Breaking News Bar
posted: 1/19/2013 6:00 AM

Personal finance industry gets drubbing in new book

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" by Helaine Olen

      "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" by Helaine Olen
    ASSOCIATED PRESS/PORTFOLIO/PENGUIN

 
Associated Press

After the financial crisis began in 2008, it suddenly became ok to talk about the illogic of ballooning borrowing and runaway stocks -- and the inevitability that bubbles pop. author helaine olen discusses this in "pound foolish: exposing the dark side of the personal finance industry." in it, she takes on the sellers of an insidious form of snake oil, the idea that if you try hard, you, too, can achieve financial success.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.