It's the start of the new year -- traditionally a time for lists and resolutions. So, in the spirit of the season, here is how the financial system can reclaim its place as a positive force in society.
I live in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes. Actually, we've got 11,842 named lakes of more than ten acres in size, but "10,000 lakes" looks better on our license plates. In any case, I know water -- and I'm worried about it.