Interview With Ben Davis Of “From Cents To Retirement”

Ladies and germs, I present to you an interview I conducted with Benjamin Davis. Ben runs the blog From Cents To Retirement and is well on his way to an early retirement. He manages investment properties and a stock portfolio, so one could safely say he knows what he’s doing. Anyhoo, sit back and enjoy […]

Should The Student Loan Industry Be Privatized?

What’s up, boys and girls? I’m a bit busy right now doing non-blogging stuff, so I’m going to hand the reigns over to my man Drew Cloud for a bit. Drew is the man to talk to when it comes to the student loan industry. His knowledge and expertise on the subject is extensive, and […]

Is Jason Fieber WRONG About Car Ownership!?

Ladies and gentlemen, today I shall speak blasphemy and heresy! I shall question the wisdom of the divine! I shall challenge centuries of holy texts! Today, I put forth the idea that Jason Fieber is wrong about car ownership! Jason Fieber’s Stance On Car Ownership Until recently, Jason’s stance on car ownership–or should I say against car ownership–was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Difference In Bad Customer Service: Banks Vs The Post Office

You Think Your Bank Is Giving You Bad Customer Service? A few months ago, my branch manager talked about providing quality customer service during one of our staff meetings. It was all about the importance of greeting people at the door, using their name, and inviting them back to the branch. It’s why, at my […]

The Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Investments: Part 2 — Bonds

So a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I began a series called “The Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Investments”. Starting with my first installment about stocks, the idea was to go through the many different types of investments and give an overview of their strengths and weaknesses. Unfortunately, unlike […]

The Terrible Twos: Angry Retail Banker Is Two Years Old!

Remember the TV sitcom Dinosaurs? It was from the 1990s and it was about a working class dinosaur family back in the prehistoric ages. Remember the episode where Baby Sinclair (“Not the mama!”) turns two and enters the Terrible Twos, causing him to become evil? Guess what? That’s me now. Angry Retail Banker celebrates its two […]