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Thursday, August 2, 1990, Early in the Morning, the Watternods' Dog Ponders the S. & L. Mess
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'Your Financial Institution No Longer Exists.'
"What's wrong, Dear—M-1,M-2, M-3 or Me?"
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"Who would ever have guessed that there'd be a golden age of debt?"
"I hate check writing, but, hey, it pays the bills."
"I know we don't need any, but I feel like some instant gratification."
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"Graduates, faculty, parents, creditors..."
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"Just once, I'd like to be able to write a check without getting thrown in jail."
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Playfully skirting catastrophic failure since 1924
A squirrel examines a nut in safe deposit box.
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Perils of Home Banking
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"It's from my Swiss account."
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"Overcharging, perhaps; but collusion to gouge, Senator? Never!
"The bank accepted bones in the eighties. We don't accept bones anymore."
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"It's too bad you can't get federal matching funds, whatever they are."
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'With these crazy markets, you have to diversify to protect your money. Put some under your mattress, some in your sock drawer, maybe some in a hole in the yard...'
"A banker? Can you make a living at that?"
"And let's remember that the public's need to know must always be balanced by our need to conceal."
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"No." "Nooooo". "Noooooooooo."
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"Still, I think we can all take some pride in being one of the signature bankruptcies of our time."
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The Swiss Bankers' Convention
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"Avoid financial ventures—your credit line is very short."
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"Release our vaults from these thy vises, We've done our time in Hell; And lead us out these endless crises Of the troubled S. & L.s."
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Bank - Going out of business sale!
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