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Book Review: 'Does This Make My Assets Look Fat?'

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Book Review Title: "Does This Make My Assets Look Fat? A Woman's Guide to Finding Financial Empowerment and Success" Author: Susan L. Hirshman Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 2010; 320 pages; $17.99 at Amazon.com ($11.99 for e-book). As you may know, the smart/savvy woman consumer demographic holds a special place in my heart. It's how I self-identify, and this was the group I primarily served in my real estate business. I even wrote a couple of real estate guides for this group, on grounds that the informational cravings and lifestyle needs that women seek to feed in the course of buying a home are quite different than those of men. As a result, I'm always interested in personal finance materials that are obviously targeted to women, and have found them to vary very widely when it comes to the gimmick-to-substance quotient.As I've said here before, nowhere else in the bookstore will you find as many pink covers and titles containing the words...