Beware Of Bling: How A Flash Of Wealth Could Crash Your Career

Accounting firm KPMG stripped $20,000 from the salary of Donna Kassman, a senior manager, after she went on maternity leave. When Kassman asked her supervisor how to get it back, he told her that she didn't need the money. After all, she had a "nice engagement ring."

We'll see if the argument stands up in court.