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24 Aug Posted by in CPA, My story | Comments

New Mexico based CPA firm

New Mexico based CPA firm

In 2012 Little Light Accounting was established to help small businesses with their accounting. As a business owner myself, I understand how overwhelming it can be to get started. I also understand how overwhelming it can be if you don’t know what to do with your business to make sure you are ready for tax […]

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01 Jan Posted by in CPA, GAAP Baby, My story | Comments

A New Year, A New Start

A New Year, A New Start

It’s  hard to believe that 2012 is already over and we have begun 2013. 2012 The year started at a fast pace for us. I sat for the last section of the CPA exam in January, anxiously awaited the passing score until the first week of February.  The day after the scores were released we […]

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Passing the CPA exam

Passing the CPA exam

CPA Exam The CPA exam was a wild and crazy ride. When I set out to take and pass the exams I thought 18 months was plenty of time to get the job done. For some, it probably is plenty of time, but not for this girl.  The exam taking journey began in August of […]

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Time is running out…..or is it?

Time is running out…..or is it?

Timeline While studying for the CPA exam a timeline and schedule is a must. Days and weeks pass so quickly that there is no other way to keep track of the material studied and what is left to review.  I set my schedule this window to complete three sections of the exam, first AUD, REG […]

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14 Aug Posted by in CPA | Comments

AUD Exam Re-take

AUD Exam Re-take

The Exam The exam itself didn’t make me feel like I didn’t know the material. I took my time on each question, read through them to make sure I knew the call of the question. I was confident, relaxed, and moved through the material. There was a question that was asked in the second and third […]

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07 Aug Posted by in CPA, Study material | Comments

One Week Before the Exam

One Week Before the Exam

Down to the Wire The Audit section of the exam is less then a week away, like I said before, time flies when you’re having fun.  I have reviewed each chapter of Becker and completed their multiple choice questions once.  I have also answered a 20 question quiz from each of Gleim’s study units. I would […]

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15 Jul Posted by in CPA, Study material | Comments

Exams on the Horizon

Exams on the Horizon

Why does time fly to quickly when you’re having fun or studying for the CPA exam?  It seems like only yesterday when all my twitter friends and I were counting down the days for score release week.  Now we don’t have enough hours in the day to get in everything that we need to.  And […]

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07 Jul Posted by in CPA, GAAP Baby, My story | Comments

My Curve Ball

My Curve Ball

The Beginning When my husband and I got married in 1999 we knew we wanted children.  The time wasn’t then, we were both still in college working for our Bachelor’s Degree.  Although we would have loved to start a family early in our marriage, that wasn’t what God had planned for us.  We graduated from […]

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02 Jul Posted by in CPA, Study material | Comments

New Audit Exam Timeline

New Audit Exam Timeline

Last Test Results  Although my score was a 69, two points lower than my previous attempt at the section, my performance based on content was the best yet.  This section has been the hardest for me to complete.  I still have yet to figure out exactly why, but instead of taking the time to figure […]

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CPA Exam Score Release Week

CPA Exam Score Release Week

Score Result Week The week all CPA candidates finally arrived, score release week.  There was so much hanging on this week for me.  My BEC exam was set to expire May 23, 2011. I took REG in April and AUD in May, two days before BEC expiration date.  Strangely I wasn’t nervous for this week […]

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