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Erik J. Martin is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago and a freelance writer whose articles have been featured in AARP: The Magazine, Reader's Digest, The Costco Connection, The Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other publications. He often writes on topics related to real estate, personal finance, technology, health care, insurance and entertainment. He also publishes several blogs, including and, and hosts the Cineversary podcast.

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