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Book Review: 'How to Be Richer, Smarter and Better-Looking Than Your Parents'

Book ReviewTitle: "How to Be Richer, Smarter and Better-Looking Than Your Parents"Author: Zac BissonnettePublisher: Portfolio/Penguin; 2012; 256 pages; $17Zac Bissonnette is this generation's uber-contrarian. He's spent his college and post-college years building an explosive platform teaching his peers the ins and outs of securing a college education, without racking up the debt that seems to be its inescapable companion in modern-day America. But Zac's no longer in college, nor are his peers. So at the ripe old age of 23, Zac is back with a new mission: to provide detours around the many financial traps that ensnare so many newly-minted college grads as they embark upon life as "grown-ups." As I peruse the dozens of smiling high-school and college graduation photos flooding my Facebook timeline, it strikes me that there's no time like the present for these young adults to trade their caps and gowns in for a primer on living a debt-free lifestyle. The time to learn...