Good advice can come from anywhere, and though most people turn to books and experts, movies also have their fair share of wisdom to impart to their audience. Movies are filled with advice about love, careers, money and family.
Pour yourself a glass of ice-cold milk and digest some "Wonderfilled" facts about this iconic sandwich cookie, the Oreo. It turns out that while you definitely know that these creme-filled cookies are delicious, there's probably a lot you don't know about your favorite sweet treat.
and the movies and TV shows we watch Pamela Paul's memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. "I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object," says Paul, the editor of The New York Times Book Review, who reads, it is fair to say, a lot of books.
Off the Shelf In times of economic stress, it is good to know the basics of personal finance. Many people turn to books for help, so we decided to go back and review three of the most popular finance books of the last 15 years: Suze Orman's "The Nine Steps to Financial Freedom" (Currency, $16.99); Dave Ramsey's "The Total Money Makeover" (Nelson Books, $26.99); and Robert T.