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  • Stopping Elder Financial Fraud Means Knowing What to Look For

    As the ages of baby-boomers in the United States rise, the rate of elder financial fraud is expected to grow as well. It’s the job of CPAs to know the signs of elder financial fraud and do everything within their power to ensure that it does not happen to their clients. Such is the premise of “Elder Financial Abuse Is a Growing Problem: CPAs Can Help Prevent It,” a feature from the spring 2019 Pennsylvania CPA Journal. We discuss the article with authors Howard Silverstone and Irina Balashova of Forensic Resolutions Inc.
  • Take Cybersecurity Seriously: Comprehensive Training for All Employees

    With phishing still the preferred mode of attack for most hackers, it’s well past time to move beyond the simple email alert as the main way of telling employees not to click on suspicious emails. In this episode of CPA Conversations, Eldon Sprickerhoff, founder and chief innovation officer for eSentire, says firms and companies must consider detailed cybersecurity training for all employees.
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Roxanne McMurtry, CPA – Reading Chapter Leader and Volunteer

Roxanne McMurtryRoxanne McMurtry, CPA, is a manager with Herbein + Company Inc. in Reading, Pa., and is president-elect of the PICPA Reading Chapter. Also the chair of the Reading Chapter Community Engagement Committee, McMurtry is currently teaching a seven-week course on career success to first-year students at Reading Senior High School. The course is prepared by Junior Achievement of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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