The Barbarians of Wealth

January 24, 2011
Hosted by Jordan Goodman

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Today we speak with Sara Nunnally about Barbarians of Wealth, that she co-authored with Sandy Franks. It examines how the greedy, self-serving decisions of a select group of politicians and financial institutions negatively impact the economy and destroy America's prosperity and the American way of life. Sara will detail how Goldman Sachs peddled mortgage-backed securities up and down Wall Street while secretly betting upon their demise. We will discuss how Sanford Weill, founder of Citigroup, spent $100 million lobbying for the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, which prevented the merger of commercial and investment banks, and got his way. Sara will offer up examples of other modern barbarians, including the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, Hank Paulson and Timothy Geithner. Barbarians of Wealth is a timely must read for hardworking Americans concerned with their prosperity, and those fascinated with the inner workings of Washington and Wall Street. www.barbariansofwealth.com

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Jordan Goodman has a mission: to help everyone do better with money. Since graduating the Columbia University School of Journalism in 1977, he has spent the past 32 years combing the country to find the very best ways to help consumers make and save money and then sharing these gems with the public. As a staff writer/reporter at MONEY Magazine for 18 years, a weekly commentator on NBC News at Sunrise and Public Radio’s Marketplace Morning Report, and through his 12, soon to be 13 highly respected books, and his website www.moneyanswers.com, he has provided useful, common-sense information to the public. Some of his better-known books include Fast Profits in Hard Times, Everyone’s Money Book, the Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and Master Your Money Type. Jordan is a rare combination: someone who possesses not only encyclopedic knowledge about every area of personal finance but also a passion for helping his listeners not only to get educated but to take action to help their dreams become realities.

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