Table of Contents:VOL. 166, NO. 1 - July 02, 2012
Take control of your future Here's how to save smarter, invest better, live more fully - and reach your retirement goals. By Geoff Colvin
25 picks from great investors Our roster of market-beating money managers offer their best long-term ideas.
The quest for yield With interest rates near zero, attractive dividend-paying investments are hard to find. We turned up four areas to explore. By Stephen Gandel
The 401(k) fee revolution Plan providers have been overcharging for decades, creating a drag on returns. But new rules on fee disclosure should help. Are you paying too much? By Scott Cendrowski
Bet on the brands They may not be sexy, but food, drink, and household-product stocks can deliver stellar returns. Here's where some top fund managers see the best values. By Scott Cendrowski
Hedge your income Even the best retirement plan can be derailed by an illness. Protect yourself with long-term disability insurance. By Janice Revell
Europe needs a Herro Vaunted international stock picker David Herro is betting big on banks in France, Spain, and Italy. Is he crazy? By Mina Kimes
The best places to retire now Retirement is different today. So are retirees. These five new places will suit both. By Anne VanderMey
By the numbers "Just Like You": the American Girl doll phenomenon. By Colleen Leahey
The briefing The longevity sweepstakes, China's love affair with Toledo, the rapper and the financier, and more.
Closer look Basketball star Yao Ming's second act. By JP Mangalindan
Game changers The coming revolution in gesture-recognition computing. By JP Mangalindan
Tech star MicroStrategy CEO Michael J. Saylor became a punch line 12 years ago. He wants to be taken seriously again. By David A. Kaplan
Allan SloanMisconceptions and myths from the financial crisis: 2007-2012.
Dan Primack Lessons from the great Curt Schilling fiasco.
Jack and Suzy Welch Why Joe Biden is wrong about private equity execs.
Erin Burnett A globetrotter's top place to retire: North Africa.