Offbeat vacation ideas for the adventurous CPA

Busy season is officially over. You’ve been powering through all season. Returns are in, and extensions are filed. And most importantly, your clients are happy because you’re a powerhouse CPA. Now that you have free time on your calendar, it’s time to take your superhero-self on vacation. Deciding where to go on vacation can be … Continue reading Offbeat vacation ideas for the adventurous CPA

Remembering the Matriarch

Carl Carter Jr. laughs a lot, and his father says he gets that from his mom. “He’s always been a joyful kind of guy,” Carl Carter Sr. says of his first son. “He has the same smile his mother had, except hers was a little bigger.” Carl Jr. says he can’t help but laugh when … Continue reading Remembering the Matriarch

Culturally Connected

Adrian Alvarez legally immigrated to the United States in 1982, and although he came here in search of a better life for his family, he came here alone. His wife, Reyna, and two sons remained behind in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. They joined him three years later. It is a story played over and over in … Continue reading Culturally Connected

Happily Ever After

He had done this before. Fifteen years earlier, he had stood in a church waiting for beautiful Beth to come down the aisle. Like before, she would be wearing the long-sleeved wedding dress that flattered her tiny frame, and again her bright blonde hair would shine beneath fingertip veil. But this time, the couple would … Continue reading Happily Ever After

On a High Note

A weekend shopping trip to the Northwest Arkansas Mall would not be the same without the peaceful melodies coming from the food court. Smack dab in the middle of the atrium sits 31-year-old James Miller, a Bentonville resident who has been delighting shoppers for almost eight years. Sitting close by the Baldwin piano are three … Continue reading On a High Note

Family TEAM

As they celebrate the beginning of 2014, Fayetteville residents Kym and Kevin Hannah will no doubt be looking back at the years gone by with humble joy. This Dec. 31, the usually unassuming couple will grandly celebrate the New Year alongside two foundations they helped create. The event will benefit TEAMworks, a local and international … Continue reading Family TEAM