Do you remember your first bank account? Mine was when I was 8 years old. My parents gave me an allowance but I had to put $5 away each week into a savings account. This was back in the 60’s and, at the time, it was a local bank. frankieleon via Compfight Times have changed […]

I’ve been a major dissenter against Citigroup, Citicorp, Citibank… whatever you want to call them, for many years. They were the poster child of bad banks, falling apart to the point of nonexistence and taking this country and many other countries down with them. As they fumbled around trying to recover, I felt almost gleeful […]

Talk about timing. I started this blog in December 2008, just after Barack Obama had been elected president but before he took office. Since this is a finance blog and I was tracking things at that time, I can easily go back through the archives to see what was going on back then and compare […]