Category Archives: Accounting

US Stocks, Worker Productivity, US Inflation, and Worldpay

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through August 12th US stocks posted their worst week since May on weak earnings from retailers and North Korea tensions. The S&P 500 fell 1.4% and the Dow dropped 1.1% for the week. Abroad, … Continue reading

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US Stocks, Jobs Report, Auto Sales, and Additional Information

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through August 5th US stocks rose higher over the week on corporate earnings and another solid jobs report. The S&P 500 gained 0.2% and the Dow gained 1.2% and ended the week at a … Continue reading

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Stocks Break Records, Firms Post Strong Earnings, and Financial News

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 22nd US stocks reached new record highs during the week on strong corporate earnings. The S&P 500 rose 0.5%, but the Dow eased 0.3% for the week. Internationally, Europe sank 1.7% and … Continue reading

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How to Lead Change Management

By Laurie Tarpey, CPA, Senior Manager in Raffa, P.C.’s Managed Accounting Practice Do you find that when you’re facing a challenge similar to one you’ve seen before, you think you know exactly what to do?  Maybe your manager told you what she thinks the … Continue reading

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What Attendees Say about RLC Events

We put a lot of thought and effort into our Raffa Learning Community, and we want to keep improving the offerings to nonprofits and social enterprises. In addition to individual session feedback, we conduct an annual survey of attendees to … Continue reading

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Ep. 1 – Keys to Translating Passion into Impact: Leadership, Strategy and Systems

Hosted by Tom Adams, the discussion with Raffa’s Tom Raffa, Julie Jones and Rachael Gibson offers key insights into how leaders do (and don’t) combine leadership, strategy and systems to turn their passion into impact. Continue reading

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Raffa Named Best-of-the-Best Firm by IPA

For the 2nd consecutive year, Raffa has earned a place on INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA’s) annual Best of the Best Firms list. IPA honors 50 CPA firms across the country for their overall superior financial and operational performance on more … Continue reading

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