Topic: Money

Let’s Stop Treating Mental Illness Like a Crime in Texas

Jan. 22, 2016
Jail Inmate

Not only are some of our most vulnerable Texans better served if they can be diverted from jails, the state’s bottom line will benefit as well.

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Standardize Lawyer Fees to Get Integrity in Financial Market

Jan. 12, 2016
Stock Market

We can take steps this year to enhance the integrity of the financial markets without adopting a single new law or waiting for the next catastrophe.

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Op-Ed: Give the Gift of Financial Security for the Holidays

Dec. 2, 2015
Money

The idea that Christmas is about overspending because overspending is love is so ubiquitous we barely notice it anymore. This holiday season we need to look at spending differently. 

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Name Disclosure in Audits Is Not a Good Idea, But Needed

Aug. 19, 2015
Audit Graphic

When it comes to auditing financial information, under current professional rules, only the name of the auditing firm appears at the bottom of audit reports. But that is about to change. The individual auditor’s name will now be reported. Is the new rule a good thing? Maybe, maybe not.

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Let’s Make Women’s Leadership Visible, Starting with the $20

April 28, 2015
20 Dollar Bill

The history we choose to represent on our most widely seen government publication — our currency — says a lot about what we think the United States stands for.

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