Five Things You Should Read

March 16, 2017

The federal interest rate hike, Russian agents behind Yahoo hack, and CFOs worry about staff engagement.

What the Federal Interest Rate Hike Means for You

NBC News

The Fed raised interest rates a quarter of a point on Wednesday. Here's what it means for your money.

Early Work on New Lease Rules Reveals Big Effort Ahead

Compliance Week (subscription may be required)

Looming large in the sphere of big accounting changes, new requirements to bring leases on to corporate balance sheets are starting to win pockets of attention.

The Complete Beginner's Guide To Big Data In 2017

Forbes

Big Data is a term that has been around for some time now but there is still confusion about what it actually is.

Four Charged, Including 2 Russian Intel Officers, in Massive Yahoo Hacks

USA Today

Four people, including two Russian intelligence officers, have been charged in a Yahoo hacking attack that compromised the personal information of hundreds of millions of consumers.

CFOs Worried Their Staff isn't Engaged Enough

Accounting Today

A new survey of CFOs found that 60% believe their staff is more engaged in their job compared to 3 years ago. However, a majority still believe it's not enough.