John Egan

John Egan is a freelance writer and content marketing strategist in Austin, Texas. His specialties include personal finance, real estate, and health and wellness. John’s work has appeared on, Bankrate, Forbes Advisor, Experian, The Balance and U.S. News & World Report.

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What Does an Accountant Do?

Accountants are key figures in helping organizations and people keep their finances in order. For instance, they might ensure a company’s financial records are correct and legal or file someone’s annual tax returns. In other words, they handle money matters. But what does an accountant do in their day-to-day work life? In this guide, we …

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What Is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)?

A certified public accountant (CPA) is an accounting professional who passed a standard CPA exam and met their state’s requirements for experience and education to become licensed. A CPA can hold down any number of jobs, such as tax accountant, financial analyst, internal auditor, chief financial officer and accounting professor. As the American Institute of …

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