Thus, for financial
aid purposes, (1) planning strategies are most effective if implemented at least two calendar years before the date of anticipated college entry (i.
No one knows better than CPAs about what a huge problem financial
illiteracy is--it is rampant throughout our state and our country," said Mitchell Freedman, CPA/PFS, a founder and chair of the California Jump$tart Coalition and a member of CalCPA's Financial
Still another user may use components of the financial
statements as inputs for models used to value collateral or determine liquidity and/or return on investment.
Surveys conducted by the AICPA and others throughout the 1980s and 1990s suggested there was an increasing number of individuals that needed financial
planning guidance in combination with the expertise of a CPA, as financial
technicalities became a larger part of successful personal financial
Different affluent segments have lilt insurance coverage, ranging in value from a median of just $150,000 (for those with $500,000 to $1 million in financial
assets), to $300,000 (for those with $1 million to $5 million in assets) to an average of $1 million (for pentamillionaires).
72 What activities may a financial
The term `financial
planner' is very poorly regulated,'' said Noel Maye, a spokesman at the Certified Financial
Planner Board of Standards in Denver.
Contact professional associations whose members are financial
However, it is interesting that financial
health, activities, and related issues are central to the daily functions of an increasing number of staff.
The senior financial
executive's narrow "accounting and control" function has expanded to one of a financial
strategist and business advisor.
Confidence in financial
reports and the work of auditors has been shaken, which has carried consequences for the future of the accounting profession in terms of its status, reputation and attractiveness as a career.