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  • I'm Your Uncle, Not Your Account-Aunt

    Today was a big day for me - I became an uncle! I have a new niece that I can't wait to meet in person.  Right now she has no idea what's going on ...
  • Happy Year of the SOX! (I mean Ox)

    Chinese New Year is approaching, and the new year is the year of the Ox, which is quite appropriate for accountants trudging through busy season.  ...
  • Sorry I forgot your ___, but it’s busy season

    Ah busy season, the perfect excuse for accountants to neglect their family, friends and coworkers.  Surely they all understand by now.  It’s not ou...
  • What's the ROI on that Cookie Tray?

    One of the things I miss most about working in the office is all the snacks and treats in the breakroom, especially during busy season.  And althou...
  • Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? Free gifts inside this post!

    Christmas was surely a little less magical for us all this year, but that’s the beauty of having New Year’s Resolutions right around the corner!  L...
  • It’s Panic Monday (Because you missed Cyber Monday)

    Four days til Christmas, and I guarantee you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping (I know I haven’t). My newest accounting gift box is here just in time. Why mints? Because we’re going to be back in society soon, and you’ve been hitting the garlic pretty heavy during the last 8 months while you’ve been in isolation.
  • It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like You Need to Start Christmas Shopping

    Whether you’re an accountant shopping for another accountant, or a non-accountant shopping for an accounting friend or family member, we’ve got you covered.
  • Time is Ticking to Get Your 2020 Holiday Card Game Plan in Place

    If you still haven’t established your 2020 holiday card game plan, we’ll get there together by the end of this post.

    “But it’s still November, I have plenty of time” --Procrastinators Everywhere

    You’re half right.  As of the date of this blog post, it is in fact barely still November, but here are all the steps you need to take to get your holiday cards out.

  • Thanksgiving and Accounting Are a Lot Alike

    You think surviving one Thanksgiving meal can be rough?  Imagine a 3-month long Thanksgiving meal where you’re constantly judged by your work family:

    • You’re still not a CPA? I thought you’d be a CPA by now. Janet over there is already a CPA. Don’t you want to become a CPA?
    • Who wants more billable work? It looks like you all have more capacity. Let me know when you’re ready for more so I can load up your plate.
    • Are you STILL working on your first assignment? Don’t you like it?
    • You’re leaving so soon?  No one else is leaving yet.  Come on, stay a little longer!
  • Why Send Holiday Cards?

    The holidays are fast approaching, and for some folks they’re already here (I’m talking about you, Hallmark Channel).  That means it’s time to get ...