Advising Cheapskates

What will their legacy be?

By Ed Mendlowitz
Call Me Before You Do Anything: The Art of Accounting

Accountants get unusual views of human frailty and baseness of character. Most of our interactions are stimulating and propel us to growth, but some expose others’ weaknesses and extremely poor personal judgment.

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Three situations stand out. In one, the husband provided his wife with a stingy allowance to run the household and for her personal spending.