Alan Alanson

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A grim saver converts  to buying on impulse
Warrants worth considering if you can stomach the risk
Why the piggy bank won't budge on loans
The ritual dance of the annual company survey
Time to thank those bankers who still make money
A private banker's lot is not a happy one
An e-mail goes astray, and so does the deal
Samples of my hate mail on the topic of bonuses
So, a Talker and a Grump  walk into a meeting ...
Business writing therapy to deal with amusing but ultimately depressing reality
The problem of multitasking in a hi-tech world
Poverty: you can't afford to ignore it any longer
Four words you never hear: 'I got it wrong'
There's one argument left that never fails
Pay-offs and pitfalls go hand in hand with bonds
When my best lines fall resoundingly flat
Best flu drug a dose of common sense
Media recipe for throwing investors off balance
As with Nostradamus, only hindsight will tell
Sometimes, the truth is the last thing you need
Don't do what UFO believers do (and I did)
Only the good times are worth remembering
A tricky derivative for the market's ups and downs
Getting carried away by chance to save
Sadly, a help desk is IT jargon that means just the opposite
Why banks can't afford to lose interest of depositors
'Laurel and Hardy' get their way and I lose money - now that's not funny
No knowing what life on the other side of the glass is like
So, who is going to be compensating me?
How to lose at golf but still manage to come out the winner