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How Young CPAs Can Help Save the World

by Eddie Huffman | Mar 28, 2017   ()

Fueled by passion and idealism, young adults have long sought to change the world for the better. A few select professions are often specifically associated with these types of endeavors: Doctors, journalists, and teachers readily come to mind. And every lawyer can cite big cases in their profession that made the country, or at least their corner of it, a better place.

For some, accounting appears more associated with capitalism than altruism. Many Millennial CPAs, those born after 1980, are making a bid to sweep aside traditional stereotypes.

Certainly, there is no shortage of problems for Millennials to address. They've started their careers at a time when climate change, income inequality, and terrorism are all regularly trending topics on their social media feeds.

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Source: Journal of Accountancy

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