The CEOs of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), and Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFMI) each make a salary of $1 a year. Are they underpaid? Did the former CEO of Home Depot (NYSE:HD) deserve to get nailed for his pay package? What do investors really need to know about executive compensation?

In this installment of Fool Video, our online managing editor LouAnn DiCosmo talks CEO comp and pomp with The Corporate Library's Nell Minow.