Golden Rule

Do unto others so they pay up

C. Dan Hunter, founder of Washington Credit Inc., explains his family’s kinder, gentler approach to credit problems.


Passing on a partnership

Five guys named Vellano in the sewer business had good reason to break out the champagne at the start of 1992.


A House Divided

The hugely successful trailer rental business founded by L.S. Shoen in 1945 now seems to illustrate all that can go wrong with a second-generation family business.


A Trust Betrayed

A son lies to his father about going on a business trip, when he really was seeing a married woman … on the company expense account.