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    • The Index Card

    • Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated
    • By: Helaine Olen, Harold Pollack
    • Narrated by: Helaine Olen, Harold Pollack
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    TV analysts and money managers would have you believe your finances are enormously complicated, and if you don't follow their guidance, you'll end up in the poorhouse. They're wrong. When University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack interviewed Helaine Olen, an award-winning financial journalist and the author of the best-selling Pound Foolish, he made an off­hand suggestion: Everything you need to know about managing your money could fit on an index card.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sound, practical Advice

    • By Jon Carlson on 04-03-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Pound Foolish

    • Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry
    • By: Helaine Olen
    • Narrated by: Lyn Landon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 128

    For the past few decades, Americans have spent billions of dollars on personal finance products. As salaries have stagnated and companies have cut back on benefits, we've taken matters into our own hands, embracing the can-do attitude that if we're smart enough, we can overcome even daunting financial obstacles. But that's not true. In this meticulously reported and shocking audiobook, journalist and former financial columnist Helaine Olen goes behind the curtain of the personal finance industry to expose the myths, contradictions, and outright lies it has perpetuated.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The dark side of my industry

    • By Johanna Turner on 06-15-13
    • Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry
    • By: Helaine Olen
    • Narrated by: Lyn Landon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 02-19-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 142 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49