Not what most advisors want to hear, but apparently Suze Orman is doing just fine. The Wall Street Journal reports on one sector of the economy that isn’t faltering — financial-themed self-help books. They could make your job a lot easier, or a lot harder, depending on the advice they dispense.
“We’ve seen the stock-market plunge, the foreclosures surge, the layoffs and the bankruptcies mount,” writes The Journal‘s Eleanor Laise . “Now comes the inevitable next stage of the economic downturn: a rash of personal-finance books that promise to help readers navigate their way through the rubble — and even to prosper amid it. To some observers, it’s the surest sign yet that the worst is over.”