Alan Alanson

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