There are two sides to Michael Jacobs revealed by the figurines on his desk: two raging bulls charging at each other while a golden Buddha statuette laughs heartily nearby.

The 64-year-old branch manager, who has experienced two stock market crashes, also has a funny side. During the week, Jacobs advises clients on their financial goals. On weekends, he's cracking jokes at comedy clubs in New York and Chicago.

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