Accounting Jobs Are Coming Back

While we wait to learn who's going to be in charge of the country, this episode is full of all the news that's good to know, including what accountants can learn from the 3 billion texts sent during this U.S. election, how employers are refilling open accounting jobs during the pandemic, and the future of remote work after the pandemic ends. There's more PPP-ish news, including how the SBA is pressing big businesses to justify the necessity of their PPP loan applications, more related frauds, and updates on the Main Street Lending program. Then, we dive into an all-you-can-eat buffet of app news from the likes of QuickBooks, FreshBooks, Lendio, Square, Stripe, and more!


Show Notes

03:41 – Why political campaigns are sending 3 billion texts in this election
07:43 – America’s Password Habits: 2020
   - 14% of Americans Using COVID in Online Passwords, New Survey Reveals
09:34 – At the expense of its partners’ neutrality, Expensify boosts Biden
09:54 – Coinbase CEO discourages politics at work, offers generous severance to employees who want to quit
12:20 – SBA presses big businesses to justify aid, sparking uproar
16:23 – Fed lowers minimum loan level for small business lending program
17: 51 – An Avalanche of Fraud Buried a Small-Business Relief Program
23:00 – SEC awards record $114M to whistleblower
24:49 – Employers refilling open accounting jobs amid pandemic
25:55 – Number of the Day: 75%
27:12 – More than Half of Small Businesses Say They're the Same or Better Than Before COVID
31:00 – More than Half of U.S. Companies Have Hired New Staff Remotely
34:14 – Vast migration of over 14 million Americans coming due to rise in remote work, study shows
38:12 – BlueVine Takes Wraps Off Biz Banking Platform
38:56 – Sunrise Bookkeeping, a Lendio Company, Releases Its First Mobile App
39:52 – QuickAccept First Step To Building SMB Ecosystem
40:41 – Stripe Expands Partnership With Mindbody
42:01 – Credit Karma in Talks to Sell Tax-Preparation Business to Square 
43:59 – What’s new in QuickBooks Online: October 2020
46:25 – Tech news: Wolters Kluwer adds eSignature to ATX, and more
46:57 – Report: DOJ May Sue To Block Visa's Plaid Acquisition
Visa $5.3 billion Plaid deal triggers DOJ antitrust worries 
48:42 – New & Improved in FreshBooks: Invoice Attachments, Croatian Language, and More
49:10 – ADP exec lays out payroll giant's plans for earned wage access
50:00 – Workday Adds Data Management and Machine Learning Innovations
50:55 – Amazon Rolls Out SMB Inventory Solution
54:00 – VOICEMAIL!  Our favorite Australian correspondent Heather Smith answers a question! 

56:10 – REVIEW! Thank you, Chan Collab! 

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