Bank Sued for Losses Due to Alleged Weak Security

In a previous post, I wrote how small businesses are being scammed by European cyber-hackers. In a related story, Computerworld reports how Pacto Construction Co. in Portland, ME is suing Ocean Bank of Delaware because the company lost hundreds of thousands of dollars due to allegedly weak security on the part of Ocean's online banking system.

Software Review: Moneydance (Including a Rant Against Quicken)

I recently started the process of converting my personal finances from Quicken to Moneydance. I have been using Quicken for at least ten years, not because I like the program, it's just that it's "what I've always used." I decided it was time to apply some of my own consulting practices and take a look at my personal finance management situation as if I was a client, and ask myself "is this the best solution for my problem?" The answer was a resounding "no.