Credit Card Fraud and You

Data breaches and credit card fraud are so common we often shrug when another report about it appears. And, as you might expect, fraud accelerates around the holiday season. We might think of credit card fraud as something that happens when our wallets are stolen,…

Is Your Health Insurance Too “Skinny?”

There’s a saying that you can never be too rich or too thin. But thin is not a quality you want in your health insurance. “Skinny” health insurance, also known as bare-bones, low-cost, or “minimum essential coverage”(MEC) plans, describes employer-sponsored group plans that provide non-catastrophic…

Window Watching

Even now, more than seven years later, the tragedy of Taylor Cothran and his death from a fall through his USC dorm window remains a mystery. We know he fell, or seemingly was propelled, through his fifth floor window at about 3:00 a.m., his blanket-wrapped…