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Girls' Guide To Investing
Top 20 Stock & Top High Yield Dividend Stocks in Billionaires Portfolios :)

Girls' Guide To Investing

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 28:18


Top Stocks & top high yield dividend stocks in Billionaire profolios like:D E Shaw, Lee Cooperman, Mario Gabelli, Ken Fisher, Billionaire George Soros & Warren Buffett. Thank you for listening and supporting the podcast. Please Subscribe to our YouTube Channel :) https://www.youtube.com/user/Fellinijr/videos, Subcribe :) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCNwYcOSlx3rMRBfSuNrzPg?sub_confirmation=1 https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sneakies Check out :) https://enchantedbooks.godaddysites.com/ Other awesome podcasts :) Enchanting Book Readings top 1.5% global podcast, Film Addicts, Thrilling Stories & The Haunting Dairies of Emily Jane. :) https://www.paypal.com/paypalme2/anonymouscontent Thank you! Paypal (friends & family) petcarebuddies(at)gmail.com https://www.patreon.com/sneakies Please Subscribe to our YouTube Channel :) https://www.youtube.com/user/Fellinijr/videos Zombie Diaries: https://youtu.be/tBmgi3k6r9A Our books :) Young Adult wizard book series: "Margaret Merlin's Journal" by A. A. Banks at Amazon! :) MMJ Book I The Battle of the Black Witch https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Battle-Black-ebook/dp/B01634G3CK MMJ Book II Unleashing the Dark One Science fiction action adventure https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Unleashing-Dark-ebook/dp/B01J78YH6I MMJ Book III The Mask of the Parallel World An Adventure in Italy https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Parallel-World-ebook/dp/B01KUGIZ8W/ MMJ Book IV The Quest for the Golden Key https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Quest-Golden-ebook/dp/B076FTTDQN https://www.instagram.com/margaretmerlinsjournal/ Top kids podcast: Enchanting Book Readings https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/enchanting-book-readings-reviews/id1498296670 Our Podcasts: Enchanting Book Readings, Film Addicts, Thrilling Stories & Legitimately Mallie ;) Disclaimer this podcast is for entertainment purposes. No responsible for any errors or omissions. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/girlmogul/support

Life In Paradise
Podcast 92 - Slurry Joe at it again.Vaxxes and Maxxes aren‘t worth mandating. Barbara Jordan will embarrass modern dems. Bitcoin a6 $60k. Banks suck!

Life In Paradise

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 65:26


Slurry Joe at it again.  Vaxxes and Maxxes aren't worth mandating.  Barbara Jordan will embarrass modern dems.  Bitcoin a6 $60k.  Banks suck!

The Irish Tech News Podcast
The challenges of driving crypto adoption, Rosario Ingargiola, Bosonic Digital

The Irish Tech News Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 29:55


Adoption with Rosario Ingargiola and Bosonic Digital. Rosario Ingargiola is Founder and Chief Executive of Bosonic Digital, a San Francisco based Financial Technology and Infrastructure company offering the only non-custodial, real-time clearing and settlement platform for crypto. Clients include Banks, Neo Banks, Hedge Funds, Lenders, Market-Makers, Broker-Dealers and Miners. He is a serial FinTech entrepreneur, an award-winning patent owner, published author and an Enterprise Technology Trading System SME in the fields of Algorithmic Trading, Foreign Exchange, Cryptocurrency and Low-Latency systems. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil's experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil's primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.

Feel Good Radio
Feel Good Radio Ep. 94

Feel Good Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 108:46


Playing all the classics from the 60's, 70's, 80's, & 90's!

One Minute Retirement Tip with Ashley

This week on the One Minute Retirement Tip podcast, I'm going in depth into our quarterly update that we send to our clients to discuss the current economic and market environment as we enter the last quarter of 2021.  Today, I'm talking about why I'm still positive about future growth ahead despite inflation fears, Covid risks, and uncertainty about future monetary and fiscal policy here in the U.S.  There's always a million reasons to not invest...and the vast majority of them never materialize or never have the devastating impact that some pundit on TV claims after a bad day in the stock market.  Here are just a handful of reasons why we at True North thinks the future looks bright:  Lots of pent-up demand from consumers. Many many Americans are better off financially than they were before Covid. We've got money to spend and not as many options to spend it with restrictions still in place and Covid fears overhanging. As more Americans get vaccinated and Covid morphs into a less deadly virus, Americans have cash burning a hole in their pocket and are eager to spend again. This should really bolster the economy.  Related to this is the fact that Americans are collectively sitting on $2.5 trillion dollars in cash. With consumer spending being the biggest component of GDP, $2.5 trillion is an important figure.  Small business formations are booming. Record amounts of new businesses are forming, which should fuel further economic growth in the years ahead. The financial system, which is the grease on the wheels for the economy - is healthy. There have surprisingly been no shocks in the financial system throughout all of this, thanks to dramatic actions by the Fed early on in the crisis. Banks are healthy and have capacity to lend more. Rising interest rates should help banks as well.  These are just a few of the reasons why we're confident that the economy is on solid ground and has room for further growth as we close out 2021 and head into next year.  That's it for today. Thanks for listening! My name is Ashley Micciche and this is the One Minute Retirement Tip podcast.  ---------- >>> Subscribe on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2DI2LSP >>> Subscribe on Amazon Alexa: https://amzn.to/2xRKrCs >>> Visit the podcast page: https://truenorthra.com/podcast/  ---------- Tags: retirement, investing, money, finance, financial planning, retirement planning, saving money, personal finance

Going In Raw: A Pro Wrestling Podcast
Roman On CM Punk: He's Lost A Step | WWE Super Smackdown Review & Results | Going In Raw

Going In Raw: A Pro Wrestling Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 49:06


Go http://www.betterhelp.com/raw to get 10% off your first month! Go to http://www.decked.com/raw to get free shipping on your Decked Drawer System! Time Stamps: 00:00 Show Starts 03:32 Roman Shoots On AEW, CM Punk 08:35 Super Smackdown Recap 15:53 Edge Starts Smackdown 18:19 Balor vs. Zayn 19:55 Deville vs. Naomi 22:50 Rollins Promo 23:42 Carmella vs. Zelina Vega 25:36 Usos vs. Street Profits 26:27 Banks vs. Lynch 29:40 Roman vs. Brock Contract 31:04 Friendo Mailbag Sources: https://www.complex.com/sports/roman-reigns-supersized-smackdown-brock-lesnar-crown-jewel-cm-punk-aew-interview/aew-and-cm-punk

Powertools Mixshow
Episode 1: Episode 10-16-21 Ft: Christo, The Aston Shuffle, Susio, & DZR

Powertools Mixshow

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 113:43


Follow Us:www.Facebook.com/Wearepowertoolswww.Instagram.com/Wearepowertoolswww.Twitter.com/Wearepowertoolswww.Twitter.com/Richardvissionwww.Twitter.com/SwedishEgilwww.Twitter.com/IamDjChristowww.Twitter.com/DavidDelanoChristo Tracklist: Tiësto, Killfake - Money Thomas Newson - Talking About Junior Sanchez - Be With U 2.0 Ft. Dajae (Yolanda Be Cool Remix) SQWAD - Mucho Tiempo OFFAIAH - Up All Night Martroda - Lifting Damon Hess - 1210s Westend, Ranger Trucco - Life Of Sin Ft. Ranger Trucco Black V Neck & Dipzy - Si Tu Sabe BYOR & VINNE - Downtown Adrian Lux - Teenage Crime (Cazes 2021 Edit) Drake feat. Future & Young Thug - Way 2 Sexy (Plada Remix) Dissolut - Lies SQWAD - Missing You KDA vs Tinashe Feat. Ms Banks & Karnage - Die A Little (Joe Ashworth Dub) The Aston Shuffle Tracklist: The Aston Shuffle - Bucatini Burns - Talamanca The Aston Shuffle - Enough For You [Ft. Liz Jai] Little Fritter - Out There J Worra - some ppl fall (The Aston Shuffle Remix) Eats Everything - Hello Bitch Susio Tracklist: Brett Gould, Penny F - Falling Agent Greg, Alexandra Prince - Turn It Up Marco Lys, Mendo - This One Wongo, Rubi Du - Fireball (Flash 89 Extended Mix) LA Riots, Max Styler - I Promise You Juan (AR), Pinco - Dropbass Angel Heredia - Your Love DZR Tracklist: Saul Antolin - Safari Silva BM - Nena ( DJ Entwan Remix ) Santiago Bejarano - Abusadora Kofla - Tu No Entiende Motion Sky - Narcos Alessandro Diruggiero & Gustaff - Bombombom Noir & Haze - Around (Motion Sky Bootleg)

Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer
Next Week's Game Plan, Amazon Web Services CEO & Breaking Down The Banks

Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 44:13


The Dow closed up 382 points and Jim Cramer is giving investors his Game Plan to navigate next week's slew of earnings reports to get you ahead of the game. Then, Amazon Web Services CEO Adam Selipsky checks in with Cramer on the future of the cloud and more. Plus, six of the major banks reported this week and Cramer's breaking down the earnings for the biggest financial institutions on tape.

ESG Insider: A podcast from S&P Global
Morgan Stanley exec on net zero: 'We can't just wait 30 years and see what happens'

ESG Insider: A podcast from S&P Global

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 21:53


In this episode of the ESG Insider podcast, we talk to Jessica Alsford, Head of Global Sustainability Research at Morgan Stanley. In the run-up to COP26, the big United Nations climate conference taking place in Glasgow in November 2021, there has been a lot of discussion in the sustainability world about the path to net zero and the role the financial industry will play in reaching the goals of the Paris agreement. In the interview, Jessica talks about what needs to happen at COP26 to move companies beyond their headline net zero commitments into specific and transparent action plans. “We can't just wait 30 years and see what happens,” Jessica says. “So now, what comes next is [companies providing] that granularity, that visibility, about what are the specific actions” they are taking to achieve their end goal. "Investors are looking for annual disclosure and reporting on progress so that you can very clearly see which companies are decarbonizing and at what rate,” she adds. Jessica also says the lack of standardization in sustainability disclosure frameworks poses challenges for the ESG world. Still, she says, the direction of travel is clear: “You need more data in order to be able to make the ESG investment decisions.” Photo credit: Morgan Stanley

Darts and Letters
EP36: Koch Block My Campus (ft. James L. Turk & Jasmine Banks)

Darts and Letters

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 58:00


Right wing money in academia is pervasive and influential. Libertarian-minded billionaires like the Kochs and their partners have funded scholars and think tanks across the US, and similar things go on in Canada too. The money shows us that the right spends it because they care about education. Maybe not in the classic way—higher learning, … Read More Read More

Coming Clean with Kylie Lewis
Navigating the fear, uncertainty & beauty of the Dark Night of the Soul with Mary Banks

Coming Clean with Kylie Lewis

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 91:48


“There can be no rebirth without a dark night of the soul, a total annihilation of all that you believed in and thought that you were.” —Vilayat Inayat Khan Are you being summoned to wake up? Does your life feel out of alignment (even in the slightest ways)? Have you been pretending to be someone you're not? Have you spent years pleasing others and walking a path you didn't consciously choose? Do you feel a call to make big changes to yourself and your life? This episode is for you. Enjoy. Join my upcoming women's circle to dive further into how you can live a life of integrity! https://www.kyliemlewis.com/womens-circles/ Get my BOOK Coming Clean https://www.kyliemlewis.com/my-book/ Check out my NEW art prints! https://www.kyliemlewis.com/product-category/art/ Resources mentioned: Anne Lamott on Tim Ferriss podcast -https://youtu.be/3L5jFBs7mOU Sarah Blondin meditations -https://insig.ht/wTwmOAjhmkb

The Bitcoin Podcast
NFT QT 013- How to Create Perpetual Non-Profit Donations w/ Rainbow Rolls

The Bitcoin Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 39:13


In this episode of the NFT QT Show, QuHarrison Terry and Ryan Cowdrey are joined by special guests Chair and Joshua Lapidus, two of the founding members of Rainbow Rolls (also known as NFTP) – a charitable PFP project where donors receive one of 10,000 cute TP rolls, with over half of the funds being donated to Gitcoin, Giveth, and RIP Medical Debt. We cover topics including:– The mission and roadmap of Rainbow Rolls– How NFT resales can provide charitable funding in perpetuity– The concept of blockchain providing Proof of Accountability for how charities of all kinds report how they're using fundsFor more information on the topics discussed in this episode, head over to NFTQT.com

Golden 1 Credit Union - Financial Wellness
The Credit Union Difference: Fact vs Fiction

Golden 1 Credit Union - Financial Wellness

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 6:29


Credit Unions, while very similar to banks as far as product offerings go, are actually very different when it comes to prioritizing people over profit. Credit Unions are non-profit member owned organizations that can reward members with lower rates on loans and higher rates, or dividends, on savings products.

ABA Banking Journal Podcast
How the IRS Reporting Proposal Would Affect Banks and Customers

ABA Banking Journal Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 19:42


On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast — sponsored by NICE Actimize Xceed — Citizens Bank of Edmond CEO Jill Castilla talks about the effects the Biden administration's controversial proposal for a financial account reporting regime would have on a bank like hers, with $310 million in assets and 55 employees. She talks about the challenge of implementing a system like this alongside current anti-money laundering reporting and 1099 filing at a community bank. Castilla also discusses why she started speaking out about the proposal, which would entail bank reporting to the IRS of gross annual inflows and outflows in financial accounts over a de minimis threshold of $600. Hearing directly from Citizens Bank customers worried about their financial privacy and about the elevated risk of audits over normal transactions motivated Castilla to press the issue. With House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicating that congressional leaders still plan to include some version of this reporting regime in the social spending bill — which continues to be negotiated on Capitol Hill — ABA continues urging bankers to take action and educate their customers about the proposal. Take action and find customer resources at SecureAmericanOpportunity.com.

Crossing Borders with Nathan Lustig
Gonzalo Blanco, Quansa: Building the future of financial health in Latin America, Ep 152

Crossing Borders with Nathan Lustig

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 35:27


Gonzalo Blanco, Quansa: Building the future of financial health in Latin America, Ep 152   For years, Gonzalo Blanco and Mafalda Barros have seen how the misaligned incentives in Latin American financial products push the average person to make bad financial decisions. Due to this lack of guidance, people improvise and spend money without realizing the impact that their decisions have on their financial health.    This frustration with the lack of financial education led them to found Quansa, a corporate benefits platform focused on employee financial wellbeing. We invested in Quansa's last round and are excited to support them on their mission to promote employee financial health throughout the region.   In this episode, I sat down with Gonzalo to talk about why the incentives in Latin American financial products are broken and how Quansa aims to change that. Gonzalo also shares his lessons learned from working in the corporate world, participating in Pear.vc's accelerator, and going through the fundraising process in the US and Latin America. Pushing for employee financial health with no hidden agenda Latin Americans historically don't trust financial institutions. Banks and financial institutions push products on their clients, and many make bad decisions. However, through Quansa's digital diagnostic and personal financial coach, clients have transparency and can easily understand the impact of their decisions.    Learn more about how employees can incorporate healthy financial habits with Quansa in this episode of Crossing Borders. Transitioning from 10 years in the corporate world   Gonzalo explains that there is no perfect recipe for a person's decision to transition from the corporate world into entrepreneurship. For him, it was a matter of understanding the opportunities that would be available to him if he decided to continue working for a corporation. It was important for him to learn about company processes from larger organizations that had perfected them over time, but for the next step in his career, he wanted to be able to work with more speed and fewer limitations.    Listen to this episode of Crossing Borders to learn more about the lessons Gonzalo learned from working for a corporation. From Stanford's GSB to the Pear Accelerator 2020 The idea for Quansa originated in Stanford's Graduate School of Business when Gonzalo was taking a class called Startup Garage, part of his Master's program. Gonzalo and Mafalda were focusing on solving for financial health in Latin America. At that moment, they met Mar Hershenson from Pear VC who invited them to participate in Pear's Accelerator. It opened a world of opportunities for them.   Check out this episode of Crossing Borders to learn more about how they attracted investors from the US and Latin America.   Gonzalo Blanco is providing a financial solution to the Latin American market that has employees' best interests in mind with Quansa. With Mafalda, they are striving to change the way Latin Americans spend their money, putting their financial wellbeing first.   Outline of this episode: [1:46] - About Quansa [4:55] - The entrepreneurial ‘itch' [6:15] - Transition from the corporate world [10:26] - On meeting his co-founder [12:47] - Misaligned incentives in financial solutions [24:30] - Quansa's fundraising process [28:00] - Advice to Gonzalo's younger self  [29:49] - Books, blogs, and podcast recommendations [31:20] - What's next for Quansa? [33:00] - Magma Partners and Quansa   Resources & people mentioned: Gonzalo Blanco Mafalda Barros Quansa Startup Garage Pear Accelerator Farnam Street Naval Startup School Magma Partners Francisco Saenz

Numbers by Barron's
4 Banks Reporting Earnings This Morning

Numbers by Barron's

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 3:42


Delta anticipates higher fuel costs. Gold surges 2%. Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo all release their third-quarter financials. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Barber's Chair Network
Random Acts of Podcast Ep.383: Havana Alberts

The Barber's Chair Network

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 122:50


On this week's episode of RAOP we give YungBBQ her flowers, why is Urban Meyer about to get fired for having #DaHoes, Tyson vs Dr. Umar, recap of our homies wedding, Banks leaving drunk voicemails and a ton more other topics. Also we answer voicemails and questions from the listeners. Remember to send in your listener questions, #TheyNeedTheirAssBeat or #RealNiggaOfTheWeek submissions, email us at MAIL@RAOPodcast.com or call 424-260-RAOP to leave a voicemail.

8 More Than 92
You Can't Cancel The King !!

8 More Than 92

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 55:39


This Week on the 8 More Than 92 Podcast Najee, Banks and special guest HARRISON!!! discuss the Dave Chappell special and the backlash it has received, R.Kelly verdict, The entire Big3 roster being indicted for insurance fraud, our reaction to Wilder/Fury fight, the highs and lows of our fantasy football league, and Urban Meyer tryna feel some yams .... As always this is the 8 more than 92 podcast, where we always keep it 100.

SportsTalk on TribLIVE.com Podcast
Food Bank: Why more Food Banks are creating Government Affairs Departments

SportsTalk on TribLIVE.com Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 28:53


Focused Compounding
Ep 329. 20 Lessons About Banking from Maxfield on Banks

Focused Compounding

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 62:27


QuickFS Link: https://quickfs.net/?via=focused​ Twitter: @Focusedcompound Email: info@focusedcompounding.com Focused Compounding is an exclusive, members-only site for buy and hold value investors. Inside, you will find research writeups written by hedge fund manager, Geoff Gannon. Experience all this in the company of investors who follow the principles of Buffett, Munger, and Fisher instead of the whims of the crowd. Please read our Disclaimer: https://focusedcompounding.com/discla

Knights Of The Roundtable
Knights Of The Roundtable "The Chappelle Show"

Knights Of The Roundtable

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 91:29


The guys are back again this week with some topics bound to get you talking! Ian, Curtis, Rollie, Napoleon, James, Jade and Banks are here talking about the latest stand up of comedic great Dave Chappelle. The guys unpack everything discussed on the stand up and how spot on Dave was with his bits. Also the guys talk about the wide spread social media outage that impacted the world and how social media impacts us all both positive and negative alike. As always each episode is sponsored and produced by Curtis, owner of Diamond Music Group and sponsored as well by Rollie at Stark Cleveland. Continue to get the word out about one of the hottest podcasts in the WORLD! Enjoy, like, laugh, discuss and share! Intro Song: Killer Mike- God in the BuildingOutro Song: Dilated Peoples featuring Kanye West- This Way

Moody's Talks - Focus on Finance
What opportunities for growth beckon for financial institutions as they embark on decarbonization?

Moody's Talks - Focus on Finance

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 16:53


Ahead of the COP 26 conference in Glasgow, analysts Lev Dorf, Brandan Holmes and Vanessa Robert explain why banks, insurance companies and asset managers are under pressure to reduce exposure to carbon-intensive industries. Indeed Moody's has estimated that G20 financial institutions are exposed to carbon transition risk to the tune of a staggering $22 trillion. However, financial institutions will need to play a vital role in financing the shift to net zero, and in this episode our team discuss what new areas of economic growth are emerging, amid the risks of decarbonization. Inside this episode:Brandan Holmes on the drivers of  decarbonization for insurance (begins at 2:38 mins) Lev Dorf on the biggest risks of decarbonization for banks (begins at 9:08 mins Lev Dorf discusses the economic opportunities for banks (begins at  13:17 mins) Related Content:Financial firms face challenge of supporting corporate clients through the carbon transition (free to register) Infographic (free to register): Data on G20 financial institutions reveals $22 trillion of carbon transition 

Screaming in the Cloud
Working on the Whiteboard from the Start with Tim Banks

Screaming in the Cloud

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 44:10


About TimTim's tech career spans over 20 years through various sectors. Tim's initial journey into tech started as a US Marine. Later, he left government contracting for the private sector, working both in large corporate environments and in small startups. While working in the private sector, he honed his skills in systems administration and operations for largeUnix-based datastores.Today, Tim leverages his years in operations, DevOps, and Site Reliability Engineering to advise and consult with clients in his current role. Tim is also a father of five children, as well as a competitive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. Currently, he is the reigning American National and 3-time Pan American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion in his division.Links: Twitter: https://twitter.com/elchefe The Duckbill Group: https://duckbillgroup.com TranscriptAnnouncer: Hello, and welcome to Screaming in the Cloud with your host, Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group, Corey Quinn. This weekly show features conversations with people doing interesting work in the world of cloud, thoughtful commentary on the state of the technical world, and ridiculous titles for which Corey refuses to apologize. This is Screaming in the Cloud.Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by Honeycomb. When production is running slow, it's hard to know where problems originate: is it your application code, users, or the underlying systems? I've got five bucks on DNS, personally. Why scroll through endless dashboards, while dealing with alert floods, going from tool to tool to tool that you employ, guessing at which puzzle pieces matter? Context switching and tool sprawl are slowly killing both your team and your business. You should care more about one of those than the other, which one is up to you. Drop the separate pillars and enter a world of getting one unified understanding of the one thing driving your business: production. With Honeycomb, you guess less and know more. Try it for free at Honeycomb.io/screaminginthecloud. Observability, it's more than just hipster monitoring.Corey: Welcome to Screaming in the Cloud. I'm Corey Quinn. Periodically, I have a whole bunch of guests come on up, second time. Now, it's easy to take the naive approach of assuming that it's because it's easier for me to find a guest if I know them and don't have to reach out to brand new people all the time. This is absolutely correct; I'm exceedingly lazy. But I don't have too many folks on a third time, but that changes today.My guest is Tim Banks. I've had him on the show twice before, both times it led to really interesting conversations around a wide variety of things. Since those episodes, Tim has taken the job as a principal cloud economist here at The Duckbill Group. Yes, that is probably the strangest interview process you can imagine, but here we are. Tim, thank you so much for joining me both on the show and in the business.Tim: My pleasure, Corey. It was definitely an interesting interview process, you know, but I was glad to be here. So, I'm happy to be here a third time. I don't know if you get a jacket like you do in Saturday Night Live, if you host, like, a fifth time, but we'll see. Maybe it's a vest. A cool vest would be nice.Corey: We can come up with something.[ effectively, it can be like reverse hangman where you wind up getting a vest and every time you come on after that you get a sleeve, then you get a second sleeve, and then you get a collar, and we can do all kinds of neat stuff.Tim: I actually like that idea a lot.Corey: So, I'm super excited to be able to have this conversation with you because I don't normally talk a lot on this show about what cloud economics is because my guest usually is not as deep into the space as I am, and that's fine; people should never be as deep into this space as I am, in the general sense, unless they work here. Awesome. But I do guest on other shows, and people ask me all kinds of questions about AWS billing and cloud economics, and that's fine, it's great, but they don't ask the questions about the space in the same way that I would and the way that I think about it. So, it's hard for me to interview myself. Now, I'm not saying I won't try it someday, but it's challenging. But today, I get to take the easy path out and talk to you about it. So Tim, what the hell is a principal cloud economist?Tim: So, a principal cloud economist, is a cloud computing expert, both in architecture and practice, who looks at cloud cost in the same way that a lot of folks look at cloud security, or cloud resilience, or cloud performance. So, the same engineering concerns you have about making sure that your API stays up all the time, or to make sure that you don't have people that are able to escape containers or to make sure that you can have super, super low response times, is the same engineering fundamentals that I look at when I'm trying to find a way to reduce your AWS bill.Corey: Okay. When we say cloud cost and cloud economics, the natural picture that leads to mind is, “Oh, I get it. You're an Excel jockey.” And sometimes, yeah, we all kind of play those roles, but what you're talking about is something else entirely. You're talking about engineering expertise.And sure enough, if you look at the job postings we have for roles on the team from time to time, we have not yet hired anyone who does not have an engineering and architecture background. That seems odd to folks who do not spend a lot of time thinking about the AWS bill. I'm told those people are what is known as ‘happy.' But here we are. Why do we care about the engineering aspect of any of this?Tim: Well, I think first and foremost because what we're doing in essence, is still engineering. People aren't putting construction paper up on [laugh] AWS; sometimes they do put recipes up on there, but it still involves working on a computer, and writing code, and deploying it somewhere. So, to have that basic understanding of what it is that folks are doing on the platform, you have to have some engineering experience, first and foremost. Secondly, the fact of the matter is that most cost optimization, in my opinion, can be done on the whiteboard, before anything else, and really I think should be done on the whiteboard before anything else. And so the Excel aspect of it is always reactive. “We have now spent this much. How much was it? Where did it go?” And now we have to figure out where it went.I like to figure out and get a ballpark on how much something is going to cost before I write the first line of code. I want to know, hey, we have a tier here, we're using this kind of storage, it's going to take this kind of instance types. Okay, well, I've got an idea of how much it's going to cost. And I was like, “You know, that's going to be expensive. Before we do anything, is there a way that we can reduce costs there?”And so I'm reverse engineering that on already deployed workloads. Or when customers want to say, “Hey, we were thinking about doing this, and this is our proposed architecture,” I'm going to look at it and say, “Well, if you do this and this and this and this, you can save money.”Corey: So, it sounds like you and I have a bit of a philosophical disagreement in some ways. One of my recurring talking points has always been that, “Oh, by and large, application developers don't need to think overly much about cloud cost. What they need to know generally fits on an index card.” It's, okay, big things cost more than small things; if you turn something on, it will never get turned off and will bill you in perpetuity; data transfer has some weird stuff; and if you store data, you pay for data, like, that level of baseline understanding. When I'm trying to build something out my immediate thought is, great, is this thing possible?Because A, I don't always know that it is, and B, I'm super bad at computers so for me, it may absolutely not be, whereas you're talking about baking cost assessments into the architecture as a day one type of approach, even when sketching ideas out on the whiteboard. I'm curious as to how we diverge there. Can you talk more about your philosophy?Tim: Sure. And the reason I do that is because, as most folks that have an engineering background in cloud infrastructure will tell you, you want to build resilience in, on the whiteboard. You certainly want to build performance in, on the whiteboard, right? And security folks will tell you you want to do security on the whiteboard. Because those things are hard to fix after they're deployed.As soon as they're deployed, without that, you now have technical debt. If you don't consider cost optimization and cost efficiency on the whiteboard, and then you try and do it after it's deployed, you not only have technical debt, you may have actual real debt.Corey: One of the comments I tend to give a lot is that architecture and cost are the same thing in the world of cloud. And I think that we might be in violent agreement, as Liz Fong-Jones is fond of framing it, where I am acutely aware of aspects of cost and that does factor into how I build things on the whiteboard—let's also be very clear, most of the things that I build are very small scale; the largest cost by a landslide is the time I spend building it—in practice, that's an awful lot of environments; people are always more expensive than the AWS environment they're working on. But instead, it's about baking in the assumptions and making sure you're not coming up with something that is going to just be wasteful and horrible out of the gate, and I guess part of that also is the fact that I am at a level of billing understanding that I sort of absorbed these concepts intrinsically. Because to me, there is no difference between cost and architecture in an environment like this. You're right, there's always an inherent trade-off between cost and durability. On the one hand, I don't like that. On the other, it feels like it's been true forever and I don't see a way out of it.Tim: It is inescapable. And it's interesting because you talk about the level of an application developer or something like that, like what is your level of concern, but retroactively, we'll go in for cost optimization houses—and I've done this as far back as when I was working at AWS has a TAM—and I'll ask the question to an application developer or database administrator, and I'm like, “Why do you do this? What do you have a string value for something that could be a Boolean?” And you'll ask, “Well, what difference does that make?” Well, it makes a big difference when you're talking about cycles for CPU.You can reduce your CPU consumption on a database instance by changing a string to a Boolean, you need fewer instances, or you need a less powerful instance, or you need less memory. And now you can run a less expensive instance for your database architecture. Well, maybe for one node it's not that biggest difference, but if you're talking about something that's multi-AZ and multi-node, I mean, that can be a significant amount of savings just by making one simple change.Corey: And that might be the difference right there. I didn't realize that, offhand. It makes sense if you think about it, but just realizing that I've made that mistake on one of my DynamoDB tables. It costs something like seven cents a month right now, so it's not something I'm rushing to optimize, but you're right, expand that out by a factor of a million or so, and we're talking serious money, and then that sort of optimization makes an awful lot of sense. I think that my position on it is that when you're building out something small scale as a demo or a proof of concept, spending time on optimizations like this is not the best use of anyone's time or brain sweat, for lack of a better term. How do you wind up deciding when it's time to focus on stuff like that?Tim: Well, first, I will say that—I daresay that somewhere in the 80% of production workloads are just—were the POC, [laugh] right? Because, like, “It worked for this to get funding, let's run it,” right?Corey: Let they who does not have a DynamoDB table in production with the word ‘test' or ‘dev' in it cast the first stone.Tim: It's certainly not me. So, I understand how some of those decisions get made. And that's why I think it's better to think about it early. Because as I mentioned before, when you start something and say, “Hey, this works for now,” and you don't give consideration to that in the future, or consideration for what it's going to be like in the future, and when you start doing it, you'll paint yourself into corners. That's how you get something like static values put in somewhere, or that's how you get something like, well, “We have to run this instance type because we didn't build in the ability to be more microservice-based or stateless or anything like that.”You've seen people that say, “Hey, we could save you a lot of money if you can move this thing off to a different tier.” And it's like, “Well, that would be an extensive rewrite of code; that'd be very expensive.” I daresay that's the main reason why most AS/400s are still being used right now is because it's too expensive to rewrite the code.Corey: Yeah, and there's no AWS/400 that they can migrate to. Yet. Re:Invent is nigh.Tim: So, I think that's why, even at the very beginning, even if you were saying, “Well, this is something we will do later.” Don't make it impossible for you to do later in your code. Don't make it impossible for you to do later in your architecture. Make things as modular as possible, so that way you can say, “Hey”—later on down the road—“Oh, we can switch this instance type.” Or, “Here's a new managed service that we can maybe save money on doing this.”And you allow yourself to switch things out, or turn different knobs, or change the way you do things, and give yourself more options in the future, whether those options are for resilience, or those options or for security, or those options are for performance, or they're for cost optimizations. If you make binding decisions earlier on, you're going to have debt that's going to build up at some point in the future, and then you're going to have to pay the piper. Sometimes that piper is going to be AWS.Corey: One thing that I think gets lost in a lot of conversations about cloud economics—because I know that it happened to me when I first started this place—where I am planning to basically go out and be the world's leading expert in AWS cost analysis and understanding and optimization. Great. Then I went out into the world and started doing some of my first engagements, and they looked a lot less like far-future cost attribution projections and a lot more like, “What's a reserved instance?” And, “We haven't bought any of those in 18 months.” And, “Oh, yeah, we shut down an entire project six months ago. We should probably delete all the resources, huh?”The stuff that I was preparing for at the high end of the maturity curve are great and useful and terrific to have conversations about in some very nuanced depth, but very often there's a walk before you can run style of conversation where, okay, let's do the easy stuff first before we start writing a whole bunch of bespoke internal stuff that maps your business needs to the AWS bill. How do you, I guess, reconcile those things where you're on the one hand, you see the easy stuff and on the other, you see some of the just the absolutely challenging, very hard, five-years-of-engineering-effort-style problems on the other?Tim: Well, it's interesting because I've seen one customer very recently who has brilliant analyses as to their cost; just well-charted, well-tagged, well-documented, well—you know, everything is diagrammed quite nicely and everything like that, and they're very, very aware of their costs, but they leave test instances running all weekend, you know, and their associated volumes and things like that. And that's a very easy thing to fix. That is a very, very low-hanging fruit. And so sometimes, you just have to look at where they're spending their efforts where sometimes they do spend so much time chasing those hard to do things because they are hard to do and they're exciting in an engineering aspect, and then something as simple as, “Hey, how about we delete these old volumes?” It just isn't there.Or, “How about we switch to your S3 bucket storage type?” Those are easy, low-hanging fruits, and you would be surprised how sometimes they just don't get that. But at the same time, sometimes customers have, like, “Hey, we could knock this thing out, we knock this thing out,” because it's Trusted Advisor. Every AI cost optimization recommendation you can get will tell you these five things to do, no matter who you are or where you are, but they don't do the conceptual things like understanding some of the principles behind cost optimization and cost optimization architecture, and proactive cost optimization versus react with cost optimizations. So, you're doing very conceptual education and conversations with folks rather than the, “Do these five things.” And I've not often found a customer that you have to do both on; it's usually one or the other.Corey: It's funny that you made that specific reference to that example. One of my very first projects—not naming names. Generally, when it comes to things like this, you can tell stories or you can name names; I bias for stories—I was talking to a company who was convinced that their developer environments were incredibly overwrought, expensive, et cetera, and burning money. Okay, great. So, I talked about the idea of turning those things off at night or between test runs, deleting volumes to snapshot, and restore them on a schedule when people come in in the morning because all your developers sit in the same building in the same time zones. Great. They were super on board with the idea, and it was going to be a little bit of work, but all right, this was in the days before the EC2 Instance Scheduler, for example.But first, let's go ahead and do some analysis. This is one of those early engagements that really reinforced my idea of, yeah, before we start going too far down the rabbit hole, let's double-check what's going on in the account. Because periodically you encounter things that surprise people. Like, “What's up with those Australia instances?” “Oh, we don't have anything in that region.” “I believe you're being sincere when you say this, however, the API generally doesn't tell lies.”So, that becomes a, oh, security incident time. But looking at this, they were right; they had some fairly sizable developer instances that were running all the time, but doing some analysis, their developer environment was 3% of their bill at the time and they hadn't bought RIs in a year-and-a-half. And looking at what they were doing, there was so much easier stuff that they could do to generate significant savings without running the potential of turning a developer environment off at night in the middle of an incident or something like that. The risk factor and effort were easier just do the easy stuff, then do another pass and look at the deep stuff. And to be clear, they weren't lying to me; they weren't wrong.Back when they started building this stuff out, their developer environments were significantly large and were a significant portion of their spend. And then they hit product-market fit, and suddenly their production environment had to scale significantly in a short period of time. Which, yay, cloud. It's good at that. Then it just became such a small portion that developer environments weren't really a thing. But the narrative internally doesn't get updated very often because once people learn something, they don't go back to relearn whether or not it's still true. It's a constant mistake; I make it myself frequently.Tim: I think it's interesting, there are things that we really need to put into buckets as far as what's an engineering effort and what's an administrative effort. And when I say ‘administrative effort,' I mean if I can save money with a stroke of a pen, well, that's going to be pretty easy, and that's usually going to be RIs; that's going to be EDPs, or PPAs or something like that, that don't require engineering effort. It just requires administrative effort, I think RIs being the simplest ones. Like, “Oh, all I have to do is go in here and click these things four times and I'm going to save money?” “Well, let's do that.”And it's surprising how often people don't do that. But you still have to understand that, and whether it's RIs or whether it's a savings plan, it's still a commitment of some kind, but if you are willing to make that commitment, you can save money with no engineering effort whatsoever. That's almost free money.Corey: So, much of what we do here comes down to psychology, in many ways, more than it does math. And a lot of times you're right, everything you say is right, but in a large-scale environment, go ahead and click that button to buy the savings plan or the reserved instance, and that's a $20 million purchase. And companies will stall for months trying to run a different series of analyses on this and what if this happens, what if that happens, and I get it because, “Yeah, I'm going to click this button that's going to cost more money than I'll make in my lifetime,” that's a scary thing to do; I get it. But you're going to spend the money, one way or the other, with the provider, and if you believe that number is too high, I get it; I am right there with you. Buy half of them right now and then you can talk about the rest until you get to a point of being comfortable with it.Do it incrementally; it's not all or nothing, you have one shot to make the buy. Take pieces out of it that makes sense. You know you're probably not going to turn off your database cluster that handles all of production in the next year, so go ahead and go for it; it saves some money. Do the thing that makes sense. And that doesn't require deep-dive analytics that requires, on some level, someone who's seen a lot of these before who gets what customers are going through. And honestly, it's empathy in many respects, becomes one of those powerful things that we can apply to our customer accounts.Tim: Absolutely. I mean, people don't understand that decision paralysis, about making those commitments costs you money. You can spend months doing analysis, but those months doing analysis, you're going to spend 30, 40, 50, 60, 70% more on your EC2 instances or other compute than you would otherwise, and that can be quite significant. But it's one of those cases where we talk about psychology around perfect being the enemy of good. You don't have to make the perfect purchase of RIs or savings plans and have that so tuned perfectly that you're going to get one hundred percent utilization and zero—like, you don't have to do that.Just do something. Do a little bit. Like you said, buy half; buy anything; just something, and you're going to save money. And then you can run analysis later on, while you're saving money [laugh] and get a little better and tune it up a little more and get more analysis on and maybe fine-tune it, but you don't actually ever need to have it down to the penny. Like, it never has to be that good.Corey: At some point, one of the value propositions we have for our customers has always been that we tell you when to stop focusing on saving money because there's a theoretical cap of a hundred percent of the cloud bill that you can save, but you can make so much more than that by launching the right feature to the right market a little sooner; focus on that. Be responsible stewards of the money that's invested with you, but by and large, as a general piece of guidance, at some point, stop cutting and go back to doing the thing that makes your company work. It's not all about saving money at all costs for almost all of us. It is for us, but we're sort of a special case.Tim: Well, it's a conversation I often have. It's like, all right, are you trying to save money on AWS or are you trying to save money overall? So, if you're going to spend $400,000 worth of engineering effort to save $10,000 on your AWS bill, that doesn't make no sense. So—[laugh]—Corey: Right. There has to be a strategic reason to do things like that—Tim: Exactly.Corey: —and make sure you understand the value of what you're getting for this. One reason that we wind up charging the way that we do—and we've gotten questions on this for a while—has been that we charge a fixed fee for what we do on engagements. And similarly—people have asked this, but haven't tied the two things together—you talk about cost optimization, but never cost-cutting. Why is that? Is that just a negative term?And the answer has been no, they're aligned. What we do focuses on what is best for the customer. Once that fixed fee is decided upon, every single thing that we say is what we would do if we were in the customer's position. There are times we'll look at what they have going on and say, “Ah, you really should spend more money here for resiliency, or durability,” or, “Okay, that is critical data that's not being backed up. You should consider doing that.”It's why we don't take percentages of things because, at that point, we're not just going with the useful stuff, it's, well we're going to basically throw the entire kitchen sink at you. We had an early customer and I was talking to their AWS account manager about what we were going to be doing and their comment was, “Oh, saving money on AWS bills is great, make sure you check the EBS snapshots.” Yeah, I did that. They were spending 150 bucks a month on EBS snapshots, which is basically nothing. It's one of those stories where if, in the course of an hour-long meeting, I can pay for that entire service, by putting a quarter on the table, I'm probably not going to talk about it barring [laugh] some extenuating circumstances.Focus on the big things, not the things that worked in a different environment with a different account and different constraints. It's hard to context switch like that, but it gets a lot easier when it is basically the entirety of what we do all day.Tim: The difference I draw between cost optimization and cost-cutting is that cost optimization is ensuring that you're not spending money unnecessarily, or that you're maximizing your dollar. And so sometimes we get called in there, and we're just validation for the measures they've already done. Like, “Your team is doing this exactly right. You're doing the things you should be doing. We can nitpick if you want to; we're going to save you $7 a year, but who cares about that? But y'all are doing what you should be doing. This is great. Going forward, you want to look for these things and look for these things and look for these things. We're going to give you some more concepts so that you are cost-optimized in the future.” But it doesn't necessarily mean that we have to cut your bill. Because if you're already spending efficiently, you don't need your bill cut; you're already cost-optimized.Corey: Oh, we're not going to nitpick on that, you're mostly optimized there. It's like, “Yeah, that workload's $140 million a year and rising; please, pick nits.” At which point? “Okay, great.” That's the strategic reason to focus on something. But by and large, it comes down to understanding what the goals of clients are. I think that is widely misunderstood about what we do and how we do it.The first question I always ask when someone does outreach of, “Hey, we'd like to talk about coming in here and doing a consulting engagement with us.” “Great.” I always like to ask the quote-unquote, “Foolish question” of, “Why do you care about the AWS bill?” And occasionally I'll get people who look at me like I have two heads of, “Why wouldn't I care about the AWS bill?” Because there are more important things to care about for the business, almost certainly.Tim: One of the things I try and do, especially when we're talking about cost optimization, especially trying to do something for the right now so they can do things going forward, it's like, you know, all right, so if we cut this much from your bill—if you just do nothing else, but do reserved instances or buy a savings plan, right, you're going to save enough money to hire four engineers. Think about what four engineers would do for your overall business? And that's how I want you to frame it; I want you to look at what cost optimization is going to allow you to do in the future without costing you any more money. Or maybe you save a little more money and you can shift it; instead of paying for your AWS bill, maybe you can train your developers, maybe you can get more developers, maybe you can get some ProServ, maybe you can do whatever, buy newer computers for your people so they can do—whatever it is, right? We're not saying that you no longer have to spend this money, but saying, “You can use this money to do something other than give it to Jeff Bezos.”Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by Liquibase. If you're anything like me, you've screwed up the database part of a deployment so severely that you've been banned from touching every anything that remotely sounds like SQL, at at least three different companies. 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And in this article, they have the head of engineering talking to the reporter about how they're thinking about these things, how they're looking at things that are relevant to their business, and they're talking about having a dedicated team that winds up doing a whole bunch of data analysis and running some analytics on all of these things, from piece to piece to piece. And that's great. And I worry, on some level, that other companies are saying, “Oh, Pinterest is doing that. We should, too.” Yeah, for the course of this commitment, a 1% improvement is $32 million, so yeah, at that scale I'm going to hire a team of data scientists, too, look at these things. Your bill is $50,000 a month. Perhaps that's not worth the effort you're going to put into it, barring other things that contribute to it.Tim: It's interesting because we will get folks that will approach us that have small accounts—very small, small spend—and like, “Hey, can you come in and talk to us about this whatever.” And we can say very honestly, “Look, we could, but the amount of money we're going to charge you is going to—it's not going to be worth your while right now. You could probably get by on the automated recommendations, on the things that already out there on the internet that everybody can do to optimize their bill, and then when you grow to a point where now saving 10% is somebody's salary, that's when it, kind of, becomes more critical.” And it's hard to say what point that is in anyone's business, but I can say sometimes, “Hey, you know what? That's not really what you need to focus on.” If you need to save $100 a month on your AWS bill, and that's critical, you've got other concerns that are not your AWS bill.Corey: So, back when you were interviewing to work here, one of the areas of focus that you kept bringing up was the concept of observability, and my response to this was, “Ah, hell. Another one.” Because let's be clear, Mike Julian—my business partner and our CEO—has written a book called Practical Monitoring, and apparently what we learned from this is as soon as you finish writing a book on the topic, you never want to talk about that topic ever again, which yeah, in hindsight makes sense. Why do you care about observability when you're here to look at cloud costs?Tim: Because cloud costs is another metric, just like you would use for performance, or resilience, or security. You do real-time monitoring to see if somebody has compromised the system, you do real-time monitoring to see if you have bad performance, if response times are too slow. You do real-time monitoring to know if something has gone down and then you need to make adjustments, or that the automated responses you have in response to that downtime are working. But cloud costs, you send somebody a report at the end of the month. Can you imagine, if you will—just for a second—if you got a downtime report at the end of month, and then you can react to something that has gone down?Or if you get a security report at the end of the month, and then you can react to the fact that somebody has your root keys? Or if you get [laugh] a report at the end of month, this said, “Hey, the CPU on this one was pegged. You should probably scale up.” That's outrageous to anybody in this industry right now. But why do we accept that for cloud cost?Corey: It's worse than that. There are a number of startups that talk about, “Oh, real-time cloud cost monitoring. Okay, the only way you're going to achieve such a thing is if you build an API shim that interprets everything that you're telling your cloud control plane to do, taking cost metrics out of it, and then passing it on to the actual cloud control plane.” Otherwise, you're talking about it showing up in the billing record in—ideally, eight hours; in practice, several days, or you're talking about the CloudTrail events, which is not holistic but gives you some rough idea, but it's also in some cases, 5 to 20 minutes delayed. There's no real-time way to do this without significant disruption to what's going on in your environment.So, when I hear about, “Oh, we do real-time bill analysis.” Yeah, it feels—to be very direct—you don't know enough about the problem space you're working within to speak intelligently about it because anyone who's played in this space for a while knows exactly how hard it is to get there. Now, I've talked to companies that have built real-time-ish systems that take that shim approach and acts sort of as a metadata sidecar ersatz billing system that tracks all of this so they can wind up intercepting potentially very expensive configuration mistakes. And that's great. That's also a bit beyond for a lot of folks today, but it's where the industry is going. But there is no way to get there today, short of effectively intercepting all of those calls, in a way that is cohesive and makes sense. How do you square that circle given the complete lack of effective tooling?Tim: Honestly, I'm going to point that right back at the cloud provider because they know how much you're spending, real-time. They know exactly how much you spend in real-time. They've figured it out. They have the buckets, they have APIs for it internally. I'm sure they do; it would make no sense for them not to. Without giving anything anyway, I know that when I was at AWS, I knew how much they were spending, almost real-time.Corey: That's impressive. I wish that existed. My never having worked at AWS perspective on it is that they, of course, have the raw data effective immediately, or damn close to it, but the challenge for the billing system is distilling and summarizing and attributing all of that in a reasonable timeframe; it is an exabyte-scale problem. I've talked to folks there who have indicated it is comfortably north of a petabyte in raw data per day. And that was a couple of years ago, so one can only imagine as the footprint has increased, so has all of this.I mean, the billing system is fundamentally magic from the outside. I'm not saying it's good magic, but it is magic, and it's something that is unappreciated, that every customer uses, and is one of those areas that doesn't get the attention it deserves. Because, let's be clear, here, we talk about observability; the bill is still the only thing that AWS offers that gives you a holistic overview of everything running in your account, in one place.Tim: What I think is interesting is that you talk about this, the scale of the problem and that it makes it difficult to solve. At the same time, I can have a conversation with my partner about kitty litter, and then all of a sudden, I'm going to start getting ads about kitty litter within minutes. So, I feel like it's possible to emit cost as a metric like you would CPU or disk. And if I'm going to look at who's going to do that, I'm going to look right back at AWS. The fun part about that, though, is I know from AWS's business model, that if that's something they were to emit, it would also cost you, like, 25 cents per call, and then you would actually, like, triple your cloud costs just trying to figure out how much it costs you.Corey: Only with 16 other billing dimensions because of course it would. And again, I'm talking about stuff, because of how I operate and how I think about this stuff, that is inherently corner case, or [vertex 00:31:39] case in many cases. But for the vast majority of folks, it's not the, “Oh, you have this really weird data transfer paradigm between these two resources,” which yeah, that's a problem that needs to be addressed in an awful lot of cases because data transfer pricing is bonkers, but instead it's the, “Huh. You just spun up a big cluster that's going to cost $20,000 a month.” You probably don't need to wait a full day to flag that.And you also can't put this on the customer in the sense of, “Oh, just set some budget alarms, that's great. That's the first thing you should do in a new AWS account.” “Well, jackhole, I've done an awful lot of first things I'm supposed to do in an AWS account, in my dedicated test account for these sorts of things. It's been four months, I'm not done yet with all of those first things I'm supposed to do.” It's incredibly secure, increasingly expensive, and so far all it runs is a single EC2 instance that is mostly there just so that everything else doesn't error out trying to divide by zero.Tim: There are some things that are built-in. If I stand up an EC2 instance and it goes down, I'm going to get an alert that this instance terminated for some reason. It's just going to show up informationally.Corey: In the console. You're not going to get called about it or paged about it, unless—Tim: Right.Corey: —you have something else in the business that will, like a boss that screams at you two o'clock in the morning. This is why we have very little that's production-facing here.Tim: But if I know that alert exists somewhere in the console, that's easy for me to write a trap for. That's easy for me to write, say hey, I'm going to respond to that because this call is going to come out somewhere; it's going to get emitted somewhere. I can now, as an engineer, write a very easy trap that says, “Hey, pop this in the Slack. Send an alert. Send a page.”So, if I could emit a cost metric, and I could say, “Wow. Somebody has spun up this thing that's going to cost X amount of money. Someone should get paged about this.” Because if they don't page about this and we wait eight hours, that's my month's salary. And you would do that if your database server went down; you would do that if someone rooted that database server; you would do that if the database server was [bogging 00:33:48] you to scale up another one. So, why can't you do that if that database server was all of sudden costing you way more than you had calculated?Corey: And there's a lot of nuance here because what you're talking about makes perfect sense for smaller-scale accounts, but even some of the very large accounts where we're talking hundreds of millions a year in spend, you can set compromised keys up on GitHub, put them in Payspin, whatever, and then people start spinning up Bitcoin miners everywhere. Great. It takes a long time to materially move the needle on that level of spend; it gets lost in the background noise. I lose my mind when I wind up leaving a managed NAT gateway running and it cost me 70 bucks a month in my $5 a month test account. Yeah, but you realize you could basically buy an island and it gets lost in the AWS bill at some of the high watermarks for some of these larger accounts.“Oh, someone spun up a cluster that's going to cost $400,000 a year?” Yeah, do I need to re-explain to you what a data science team does? They light money on fire in return for questionable returns, as a general rule. You knew that when you hired them; leave them alone. Whereas someone in their developer account does this, yeah, you kind of want to flag that immediately.It always comes down to rules and context. But I'd love to have some templates ready to go of, “I'm a starving student, please alert me anytime it looks like I might possibly exceed the free tier,” or better yet, “Don't let me, and if I do, it's on you and you eat the cost.” Conversely, it's, “Yeah, this is a Netflix sub-account or whatnot. Maybe don't bother me for anything whatsoever because freedom and responsibility is how we roll.” I imagine that's what they do internally on a lot of their cloud costing stuff because freedom and responsibility is ingrained in their culture. It's great. It's the freedom from having to think about cloud bills and the responsibility for paying it, of the cloud bill.Tim: Yeah, we will get internally alerted if things are [laugh] up too long, and then we will actually get paged, and then our manager would get paged, [laugh] and it would go up the line. If you leave something that's running too expensive, too long. So, there is a system there for it.Corey: Oh, yeah. The internal AWS systems for employees are probably my least favorite AWS service, full stop. And I've seen things posted about it; I believe it's called Isengard, for spinning up internal accounts and the rest—there's a separate one, I think, called Conduit, but I digress—that you spin something up, and apparently if it doesn't wind up—I don't need you to comment on this because you worked there and confidentiality is super important, but to my understanding it's, great, it has a whole bunch of formalized stuff like that and it solves for a whole lot of nifty features that bias for the way that AWS focuses on accounts and how they've view security and the rest. And, “Oh, well, we couldn't possibly ship this to customers because it's not how they operate.” And that's great.My problem with this internal provisioning system is it isolates and insulates AWS employees from the real pain of working with multiple accounts as a customer. You don't have to deal with the provisioning process of Control Tower or whatnot; you have your own internal thing. Eat your own dog food, gargle your own champagne, whatever it takes to wind up getting exposure to the pain that hits customers and suddenly you'll see those things improve. I find that the best way to improve a product is to make the people building it live with the painful parts.Tim: I think it's interesting that the stance is, “Well, it's not how the customers operate, and we wouldn't want the customers to have to deal with this.” But at the same time, you have to open up, like, 100 accounts if you need more than a certain number of S3 buckets. So, they are very comfortable with burdening the customer with a lot of constraints, and they say, “Well, constraints drive innovation.” Certainly, this is a constraint that you could at least offer and let the customers innovate around that.Corey: And at least define who the customer is. Because yeah, “I'm a Netflix sub-account is one story,” “I'm a regulated bank,” is another story, and, “I'm a student in my dorm room, trying to learn how this whole cloud thing works,” is another story. From risk tolerance, from a data protection story, from a billing surprise story, from a, “I'm trying to learn what the hell this is, and all these other service offerings you keep talking to me about confuse the hell out of me; please streamline the experience.” There's a whole universe of options and opportunity that isn't being addressed here.Tim: Well, I will say it very simply like this: we're talking about a multi-trillion dollar company versus someone who, if their AWS bill is too high, they don't pay rent; maybe they don't eat; maybe they have other issues, they don't—medical bill doesn't get paid; child care doesn't get paid. And if you're going to tell me that this multi-trillion dollar company can't solve for that so that doesn't happen to that person and tells them, “Well, if you come in afterwards, after your bill gets there, maybe we can do something about it, but in the meantime, suffer through this.” That's not ethical. Full stop.Corey: There are a lot of things that AWS gets right, and I want to be clear that I'm not sitting here trying to cast blame and say that everything they're doing is terrible. I feel like every time I talk about billing in any depth, I have to throw this disclaimer in. Ninety to ninety-five percent of what they do is awesome. It's just the missing piece that is incredibly painful for customers, and that's what I spend most of my time focusing on. It should not be interpreted to think that I hate the company.I just want them to do better than they are, and what they're doing now is pretty decent in most respects. I just want to fix the painful parts. Tim, thank you for joining me for a third time here. I'm certain I'll have you back in the somewhat near future to talk about more aspects of this, but until then, where can people find you slash retain your services?Tim: Well, you can find me on Twitter at @elchefe. If you want to retain my services for which you would be very, very happy to have, you can go to duckbillgroup.com and fill out a little questionnaire, and I will magically appear after an exchange of goods and services.Corey: Make sure to reference Tim by name just so that we can make our sales team facepalm because they know what's coming next. Tim, thank you so much for your time; it's appreciated.Tim: Thank you so much, Corey. I loved it.Corey: Principal cloud economist here at The Duckbill Group, Tim Banks. I'm Cloud Economist Corey Quinn, and this is Screaming in the Cloud. If you've enjoyed this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice whereas if you've hated this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice, wait at least eight hours—possibly as many as 48 to 72—and then leave a comment explaining what you didn't like.Corey: If your AWS bill keeps rising and your blood pressure is doing the same, then you need The Duckbill Group. We help companies fix their AWS bill by making it smaller and less horrifying. The Duckbill Group works for you, not AWS. We tailor recommendations to your business and we get to the point. Visit duckbillgroup.com to get started.Announcer: This has been a HumblePod production. Stay humble.

The John Batchelor Show
1758: #LondonCalling: Global taxes, US taxes and the banks @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

The John Batchelor Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 13:10


Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #LondonCalling:  Global taxes, US taxes and the banks @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/pandora-papers-flat-tax-reform-wealth-inequality-loophole-11633616530

America's Next Top Best Friend
ep 238: the girls are bi-coastal

America's Next Top Best Friend

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 39:35


join us as we recap australia's next top model, cycle 7, episode 1 including: casting week, high heel blisters, our hiatus shenanigans, black eyes and neo's wig.  https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ https://www.the-audacity.com/ https://www.patreon.com/nexttopbestfriend?fbclid=IwAR1YTWcyipBLyEgpj82Ap7f9S5xrRWwZN58Q3ATGQFX3eRbKflizEXQV9wQ nexttopbestfriend@gmail.com https://www.americasnexttopbestfriend.com/ https://www.paypal.me/nexttopbestfriend https://www.instagram.com/nexttopbestfriend/ https://www.facebook.com/nexttopbestfriend/ https://twitter.com/nexttopbestpod amanda: @lochnessmanda (twitter, instagram) hillary: @hillaryous123 (twitter, instagram)

AP Audio Stories
Fewer in US turn to food banks, but millions still in need

AP Audio Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 1:29


Film Addicts
Stan Weisleder *Book Author A Killer of Lions & The Dogs Of Brownville* Aspiring Story*The Oldest Police Graduate!" It's Never Too Late To Follow & Achieve Your Dreams :) Pt. 1

Film Addicts

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 29:59


Pt. 2 Stan Weisleder is a book author of THE DOGS OF BROWNSVILLE and "A Killer of Lions"at Amazon. Stan worked as an Actuary for most of his life. When he decided to retire it wasn't to sit on the back porch and watch the grass grow. He became a cop and put in 23 years with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, most of that time as a reserve Detective with the Child Abuse Unit of Special Victims about which he could tell you a lot of stories as well as having the distinction of being the oldest one to have graduated from their Academy. He also had his own internet radio program for three years where he interviewed people in the arts and entertainment, "The View From Over Here". One of his books, "A Killer of Lions", is the only novel ever written about the four squadrons of black fighter pilots during WWII that had to fight two Air Forces in order to be recognized, the Luftwaffe and the US Army Air Corp. Stan is also available as a speaker on what to do after you retire. Thank you for listening & supporting the podcast :) https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sneakies https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/anonymouscontent Royal Girl (Marylin Hebert) Funds will go to sound and editing. Paypal (friends family) petcarebuddies@gmail.com https://www.patreon.com/sneakies Instagram @marylinartist LinkedIn: Marylin Hebert Please Subscribe to our YouTube:) https://www.youtube.com/user/Fellinijr/videos @aabanks @marylinartist Marylin Hebert Zombie Diaries: https://youtu.be/tBmgi3k6r9A Our books :) Young Adult wizard book series: "Margaret Merlin's Journal" by A. A. Banks at Amazon! :) https://www.instagram.com/margaretmerlinsjournal/ MMJ Book I The Battle of the Black Witch https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Battle-Black-ebook/dp/B01634G3CK MMJ Book II Unleashing the Dark One Science fiction action adventure https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Unleashing-Dark-ebook/dp/B01J78YH6I MMJ Book III The Mask of the Parallel World An Adventure in Italy https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Parallel-World-ebook/dp/B01KUGIZ8W/ MMJ Book IV The Quest for the Golden Key https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Quest-Golden-ebook/dp/B076FTTDQN Top kids podcast: Enchanting Book Readings https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/enchanting-book-readings-reviews/id1498296670 Other awesome podcasts: Thrilling Stories, Enchanting Book Readings, Girl's Guide To Investing, Legitimately Mallie & The Haunting Dairies of Emily Jane. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/girlmogul/support --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filmaddicts/support

Banking Transformed with Jim Marous
Smaller Banks Risk Losing Digital Customers

Banking Transformed with Jim Marous

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 41:12


According to a recent Harris Poll, 40% of respondents said they are likely to leave their primary financial institution for digital banking that compares to an online shopping experience. New benchmarks have been set as to what is acceptable regarding digital experiences at financial institutions. While consumers still want to bank with community institutions, these smaller firms must accelerate digital transformation efforts to avoid disintermediation to larger banks or big tech organizations. We are joined on the Banking Transformed podcast today by Craig McLaughlin, CEO at Finalytics.ai and Extractable. He discusses the results of the Harris research and provides insights into how smaller organizations must respond to the digital experience challenge. This episode of Banking Transformed is sponsored by Microsoft: See how Microsoft can help to unlock new opportunities at speed through innovative business models, deliver differentiated customer experiences across channels, products and services, and redefine new ways of working. More at Microsoft.com/financialservices This episode of Banking Transformed is sponsored by FIS. The way we move money is changing. We want to send money in real-time—to the other side of the world. We want everything in one place, integrated, seamless and on our devices. Embedded, fast, standardized, frictionless and secure. These are our Financial Futures. The Financial Futures podcast by FIS explores the challenges presented by the pandemic. FIS is advancing the way the world pays banks and invests. More at Financial Futures by FIS

The Bitcoin Podcast
The Bitcoin Podcast #371- Kenneth Bosak Bro Bros 420

The Bitcoin Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 69:23


On this  roundtable/interview  discussion Jessie, Dee, and Corey are joined by long time friend  Kenneth Bosak to talk all things NFT.Social Media Of Bro Bros 420Website: https://brobros420.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/brobros420Telegram:https://t.me/kennbosakDiscord: https://discord.com/invite/CNTkqN8mzDKenneth BosakTwitter: https://twitter.com/KennethBosakYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/KennBosakThe Bitcoin Podcast Social MediaJoin-Slack: https://launchpass.com/thebitcoinpodcastPatreon:https://www.patreon.com/TheBitcoinPodcastNetworkWebsite: http://thebitcoinpodcast.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thebtcpodcast

Can't Read, Can't Write
MSU Offense Keeps Chopping & The Team on the Banks is 6-0

Can't Read, Can't Write

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 97:12


MSU football secures its third Power 5 road win of the season, and is now ranked AP #10 in the land. We talk about the massive offensive output from Payton Thorne, Jalen Nailor, and Kenneth Walker III against Rutgers, look ahead to next week's game at Indiana (forks down!), and take your Twitter questions. Join in the conversation on Twitter and Instagram @Spartan_Pod --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Film Addicts
Stan Weisleder *Book Author The Dogs Of Brownville* Aspiring Story of a Retired Actuary Who Then Became The Oldest Police Graduate!" It's Never Too Late To Follow & Achieve Your Dreams :) Pt. 1

Film Addicts

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 29:10


Stan Weisleder is a book author of THE DOGS OF BROWNSVILLE at Amazon. Stan worked as an Actuary for most of his life. When he decided to retire it wasn't to sit on the back porch and watch the grass grow. He became a cop and put in 23 years with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, most of that time as a reserve Detective with the Child Abuse Unit of Special Victims about which he could tell you a lot of stories as well as having the distinction of being the oldest one to have graduated from their Academy. He also had his own internet radio program for three years where he interviewed people in the arts and entertainment, "The View From Over Here". One of his books, "A Killer of Lions", is the only novel ever written about the four squadrons of black fighter pilots during WWII that had to fight two Air Forces in order to be recognized, the Luftwaffe and the US Army Air Corp. Stan is also available as a speaker on what to do after you retire. Thank you for listening & supporting the podcast :) https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sneakies https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/anonymouscontent Royal Girl (Marylin Hebert) Funds will go to sound and editing. Paypal (friends family) petcarebuddies@gmail.com https://www.patreon.com/sneakies Instagram @marylinartist LinkedIn: Marylin Hebert Please Subscribe to our YouTube:) https://www.youtube.com/user/Fellinijr/videos @aabanks @marylinartist Marylin Hebert Zombie Diaries: https://youtu.be/tBmgi3k6r9A Our books :) Young Adult wizard book series: "Margaret Merlin's Journal" by A. A. Banks at Amazon! :) https://www.instagram.com/margaretmerlinsjournal/ MMJ Book I The Battle of the Black Witch https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Battle-Black-ebook/dp/B01634G3CK MMJ Book II Unleashing the Dark One Science fiction action adventure https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Unleashing-Dark-ebook/dp/B01J78YH6I MMJ Book III The Mask of the Parallel World An Adventure in Italy https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Parallel-World-ebook/dp/B01KUGIZ8W/ MMJ Book IV The Quest for the Golden Key https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Quest-Golden-ebook/dp/B076FTTDQN Top kids podcast: Enchanting Book Readings https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/enchanting-book-readings-reviews/id1498296670 Other awesome podcasts: Thrilling Stories, Enchanting Book Readings, Girl's Guide To Investing, Legitimately Mallie & The Haunting Dairies of Emily Jane. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/girlmogul/support --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filmaddicts/support

Girls' Guide To Investing
Top 10 Construction Material Stocks to Buy 2021

Girls' Guide To Investing

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 14:44


Top 10 Construction Material Stocks to Buy Now 2021. Thank you for listening and supporting the podcast. https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sneakies https://enchantedbooks.godaddysites.com/ Other awesome podcasts: Girl's Guide To Investing, Enchanting Book Readings, Thrilling Stories & The Haunting Dairies of Emily Jane :) https://www.paypal.com/paypalme2/anonymouscontent Paypal (friends & family) petcarebuddies@gmail.com https://www.patreon.com/sneakies Please Subscribe to our YouTube:) https://www.youtube.com/user/Fellinijr/videos Zombie Diaries: https://youtu.be/tBmgi3k6r9A Our books :) Young Adult wizard book series: "Margaret Merlin's Journal" by A. A. Banks at Amazon! :) MMJ Book I The Battle of the Black Witch https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Battle-Black-ebook/dp/B01634G3CK MMJ Book II Unleashing the Dark One Science fiction action adventure https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Unleashing-Dark-ebook/dp/B01J78YH6I MMJ Book III The Mask of the Parallel World An Adventure in Italy https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Parallel-World-ebook/dp/B01KUGIZ8W/ MMJ Book IV The Quest for the Golden Key https://www.amazon.com/Margaret-Merlins-Journal-Quest-Golden-ebook/dp/B076FTTDQN https://www.instagram.com/margaretmerlinsjournal/ Top kids podcast: Enchanting Book Readings https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/enchanting-book-readings-reviews/id1498296670 Our Podcasts: Enchanting Book Readings, Film Addicts, Thrilling Stories & Legitimately Mallie ;) Disclaimer this podcast is for entertainment purposes. No responsible for any errors or omissions. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/girlmogul/support

Wealth Power & Influence with Jason Stapleton
Hotep Jesus Talks Crypto, AI, and the Conspiracy of Money & War

Wealth Power & Influence with Jason Stapleton

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 78:58


Hotep Jesus is an entrepreneur, tech investor, marketing savant, and internet personality.He's the host of Hoteps BEEN Told You and author of several books, including "Dominate Twitter", "Unbreakable Rules of Masculinity", and his most recent work, "The Patriot Report: Unmasking the Conspiracy of Money & War".He joined us to discuss The Patriot Report, which details the history of the American financial system and the nature of the people who created it. In order to truly understand what's happening around you today, you must first understand the history of our modern institutions, why they were created in the first place, and who created them.Hotep is a disciplined student of the human mind. He's a brilliant advertiser and marketer, and he uses his understanding of human psychology to provide insightful analysis on our current world and where you're going.You'll want to listen all the way to the end where he really cuts loose and speaks frankly in a way you'll rarely hear anywhere these days.******- Follow Hotep Jesus on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hotepjesus- Watch Hoteps BEEN Told you: https://www.youtube.com/user/KingAliShakur- Download the Coinbits App: https://coinbits.app- Get your copy of "The Patriot Report" on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Patriot-Report-Conspiracy-Money-War/dp/B098W7MGBF- Check out all things Hotep Jesus: https://bryansharpe.co*******If you're ready to take control of your life, income, and future, go to http://controlthesource.com and join the Nomad Network to get started. Brand new app in app stores now!Give your business an unfair advantage in less than 3 minutes a day. Get the daily newsletter that delivers the most actionable and tactical growth strategies available today, straight from the mind of a marketing genius: http://dailyalchemy.me.Learn the blueprint for generating predictable and sustainable income from anywhere on earth: http://www.nomadicwealthoffer.com.Jason on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jason_stapletonJason on IG: https://www.instagram.com/thejasonstapletonJason's website: https://jasonstapleton.comMatt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/realkingpilledDon't forget to like and subscribe, and please share the show!

Nolazine Podcast
EP: 6 FEATURING MUSIC MANAGER FEE BANKS

Nolazine Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 15:10


EP: 6 FEATURING MUSIC MANAGER FEE BANKS

Feel Good Radio
Feel Good Radio Ep. 93

Feel Good Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 106:04


Playing all the classics from the 60's, 70's, 80's, & 90's!

Powertools Mixshow
Episode 1: Episode 10-9-21 Ft: Richard Vission, Redtape, Lucid B2B Haavi, & Julian Anthony

Powertools Mixshow

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 113:16


Follow Us:www.Facebook.com/Wearepowertoolswww.Instagram.com/Wearepowertoolswww.Twitter.com/Wearepowertoolswww.Twitter.com/Richardvissionwww.Twitter.com/SwedishEgilwww.Twitter.com/IamDjChristowww.Twitter.com/DavidDelanoOctober 9th - NOW 104.3 - REV 92.7 - KRCK 97.7 - RHYTHM KRYC - C 89.5 - Z106.3 - Mix93fmRichard Vission Tracklist: Martroda - Lifting Damon Hess - 1210s Westend, Ranger Trucco - Life Of Sin Ft. Ranger Trucco Black V Neck & Dipzy - Si Tu Sabe BYOR & VINNE - Downtown Adrian Lux - Teenage Crime (Cazes 2021 Edit) Drake feat. Future & Young Thug - Way 2 Sexy (Plada Remix) Dissolut - Lies SQWAD - Missing You KDA vs Tinashe Feat. Ms Banks & Karnage - Die A Little (Joe Ashworth Dub) Biscits - Acrobatic (J. Worra Remix) SOFI TUKKER & John Summit - Sun Came Up  Hollaphonic - Remember Joshwa - Always Yours Redtape Tracklist: REDTAPE - Cuarentena Edit Julian Collazos - Nango Nic Fanciulli, Mark Fanciulli - Star Wade, Cloone - Mi Amor Jamie Roy, Jay De Lys - Something EDTAPE - ID Ruben Mandolini, FEX (IT) - I Got U Plan B - Apreta En La Disco (REDTAPE EDIT) GORDO X REDTAPE - LA MAMA REMIX Lucid & Haavi Tracklist: Dj Susan - Secrets Dennis Ferrer, James Yuill, Disciples - Whisper feat. James Yuill (John Summit Remix) Kanye West - Mercy (Fomo Remix) DEM2 - Buzz Talk PEZNT - Ride with Me Carloh - Asi Me Gustas DEM2 - Lemonade Juice Wh0, Laidback Luke, Steve Angello, Robin S - Show Me Love Ft. Robin S (Wh0 Remix) J. Worra - Some Ppl Fall (David Penn Remix Julian Anthony Tracklist: Latmun, Wheats - Onset Blair Suarez - Made Real Blair Suarez - TMMU Latmun - Again Blackchild (ITA) - Those Flowers

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano
Kota Banks, la regina dell'hip hop con la nonna nel cuore

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 8:57


Kota Banks è un'artista italo-australiana di Sydney che ha vissuto alcuni anni a Firenze da adolescente.

The CUInsight Experience
Greg Mitchell - Going Beyond (#121)

The CUInsight Experience

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 31:55


“What matters is what you believe you can do.” - Greg MitchellThank you for tuning in to episode 121 of The CUInsight Experience podcast with your host, Randy Smith, co-founder of CUInsight.com. This episode is brought to you by CUES. CUES is the leading talent development solutions provider to the credit union industry. After listening to our show, be sure to register for CUES' new online panel discussion series, Real Talk. The inaugural topic, Women in the Workforce, kicks off on November 10th. Register now at cues.org/realtalk.My guest on today's show is Greg Mitchell, President & CEO of First Tech Federal Credit Union. In this episode, we chat about strategic innovation, maintaining purpose, and levels of change in transformation. We walk through Greg's career journey from the United States Coast Guard to Credit Union CEO and the many leadership lessons he's learned along the way. Greg shares that First Tech's focus is on making a material difference in the community by combining technology and relationships. We learn that innovation is not new to First Tech, as the credit union was among the first to offer online banking services. During the conversation, Greg encourages leaders to research when, where, and how members want to engage before making large investments.As we move forward, Greg shares tips for creating strategic plans around technology and member services. He explains that credit unions can position themselves to address the digital expectations of members while maintaining the human aspect with deep insight and care. No matter the size of a credit union, the right strategy can be carried out efficiently. Although Greg's start in the industry was not intentional, he appreciates the credit union movement for helping him discover the best version of himself as a confident leader. We learn that he enjoys the outdoors and his woodworking shop is where he finds space to think strategically. Tune in to hear what Greg is reading and his definition of a true leader. Enjoy my conversation with Greg Mitchell! Find the full show notes on cuinsight.com.Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher Books mentioned on The CUInsight Experience podcast: Book List How to find Greg:Greg Mitchell, President & CEO of First Tech FCUgreg.mitchell@firsttechfed.com www.firsttechfed.com     Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn 

Wine Thirty with Andrew & Lindsey
Productivity Dysmorphia, Comedy Central, Homeless Encampments

Wine Thirty with Andrew & Lindsey

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 28:21


Andrew & Lindsey are back with a 2019 Sheriff Red Wine Blend from Shadow Ranch and are discussing...-Ways to make the world a better place-Banks that give money to dirty energy-Productivity Dysmorphia-Hayley Paige vs JLM-Dave Chapelle vs Comedy Central-Best ways to clean up homeless encampmentsAndrew & Lindsey are currently...WATCHING________________The HappeningThe ViewSurvivorOnly Murders in the BuildingBachelor in ParadiseLISTENING TO__________________New Stage - Jesse McCartneyThe Papaya Podcast - Sarah Landry (The Bird's Papaya)READING_____________Open Book - Jessica SimpsonFrom the Files of Madison FinnDeadpoolThe Ex HexGet 20 Extra Entries at Omaze! Use code WINETHIRTY20 for 20 extra entries at Omaze and enter to win the prize of a lifetime!Support the show (https://paypal.me/freshethic1)

The Articulate Fly
S3, Ep 144: Inner Banks Fishing Report with Tar-Pam Guide Service

The Articulate Fly

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 6:49


Capt. Richard Andrews of Tar-Pam Guide Service updates us on early October conditions on the Inner Banks. To learn more about Richard, check out our full length interview. Have a question for Richard? Send us a message on our Facebook page, and we will read it on the next report. Support the Show Shop on Amazon Become a Patreon Patron All Things Social Media Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Subscribe to the Podcast or, Even Better, Download Our App Download our mobile app for free from the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store or the Amazon Android Store. Subscribe to the podcast in the podcatcher of your choice.

Macro Hive Conversations With Bilal Hafeez
Marc Rubinstein on Understanding Banks, the Crypto Challenge and Private Equity

Macro Hive Conversations With Bilal Hafeez

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 37:08


Marc is author of Net Interest – a leading weekly newsletter on the world of finance. Before this, Marc spent ten years at leading hedge fund Lansdowne Partners, where he was a partner and portfolio manager. This was after he spent time on the sell-side working for Barclays Investment Bank (BZW), Schroders and then Credit Suisse, where he was head of the European banks research team. In this podcast we discuss: How to predict financial crises How are financials different from other companies What do banks price-to-bank ratios tell us? Can banks rebrand themselves as fintech? What are the key fintech trends How will credit evolve Is the crypto challenge to finance real? How to do well in angel investing Why have private equity firms institutionalised better than hedge funds What is the state of sell-side research? Books that influenced Marc: Fooled by Randomness (Taleb), Origin of Wealth (Beinhocker) and The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets (Mandelbrot).

Better Wealth with Caleb Guilliams
Banks Put Away Trillions Of Dollars To Forgo Loss - Overnight Reverse Repurchase Agreement

Better Wealth with Caleb Guilliams

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 10:01


Episode Description:  In today's BetterWealth episode, I am joined by Dan Kaminski, head of operations, as we discuss the Overnight Reverse Repurchase Agreement Program which is creating a money market program for Banks. Essentially, this program allows banks to store money when they don't want to accrue loss in the market. In this episode we look at how banks are currently sticking money in this program like never before with a current 1.3 trillion dollars. Join us as Dan and I explore why this might be happening! #BETTERWEALTH For more information on BetterWealth or the content you hear on the Podcast visit us at http://www.betterwealth.com/podcast (www.betterwealth.com/podcast). Episode Links & Resources:  Overnight Reverse Repurchase Agreements: Treasury Securities Sold by the Federal Reserve in the Temporary Open Market Operations https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RRPONTSYD/ (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RRPONTSYD/) 

Media Monarchy
#NewWorldNextWeek: Bankster Problems Lead to Bankster Solutions (Video)

Media Monarchy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 26:25


Banks around the world are suffering IT-related disruptions; the Chinese Belt and Road is debt-trap diplomacy; and old Yellen is looking to get the IRS' mitts on every over $600.

Media Monarchy
#NewWorldNextWeek: Bankster Outages, Belt & Road Boondoggles, $600 Snitches (Audio)

Media Monarchy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 26:25


Banks around the world are suffering IT-related disruptions; the Chinese Belt and Road is debt-trap diplomacy; and old Yellen is looking to get the IRS' mitts on every over $600.

Advance Your Art: From Artist to Creative Entrepreneur
Ep229 Tracey Bissett - How To Take Control Of Your Financial Life

Advance Your Art: From Artist to Creative Entrepreneur

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 27:17


MEET TRACEY BISSETTTracey is an accomplished professional with 20 years of experience in the financial services industry working directly or indirectly with personal, commercial and corporate clients to help them achieve their financial goals. A demonstrated passion for increasing financial fitness coupled with lending and risk management experience led to the establishment of Bissett Financial Fitness Inc. As Chief Financial Fitness Trainer of Bissett Financial Fitness Inc., Tracey educates and empowers individuals, notably young adults, and entrepreneurs to take control of and live their financial lives with confidence. As a former executive at TD Bank, one of Canada's Big 5 Banks, Tracey has worked with and in support of thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs to secure the financing they needed. This hands on experience coupled with her formal financial education, Masters of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst designation, position Tracey uniquely to coach about all things money. Tracey is a full time professor in the financial services faculty within the Business School at Centennial College. She leads speaking engagements and is the Executive Producer and host of the Young Money podcast all focused on increasing financial fitness. Recently named a Silver Award winner for The IFSE Institute Award for Financial Literacy Champion through the Wealth Professional Awards 2020. A native of Nova Scotia, Tracey enjoys giving back the community and actively volunteers with Therapeutic Paws of Canada, the United Way of Toronto & York Region as well as Junior Achievement of Central Ontario. CONTACT:https://www.bissettfinancialfitness.com/cash-coach/ (FREE DOWNLOAD) https://www.linkedin.com/in/traceybissett/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/traceybissett/) https://www.bissettfinancialfitness.com/ (https://www.bissettfinancialfitness.com/) https://www.bissettfinancialfitness.com/podcasts/ (https://www.bissettfinancialfitness.com/podcasts/) SUPPORT THE SHOW BECAUSE I LOVE PUPPIES!1)https://meetfox.com/en/ (MEETFOX) Monetize your time with an easy-to-use online platform. Use promo code “yuri” for 2 MONTHS FREE! 2) https://taliadinapoli.com/a/rewards/r/m8q3ZlTx (Talia di Napoli – PIZZA) Click on the title for $6.00 off your order of AMAZING pizza shipped fresh from Napoli https://www.gettaxhub.com/?rfsn=4356929.38ee2a (3) TAXHUB) NEED ACCOUNTING HELP? – Sign up for A Less Taxing Way To Work With A CPA. Get a free intro call with a tax professional. 4) https://www.audible.com/ep/freetrial?source_code=PDTGBPD060314004R (Audible.com) This podcast is brought to you by Audible. I have used Audible for years, and I love audiobooks. Click on the link to get a 30-day free trial, complete with a credit for a free audiobook download 5) ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BITCOIN OR CRYPTOCURRENCY?BUY MY BOOK BECAUSE IT'S AMAZING!!! I'll EVEN SIGN IT FOR YOU : )https://amzn.to/3afTmOu (BE LEFT BEHIND: Discover Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Before Your Grandma Beats You to It) http://www.advanceyourart.com/captivate-podcast/eduardo-placer/yuricataldo.com (yuricataldo.com) CREDITS: Our theme music is written and mixed by Chicago-based composer, engineer, and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Black of the Black's Backbone collaborative. And produced by REB Records. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy

MoneyWise on Oneplace.com
No Credit Score? No Problem

MoneyWise on Oneplace.com

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 24:57


To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/1085/29 For more than 25 years having a good credit score was the only way to get a credit card. Now there's a movement to put credit cards in the hands of folks who have no credit score at all. It's all part of a federal government initiative to make credit available to folks whom banks didn't consider trustworthy before. I'll talk about that first today then it's on to your calls and questions on any financial topic at 800-525-7000. A FICO credit score has been the major tool that banks use to decide whether they will lend money or issue someone a credit card.That credit score, of course, is based on how individuals handled credit in the past. But if they've never been extended credit they won't have a credit score at all, a condition that affects millions of Americans today. Banks, however, are now viewing this group as a vast, untapped market for credit cards and other loan products. The plan is banks will start to share their data on customers' deposit accounts with other banks. The government is pushing this as a way to extend credit to people who've been denied opportunities to borrow. So, 10 of the nation's biggest banks will now consider credit card applications based on a person's checking or savings account history. And not just for their customers, but also for folks banking with their competitors. The credit score, of course, is a single number that reflects a person's borrowing history and whether they make their payments on time. So, it leaves out people who use only cash or debit cards. Fair Isaac says 53 million adults in the U.S fall into that category. And to a great extent these are folks who resort to dreaded payday loans and other high interest forms of credit. The main government agency behind the push is the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. It's mission is, to remove barriers for minorities and underserved people to fully and fairly participate in the nation's economy. No doubt it will help responsible people who've made a decision to go cash only. By doing so, they've been locked out of various forms of credit. A new study by WalletHub shows that Americans lowered their credit card balances by a record $83 billion last year. That means they also paid a lot less interest to issuers who might now be looking to make back those losses by extending credit cards to folks who've never had them before. There's no question that credit cards are a doubled-edged sword. They can be a huge convenience and most pay rewards.But they can also be a pathway to debt and huge interest payments. The only safe way to handle a credit card is by paying off the balance in full every month. Not doing that is a recipe for financial bondage. Proverbs 22:7 warns,The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender. Here are a couple of questions we answered from our callers on today's program: We have been having a hard time doing estate planning. My husband does not want to talk about it. What is your advice? What is your opinion on funeral trusts? Should we invest in Bitcoin? I have a long term care policy. I have been presented with some alternatives to my current plan. Can you help me work through what is the best option for me? Ask your questions at (800) 525-7000 or email them toQuestions@MoneyWise.org. Visit our website atMoneyWise.orgwhere you can connect with a MoneyWise Coach, anddownload free, helpful resources like the MoneyWise app. Like and Follow us on Facebook atMoneyWise Mediafor videos and the very latest discussion!Remember that it's your prayerful and financial support that keeps MoneyWise on the air. Help us continue this outreach by clicking the Donate tab at the top of the page.

Random Acts Of Podcast
EP383: Havana Alberts

Random Acts Of Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 122:50


Become a Patreon Supporter! - http://bit.ly/RAOPPatreon On this weeks episode of RAOP we give YungBBQ her flowers, why is Urban Meyer about to get fired for having #DaHoes, Tyson vs Dr. Umar, recap of our homies wedding, Banks leaving drunk voicemails and a ton more other topics. Also we answer voicemails and questions from the listeners. Remember to send in your listener questions, #TheyNeedTheirAssBeat or #RealNiggaOfTheWeek submissions, email us at MAIL@RAOPodcast.com or call 424-260-RAOP to leave a voicemail. LIVE FROM DA 904 PODCAST: https://www.facebook.com/livefromda904/

Up and At ’Em: Minnesota’s Morning Podcast

Banks and coffee shops are closing in advance of Ben showing up.