Book Review Title: "The Affluent Investor: Financial Advice to Grow and Protect Your Wealth" Author: Phil DeMuth Publisher: Barron's, 2013; 224 pages; $20.69 In life, they say, the bigger they are, the harder they fall. And in the wake of the recession, we have started to see the financial corollary of this adage, which might go something along the lines of "The more they have, the more they have to lose." Boomers with big, nearly retirement-ready investment portfolios? They took the hardest hit, according to a recent New York Times article. So did other savers, investors and even well-paid employees who had big savings, portfolios and salaries to match. So, while many books and resources of late have been devoted to helping the newbie investor or folks st...
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