For Financial Samurai Readers: WELCOME!!!

For all the people that came here from my guest post on Financial Samurai, WELCOME TO ANGRY RETAIL BANKER!!!! I, the aforementioned Angry Retail Banker, would like to welcome you all here and give you the guided tour of the place. Figures, right when I have company over, the place is more of a mess than […]

Should You Use A HELOC To Pay Off Your Student Loans?

I guess that’s one question that has been on more than a few people’s minds: Should you use a HELOC to pay off your student loans? It popped into my mind during a recent monthly sales meeting for us licensed bankers. Somebody from our……private banking department? I don’t know, I was tired and hungry and […]

Top 5 Big Credit Card Mistakes Hurting Your Credit

The following is a contribution from Stacy B. Miller over at Kiss Your Money. On her blog, you can find tons of awesome articles about saving, budgeting, investing, and all sort of money tips. None of them actually involve kissing your money; that’s very unhygienic. I invited her over here so she can talk to […]

Is This A Form Of LEGAL Identity Theft?

Folks, in my ten years of banking, I thought I had seen it all. Well, except for a robbery or actual fistfight (knock on wood). I’ve seen people pee in the parking lot, on tellers’ cars, and in managers’ offices. We’ve had people escorted out of the bank in handcuffs for committing check fraud, and […]

How Should Banks Treat Their Customers?

The other day, one of our regular customers was waiting for a representative to help him. He’s one of those demanding customers that comes to the platform to do basic transactions, but doesn’t bring in any new business or open new accounts. He’s also a slumlord (I’ve seen one of the buildings he owns), and […]

How To Pay Off Debt Fast

I’d like to thank you, Mr. Customer, for applying for an unsecured personal loan with our bank a year ago. Your application for $20,000 was approved and you sped through the process like Sonic The Hedgehog towards his next ill-advised gimmick game. I hope that $20,000 was put to good use and you–Why are you […]

Where To Find Payday Advances In Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska is known for a lot. The state is famous for many incredible things such as having the world’s largest porch swing, and Omaha itself is well known for incredible feats such as existing in the 21st Century and having bars. Mind blowing as these things are, Omaha can be known for its wealth […]

Stupid Entitled Customers: Why You Need A Cheap Online Brokerage Account

Conclusion “Conclusion”? Did something go wrong here? Did we miss something? Like the entire blog post, perhaps? Nope, I’m starting with the conclusion because I feel that it is just that important. You need to open up an account with TradeKing right now. Stop whatever stupid thing you’re doing and go to TradeKing immediately. Or whatever discount online broker you […]

Two Customers, Two Rounds Of Utter Stupidity

When you work in retail, you know you are going to get the occasional stupid customer. But sometimes, in retail banking, you can meet people so utterly stupid that you wonder if they ever forget to breathe. Customers can be known for their utter stupidity sometimes. Some people say “There are no stupid questions”, but […]