We all know CEOs make hundreds of time what the average worker earns, right? We may think we know, but we often don’t. Why might we believe this erroneous tidbit of misinformation? […]
Some politicians are hell bent on eliminating billionaires and cutting CEO pay with the implication that all that money should be given to workers. While it sounds appealing to many, I wonder […]
Most of what you hear about CEO pay is bogus propaganda. First, it focuses not on the average CEO, but on a few select high rollers in companies where relatively few Americans are employed. Second, pay as criticized is not salary, but total compensation the bulk of which is some form of stock and/or the potential future value of retirement income. Next, CEO pay is an annual decision that can be changed quickly by the board of directors. The stock awards can even be taken back under certain circumstances.
The information they are talking about below is the executive salaries of Blue Shield of California . “We are paying these salaries with our premiums” Isn’t it curious that we are obsessed […]
A quick search of articles will tell you the CEO pay among the largest health insurance companies is $10-$11 million. Of course, that is not salary but total compensation which includes benefits, […]