Every few years there is some sort of financial crisis that comes about because of one person’s ability to fool those who allow their desire for money to cripple their common sense. This was true in the 1930s with insider trading, during the Savings and Loan scandal, and now, of course, with the Bernie Madoff […]
Any factor that alters “business as usual” is going to have some kind of differentiated impact on various sectors of business world wide, and the H1N1 virus is no exception. Already, the virus has affected cruise lines due to outbreaks of the virus on board ships. As the flu season begins to flourish in the […]
One way that predators succeed in scams is through social pressures. For example, you have talked with the person about one set of terms but when it comes to the actual signing of papers, the papers reflect a different set of terms. Or, as you are getting ready to sign the papers, you are being […]
The rule for avoiding scams is, “if it sounds too good to be true, it is.” Yet, as often as that is said, people still get sucked into scams. It seems there is a need for more information in order to prevent problems.
It’s easy to get in over one’s head financially and to see no […]