The chair of finance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, offers his top five moneybags of wisdom for finding financial freedom

When faced with a lucrative financial offer for more wealth than he could fathom – a wise man on a Millennium Falcon once said, “I can imagine quite a bit.” But there’s no need to imagine anything, and no waiting for the opportune moment. The big score, so to speak, is only as evasive as we allow it to be. “That may seem impossible, but it is entirely achievable,” said Daniel Chi, UNLV’s chair of the Department of Finance in the Lee Business School.

Tax partner matters more than accounting firm when doing a business’ taxes

Accounting firms like to advertise the array of services they offer to save clients money on their taxes, but a new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business finds the firm and its services aren’t nearly as important as the tax partner leading the engagement team.

Prosocial CEOs increase company value, stakeholder satisfaction

New research from Weili Ge, professor of accounting at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, found that CEOs who engage in prosocial behavior — activities that primarily help others — are more likely to make decisions that benefit people and increase company value.

University of Maryland’s Smith School and the Deloitte Foundation to Fund Scholarships for Students Pursuing a Fifth-year Master’s Program in Accounting

Maryland’s Smith School of Business and Deloitte Foundation have launched a scholarship program to support a racially and ethnically diverse student population and help strengthen the pipeline of diverse CPA talent.

How more rigorous accounting leads to fewer workplace injuries

Businesses that want to make their workplaces safer might try adopting a more rigorous accounting system.
A new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business found that firms with fewer workplace injuries also have more accurate earnings forecasts or have to restate their earnings less often.