Posts Tagged ‘financial infotainment industrial complex’

Rage Against the Machine - Oil & Gas News Coverage Version

Rage Against the Machine – Oil & Gas News Coverage Version

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Texas

Morning News Rant Do you find yourself eating your morning granola, hunched over the financial news, stopping in the middle of a paragraph, feeling your eyes glaze over as your BS-meter tilts red in 0.6 seconds, and then looking up at the window to start mumbling like a deranged person to yourself about the absurdity [&hellip

Part V - Discounted Cash Flows, using an annuity to learn the math

Part V – Discounted Cash Flows, using an annuity to learn the math

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Personal Finance, Wall Street

Please see my earlier posts Part I – Why don’t they teach this in school? Part II – Compound Interest and Wealth Part III – Compound Interest and Consumer Debt Part IV – Discounted cash flows – an example using a pension buyout Preamble In the last post I used the example of a pension [&hellip

Part IV - Discounted Cash Flows - Golden parachute or silk umbrella?

Part IV – Discounted Cash Flows – Golden parachute or silk umbrella?

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Personal Finance, Wall Street

Please see earlier posts Part I – Why don’t they teach this math in school? Part II – Compound Interest and Wealth Part III – Compound Interest and Consumer Debt Preamble In the last two posts I wrote about how, using the compound interest formula, you can compute precisely how large your money will grow [&hellip

Part III - Compound Interest and Consumer Debt

Part III – Compound Interest and Consumer Debt

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Inequality, Personal Finance, Wall Street

Part III – Compound interest and Consumer Debt Please see earlier posts Part I – Why don’t they teach this in school  And Part II – Compound interest and Wealth So in the last post I wrote about the the incredible power of compound interest, and the possibility it suggests about wealth creation over time. [&hellip

Part I - The Most Powerful Math in the Universe Goes Untaught

Part I – The Most Powerful Math in the Universe Goes Untaught

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Personal Finance, Wall Street

On Teaching Compound Interest and Discounted Cash Flows   “The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest” – Albert Einstein[1]   “Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time”   This Spring I began teaching Personal Finance to a group [&hellip