Is Most Personal Finance Advice Useless?

Everywhere you turn, there is a financial guru who has the best idea of how to save for the future, not outlive your income and hoist yourself to robust prosperity.

A new book by Helaine Olen, a former personal finance columnist exposes the industry’s ‘Dark Side’. The book,  Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, was recently described by the New York Times as “a take-no-prisoners examination of the ways she says we have been scared, misled or bamboozled by those purporting to help us achieve financial security.”

Find out what happens to these financial wizards when she pulls back the curtains: http://business.time.com/2013/01/10/is-most-personal-finance-advice-useless-author-exposes-industrys-dark-side/#ixzz2HjhQXS78

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