As a Chartered Accountant, being on track with the world is highly required. The world is dynamic, and change is the only constant. In the world of economics, even this change is random. With new trends, the current ones become outdated. With the coming of each new direction, the market experiences a roller coaster ride.
A CA needs to be aware of everything that happens. Magazines play a vital role in getting this knowledge. There are many magazines, journals, and newspapers that would allow a CA to be on the same line as the world. Some of the best reading materials are:
|1. The CA||Providing readers valuable information about the concept of accounting and finance|
|2. Big4||Details about the four big companies of finance|
|3. The Wall Street Journal||More profound concepts about finance are provided|
|4. The Economic Times|
Includes everything related to economics broadly
|5.The Management Accountant||Provides detailed information on the recentdevelopments and changes in the global a national financial scenario.|
|6.The Financial Accountant||Offer valuable insight and specialist knowledge othe key issues affecting the accountancy profession across the SME arena.|
|7.New Accountant||Topics of specific interest to an accounting studentand recent graduates.|
|8. Journal Of Accountancy||It offers practical, in-depth, timely ancomprehensive information on topics such as frau and ethics; tax; etc.|
|9.CFO||Offers new and exciting stories daily. Some othe main topics covered include accounting and tax|
|10.The CPA Journal|
The CPA Journal covers topics like finance taxation, and auditing.
1. Big 4
For every CA, the Big 4 have held an extraordinary place. The “Big 4” companies are the four most prominent names in the world of finance and commerce: Deloitte, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG.
The magazine serves a fair number of details about those four companies. The magazines also provide details about the companies that are in trade with those four companies. Big4 covers a whole lot of topics. If someone is interested to know about those four companies, then this magazine is the best suitable for them.
2. The CA
The CA magazine is the official magazine of the ICAS, which gives it a reason to be the most authentic source. The magazine aims at providing optimum information to its readers from the field of accounting and finance. It covers articles on every topic a CA wants to read about. The look of this magazine might not be satisfactory, but the content gets a ten on 10.
Besides providing the latest information, it also provides a load of other efficient resources. The magazine also provides career opportunities to aspiring CAs.
3. The Economic Times
The Economic Times since 1961, holds a special place in the world of journalism. The media of the house and published magazine are of the same theme. The magazine provides a whole lot of information about the Indian economy. It gives immense details about the national economy, stock market and jobs. This magazine is the best suitable for the one who wants/needs to keep an eye on the Indian economy.
This magazine is published by Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd. It’s written in an easy to understand and simple language. It also serves as excellent reading material to the case. Daily issues based on banking, aviation etc. are divided, which makes it easier to read.
4. The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal (also known as The Journal) is an American business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City. The international editions are available in Chinese and Japanese.
The Journal and its Asian editions are published six days a week by Dow Jones & Company, a News Corp division. The broadsheet format and online are the two ways the newspaper is published. It was first posted on July 8, 1889, by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser. It is continuing.
5. The Management Accountant
It is a monthly business magazine. It is written in English. The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body set up under an Act of Parliament in 1959. The Institute, a part of its obligation controls the profession of Cost and Management Accountancy
The Institute is successfully publishing the pioneering Journal, ‘The Management Accountant’ since 1966. This Journal aims to satisfy the needs of the Cost and Management Accountants (CMA). The journal provides comprehensive knowledge on the recent developments and changes in the global and national financial scenarios. The wide variations of the contents in it make it one of the top journals.
6. The Financial Accountant
The IFA is a bi-monthly journal. Financial Accountant is packed with interesting articles related to the financial industry, focusing on the SME market. Each edition provides several articles which serves as a valuable asset.
It is written in a simple and illustrative way, which attracts the readers.
7. New Accountant
It was started in 1985. NEW ACCOUNTANT is a book for the college students and the recent graduates preparing for the CPA exam. Accounting professors write the editorial on topics providing interest to accounting students and recent graduates. It is a one-time magazine.
8. Journal Of Accountancy
Journal of Accountancy is an authoritative publication for professional accountants and CPAs. It offers practical, in-depth, timely and simplified information on fraud and ethics; tax; personal financial planning; career and professional development; technology; HR/payroll; cybersecurity; and practice management. The Journal of Accountancy has readers of finance professionals, students, CEOs, CFOs, CPAs and professional accountants.
9. The CPA Journal
Contrary to the name, the reader can be anyone. One specialty of this magazine is that the reader can read the previous article via journal archive. It also allows readers to share their piece of information.
CFO is a trendy publication for financial experts. It includes accountants, auditors and chief financial officers as readers too. Individuals who are never tired of reading financial articles will find CFO beneficial because it offers new and exciting stories daily.
The main topics covered include accounting and Tax, banking and capital markets, risk and compliance, human capital and careers, strategy, growth companies, and technology. Many of the stories are targeted at finance executives. Anyone working with finances will also enjoy CFO. It also offers buyer’s guides, special reports, and proprietary benchmarking tools and calculators. CFO is available in both hard copy and online.
With the growing economy, there’ll be a huge demand for accountants. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, these financial experts are expected to see job growth of 10% between 2016 and 2026. Reading financial publications will give accountants a good grasp of knowledge, and they will easily be applicable for the jobs.
1. Do All The Account Magazines Cover The Newest Updates Of Accounting And Finance?
Yes, as the magazine publishes the west editions, it covers the updates regarding accounting and finance.
2. Do All The Magazines Have All Information About Accounting And Finance Only?
No. as mentioned above, many magazines also include daily affairs, jobs and study materials
3.. Are These Magazines Consistent In Themselves?
As they have been publishing for so many years, these magazines have beat consistency