A Deal With the Devil
Emerging from a sudden cloud of sulfurous smoke, the Devil appears in front of a banker. "I can make you even richer, known throughout the banking world and get you on the cover of Fortune magazine,” he tells the banker. “In fact, I can make you the greatest financier who ever lived."
"Sounds good,” says the banker, “but what do I have to do in return?"
The Devil smiles, "You have to give me your soul," he says, "and you also have to give me the souls of your children, the souls of your children's children and, as a matter of fact, you have to give me the souls of all your descendants throughout eternity."
The banker goes silent for a moment, ponders, then says: "What's the catch?"
—From Workplace Jokes: Only SOME of Them Will Get You Fired!