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Table of Contents:VOL. 36, NO. 7 - July 2007
Features
Getting rich in AmericaThe path to wealth is most often blazed alone. Is the life of an entrepreneur right for you? By Pat Regnier (more)
A dozen entrepreneurs, a dozen success stories: proof that you don't need a lot of money to make a go of it. By Josh Hyatt (more)
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Cash-gushing payouts. Vault-like security. Four bankable portfolios for income-starved times. By Michael Sivy (more)
Sure, the challenge is steep. But this field guide to the mating habits of the ultrarich shows just what it takes to land Mr. or Ms. Big.  (more)
Christina Rodriguez had it all - until she was diagnosed with MS. Now she's learning how quickly financial plans can unravel.  (more)
Ariel Capital's John Rogers on why patience beats brilliance. (more)
Start
How to pay in euros......or yen or yuan. The best ways to keep exchange costs down. By Caroline Bigda (more)
Money Helps' Donna Rosato comes to the aid of a reader who fell victim to credit-card fine print. (more)
Hedge fund pro Richard Bookstaber warns that markets could topple at any moment. He ought to know. Interview by Walter Updegrave (more)
How you'll know when home prices are finally recovering. (more)
Make the most impact with your donations: Pick a cause and stick with it. (more)
Plan
Sudden riches, sudden doubtSure, a big fat inheritance would make your life easier. But are you really sure you'd know how to handle it? (more)
Planners try to make money for clients, but also for themselves. Anyone who says otherwise is trouble. (more)
Traveling with friends can slash vacation costs. Just don't let it put the Big Chill on your relationship. (more)
The Long View: Before you decide when and where to retire, you'll need to ask your better half about her plans (more)
Home
Make room for mom(s)Having elderly parents move in takes more than putting extra towels in the bathroom. Here's how to make them comfortable - and safe.  (more)
Forget the upscale remodel. You can get a whole new look for a few thousand dollars. (more)
How to refi in today's tough market. By Gerri Willis (more)
Spend
Field test: PedometersA good pedometer adds modern efficiency to the oldest exercise around. Money Magazine picks some of the better models on the market. (more)
The whole truth about Whole FoodsGet the biggest bang for your green buck when shopping at the pricey chain. (more)
Invest
Why we stay home and why it's a bad ideaIt's human nature to feel at ease with what's familiar. But in investing, comfort can cost you a lot of money. (more)
Despite the signs of a slowing economy, the case for stocks remains strong.  (more)
It's time this investor's portfolio started making money for him, not his planners. (more)
The party's over for REIT funds, and it's time to deal with the headache. Try these four remedies. (more)
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Money Magazine's ethicists answer more of your questions about money and manners. Now readers can weigh in too. (more)
Can you retire early? How should you invest a windfall? For the answers, watch the new video from columnist Walter Updegrave. (more)
Calculate how much money you need to put away each year so that you can retire comfortably at age 65 (or any age). (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.