Lifestyle

5 Tips for networking on the golf course

5 Tips for networking on the golf course

If you’re an avid golfer you probably don’t need another reason to get on the course. If you’re not, then what better place to start than a no-pressure, scramble format CPA chapter golf tournament? Organization golf tournaments are a fun way to get some fresh air and network with colleagues outside of the office. Most tournament..
Tips for Traveling Cheap: less frills with the same great thrills!

Tips for Traveling Cheap: less frills with the same great thrills!

So, you have accumulated a hefty amount of vacation days and, despite the frailty of the Canadian dollar, the itch to travel won’t go away.  You work hard and deserve time away from the daily grind.  We hope these money-saving travel tips help relax and refresh you without breaking the bank! When to Fly & When to Buy According to farecompar..
A fraction of accounting history: the abacus

A fraction of accounting history: the abacus

To trace the origins of the abacus, one must go back well before the age of calculators and computers. To a time when people used their extremities as a placeholder for calculations—and when they ran out of fingers and toes—used natural objects like shells, sticks and stones. One of the earliest counting methods on record required drawing lines..
Juggling work and caregiving: five strategies to reduce compassion fatigue

Juggling work and caregiving: five strategies to reduce compassion fatigue

Many CPAs find themselves, sometimes quite unexpectedly, in the position of juggling multiple roles, having to meet professional responsibilities while simultaneously caring for aging parents, children, or other family members. In a helpful article published in “The Family Caregiver,” Francoise Mathieu relates five key strategies for reducing t..
Muscle strengthening made easy

Muscle strengthening made easy

If the idea of muscle strengthening dredges up memories of countless pieces of fitness equipment you’ve already invested in and a dust covered gym membership card, you’re not the only one...