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    Want a Chance to Win $500 Just for Using LedgerLink?

    Frequently Asked Questions: LedgerLink's Spring Is Greener Promotion Do I need to register more than once? No How do I increase my odds of winning? Simply sign into your LedgerLink account once a day through March 31, 2010 to be entered again to win. If you allow your browser to save your log-in information, you will need to click "Sign out" ...
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    20 Career Lessons from Celebrities

    Celebrities. We love to hate them. We also love to watch their every move, laugh at their mistakes and scrutinize their decisions. Like them or not, their celebrity status means not only have they achieved career success, they’ve also got a hell of a lot to lose. And sometimes, whatever actions have helped catapult them to fame or rendered them ...
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    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home
    By Bradley Richardson, Monster Contributing Writer  Over the past few years, many organizations have begun to allow their staff members to work out of their homes. With recent advances in technology, including the Web, email, intranets, modems, cheaper fax machines and voice mail, some people rarely go into the main office anymore. Working out of your home is a mixed ...
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    20 Easy Ways to Be Happier

    Had enough of the winter blues? We have too. So we looked for ways to lift our spirits, at least until "spring forward." What we found is that sometimes, the tiniest changes can have a huge impact on overall happiness. Here are twenty ideas to help you go from grumpy to giddy. 1) Make Your Bed Every Morning I’ve heard ...
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    NYC Comptroller's Rules - No Casual Fridays!

    NYC Comptroller's Rules - No Casual Fridays!
    "Mr. Comptroller" is cracking the whip. John Liu, who The Post revealed yesterday insists on being addressed as "Mr. Comptroller," has also eliminated casual Fridays and demanded that staff arrive for work by 8 a.m., officials said. "As a practical matter, people who have worked with Comptroller Liu in the past are accustomed to those hours at a minimum," spokeswoman Sharon ...
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    10 Worst Things to Say to Someone Who Just Got Laid Off

    As an HR professional you're used to talking to people when they've just lost their job. You may know all the right things to say, but when it comes to your friends, it's a whole different ballgame. You want to be supportive. You want to help them see the positive side of their misfortune. You want to buy them a ...
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    Seven Reasons Clients Leave Their CPAs

    Seven Reasons Clients Leave Their CPAs
    There may be 50 ways to leave your lover (according to Paul Simon), but only seven reasons clients leave their CPAs: 1. My accountant (CPA) doesn't treat me right (two-thirds of the responses). 2. CPAs ignore their clients. 3. CPAs fail to cooperate. 4. CPAs let partner contact lapse. 5. CPAs do not keep clients informed. 6. CPAs assume clients are ...
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    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    LedgerLink created the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz to help you learn more about the March 17 holiday. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) ...
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    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz
    MonsterCollege created the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz to help you learn more about this humanitarian organization. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Who founded the Red Cross? ...
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    10 Tricks to Telecommuting Success

    In a century where convenience is the standard form of measurement, telecommuting is growing in popularity. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2005, more than 11 million people worked from home — that's about 8 percent of the U.S. population! And what's not to love about telecommuting? When you can work from the comfort of your home, skip commuter ...
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    7 Office Offenders (And How To Regulate)

    "Why can't we all just get along?" One of the biggest causes of office stress is the inability of coworkers to cope with each other's quirks. An employee's relationship with his/her boss and colleagues is a major factor in determining his/her productivity. Unfortunately, the unpredictable mix of personalities, communication styles, and work habits can lead to dysfunction. Face it. People ...
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    Your Key to Success: Help Others Succeed

    Your Key to Success: Help Others Succeed
    Anyone who thinks humans aren't self-centered hasn't traveled much lately. Why is my flight late? Where are my bags? You're not going to sit next to me, are you? This line is holding me up. Your incompetence is making my life hell. It's all about us, isn't it? The next time you're at the airport, take a good look around. Notice ...
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    How To Cope With an Unemployed Spouse

    How To Cope With an Unemployed Spouse
    Today’s job market has many couples well aware of the strain unemployment can put on a relationship. Constant stress can cause fights, break up an otherwise healthy relationship, and really put “for better or worse” to the test. Often, coping with this anxiety and pressure can be just as taxing for the employed spouse as it is for the one who ...
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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students ...
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    Don't Spend Cash on the 'Twelve Days of Christmas' When You Can Make it Work 365

    Don't Spend Cash on the 'Twelve Days of Christmas' When You Can Make it Work 365
    CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year the Christmas Price Index compiled by PNC Financial Services Group puts the cost of buying everything you need for the Twelve Days of Christmas at $21,465.56 - and that's only singing the song one time through. Repeating all the song's verses, for what PNC calls the "True Cost of Christmas," would be $87,402.81. Prices ...
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    LedgerLink's Holiday Gift Guide for Accountants

    During the holiday season, buying gifts for accountants could be trickier than shopping for someone in any other occupation. Why? Because accountants, by nature, know what everything costs. Still, that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of options, and that’s where we come in. We’ve combed the giftosphere for the best (affordable) selections for the number cruncher in your life. Check ...
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    Competent Jerks and Lovable Fools: The Likeability Factor at Work

    Photo: shearforce/Flickr (CC) Do your coworkers like you? Or do they avoid you like day-old conference-room bagels? Does it matter, as long as you're getting the job done? You betcha, says a Harvard Business Review report on "Competent Jerks, Lovable Fools, and the Formation of Social Networks" by Tiziana Casciaro and Miguel Sousa Lobo. Like it or not, likeability matters. ...
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    How to Be Happy at Work

    How to Be Happy at Work
    Finding a job that you like is clearly important to your workplace happiness, but it isn’t always easy – and even when you do there will still be times that you’re not happy. Obviously the best way to cheer yourself up is to turn Super Trouper up to 11 and dance around the room for five minutes, but if you don't ...
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    Just in Time for Valentine's Day: An Auditor's Love Story

    Just in Time for Valentine's Day: An Auditor's Love Story
    More than 13 billion videos were viewed on YouTube in December. To the best of my knowledge, none of them were accounting-related song parodies recorded in Second Life. But that's about to change. Edith Orenstein and Steven Zelin spent some time recently on CPA Island, the MACPA's Second Life home, recording "If I Were An Auditor," a parody of Bobby Darin's ...
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    LedgerLink's Top 15 Songs About Money

    It may be considered the root of all evil, but money is also the inspiration for some of the best pop songs since rock music started making parents nervous decades ago. Even though they call themselves "artists," it shouldn't be all that surprising that money has inspired musicians to the extent it has. The music industry is one of the ...
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