Guest Spotlight

Guest Article: E-Rate Funding Explained

Before the pandemic, many schools were in the process of implementing a 1:1 device for students and staff. With the onset of remote learning, that timeline was hastened. Schools not only have to consider the cost of the devices, but the ability to use the devices...

Guest Article: Finance Manager nVision Features

As many districts we work with use Finance Manager’s nVision program as their financial application system, we reached out to our contacts there to provide some of the features that can help with new school year and year-end processes. Below are some highlights they...

Guest Article: 2022-2023 Cyber Insurance Outlook

Cyber coverage in the public school arena is challenging. In a recent demographic study of K-12 public school districts, school districts with larger enrollments and lower economic metrics are more likely to see a cyber event than those with a smaller enrollment and...

Guest Article: Conferences, Luncheons, and Gifts, Oh my!

In our roles as either internal or claims auditors for school districts on Long Island, we are often asked about whether certain purchases can be considered a gift of public funds. While we often recite the regulations per the School Law book when providing an answer,...

Guest Article: Educational Institutions Cyber Liability Marketplace Update

Since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the cybersecurity environment has rapidly transformed. The frequency of incidents and cyber liability insurance claims have multiplied exponentially and continue to grow. Cyber Liability Insurance underwriters are on high...

Social Responsibility: How it Can Benefit Both Nonprofit and For-profit Companies

Join Ken Cerini, Managing Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP, and Eileen Minogue, Executive Director of Book Fairies to learn how nonprofits and businesses can collaborate effectively to create mutually beneficial relationships. This webinar covered: How to...

Quoted in Newsday: With IRS budget boosted, will the taxman cometh for you?

Edward McWilliams was quoted in Newsday. You can read the article on Newsday's website here or below: The Inflation Reduction Act brings with it many provisions, but one raising public concerns is the approximately $46.5 billion allocated for tax enforcement. Treasury...

Guest Article: Building Your Bridge to Monetization™

Remember when you first started your business? Young, maybe a little naïve, willing to take the necessary risks, not knowing if success or failure was in your future. Fast-forward to today; you have built a successful company that has provided your family and others a...

Guest Article: Contract Surety Bonds

Bonds are required for construction projects when a government entity/municipality requires repair/restoration work or new construction to be performed on a property it has authority over. The government agency is referred to as the owner and in the case of surety...

Guest Article: The Top 5 Reasons Why You Should be Leveling-up Your Culture

Who did this pandemic effect? People. Your people. Every one of them have had different experiences and yet they all can relate to each other one way or another. It is time to bring your people back together through helping them to reconnect again. And since we now...
Guest Article: E-Rate Funding Explained

Guest Article: E-Rate Funding Explained

Before the pandemic, many schools were in the process of implementing a 1:1 device for students and staff. With the onset of remote learning, that timeline was hastened. Schools not only have to consider the cost of the devices, but the ability to use the devices...

read more
Guest Article: Finance Manager nVision Features

Guest Article: Finance Manager nVision Features

As many districts we work with use Finance Manager’s nVision program as their financial application system, we reached out to our contacts there to provide some of the features that can help with new school year and year-end processes. Below are some highlights they...

read more
Guest Article: 2022-2023 Cyber Insurance Outlook

Guest Article: 2022-2023 Cyber Insurance Outlook

Cyber coverage in the public school arena is challenging. In a recent demographic study of K-12 public school districts, school districts with larger enrollments and lower economic metrics are more likely to see a cyber event than those with a smaller enrollment and...

read more
Guest Article: Conferences, Luncheons, and Gifts, Oh my!

Guest Article: Conferences, Luncheons, and Gifts, Oh my!

In our roles as either internal or claims auditors for school districts on Long Island, we are often asked about whether certain purchases can be considered a gift of public funds. While we often recite the regulations per the School Law book when providing an answer,...

read more
Guest Article: Building Your Bridge to Monetization™

Guest Article: Building Your Bridge to Monetization™

Remember when you first started your business? Young, maybe a little naïve, willing to take the necessary risks, not knowing if success or failure was in your future. Fast-forward to today; you have built a successful company that has provided your family and others a...

read more
Guest Article: Contract Surety Bonds

Guest Article: Contract Surety Bonds

Bonds are required for construction projects when a government entity/municipality requires repair/restoration work or new construction to be performed on a property it has authority over. The government agency is referred to as the owner and in the case of surety...

read more