Columns

COMMENTARY: Payments pursuant to 'CARES'

April 3, 2020

By Elizabeth K. Bransdorfer On March 27, 2020 the House passed and the President signed into law the CARES Act intended to provide economic and financial relief to American families and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A key component of the ...

COMMENTARY: Attacks on Asian Americans a step back in drive to equality

April 3, 2020

By Judge Michael Warren Personally, I have no problem with President Trump's labeling the current pandemic the "Chinese flu." Like the Spanish flu (interestingly enough traceable back to France, Kansas, or China), he is simply following a time-honored ...

COMMENTARY: COVID-19: Risky behavior may lead to civil liability

April 3, 2020

By A. Vince Colella Contrary to popular belief, Florida spring breakers were not the only ones who demonstrated an utter disregard for the serious health risks of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Callous indifference began in the United States Senate. According ...

THE ECONOMIC BLUEPRINT: Oops, I did it again ... A behavioral approach to reducing buyer's remorse

April 3, 2020

(This week, Kyle Zwiren presents guest columnist Jay Johnson of Coeus Creative Group.) If you were offered a crisp, clean $100 bill today, no strings attached, or alternatively, you could wait six weeks and receive a check for $150, which would you take? Most ...

COMMENTARY: Being 'essential' during COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Attorney Clarence Dass (far left) is pictured with (left to right) his wife Dr. Renee Dass and his sisters Dr. Clarissa Dass and Dr. Kathleen Dass.   By Clarence M. Dass I am often asked why I became a lawyer. For many attorneys, that usually means, "Did ...

NERDWALLET: Credit card loyalty is no virtue

April 3, 2020

By Gregory Karp NerdWallet Loyalty is often a good thing, but not in a relationship with your credit card. It’s often better to be like the “distracted boyfriend” from the internet meme and use your wandering eye to see if you can do better. The ...