CPAs get TV exposure.


What does a prominent CPA have in common with Jim Lehrer, Russell Baker and Mr. Rogers? They're all on PBS. The American Institute of CPAs is underwriting Finding Financial Freedom, an hour-long television program featuring Jonathan Pond, a nationally known financial planner. The Institute's personal financial planning executive committee unanimously agreed that the distribution of the program on public television would be an effective way of promoting the CPA/PFS designation.

In a videotaped segment that airs in the middle of the program, AICPA President Barry Melancon tells viewers that the program is supported by local CPA...

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