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  • Looking for a Finance Job in 2014? Try FP&A
    Many organizations are planning to expand payrolls next year, but few are expected to add more positions to treasury and finance. Which begs the question: Are there any areas where companies will add
  • AFP Treasury Benchmarking Program - 2013 Survey
    The AFP Treasury Benchmarking Program launched in 2008, a partnership between AFP and the IBM Corporation. In 2013, AFP and IBM continued this valuable research with the sixth annual AFP Treasury Benc
  • SEC Commissioner Hints at Money Market Fund Proposal Near
    In a recent interview SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher said he expects new rules governing money-market mutual funds to be proposed within two months. The proposal would include a floating NAV, Galla
  • Big Data is in the Forecast

    Senior financial professionals consider big data their greatest challenge to accurate forecasting, according to the 2013 AFP Risk Survey, sponsored by Oliver Wyman, to b

  • 2011 AFP Annual Conference Wrap-Up
    Another AFP Annual Conference is in the books, and AFP staff already is hard at work for next year’s big event in Miami. As usual, this year’s annual conference was informative, valuable and fun—in ot
  • Clinton, Slaughter Discuss ‘Occupy’ Movement at 2011 AFP Annual Conference
    Former President Bill Clinton and Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter address the Occupy movement, its origins, and why it has moved beyond a simple protest into a worldwide phenomenon at the 2011 AFP Annual Con
  • Executive Perspectives on the 2011 AFP Strategic Role of Treasury Survey
    A new report from AFP’s Corporate Treasurer’s Council (CTC) reaffirms that treasury is growing in importance within the organization, and is transcending its traditional functions.
  • 1099 Reporting Requirements May Soon Be Repealed
    Efforts to repeal unpopular new 1099 reporting requirements gained momentum yesterday, as President Obama in his State of the Union address signaled his willingness to address the issue....
  • 2009 Outlook Suffers as Credit Market Forces Defensive Actions by Business
    After a year that saw the collapse of credit markets and the loss of nearly 2 million U.S. jobs, five out of six financial professionals do not expect business conditions to improve in 2009, a