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Web Resources for Accounting and Finance Students


Accounting Associations

Accounting Associations provide news, current events, and technical accounting information:

  • AAA
    American Accounting Association
  • ACFE
    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Beta Alpha Psi
    An international honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals
  • CAAA
    Canadian Academic Accounting Association
  • CICA
    Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • FSA
    Federation of Schools of Accountancy
  • IFAC
    International Federation of Accountants
  • IIA
    Institute of Internal Auditors
  • IMA
    Institute of Management Accountants
    National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

Standards Setters

The sites of standard setters also provide news, technical pronouncements and discussion of proposed standards:

  • FASB
    Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • GASB
    Governmental Accounting Standards Board
  • IASB
    International Accounting Standards Board
    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is a private, nonprofit corporation created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to oversee the auditors of public companies.

Accounting and Professional Service Firms

Accounting FirmsHere you will find what's new in the industry, current topic articles, online resources and a directory of CPA and professional service firms:

  • BDO, LLP
    BDO, LLP is a national professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies.
  • CPA-Firms.net
    CPA-Firms.net is a community of independent accounting firms which providing business, taxation and management consultancy services to organizations throughout the world.
  • Crowe Horwath LLP
    Crowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States.
  • Deloitte
    "Deloitte" is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to selected clients.
  • EY
    The members of the EY global organization help companies in businesses across all industries deal with a broad range of business issues.
  • Grant Thornton, LLP
    Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations.
  • KPMG
    For more than a century, companies have relied on KPMG to provide sound and valuable business advice and help manage their business.
  • PwC
    PwC provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services for public and private clients.

Government Agencies

Government AgenciesRelevant government agency sites provide news, technical documents, and a variety of forms and publications:

Business and Accounting Journals

These publications offer financial and business news, accounting articles, and abstracts of academic articles.

Other Useful Links

Other sources of accounting news, market news, business directories, investment term glossaries, and links to additional business and accounting sites:

  • AcademicInfo
    AcademicInfo is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information.
  • Accounting Coach
    FREE website to help students learn accounting
  • AccountingEDU.org
    Educational Resources and Exams to Become an Accountant or CPA.
  • AccountingEducation.com
    The information filter for academic accounting
  • Affordable Colleges Online
    Affordable Colleges Online began in 2011 with the mission to provide strategies and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resources and tools span topics such as financial-aid and college savings strategies, affordability and scorecard rankings, opportunities for Veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We have been featured by nearly 600 top universities in the United States, Canada, and the UK along by several many state and local government organizations.
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • B-Schools
    MBA business school rankings and profiles - from BusinessWeek
  • Beta Alpha Psi
    An international honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals
  • Bisk Education
    CPA Exam Review
  • Biz/Ed
    A service for students and educators on business and economics related subjects
  • CAAA
    Canadian Academic Accounting Association
  • CPA Journal
    A publication of the New York State Society of CPAs
  • CPA Ready
    Comprehensive CPA exam review
  • CPANet
    Online community and complete resource for the accounting profession
  • Fast Forward Academy
    CPA Exam Materials - Free study planner, Free study bank with 800 questions, free practice exam identical to the real exam
  • FedStats
    The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
  • Free Business Essay Help
    The basic concepts of researching and writing business essays
  • GradSchools.com
    Provides information about accounting graduate programs (including Ph.D.) at universities throughout U.S. and the world.
  • Hoover's Online
    Comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence - database of 12 million companies
  • Investment Directory - Glossaries
  • KPMG's Tax Governance Institute (TGI)
    KPMG,s Tax Governance Institute is an open forum for board members, management, stakeholders, and government representatives to explore and debate aspects of tax oversight and management, including tax risk, control, and reporting.
  • Masters in Accounting
    Guide to Masters in Accounting Programs
  • MBA Online Program
    Online Accounting MBA Degree Programs
    National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
  • Online Graduate Programs.
    Perspectives on Graduate Education
  • PCQuote.com
    Real-time securities quotations, news and investment tools
  • Professor Robert Jensen's Site
    Accounting education and research resources
  • RAW
    Rutgers Accounting Web
  • Roger CPA Review
    CPA Exam resources and curriculum
  • SEC Filings and Forms - EDGAR
    All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR.
  • SmartPros - Accounting
    Resources in accounting practice and education
  • SmartPros - Accounting Students
    Resources for accounting and business students
  • Technical Schools Guide
    Accounting & Finance Technical Schools
  • Wachowicz's Web World
    Web sites for discerning finance students
  • Yahoo! Directory of Colleges and Universities

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