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My BBC NewsHour commentary – On “Virtuous Banking”

By The Banker | Audio Posts

I spoke this afternoon on the BBC NewsHour show, along with the author of a think tank publication advocating “Virtuous Banking.” The whitepaper can be downloaded from Res Publica’s site here. The premise of the paper, which I largely disagree with, is that we can put “virtue” at the center of the finance and banking [&hellip

Video: Cool Multiplication Math Trick

Video: Cool Multiplication Math Trick

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Video

The following video will do nothing to improve your understanding of finance (my primary Bankers Anonymous goal) but if you, like me, occasionally have the opportunity to teach math to 8 years olds, you might find this as cool as I do. I had never seen the ‘visual way’ to teach and/or do multiplication until I [&hellip

Interview Part II: Advisor on Whether College Is Broken

Interview Part II: Advisor on Whether College Is Broken

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Personal Finance, Texas

This is Part II of an interview with Julie, a College Advisor, who talks about whether the old 4-year college model even makes sense. Please also see related posts: Interview Part I – The Rising Cost of College And College Savings and Compound Interest   Michael:    Hi, my name is Mike and I used to [&hellip

Interview Part I: Advisor on the Rising Cost of College

Interview Part I: Advisor on the Rising Cost of College

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Personal Finance

In this interview, Julie – a college advisor, offers her perspective on the rising cost of college, which has become financially unfeasible for most middle class families in the last 25 years. Please see related post on Compound Interest and College Savings THE INTERVIEW: Michael:    Hi, my name is Mike and I used to be [&hellip

Video: Russian TV on Bankers' Stressful Lives

Video: Russian TV on Bankers’ Stressful Lives

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Video, Wall Street

I did an interview recently for RT London, which I gather is sort of Putin’s version of a Russian CNN or Qatar’s Al Jazeera. Just more sensational. They wanted to cover what they call a recent string of high-profile banker suicides.  I have zero reason to think bankers commit suicide in higher numbers than any [&hellip