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11 February 2014


I can't tell you how much I enjoyed this article. Especially his reasons for writing it. I am sure I will have to link to it at some point. I stopped reading personal finance books a couple of years ago. "Does This Make My Assets Look Fat," put me over the top. I decided I don't like any book that tries to teach while comparing the topic to something lame.

Glad you liked the article; I know I did.
Hilariously, I once reviewed "Does This Make My Assets..." for Library Journal, and I liked it! I thought the author actually did a good job of explaining some basic financial/investing terms. Although I think I did say she should have skipped the premise of comparing getting one's fiscal business in order with weight loss--it was unnecessary.
That's another thing I love about negative reviews. We all have different ideas of what makes a book "bad," so how can any one reader/reviewer assume their opinion (e.g., that a book is bad and therefore should not even be reviewed) will be exactly shared by everyone?

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