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Understanding Humbucker vs Single Coils Guitar Pickups

What is the difference between a guitar with single coil vs humbucker guitar pickups? Aside from personal preference and the type of music you’re playing, here is a summary of the technical differences, the common sounds associated with both pickups and why you may prefer one over the other for your next electric guitar or […] The post Understanding Humbucker vs Single Coils Guitar…

Top 5 CIA Exam Study Tips

The CIA exam is not one to be taken lightly. If you’re a student who meets the minimum requirements for taking it, it’s likely to be like no other test you’ve ever taken in your educational career. With an intimidatingly low pass rate of around 40%, th…

2020 Changes To The CMA Exam

These changes have already come into effect from the beginning of 2020 and will have an impact on both Part 1 and Part 2 of the CMA exam. Part 1 has seen fairly extensive changes, while Part 2 has been altered to a lesser degree. The post 2020 Changes …

What Is A Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)?

Learn what it means to become a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), exam & work requirements of CIA Certification, and Salary information. See if becoming a CIA is right for you! The post What Is A Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)? appeared first on …

CPA vs CA (Chartered Accountant): Which is Better for You?

Which is better? Which designation will help your career? When deciding your choice of profession in accountancy, you may be in a dilemma to choose between CPA or CA. The post CPA vs CA (Chartered Accountant): Which is Better for You? appeared first on…

Best Annual Filing Season Program Courses Reviewed & Rated

Check out the list of companies below that are officially partnered with the IRS in order to provide courses for the AFSP program. Each of these annual filing season program courses are extremely effective and ordered based on their high quality learni…

Best Cities for CPAs

When evaluating the best cities for CPAs, total compensation is important. However, you should also consider a number of other factors. Company culture, job descriptions, commute times, and similar criteria should be assessed before you accept a positi…

The Best Way to Recover from a CPA Exam Failure

Failing a section of the CPA Exam sucks, but you can take comfort in the fact that this is a very challenging test and that many people do not pass the first time they take it. In fact, pass rates for the different sections of the exam have ranged from…

ACT vs SAT: Which Test Do Colleges Prefer?

High school students who are beginning their four-year college application journey will have to decide which test to take: the ACT or the SAT. The post ACT vs SAT: Which Test Do Colleges Prefer? appeared first on Accounting Institute of Success – CPA E…

Ultimate FAQ for ACT and SAT Exams

Do you have any burning questions about the ACT exam or the SAT exam? Then take a look at these frequently asked questions. That way, you can relieve the stress and make the right decisions so that you can get into the college of your dreams! The post …

Best LSAT Tutors

If you’re looking to get into a top law school, your score should be well over 160. This is not an easy feat to accomplish, especially on your own; therefore, we recommend checking out our list of the best LSAT tutors and getting some extra help on you…

CAPM Certification Requirements

The CAPM certification (Certified Associate in Project Management) is a useful certification that serves as an introductory professional certification when entering the project management field. The post CAPM Certification Requirements appeared first o…

10 Best Small Tube Amp Top Picks – Low Watt Combo & Heads

Despite the presence of solid-state and digital power amps, many guitarists still prefer the more classic, natural-ish sound of the tube amps. However, the saturated brilliance of the white-hot tubes may sometimes be too loud especially if you are jamming away at your home or apartment. If such is the case with you, a good […] The post 10 Best Small Tube Amp Top…

What’s The Best College Entrance Exam? (ACT, SAT, GMAT and More)

It’s time to start getting ready for college admissions. You’ve got classes to finish, community service to record, and most importantly, tests to take. But which college exam should you take, and what does each one entail? The post What’s The Be…

LSAT FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

The LSAT score that you need will depend on the school where you want to be accepted and how competitive it is. Furthermore, you also want to get a high enough score to qualify for scholarships if you need them. The post LSAT FAQ (Frequently Asked Ques…

Master of Project Academy CAPM Review

Master of Project Academy has an impressive track record that says it all. They’ve assisted over 125,000 project managers in over 180 different countries, and continue to help further the skills of students around the world. The post Master of Project …

Prep Expert ACT Course Review

Prep Expert ACT Review is an excellent 6 week long course that will help you reach that perfect score. Students all across the United States have turned to this course to improve their ACT scores. The post Prep Expert ACT Course Review appeared first o…

Prep Expert SAT Course Review

Prep Expert SAT Review has helped thousands of students get into the college of their dreams. Get the inside scoop on the pros and cons, pricing, study materials and save big with our discount codes! The post Prep Expert SAT Course Review appeared firs…

The Princeton Review ACT Prep Course Review

Learn about the pros and cons of The Princeton Review ACT Prep course and compare features against the Top ACT Review courses on the market! The post The Princeton Review ACT Prep Course Review appeared first on Accounting Institute of Success – CPA …

7 Main Types Of Guitar Pickups Explained & Best For You

Without the pickup, your guitar may not be audible enough. And when you’re not using the right kind of pickup, your guitar may have issues sounding like it was intended to. A guitar pickup is at the core of a guitar’s functionality and performance, along with the wood construction of the instrument, your amp, and […] The post 7 Main Types Of Guitar Pickups…

10 Good Beginner Guitar Amp Options For 2020!

Choosing the best beginner guitar amp is almost as important as choosing a guitar. More and more musicians rely on amps to generate about 50% of the sounds they produce—including the all-important nuances that contribute to developing a signature musical style. Unfortunately, the task can often be overwhelming for new musicians because of the many […] The post 10 Good Beginner Guitar Amp Options…

6 Best Guitar Wall Mount Options & DIY How To Hang A Guitar

Guitar players can be a weird bunch. When most people collect musical instruments, they place their guitar hanging behind glass in order to ensure that they will never be harmed. When guitar players collect guitars, they hang them on the wall so that they are ready to be played.  Out in the open on a […] The post 6 Best Guitar Wall Mount Options…

George Floyd Jubilee

Since 2016, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Dr. Virgil Wood, a church leader, educator, and civil rights activist who has committed much of his life’s work to the struggle for economic and spiritual development among the nation’s disadvantaged. Our work together led to the creation of the Beloved Community Initiative (BCI), […]

Income Tax Time Capsule: 2009 vs. 2020

What was the tax reform conversation like ten years ago compared to today? Take a look and find out who’s really paying the bulk of taxes! The post Income Tax Time Capsule: 2009 vs. 2020 appeared first on Accounting Institute of Success – CPA Exam Prep.

Deep Dive: Celebrity Tax Evasion

Learn about the most interesting cases of celebrity tax evasion and tax fraud, including Wesley Snipes, Martha Stewart, Ja Rule & more! The post Deep Dive: Celebrity Tax Evasion appeared first on Accounting Institute of Success – CPA Exam Prep.

Deep Dive: Ponzi Schemes, Then and Now

Ponzi schemes will never die, because there will always be people who want the rewards without the work. Here’s what we’ve learned over the last 100 years: The post Deep Dive: Ponzi Schemes, Then and Now appeared first on Accounting Institute of Succes…