Compliance and Marketing Are Better Together. Really

Here’s a blinding glimpse of the obvious: there are a slew of marketing concepts that would be very attractive to bank customers.  However, before a bank can kick off a new program, it needs to know if the new concept will comply with the State and Federal consumer...

Undone by a blue Schwinn

In 1955, when I was 9 years old, my father moved the family to Detroit, MI from Asheville, NC.  It was a sudden decision.  I came home from West Asheville’s Vance Elementary School one Friday afternoon and the following Monday, I was attending class at Burns...

Turning the Right Screw

In 1969 I was an apprentice in the service department of a company sold and serviced typewriters and adding machines.  I had an important job.  I was the guy who dunked all the machines brought in for service and repair into the gunk tank.  The tank was filled with...