Association of Latino Professionals In Finance and Accounting ALPFA

DEFINITION of 'Association of Latino Professionals In Finance and Accounting ALPFA'

A not-for-profit organization created to enhance opportunities for Latino persons in the financial, accounting and related fields. The ALPFA helps by offering scholarships, promoting job fairs, instigating networking events, etc. They also offer mentoring and workshops to give their members the tools necessary to compete in today's workforce.

BREAKING DOWN 'Association of Latino Professionals In Finance and Accounting ALPFA'

The organization is built on a very structured foundation which began with the American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants. They set out specific goals to be met, as well as outline how their progress is to be measured and assessed. Their data shows that the number of successful Latinos in all areas of the financial field has increased since the foundation began.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Permanently Restricted Assets

    Assets of a not-for-profit organization that come with certain ...
  2. American Accounting Association ...

    An organization that supports worldwide excellence in accounting ...
  3. Accounting Trends And Techniques ...

    A prominent publication put out annually by the American Institute ...
  4. Association Of Government Accountants

    An association of accountants that work for the U.S. Government ...
  5. The Conference Board

    A not-for-profit research organization for businesses that distributes ...
  6. Accountant

    A professional who performs accounting functions such as audits ...
Related Articles
  1. Term

    Understanding Not-For-Profits

    Not-for-profit organizations do not earn profits for their owners.
  2. Budgeting

    Not the Valedictorian? You Can Still Find a College Scholarship

    You don't have to be the class valedictorian to get a scholarship. Discover sources that use other criteria to award educational funds.
  3. Savings

    A Realistic Guide to College Scholarships

    Think your child can land enough college scholarships to graduate debt-free? Think again.
  4. Professionals

    6 Ways Mentors Elevate Your Career

    Find out how experienced and credible mentors can get you where you want to go.
  5. Savings

    The Top 12 Weirdest Scholarships Available

    Cut your college expenses drastically by winning one of these off-the-wall scholarships.
  6. Investing Basics

    Ignore This Demographic At Your Own Peril

    Hispanics have unique financial planning needs and attitudes, and financial advisers would be well-served by studying this fast-growing demographic's differences.
  7. Personal Finance

    How To Start Your Own Private Foundation

    Private foundations can be time consuming and expensive to set up and operate.
  8. Executive Compensation

    Accountant: Job Description & Average Salary

    Discover what the job description of an accountant entails, along with education and training, salary and skills necessary for success.
  9. Professionals

    Alternatives To Business School

    Universities don't have a monopoly on information - advance in your career without going back to school.
  10. Investing Basics

    A Day In The Life Of An Accountant

    An analysis of the accountant profession, who becomes an accountant, what they do, where they work, and salary ranges.
RELATED FAQS
  1. Should I apply for student loans if I haven't finished applying for scholarships ...

    Apply to a variety of financial help sources by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, which will be ... Read Answer >>
  2. What are the objectives of financial accounting?

    Learn about the principle objectives of financial accounting, including the furnishing of the financial statements for those ... Read Answer >>
  3. What is the difference between accounting and economics?

    Discover the difference between accounting and economics by comparing and contrasting the financial discipline of accounting ... Read Answer >>
  4. What is the difference between managerial accounting and financial accounting?

    Discover the differences between managerial accounting and financial accounting. Both work in tandem to make the business ... Read Answer >>
  5. How does financial accounting help decision making?

    Read a brief overview of some areas where financial accounting helps in decision making for investors, lending institutions ... Read Answer >>
  6. Why does financial accounting have to comply with GAAP?

    Read about the roles of the FASB and the SEC as it relates to generally accepted accounting principles for publicly traded ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Return On Invested Capital - ROIC

    A calculation used to assess a company's efficiency at allocating the capital under its control to profitable investments. ...
  2. Law Of Demand

    A microeconomic law that states that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, consumer ...
  3. Cost Of Debt

    The effective rate that a company pays on its current debt. This can be measured in either before- or after-tax returns; ...
  4. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  5. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will ...
  6. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
Trading Center