Archive for the ‘Texas’ Category

Mike Bloomberg: More Bucks for Less Bangs

Mike Bloomberg: More Bucks for Less Bangs

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Texas

I try to approach contentious political issues with an open mind, willing to be swayed by new evidence, or at least willing to acknowledge that the other side has some valid points. Surely my ideological opponent has logical thoughts, given their starting principles, right? I have no monopoly on good ideas, I remind myself, and [&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

Book Review: Going Going by Naomi Shihab Nye

Book Review: Going Going by Naomi Shihab Nye

By The Banker | Book Reviews, Texas

Teen romance novels for girls are not exactly the bread-and-butter of Bankers Anonymous book reviews, but stick with me for a little while, I’ve got my reasons. Going Going by San Antonio poet and novelist Naomi Shihab Nye is not your typical teen romance novel, although it does follow the arc of a sixteen year-old [&hellip

Excel Basics Introduction Video #6 - Autofill Function

Excel Basics Introduction Video #6 – Autofill Function

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Texas, Video

This video, #6 in the series aimed at introducing Excel for small business, shows the autofill function, an extremely useful tool in Excel.  Small business owners may find autofill saves a ton of time when tracking costs and revenues, making future business plans, and preparing for a loan.   Excel Basics Video #1 – Introduction [&hellip

Excel Basics Introduction Video #5 - Formatting

Excel Basics Introduction Video #5 – Formatting

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Blog Posts, Texas, Video

Small business owners need to know how to organize their customers, costs, revenues, loans, financial information, and more in spreadsheet format.  This video, #5 in a  series produced for a regional micro lending organization, continues to introduce key skills to help you get started with Excel.  Formatting cells, columns, and rows saves a ton of [&hellip