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Audio Interview: Gary Sernovitz on Fracking Personalities

Audio Interview: Gary Sernovitz on Fracking Personalities

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Texas

Note: I reviewed Gary Sernovitz’ book in September, and we did a phone interview back then, which I’ve now posted as an audio interview, Part I – on the big personalities in fracking. Part II – on environmental issues, will follow. I recommend listening to the audio version, but I’ve posted a transcript of our [&hellip

Audio Post - Credit Fraud

Audio Post – Credit Fraud

By The Banker | Audio Posts

I just really enjoyed this episode of the podcast “Criminal,” episode 51, so decided to repost it here. Most people with bad credit are not victims of identity theft. But for those who are victims of identity, its obviously a nightmare. The nightmare described in this podcast is even worse than most. “The Money Tree” [&hellip

Public Sports Stadium Financing Revisited

Public Sports Stadium Financing Revisited

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Blog Posts, Texas

One of the frustrating things about being a thinking adult is how many confusing shades-of-grey moral choices we face. The ethical clarity we enjoyed as a child or even as a ‘woke’ teenager seems to cloud over. Isn’t anything pure? How do I know what’s right or wrong? Why can’t things just be simple? Sigh. Adulthood. On the other [&hellip

Apollo Global Purchases Rackspace - My Take on Texas Public Radio

Apollo Global Purchases Rackspace – My Take on Texas Public Radio

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Texas

I went on Texas Public Radio on Friday to comment on the news that Leon Black’s Apollo Global had agreed to purchase San Antonio cloud-hosting firm Rackspace for $4.3 billion.   Post read (49) times

John Oliver Does Us All A Service

John Oliver Does Us All A Service

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Video

We know from Mary Poppins that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down and, similarly, a healthy dose of humor is the best way to learn about something as baleful as personal finance. John Oliver does us all a good 20-minute service in nailing key points about retirement, in this bit from a [&hellip