IT’S rare to come across a realistic and readable book about personal finance. Most are laden with rosy promises, followed by acronyms and turgid advice. Helaine Olen, a freelance journalist, offers an exception with “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry” (Portfolio, $27.95). It’s 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.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/30/busin ... ?src=busln
It sounds interesting. I wonder if she mentions Bogleheads.org as one of the sane places in the financial world.