Posts Tagged ‘working poor’

Adult Conversation About Income Tax Policy

Adult Conversation About Income Tax Policy

By The Banker | Blog Posts

With the Fiscal Cliff[1] looming, kids, it’s time for “The Talk.” By ‘The Talk,’ I mean yank our minds into the grown-up world.  We have been innocent about how money really gets made, and kept, and taxed.  The ‘adults’ know, but they haven’t felt comfortable sharing the real truth.  We didn’t know, and we didn’t think [&hellip

Book Review: Nickel and Dimed - On (Not) Getting By in America

Book Review: Nickel and Dimed – On (Not) Getting By in America

By The Banker | Book Reviews, Inequality

Most of the books I review on Bankers Anonymous purport to give insight, for the non-financier, into how Wall Street works, a main theme for this site.  This book review, however, aims to give Wall Streeters insight into the life of the woman who cleans your house. Barbara Ehrenreich engaged in stunt journalism in order [&hellip