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Mike Konczal (Rortybomb, Roosevelt Institute) and Helaine Olen (Forbes, The Guardian, Pound Foolish)

On Fireside Chats, Mike talks to Helaine about her new book on personal finance, Pound Foolish. Helaine explains why cutting coffee breaks won’t make you a millionaire. Mike asks how the financial crisis has changed the advice coming from Suze Orman and Dave Ramsey. Why have 401(k)s become so popular and Social Security so threatened? The two discuss a provocative case against financial literacy. Is there any way to stem the popularity of bad financial advice?

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Recorded:Jun 12    Posted:Jun 13, 2013
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Fireside Chats | Jun 13, 2013 | Mike Konczal & Helaine Olen

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