers on the reason why. More than three years after the recession ended, most households are earning less than they did before it began. In fact, most households had less inflation-adjusted income last year […]

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