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How not to be 'Pound Foolish' with personal finance

Cover of Helaine Olen's book
Cover of Helaine Olen's book "Pound Foolish."

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If you've ever bought a personal finance book, or watched a money makeover TV show you might have heard things like: A lack of belief is keeping you from wealth or you're latte-ing away your financial future.

One problem, statements like these are largely false. We'll speak to Helaine Olen author of the new book, "Pound Foolish."