I remember opening my first saving account and I was in the 7th grade. I got the total up to $22 over a period of 2 years. Then I bought a white sports coat. That was a big song in the 50’s. “A white Sports coat and a pink Carnation, I’m all dressed up for the dance. etc.
I wonder why mom or dad didn’t have to sign something. For one of the grandsons we helped him get an account and we had to be on the account until he was 18. I guess the rules change.
Until the last few years when we started doing business with a new bank, we met the president of the bank who welcomed us in. Now everything is so informal and casual. I don’t mind, really.
Why I decided to do blog on banking is the ATM. The first person I ever knew of using one was my buddy Von Dale. I didn’t know you could get money after banking hours. But he did.
Now of course I do that. Most everything we have coming in goes directly to the bank. And we withdraw as we need it at the ATM.
Up until a few weeks ago when I had the infrequent check I deposited it at the drive thru, or put it in an envelope ad fed it to the ATM. NOW, Son Jack says, “Dad, you no longer need the envelope, just punch deposit and feed the checks in. if more than one it will show it to you on the screen and tell you how much it is. Now that is amazing. Soon they won’t even need tellers.
I am writing this, and you are probably saying, ‘well Jack will soon be in this century., everyone else has known this forever.’
Honestly, this technical world amazes me. When I understand it, I like it. Now when I don’t……………
………………. I tend to want to say bad words.
Do you prefer to walk into a bank or use and talk to the ATM. (I embarrass my girl talking to the machine. I feel sorry for that little person inside that machine), I often wonder if they have a toilet?
The Toyota Corolla is the 2nd most popular car in the WORLD
Do you remember when anything made in Japan was junk? Not any more.