The banker’s umbrella

Buying Property in London: The 10th Circle of Hell02/03/201413 Comments PictureI’m no expert on London housing, but the strength of the housing market in one of the world’s most popular and greatest cities continues to be a matter of international interest. So I thought it proper to bring in someone who, unlike me, actually knows … Read more

INEPTITUDE OF FINANCIAL RECRUITMENT FIRMS

1/20/20141 Comment Picture1929 Bentley Speed Six. Photo Credit: Flickr/Anton van LuijkA few weeks ago I did a little experiment on one of my favourite financial sites efinancialcareers.co.uk. Anyone who follows the financial sector will have noticed by now that social media as a communication tool for financial services and banks is taking off in a … Read more

HOW PRIVATE BANKS MAKE MONEY. PART I

12/16/20133 Comments PicturePhoto Credit: Flickr/Eduardo CarrascoIn the upcoming weeks, I will do a whole series on how private banks make money. I will break down for you what you can expect from a private bank’s price list, and you can learn how to read it, so that you can compare it with competitors. You can … Read more

ALEX STUBB. THE TWITTER KING OF EUROPEAN POLITICS

5/27/201321 Comments PictureFor the first time you will be reading a non-private banking related post on this site, I won’t make a habit of it, but today’s subject is plenty interesting and it’s a bit of a scoop. So I’m sure you’ll enjoy it. It’s about a Twitter superstar, a gentleman who has built his … Read more

PRIVATE BANKING JOBS. HOW TO GET YOUR FIRST

3/5/201325 Comments PictureSo let me set the parameters straight. This is a post about how to get your first job in private banking as a private banker. Your job title might be Junior Private Banker or Assistant Private Banker or Relationship Manager. Whatever the title, we are talking about a job that is client facing; … Read more