How Personal Finance Led Us Astray
Friday, March 22, 2013
For over 20 years a voracious personal finance industry has tried to help us make smarter investments and sound financial choices. And it's created a number of stars in the process, television personalities and best-selling authors. And yet, according to Helaine Olen, author of Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry, most personal finance advice is really a kind of financial self-help. Bob talks to Olen about how insisting that we can affect our financial fate ignores the larger economic forces that control us.