Accounting and Finance

Balancing principles of integrity and client advocacy
In research funded by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and reported in the Journal of Business Ethics, Professor of Accounting John Hasseldine and two co-authors recently explored the delicate balance accountants must strike in...
Deepen your financial knowledge and gain new skills to launch a rewarding and lucrative career
A Master’s in Finance helps you build and deepen your foundation of financial knowledge, giving you the skill set you need to help organizations with financial modeling and forecasting, investment analysis, programming, and communicating complex financial information. If you already have a bachelor...
Janet Khoury '18, ‘19G earned her B.S. and M.S. in Accounting at Paul College, helping her standout in the workforce
After earning a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in accounting at Paul College in 2018, Janet Khoury decided to immediately pursue a master’s degree to earn the credits required for a CPA license. Although she had a lot of choices when it came to graduate accounting programs, ...
Jonathan Nash 'loved by his students,' always puts in the extra effort
Jonathan Nash knew for years that he wanted to be a professor someday. But with accounting as his field of study and practice, he never expected he’d be popular among his students. And he...
Nontraditional student reaches goal
Sokhna Aw ‘18 ‘19G always dreamed of going to college in America. Now, 19 years after she first arrived, the Senegal native has realized the rewards of that goal for the third time. A graduate of the Peter Paul College of Business and Economics, Aw spend three years...
WalletHub on low interest credit cards
Does it ever make sense to get a credit card with a low regular APR? (vs. a 0% credit card or paying in full)
International lens on board structure reveals dynamics beyond director independence
He and his coauthors looked at what happened when U.S. company boards included “island directors”, i.e., people who also sit on the boards of off-shore companies, and found these U.S. companies engaged in significantly higher levels of tax avoidance.
A study by Paul College researchers answers “yes,” but suggests many could do more
“Our study also provides a direct measure of taxes exempted that is lacking in previous studies because of the unique tax structure in New Hampshire, allowing for direct measurement of taxes avoided,” Ragland says.
As cash-to-assets ratios grow, companies look to lock in talent and send a message to would-be poachers
“The tip off for me came in 2010 when Google gave its employees an across-the-board raise of 10 percent to prevent them from jumping over to Facebook,” He recalls.
Ask the Experts with Stephen Ciccone
How important is it for students with no credit history to get a credit card? It’s very important for several reasons. Perhaps most importantly, students can start to establish their credit history through a credit card. This will help them later on when they need loans, for example, an auto loan,...
Master’s of Science in Accounting
I transferred here my freshmen year. I had no clue what I wanted to do, and kind of blew it my freshman year. But during my time at Paul I got more involved in the college. I found mentorship all around me, and I started to shift gears dramatically. I went from someone with no work ethic or desire...
Economics and Finance Double Major
I honestly expected to be worked to the bone, not respected, and not trusted. It’s the way I’ve heard big bank culture is. But I was immediately proven wrong. The team was extremely welcoming to me on the first day, we would go out together after work on occasion, and I had way more face time with...