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Table of Contents:VOL. 37, NO. 6 - June 2008
Special report: Real estate survival guide
Postcards from the edgePeople around L.A. are having to find creative ways to cope with the real estate crash. Once again, it looks like California is a trendsetter. more
What's in store for home prices in the year ahead - and when the worst will be over. more
House rules
The real estate game has changed. This guide can help you play to win. By Amanda Gengler 
Real estate's next evolution
Coming on strong are new trends that will reshape tastes in homes and transform how you buy and sell. By Stephen Gandel 
On the cover
The only 7 investments you needIn a difficult market, the smartest strategy is also the simplest. By Michael Sivy, Carla Fried, Carolyn Bigda and George Mannes more
Features
How to see the rebound comingSooner or later, the markets will take a turn for the better. Good things will happen to those who spot that moment first. more
Billionaire George Soros has left retirement to hedge his portfolio. Here's his advice for rough economic times.  more
Renovating in an environmentally sensitive way is costing this couple more green than they could have imagined. more
Start
Funding your candidateHow to get the most out of giving to your favorite pol. more
By Donna Rosato more
Consumer crusader Elizabeth Warren wants lenders to stop cheating you - and she has a way to get them to behave. more
Our son's in-laws are bilking us on wedding costs! What do we do?  more
New research shows income rises with happiness, but bliss can be bad for the bank account. more
Plan
Are you ready to manage mom and dad's money? Even if you think you have everything covered - especially if - you'd better read this. more
Eight cost-effective ways to clear out your clutter.  more
A low-cost treatment may cure what ails your psyche.  more
Tune out the global hype. more
Beware the come-ons of reverse mortgages.  more
Will the boomers bust the market? more
Invest
How to thrive in a barren marketStocks have been stranded for a decade. But times like these require the resolve to forge ahead - despite the pain. more
Is portfolio insurance legit? And why not invest a 401(k) for the short term? more
Separated in age by 13 years, this couple want to know whether they can retire together. more
Veteran fund manager Chris Davis isn't one to panic. He explains why you shouldn't either. more
Spend
The ultimate kitchen upgradeA magnetic induction stove: It's a cooktop that cooks twice as fast - but won't burn the kids' fingers more
Best-picture nomineesA new wave of camcorders can maximize video for high-def TV. By Charles Passy, Money Magazine contributing writer more
Back of the book
Why you just can't seem to save enough. 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.