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Sep 23, 2013

All the Personal Finance Advice You’ll Ever Need...On a Single Index Card

created at: 09/23/2013

After spending some time interviewing Helaine Olen, author of Pound Foolish, Harold Pollack distilled her thoughts - basically, a summary of the entire self-help personal finance industry - into a short series of maxims, all of which are available for free from your local library. And the whole thing fits on a single index card.    

As Olen notes, "This stuff is pretty basic. The financial services industry merely makes it sounds complicated so that you'll turn to them for advice." 

Check out that very index card at Same Facts: Advice to Alex M.  [via Kottke.org]

 

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