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Pound foolish : exposing the dark side of the personal finance industry / Helaine Olen.

Authors: Olen, Helaine.
Call number: 332.024 OLE
Publisher: New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: Financial planners -- United States.
Investment advisors -- United States.
Finance, Personal -- United States.
Financial services industry -- United States.
Title: Pound foolish : exposing the dark side of the personal finance industry / Helaine Olen.
Physical description: x, 292 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: What hath Sylvia wrought? -- The Tao of Suze -- The latte is a lie -- Slip slidin' away -- The road to Pas Tina -- I've got the horse right here -- An empire of her own -- Who wants to be a real estate millionaire? -- Elmo is b(r)ought to you by the letter P -- We need to talk about our money.
Summary note: Describes how a financial column assignment revealed to the author the unethical machinations of the multi-billion-dollar personal finance industry and its false promises of quick and easy wealth, explaining how everyday investors are routinely misled by self-proclaimed money experts who exploit clients to increase their own wealth.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781591844891 (hbk.)
1591844894 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2012035385
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1412851
Bib No.: 1412851

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