Helaine Olen

Helain OlenHelaine Olen is the author of the critically acclaimed and award winning book “Pound Foolish: The Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry” and the co-author (with Harold Pollack) of “The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to be Complicated.” Olen is a frequent media presence and public speaker, and has been a featured guest on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and took part in the Emmy award winning “Frontline” documentary, “The Retirement Gamble.” Among her proudest accomplishments: when The Economist praised her “icy logic” and “contemptuous voice.” Follow her on Twitter @helaineolen.