POUND FOOLISH: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry has recently been gaining attention, earning positive reviews in publications like The New York Times, The Economist, and Bloomberg. Journalist and former financial columnist Helaine Olen warns readers of the myths they are told about their money and exposes some of the most respected gurus of their sometimes deceitful practices. What The Washington Post calls “a cautionary tale that you need to read,” Pound Foolish is standing out as an essential work of economic criticism. To get a taste for some of Olen’s shocking discoveries, see her op-ed in The New York Time’s Sunday Review.
March 11, 2012