This guide covers all the basic information about forensic accounting and answers common questions about the profession. It is the perfect resource for those wishing to unearth more about the profession and discover if it might be the right occupation for them. As many people don’t even realize that there is a type of accounting devoted to forensics, the first chapter addresses the essential question: what is forensic accounting? Through the guide you will learn about the types of companies that hire forensic accountants, what kind of education students will need, professional organizations for people in the profession, salary opportunities, and what to expect from the future of forensic accounting. Also contained within are also a number of “career profiles” that offer an inside look into the jobs of forensic accountants who work as fraud investigators, government agents, and in-house corporate litigators. Understanding all the ins and outs of forensic accounting is essential to deciding what to study in school and what profession to pursue after graduation. By doing comprehensive research about the profession early on, students and professionals alike can learn more about if forensic accounting is a career that will leave them financially, mentally, and socially satisfied.