Thanks Stripe! Now Every App Can Be A Bank

Ho-ho-ho ... Can't figure out what to buy that special accountant in your life? We've got a list of great gifts for the remote workers in your life! In all the news that matters, we've got a ton of PPP news, including the release of PPP loan data. In the world of fraud, you'll learn how virtual escape rooms help train employees to catch fraud and avoid scams, and we'll talk about the QuickBooks phishing email you need to avoid. In App News, Stripe's got a new Treasury API, there's a sparkly new "full service" offering from TurboTax, just in time for Tax Season 2021, and we'll examine Facebook's CRM acquisition. All this, and more on today's episode! Enjoy!


Show Notes

03:20 - The Best Gifts for People Who Work From Home
10:26 - SBA releases names of Grand Strand businesses that received less than $150K in PPP loans 
11:10 - More than half of emergency small-business funds went to larger businesses, new data shows
12:54 - A third of Oregon’s Paycheck Protection Program money went to 1.6% of loan recipients 
14:10 - Small Business Employment Trends as PPP Requirements Expire
19:20 - Tom Brady's company, TB12, received just under $1M in PPP loans
21:17 - Employers added 245K jobs in November, but lost 2.4K in accounting
21:58 - November 2020 Accounting and Finance Jobs Report
30:52 - At quick glance, 'expertly framed' Quickbooks phishing email looks legit

32:54 - Congress Sets Stage for Exiling Chinese Stocks From U.S. Over Audit Dispute
34:30 - Stripe Treasury: Banking-as-a-service for platforms
46:57 - A Review!  Thank you, Matt Metras! 

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