Those pesky cyber-criminals are targeting us where it hurts: on the job. Hackers now pose as our bosses or supervisors, law enforcement officials say - asking us to send emails with sensitive W-2 tax returns or payroll information and employee Social Security numbers.
Ralph W. Galati, who retired as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, was taken prisoner and held at Vietnam's notorious "Hanoi Hilton," where a fellow POW was the future U.S. Sen. John McCain. After 14 months in captivity, Galati returned to his native Philadelphia in 1973, worked as a flight instructor, then joined IBM, where he worked for 28 years.
Wharton alum Michael Steinhardt ran a hedge fund, Steinhardt Partners L.P., for 29 years and financed his philanthropic efforts through it. Ahead of a speech here Wednesday, we asked him about retirement, his support of Jewish life, and his views on the markets today.
Erin Arvedlund writes a weekly column for the Inquirer on investing and personal finance. Her first book was Too Good to Be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff (Penguin).