In recent years, we have seen many scandals at a number of corporations involving issues such as bribery, personal misconduct, and several glaringly egregious business practices.[i] The result of these scandals has led to reduced corporate profits as well as the decline in shareholder wealth; all of this has harmed customers. These scandals have also decreased the faith that customers and individuals have in institutions in general.[ii] What has contributed to nearly all of these scandals has been a failure of corporate governance.
As parents, we always want what’s best for our children. Though it’s tough to think about, making sure that you have a life insurance policy in place is the most responsible way to make sure that your spouse and children are cared for when you pass away. Here are a few factors that every parent should take into consideration when evaluating life insurance options:
I have a number of friends – and clients – who are dog lovers. Some are more passionate than others about their four-legged friends and this can lead to uncertainty, confusion, and even anger over insurance company rules pertaining to canines.
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been seeing more cars on the road this summer than ever before. Maybe it’s because of an increased cost of airline travel or families simply want to enjoy the beautiful sights a road trip has to offer. As a child, I remember piling all of our luggage into our station wagon to spend our family vacation at Cape Cod. It was always an event, to say the least. Since then, cars have become more efficient, but the cost of gas has risen significantly. So before piling into your family vehicle, consider these tips that the U.S. Department of Energy’s fuel economy website suggests to help drive more efficiently.
As the weather warms up, you’re probably thinking about your next fun adventure. When you vacation, identity theft may be the last thing you want to think about. But that’s just what criminals count on.
With the introduction of the internet, access to unlimited information became available at your fingertips. Now we have digital accounts for everything, from posting your latest cat videos to buying $40,000,000 jets . Traditionally, you would access these accounts by entering a username, which was often public information, and a password. Unfortunately, this combination is often inadequate to ensure that the person who logged in to the account is who they say they are.