Book Review – Smart and Simple Financial Strategies For Busy People

It’s not often that I get to review books these days – most of the time when publicists find out I’m in Japan it’s no longer worth it for them to send me a book to review, but today I received an advance copy of Jane Bryant Quinn’s book Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People (January 9, 2006 release, $26). I’ve always enjoyed reader her writing – it’s usually good, solid financial advice with none of the bells and whistles that some of the other “financial expert authors” tend to accentuate.

As expected, the book delivers the same sound advice as her writing in Newsweek and other books. While not written for someone t


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5 Responses to Book Review – Smart and Simple Financial Strategies For Busy People

  1. Michael says:

    Actually, I’d say that jab’s more at David Bach (AUTOMATIC MILLIONAIRE) than it is at Dave Ramsey. Bach is the “Latte Factor” guy. And in my opinion, Bach needs to be jabbed. Repeatedly.

    (Not so much for his “latte factor” teachings, because I think that’s fairly on-target, but for his “budgets don’t work, so don’t even try” mantra. I pretty much discounted everything else he said once I read that.)

  2. pfadvice says:

    oops, you’re right…has been corrected

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