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Table of Contents:VOL. 36, NO. 9 - September 2007
Features
Save or splurgePrice and value don't always go hand in hand. With Money Magazine's buying you'll see that you don't always need to spend more to get more. (more)
They want to sell your kid...
...to Harvard or Stanford or wherever. And it will cost you only $45,000. By Penelope Wang
Humankind evolved to seek rewards and avoid risks but not to invest wisely.  (more)
Twenty rules for success from some of the smartest investors (and others) who've ever lived. By Carla Fried (more)
Daniel Kahneman won a Nobel for explaining why people habitually make the wrong moves when investing or spending their money. Who better to tell you how to do it right? (more)
The Pellissiers had deep roots in New Orleans, including a prosperous third-generation family business. But all that couldn't keep them in this still struggling city. (more)
Start
No more credit-line sharingUsed to be family members could gang up to boost credit scores. No more.  (more)
Tuition is bad enough. At least you can keep a lid on the extras.  (more)
Working past 60 can save your future, says Marc Freedman. So why is it so hard to do? (more)
Does taking on extra work entitle one couple to nicer digs? Money Magazine's ethicists settle the squabble. (more)
If so, you may need to get over a few misconceptions. By Amanda Gengler (more)
'United wiped out 83,000 of my miles!' (more)
Why you might want to buy your child a financial plan. (more)
Plan
You're not a kid. Stop investing like oneAt your age, you have way more money at risk and far less time to recover from losses. Don't blow it. (more)
Ever wonder what you'd do if you no longer had health insurance? Money Magazine's Carolyn Bigda has some options to consider. (more)
If you're mired in receipts, statements, and bills, there is a simpler way. Money magazine's David Futrelle gives his picks for the best ways to go paperless. (more)
Three costly 401(k) errors. (more)
When making investment decisions, believe what your adviser writes, not what he speaks. From "The Mole," Money Magazine's undercover financial planner (more)
Home
A big payoff from the tiniest roomFor the surest bet in home remodeling, build a new bathroom - and add up to 20 percent more value to your home. (more)
It might be a better choice to become a landlord while you ride out the housing slump. (more)
Question of the month
If you can't put down 20 percent, should you pay PMI or take out a second mortgage? By Amanda Gengler
Invest
How many stocks should you own?The answer is a lot more, and a lot fewer, than you probably think (more)
Before it keels over, a bull market typically leaves a few road signs. Here's what to keep an eye on - from Money Magazine. (more)
The Leons know what they want retirement to look like. To get there, they need to take smarter risks. (more)
Three stocks are dropping off the Sivy 70. Hewlett-Packard, ADP and Corning are replacing them. (more)
Buy a stock, collect the dividend, dump the stock, make some money. Oh, if it were that easy, says Money Magazine's Answer Guy. (more)
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Sleep well owning these mutual funds, regardless of where the market heads next. (more)
Get the right mix of stocks and bonds. (more)
Find the latest home prices, which areas are set to rebound in 2008 and where the homes for sale in falling markets are. (more)
Will stocks head up or down? Is your portfolio in good shape either way? (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.