Equifax Data Breach And Their Business Model: My Thoughts

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past week, you’ve heard of the huge data breach over at Equifax. 143 million people’s information was stolen by identity thieves. That’s literally half the country. Equifax, being one of the three major credit reporting agencies, has treasure troves of data on just about every man, woman, […]

Never Forget That Day

The hashtag #NeverForget has been all over Twitter today, as it should be. For today is the 16th anniversary of what might be one of the darkest days in American history. September 11th. I don’t really have a huge thing planned out for this. I don’t really have much in the way of insights into […]

Is This Bank F***ing Kidding Me!?

Do I sound f***ing pissed!? Because I am. I’m just going to get right into the story while it’s still fresh in my mind and my emotions are still raw. I had to be calmed down by one of my coworkers after this (it’s always nice to have one of those coworkers you can vent […]

5 Things I Learned From A Banking Summit

I recently attended a banking summit in a posh ballroom in a Financial District skyscraper earlier this week. The event was held specifically for all of us in the licensed banker program my bank holds. As I am my branch’s licensed banker, I was invited to attend. Attendance was mandatory. Still, it was pretty nice. […]

10 Ways To Spend Less And Earn More That You Need To Start Doing RIGHT NOW

I’ll get right to it: You want more money, you need more money, but you don’t have it. I know this because I see your accounts. Not your account balances per se, I’m not talking about that. People have money in other banks and brokerages. No, I see what you guys overdraft. I see how often you […]

Dealing With Financial Concerns Upon Retirement

GUEST POST!!! I mean, hey everyone! We’ve got an awesome guest post today by Sally Keys. Sally has been a professional finance writer and content manager for the past six years. She made the move to freelancing from a senior corporate banking role and loves the work-life balance it offers her. I’m not sure what “work-life balance” […]

Six More Rude Customers In One Day

The Second Part To A Horrifying Epic I just had to bang out this article while it was all still fresh in my mind. The general consensus on sequels are that the original is always better. The sequel is never quite as good, and sometimes it’s not even wanted in the first place. Well, I […]

Crazy Eights: EIGHT Crazy Customers In One Crazy Day

Truly Quantity Over Quality This day was so out there that I had to record it for posterity. Sometimes we will go a period of time without dealing with nasty or idiotic customers. And then some days they all get off the bus together and come into the bank. I just had to record this […]