How much information do you think you would need to change your financial life? How many classes would you need to take? Or how many counseling sessions would you need to have before you felt you could handle your personal finances? As a previous financial advisor, I met more than my fair share of clients that could have used hours and hours of my time and never really got their finances in order. So maybe simple is better. So let’s use this 3×5 card to advance your financial life. The card was written by University of Chicago Professor Harold Pollack who basically says that the best personal finance advice is simple and available for free at your local library.