I just shake my head. There's something off-kilter about watching companies in the business of providing "financial education seminars" go belly-up.
I never read a single Wade Cook book, though I still see them on B&N bookshelves. I do remember hearing his infomercial ads, and occasional brief interviews, on before-dawn Bloomberg radio back in 1998 and 1999. His name, back then, was certainly "out there," as they say.
Honestly. Check out the published titles attributable to Mr. Cook:
Wall Street Money Machine.
Wall Street Money Machine, Volume 2 (Money Miracles).
Wall Street Money Machine, Volume 3.
Wall Street Money Machine, Volume 4.
Wall Street Money Machine, Volume 5.
Real Estate Money Machine.
Safety 1st Investing.
And the list goes on.
Anybody want to help out Mr. Cook now, I wonder? I'll get us started by suggesting a fave of mine: