Craft Beer

Millennials drive demand for craft beer, wine and spirits

Article by Janet Forgrieve | Featured on SmartBlogs Descriptions including “craft”, “small batch,” “custom,” “limited edition” and “artisan/artisanal” are more likely to influence the purchasing decisions of millennials…
Strategic Plan

7 Elements of a Strategic Plan

Article by Dan McCarthy | Featured on management.about.com A strategic plan is a document that establishes the direction of a company or work unit. It can be a single page or fill up a binder, depending on the size and complexity of the…
Migration

Moved South But Still Taxed Up North

Article by Liz Opalka, CPA | Featured on Journal of Accountancy  Migrating to a low-tax state to retire doesn’t always allow people to escape estate and inheritance taxes in the states they left. As 2014 drew to a close, Florida…

Beautiful Hiking and Biking Trails Along the Oregon Coast

From epic views and Hobbit trails to boardwalk biking and strolls through quaint seaside towns, the coast is calling. Article by Allison Jones | Featured on Portland Monthly Magazine Neahkahnie Mountain Searching for heavenly views?…
FBAR Deadline Moves Up 3 Months to April 15

FBAR Deadline Moves Up 3 Months to April 15

Article by SHANNON SMITH RETZKE AND AARON D. SCHUMACHER | Featured on AccountingToday.com It’s the beginning of the end of the filing date disconnect between foreign bank account reports and income tax returns. On July 31, President…
Southern Oregon Drought Warning

Kate Brown Declares Drought In 3 More Oregon Counties

Article by AP | Featured on OPG Gov. Kate Brown has declared drought emergencies in three more Oregon counties. With Tuesday’s declaration, 23 out of 36 counties are under drought emergencies. The new ones are Curry, Hood River and…
IMF

Modernizing the IMF

PRINCETON – The international system of economic governance is at a turning point. After 70 years, the Bretton Woods institutions – the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank –appear creaky, with their very legitimacy being questioned…

Non-Profit Financial Reporting Headed for a Change

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Article by Larry Smith & Ken Euwema | Featured on Journal of Accountancy  As a part of the response to the call for increased transparency and accountability among not-for-profit entities (NFPs), FASB has taken on a project to…
Do Millennials Save for Retirement?

Are Millennials saving enough for retirement?

Article by Bobbi Rebell | Featured on Reuters Another Millennial myth may be biting the dust. Apparently, Millennials have better retirement saving habits than Baby Boomers. Millennials save 8 percent of their paycheck for retirement,…
Citibank

Citibank will Pay $700 million for Illegal Credit Card Practices

Article by Vicki Needham | Featured on thehill.com | Image Credit: TungCheung / Shutterstock.com Citibank will pay $700 million to 8.8 million consumers for illegal credit card practices as part of a settlement with a federal government watchdog. The…