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Good Riddance Smart Money Magazine – A Smart Money Review

Dear Smart Money Magazine Editors,

For three years, I’ve been a loyal subscriber and reader of Smart Money Magazine. It was always a well-written magazine with solid advice. The articles and stock picks were often winners, and the writers always gave compelling arguments and entertaining insight.

However, over these years, I’ve come to watch your magazine turn into a pile of non-technical financial fluff with egregious amounts of cardboard inserts, advertisement-fueled centerfolds, and consumer-driven spending …

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Book Review: The Broker, by John Grisham

Prior to this story, Joel Backman was a high rolling lawyer until he tried to broker a deal to sell software to the world’s most powerful satellite surveillance system. He got caught and put in prison and the software was hidden. However, the U.S. government wants his death or that information. After six years in solitary, the CIA director gets the lame duck President to pardon Backman, making him available with a nice target on …

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Book Review – A Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole

Every now and then, a book comes by, rocks your world, and completely shakes your foundations by changing the way you think.

A Confederacy of Dunces is not one of those books – but it’s close.

John Kennedy Toole simply fascinated me with this book. The dialogue, vocabulary, humor, and character development are simply unequaled. You have to read it to believe it.

However, just because it’s such an amazing read doesn’t mean that you’ll …

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My First Book Review: Freakonomics, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

I’ll be first to admit that I have no clue how to write a book review, and this contains “spoilers”, if there is such a thing in a non-fiction book. You’ve been warned.

Freakonomics claims to have no unifying theme, but I actually have found the unifying theme, and I’ll get to that at the end.

But first, let’s get started with the content:

Content Review (spoilers)

“A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of …

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