A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 09/28/2016 Filling in Financial Literacy Gaps: An Interview with "Personal Finance for Dummies" Author Eric Tyson Now, more than ever, it’s time to get the financial literacy conversation started and for people to take charge of their finances, believes Eric Tyson, author of “Personal Finance for Dummies.”Financial literacy has improved in the almost two decades Tyson has been writing for the Dummies series, “but there are still a lot ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo.