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Payment Security & Fraud Prevention: The Principles of Secure Clamps eBook

Strategic Treasurer

Payment Security & Fraud Prevention. The Principles of SECURE CLAMPS. Strategic Treasurer’s twelve security principles form the components necessary to support a strong framework for payment security. Download eBook.

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Introduction to Treasury Securities

CFO News Room

When it comes to conservative investments , nothing says the safety of principal like Treasury securities. Treasury securities are one of the safest investments as they are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Basic Characteristics of Treasury Securities.

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Ukraine Needs More Security Guarantees

CFO News Room

When Ukraine’s army is given the weapons it needs, it defeats Russia on the battlefield. That is the lesson the world learned as it watched Ukrainian forces quickly retake the Kharkiv region this month. Since the beginning of September, Ukrainian forces have liberated more than 2,300 square miles of territory in the south and east of the country. The discovery of further Russian war crimes has darkened the joy of liberation.

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Introduction to Treasury Securities

CFO News Room

When it comes to conservative investments , nothing says the safety of principal like Treasury securities. Treasury securities are one of the safest investments as they are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Basic Characteristics of Treasury Securities.

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Ex-CFO of email security firm pleads guilty in $50M fraud scheme

CFO Dive

The former CFO of GigaTrust faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud investors and lenders, including by fabricating bank statements

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IT Security in SMBs

VCFO

Ensuring IT Security in Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses. Here, we take a look at today’s IT risk environment for SMBs, as well as the tools, processes, and services that one organization (vcfo) counts on to ensure their systems and data remain secure. Establishing a Security Baseline.

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The link between climate and national security

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Former Netherlands chief of defense Tom Middendorp, the “climate general,” discusses efforts to decarbonize defense forces and the security risks that could be heightened by climate change. Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace Defense & security Sustainability

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Gensler: securities laws cover ‘vast majority’ of crypto tokens

CFO Dive

The SEC’s Gary Gensler signaled he would cooperate with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to the extent that “it needs greater authorities with which to oversee and regulate crypto non-security tokens

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Receiving Social Security Benefits Abroad

CFO News Room

If you are planning to retire or live abroad, you may be concerned about whether you’ll still be able to collect your Social Security retirement , disability, or survivor benefits. Who Is Eligible to Collect Social Security Benefits Outside the U.S.?

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How Is Social Security Taxed?

CFO News Room

Is Social Security taxable? That is, a majority of those who receive Social Security benefits pay income tax on up to half or even 85% of that money because their combined income from Social Security and other sources pushes them above the very low thresholds for taxes to kick in.

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Book Review: Convertible Securities

CFA Institute

Tracy V. Maitland, F. Barry Nelson, CFA, and Daniel G. Partlow's book "presents quantitatively sophisticated valuation methods and trading strategies, invoking terms of art that will be new even to many seasoned practitioners.".

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Semiconductor Dependency Imperils American Security

CFO News Room

firms are unlikely to overtake TSMC, that isn’t the point: Complete dependence on Taiwan for advanced semiconductors puts American national security at risk. has warned , conflict in the Taiwan Strait could spark a national-security crisis over chips: “We’re 110 miles”—the distance from Taipei to the mainland—“away from going from two generations ahead to maybe two generations behind.”. Both South Korea and Taiwan depend on security commitments from the U.S.

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ADM CFO sees ag giant’s pivot paying off in profits, crucial food security

CFO Dive

Vikram Luthar, appointed CFO of Archer-Daniels-Midland in April, gained a keen awareness of the value of affordable healthy food growing up in India

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Top Social Security Scams Targeting the Elderly

CFO News Room

Americans who receive Social Security retirement benefits are favorite targets of con artists. The goal of most Social Security scammers is to obtain personal information about the victim that can be used in identity theft. Common Social Security Scams.

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Immigrants Over 65 and Social Security Benefits

CFO News Room

In certain cases, individuals who immigrate to the United States when they’re age 65 or older may be entitled to draw Social Security benefits , just like any natural-born American citizen. Do Immigrants Over 65 Qualify for Social Security? Social Security From Abroad.

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Accounting Security: How To Keep Financiallv Data Secure And Safe.

CFO Network

Cyber security and data privacy are important issues for accountants because both threaten livelihood. 6 Essential Accounting Cyber Security Practices for Accounting Departments. But, with the proper security measures in place, you can protect yourself from these attacks!

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China’s Global Port Investments Give Rise to Security Worries

CFO News Room

Security concerns related to Chinese investments in overseas ports are mounting as the country’s firms acquire more stakes at shipping hubs around the world and geopolitical tensions rise. Chinese companies have expanded investments at foreign ports in recent years and now run major container terminals in locations including Belgium, Israel, Spain, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates.

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The Global Search for Energy Security

CFO News Room

The amnesia about energy security is over. The general concern with energy security had dissipated over the past decade, in part because of the emergence of U.S. The global energy crisis fueling record high inflation is shaking governments as consumers are stunned and angry at high prices and the prospect of shortages. shale oil. Fracking transformed America from the world’s largest importer of oil to the largest producer and, after decades of promise, delivered energy independence.

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A record share of earnings was not subject to Social Security taxes in 2021: Inequality’s undermining of Social Security has accelerated

CFO News Room

Social Security payroll taxes are not collected on earnings over a set cap. In 2021, this cap was $142,800 , so workers making more than this enjoyed the benefit of zero Social Security taxes on all earnings in excess of this cap. Social Security tax) by the end of this period.

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Memo to NATO: Secure Lviv From Russian Aggression

CFO News Room

The explicit language of NATO’s charter makes clear that securing Lviv would comply as an exercise in collective self-defense. The clear issue at the center of the war in Ukraine is Russia’s unprovoked invasion and intended occupation of a sovereign nation.

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Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities: What Investors Should Know About TIPS

CFO News Room

TIPS have suddenly moved to center stage for investors, as the surge in inflation has drawn new interest in Treasury inflation-protected securities. But how much do investors really know about these securities, other than their alluring name?

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Securing The New Commerce Normal

PYMNTS

For all that has changed dramatically in the last several weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, consumers are still looking for the same two core offerings in every transaction, no matter what it is or where it takes place: seamlessness and security.

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September inflation report sets I Bond variable rate at 6.48%; Social Security COLA rises to 8.7%

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Here is it, the most important Inflation Day of the year, setting in stone the inflation-adjusted variable rate on … Continue reading → Federal Reserve I Bond Inflation Investing in TIPS Savings Bond Social SecurityThis is a breaking news story.

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Focusing on developer experience and embedded security for cloud

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Asurion’s CIO explains how the company’s timely decision to go cloud-first allows the company to move fast, drive value, and stay competitive. Digital Insights Cloud computing IT cost & performance improvement IT enablement Digital strategy and organization Growth Innovation Leadership

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Crypto Tokens: Does Security Selection Matter? 

CFA Institute

What role does security selection play in cryptocurrency investing? Can token pickers demonstrate differentiated performance?

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The Vaccine Mandate Puts National Security at Risk

CFO News Room

I’ve never been more worried about the future of the U.S. armed forces than I am right now. I say that as a concerned citizen who has served for more than 40 years, the last three of which have been as the adjutant general of the Florida National Guard. One of the military’s most foundational duties is to recruit and retain men and women willing to defend their country. Unfortunately, current federal policy is rendering that goal unattainable.

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What is the Colorado Secure Savings Plan?

CFO Share

What is the Colorado Secure Savings Plan? How much will the Colorado Secure Savings Plan cost my business? The Colorado Secure Savings Plan creates no new expenses on your business aside from administrative time. How to prepare for the Colorado Secure Savings Plan.

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The EU Gets Real About Energy Security

CFO News Room

Though the European Parliament’s announcement paid lip service to the EU’s Paris Accords obligations and its determination to get to net-zero carbon emissions, it represents a seismic shift in Europe’s energy posture, which now seems to recognize that progress toward a cleaner environment will be a pyrrhic victory if it comes at the price of the Continent’s security and prosperity.

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Can Your 401(k) Impact Your Social Security Benefits?

CFO News Room

The income you receive from your 401(k) or other qualified retirement plan does not affect the amount of Social Security retirement benefits you receive each month. Social Security retirement benefit income does not change based on other retirement income, such as from 401(k) plan funds.

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4 Common Social Security Scams and How to Avoid Them

CFO News Room

With some 65 million Americans receiving Social Security benefits, it isn’t surprising that scam artists invoke the program’s name in fraudulent phone calls, texts, emails, and letters. Bogus phone calls related to Social Security benefits are among the top scams.

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#199 – The Profitability of Securities Lending

Strategic Treasurer

The Profitability of Securities Lending. This conversation centers around the must-know items regarding security lending and Paul’s previous experience in treasury. The post #199 – The Profitability of Securities Lending appeared first on Strategic Treasurer. Episode 199.

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2022 Social Security Outlook Improves Due to Economic Recovery

CFO News Room

Thanks to a stronger-than-expected economic recovery from the 2020 Covid-19 recession, the outlook for Social Security outlined in the 2022 Trustees Report contains some positive news. The Structure of the Social Security Trust Funds.

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I Bonds vs. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS)

CFO News Room

Another option is to invest in TIPS, which stands for Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Inflation-indexed bonds are debt securities issued by the United States government that provide protection against inflation. Rising inflation headlines got you on edge?

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SECURE Act 2.0: Later RMDs, 529-to-Roth Rollovers, And Other Tax Planning Opportunities

Nerd's Eye View

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, passed in December 2019, brought a wide range of changes to the retirement planning landscape, from the death of the ‘stretch’ IRA to raising the age for Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) to 72. SECURE 2.0

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Best Roth IRA for Kids: Securing Your Kid’s Futures

CFO News Room

The standard message from the financial community is that Americans are woefully unprepared for retirement. That owes to several factors, one of the major ones being a lack of regular retirement savings contributions. But there may be hope for America’s children, including yours.