You have recently retired and are intent on extensive travel to many of the exotic lands you have only read about. You will be receiving a pension check, a Social Security check, and dividends and interest from several corporations. You are concerned about the deposit of these checks during your several months of absence, and you have asked your banker if an arrangement is available to solve this problem. What alternative might the banker suggest?
The president and members of Congress are elected by the people and are expected to behave ethically. Let’s assume that you are a recently elected member of Congress. A special-interest lobbying group is offering to contribute funds to your next election campaign in the hope that you will support legislation being proposed by others that will help the group achieve its stated objectives. What would you do?