FRIDAY READER CASE: What Bank Career Path Should I Take From Here?

Bankers always are looking for the right bank career path. Some people ask friends for advice, others go to their managers. And some come here! Another Friday, another¬†FRIDAY READER CASE! That’s right, my ARBonauts! Someone else is crazy enough to seek career advice from the Angry Retail Banker! Woe to these unfortunate souls! But as […]

Yanking My Chain!? I’ll Choke You With It!

As you can tell from that title, I’m slightly miffed. Though I guess that’s normal. Being perpetually pissed off is sort of my shtick. So what am I pissed off about today? Is it the banking culture as I described in my post about the reminder that I need to retire early, or is it […]

Salary Negotiations Have Gone Awry: Am I The Bad Guy Here?

So as I mentioned earlier, I got promoted late last month to a licensed banker. And as I mentioned, I wasn’t too happy. But I decided to take the promotion. I figured that either way, I was making the wrong decision (I make chronically bad life decisions), so might as well make the leap and […]

Just Got A Promotion Today!

But I Don’t Know How To Feel About That How is everybody doing today? Fine? Great, I got an announcement today. My manager offered me an in-branch promotion and I’ve accepted. I will now be a licensed banker, able to sell annuities and insurance. This is definitely a good thing for me. It looks great […]