Travel Savings Start at Home
Implementing a clear and consistent travel policy is a good first step; corporate cards and online booking tools are taking some companies even further.
Disease Management: Prevent Defense
The best way to reduce employee medical claims? Keep workers from getting sick.
Health-Benefit Costs: Up Up and Away
Employers are likely to ask workers to pay for a greater chunk of health costs out of their own pockets next year.
HRAs: The Next Wave?
Some employers see health reimbursement accounts as a cheaper alternative to HMOs.
Data Management: Applying a Little Leverage
Increasingly, companies are turning to technology to help them negotiate better deals with health-care insurers.
Mo’ Better Blues
To restore investor confidence, the SEC is asking companies to file more financial information -- and quicker. But some worry that faster isn't better.
Buybacks or Giveaways?
A raft of companies have recently announced plans to repurchase their stock. This may not be such a hot idea.
Steel Company CFO: Iron Will Required
Facing sky-high labor costs, a glut of imports, and well-connected cross-border rivals, finance chiefs at the remaining U.S. steelmakers dig in.
Near the Corner of Church and State (Update)
Efforts to insulate sell-side analysts from investment bankers will hurt some capital-raisers, but help others.
Software CFO: Intangible Assets, Real Pains
Mercurial assets, non-linear sales, revenue recognition pitfalls -- finance chiefs at software companies have a hard job.