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    Good morning, Here are latest news highlights featuring NYSSCPA members as well as other accounting and financial news stories. Best, Maya NYSSCPA Members in the News Joanne S. Barry – Executive Director and CEO Awards Recognize the Most Powerful Women in Accounting...

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    Good morning everyone, I hope you all had a good weekend. Please take a look at some of the latest news highlights featuring NYSSCPA members as well as other accounting and financial news stories that have been published. Best, Maya NYSSCPA Members in the News Kenneth Hall (Rochester)...

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    Good morning, Happy Friday! Before you enjoy your weekend, take a look at some of the latest news highlights featuring accounting and financial news stories. Best, Maya Accounting and Financial News Stories Going Broke is Clients' Biggest Retirement Fear, CPAs Say AccountingWEB...

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Joanne S. Barry – Executive Director and CEO

Awards Recognize the Most Powerful Women in Accounting 
CPA Practice Advisor
October 25, 2016
Women are increasingly attaining the reins of power in accounting firms, accounting for about 20 percent of firm partners. This is still not enough, according to thought leaders like Amy Vetter, CPA, who notes that women make up more than half of the overall workforce, so their representation in leadership is too low. Still, it is an improvement over a decade or two ago. In just the last couple of years, two Big Four firms have appointed female CEOs: Cathy Engelbert at Deloitte, and Lynn Doughtie at KPMG.

Joanne S. Barry – Executive Director and CEO

NYSSCPA Leader Named President of CPA Execs Association 
INSIDE Public Accounting 
October 25, 2016
Joanne S. Barry, executive director and CEO of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), has been appointed the 2016-2017 president of the Certified Public Accountants Society Executives Association (CPA/SEA). Formed 50 years ago, CPA/SEA is composed of all state CPA state society chief executive officers/executive directors throughout the United States.

Kenneth Hall (Rochester)

Credit card pros & cons 
WROC Rochester First
October 24, 2016
CPA Kenneth Hall discussed the pros and cons of using credit cards Monday on News 8 at Sunrise. Many will use credit this time of year to supplement holiday purchases.  Hall started by addressing some of the dangers associated with credit card use.  "It's important to know when you have a credit card, that it's money that's going to come out of your pocket later when the bill comes in the mail or email," he said.  "Once you can install discipline in your spending it's good to think about a credit card, but if you can't control yourself, credit cards are a real bad thing."

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