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It's been a week into my studies for FAR. I decided to start with Government Accounting, it's an area that I haven't touched in a few years and frankly whatever I once knew about it has long since gone. In the last week I've been reminded why I don't work in government accounting; I respect anyone who chooses this as their…Continue
Added by Charlene L. Main on April 3, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Although I'm not a superstitious person by nature I do tend to look for "signs" to sort of guage whether I'm on the right path or not. I think to some extent we all do it in one fashion or another. My sister, well she's a little extreme in her need for external answers, often seeking out the assistance of psychic's. I laugh (but quietly) when she…Continue
Today I decided to squeeze in some study time during my lunch hour. I began by watching a video on FASB Standards (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLNPUDUWkSg&list=PLAF87E4335AFBFB90). Within a few moments I had to pause it, “what?!.......new codification…. hu? Oh my gosh, have I…Continue
I've purchased my multi-colored pens, highlighters and sharpie felt tip markers, mechanical pencils, lead and ring bound index cards. I've organized my binders, drawn up an ambitious study schedule with careful planning of each section. Without a formal review package yet purchased, I've gone online and downloaded various articles and bookmarked youtube videos covering the first…Continue
This is Charlene's CPA Exam Journey...
When I was young, no one believed I would earn a college degree, much less a CPA certification!
I'll never forget the look on my father's face when I told him I was quitting my job to enroll at University and that I planned to study Accounting. During a long, uncomfortable pause, I could see that he was deep…Continue