Executive Compensation

  1. 8 Ways a Private Family Foundation Could Spark IRS Interest

    IRS rules are extremely complex and can prohibit acts that seem – or even are – totally fair and even commonsensical. Here's ...
  2. How does a defined benefit pension plan differ from a defined contribution plan?

    Learn the differences between defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans when reviewing employer-sponsored qualified ...
  3. How to Save for Retirement Like a Wealthy CEO

    Don't have a CEO's income? You can still employ a millionaire’s saving strategy when it comes to planning for retirement. ...
  4. Wealthy Execs Face Tougher Curbs on Bonuses

    The ways of amassing wealth on Wall Street are about to change, thanks to new federal regulations regarding executive bonus ...
  5. Retired Execs: How Much Do Corporate Boards Pay?

    If you have the right skill set, getting a seat on a company board can be a lucrative and stimulating way to spend some of ...
  6. The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Healthcare Sector (AGN, PFE)

    Discover who the highest paid executives in the health care sector are and how much they make, while the cost of health care ...
  7. How are life insurance proceeds taxed?

    Generally, life insurance death benefits that are paid out to a beneficiary in lump sum are not included as income to the ...
  8. Does my employer's matching contribution count towards the maximum I can contribute ...

    No, your employer’s contribution does not count toward your contribution to your 401(k) plan. In 2016, an employee can contribute ...
  9. How to Stop Being Underpaid

    Once you suspect your employer isn't paying you fairly, it's time to make the case for a raise. It takes research and practice, ...
  10. 8 Reasons Why Valued Employees Quit

    Salaries are important, but retaining top employees requires more than just providing competitive pay.
  11. Top 5 Ways to Retain Your Best Employees

    You need to think beyond salary to make the most talented people want to stay on for the long term.
  12. Justifications For High CEO Pay (AAPL, GE)

    CEOs tend to command sky-high salaries in America. Companies cite a number of reasons for this, but they don't always ring ...
  13. Three Perks Business Should Give Their Employees

    Firms that treat their employees well have a competitive advantage over their rivals. Here are three important perks to give ...
  14. When Do I Stop Paying Social Security Tax?

    Almost never, unless you belong to one of these special groups.
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