A Certified Public Accountant is a trusted financial advisor who helps individuals, businesses, and other organizations plan and reach their financial goals. All CPAs are accountants, but not all accountants are CPAs
If you hope to become a CPA, start planning now. For more information, take a look at the website for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Another useful site is the Financial Accounting Standards Board that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Explore the following pages to find other resources that will be useful during your study of Accounting.