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  • Olen, Helaine.
     
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    Pound foolish : exposing the dark side of the personal finance industry / Helaine Olen.
    by Olen, Helaine.
    New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2012.
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    9781591844891 :
    1591844894 :
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    838881
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    x, 292 p. ; 24 cm.
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    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.
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    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.
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