For CFOs, Few Gold Watches
The average tenure of big-company finance chiefs is less than five years, according to a recent study.
For Some, Enrollment Is the Beginning—and the End
Automatically enrolling employees in 401(k) plans boost participation rates, but does it actually help prepare employees for retirement?
Two Steps over the Line?
The jury is still out on whether companies' complaints about how prosecutors gain cooperation in corporate crime cases will do any good.
Former Apple CFO Bitten by Backdating?
CFOs of two different computer companies are indirectly accused of wrongdoing: backdating at Apple and "pretexting" at HP. Yet no one has said anything since.
Take It from the Top
To cut costs, private-equity firms are purchasing insurance for their portfolio companies, but it's not easy.
Wanted: Finance Experience
Only a quarter of Fortune 500 audit committees are headed by finance chiefs.
Deficit Retention Disorder?
Finance executives will recognize the federal government's blackout on vendor payments as a game of "shift the expenses."