Fear factor distorts financial advice

Book Review: '1,001 Things They Won't Tell You ...'

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not actually following you, goes the adage. Similarly, I found with "1,001 Things They Won’t Tell You: An Insider’s Guide to Spending, Saving, and Living Wisely," just because the premise of the book is paranoid, doesn’t mean it doesn’t actually have lots of useful, consumer protection-type information. Enough with the double negatives already — even though I believe the genre of tip compendiums charading as conspiracy busters is borderline pass