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Table of Contents:VOL. 36, NO. 6 - June 2007
Features
Where to put $5,000 nowDo you want to retire rich? Build wealth? Money Magazine's ideas for five grand can help you reach your goals. (more)
Politicians are talking health reform again, and each of their three big ideas will make a difference in your family's bottom line. By Pat Regnier (more)
Money's guide to alternative therapies. By Patricia B. Gray  (more)
When it comes to finances, what is and what isn't okay in America. To find out, Money Magazine surveyed 1,000 adults nationwide. (more)
Welcome to your peak earning years. Make sure that body of yours can keep up. By Patricia B. Gray (more)
Bill Sharpe's pioneering theory on the interplay between investment risk and return won him a Nobel Prize. Now he wants to help you use his work to make better financial decisions. (more)
The Daimlers banked their retirement on flipping Florida real estate. Now they need a Plan B. (more)
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Money HelpsFighting corporate card fees: Help for a reader whose account got stuck in limbo. (more)
Union workers have their locals. But in these scary times, who speaks for the anxious affluent? (more)
You don't need to go broke to go green. By Jean Chatzky (more)
Best burn for the buck
The cost-effective ways to exercise. By Sarah Max
Unethical behavior by college aid officers doesn't mean you have to pay more for loans than you otherwise would.  (more)
Plan
On the jobCongrats - you're the new boss. Now what? (more)
The best ways to help your aging parents when they're not down the street. (more)
Finding the right words
How to ask your spouse not to spend your last thin dime.
Want cash, discounts or miles? These cards give you the most. (more)
Got a kid who's college-bound? Here's how to visit all those campuses without breaking the family bank. (more)
Home
Take your home outsideAn open-air "room" adds inexpensive living space that may come in handy at resale. And it needn't have a price tag as big as the great outdoors. (more)
7 landscaping tips that pay offThese ideas from Money Magazine offer some of the best returns for your renovation dollar. Plus, the payoff increases over time.  (more)
Spend
You could run headfirst into a world of misery of you don't get smart about protecting your data. (more)
Three GPS-equipped phones that can help you zero in on your kids. (more)
Invest
5 portfolio time bombsThese common mistakes could send your retirement savings up in smoke. Find a better way to divvy up your investment pie. (more)
After years of scandal and dismal returns, the fund group is on the rebound. Now let's see if it can last. (more)
This growing family needs to save faster. (more)
The right way to handle an earnings surprise (more)
Though the stock market is at record highs, value investors still have opportunities.  (more)
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Tell us your age and income. We'll tell you how much you should already have.  (more)
Crafting the ideal budget. Saving for college. 23 lessons in all.  (more)
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After last year's dramatic comeback, the housing market is now getting back to "normal." But what does that big picture forecast mean for the value of your home? Whether you're buying or selling or just staying put, here's what you should know in 2014.  (more)
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To chart a course to your financial goals, it's essential to know your starting point. Take this quiz to see where you are, then follow some simple steps and strategies for getting to the next landmark. |more|
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Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.