Posts Tagged ‘alternative financial services’

Book Review: Words and Money by Andre Schiffrin

Book Review: Words and Money by Andre Schiffrin

By The Banker | Book Reviews

Somewhere on my Top 5 thematic topics on Bankers Anonymous is a hard-core media critique – which I refer to in kinda-joking-kinda-not joking shorthand as the “Financial Infotainment Industrial Complex.” When I read the Wall Street Journal or listen to financial news on the radio I find myself talking back – usually although not always [&hellip

Interview Part II: Pawn Shop Owner Fights The Good Fight

Interview Part II: Pawn Shop Owner Fights The Good Fight

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Texas

This audio interview is a continuation of an earlier interview with Shirley, in which we talked about her pawn shop, and the customer service they offer that banks rarely offer. In this portion of the interview Shirley and I talked about serving the traditionally Hispanic West Side of San Antonio, and the barriers to trying [&hellip