Are banks getting better or worse these days? While ATMs and online banking mean that you can do transactions and watch your account 24 hours a day, most people have never met their bank manager and the cozy feeling of having a local bank has been lost. This week, Doug speaks to Anat Admati, author of The Bankers New Clothes and a professor of economics and Stanford University, who explains the ins and outs of the banking system today.
What are the treasures that authors tend to throw away? Are they worth any money? If you are a budding author, will people be reading your rough scribbles in fifty years time? Ken Lopez specializes in helping living authors to sell their papers. He has stumbled on many interesting artifacts belonging to famous writers. Find out more about Ken and the interesting papers that he has bought and sold on this weeks episode of the Goldstein on Gelt show.