$50 Ticket – If you don’t show your auto insurance card!

Maryland will require each vehicle to carry an insurance identification card starting October 1, 2017. If you keep your id card in your personal device – the electronic version will work. I immediately downloaded my id card in to my cell phone. Then I thought for a minute. Realized, on occasion I may let my…

Who Needs Key Person Disability Coverage?

Your company may take out key person coverage on you if you fall within the top 20 percent of the company in terms of salary. Of course, before your company takes out a policy, you must consent to the coverage. If you fall into any of the descriptions listed below, you may want to bring…

Tired at Work?

We all get tired at work; it’s a fact of life. But fatigue during the day does more than cause some head bobbing. It affects how workers feel, how productive they are, and how safe they are. The results may be small—attention spans that are compromise—or big, including accidents that cause injury. There are a…

Road Rage by the Numbers

A study released by the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 78 percent of drivers experienced significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year. The study—based on a survey of 2,705 licensed drivers—estimated that a large portion of motorists engaged in a variety…

Circuit Court Rules That Password Sharing Violates Federal Law

In a ruling that appears to declare password sharing a federal crime, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the conviction of a man who used a borrowed password to gain access to his former employer’s database. The case involved a man named David Nosal, a former employee of Korn/Ferry International, a research…

Would you trade your personal password for chocolate?

Chocolate is good stuff. Gifts are fun to receive. A pair of psychologists from the University of Luxembourg—armed with nothing more than University of Luxembourg bags and a large supply of chocolates—convinced nearly half of those who received the candy to turn over their personal passwords. The psychologists did so to study the effects that…