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Table of Contents:VOL. 37, NO. 11 - November 2008
Special Report
What do I do now?
As the most serious market crisis in decades rocks your finances, we answer all your most pressing questions. By Stephen Gandel and Paul J. Lim 
Where are you putting your money?
A slew of investing pros - plus people like you - reveal what they're doing with their portfolios in the wake of the meltdown. 
Can we have a little perspective, please?
Market historian John Steele Gordon, money manager Jeremy Grantham and economist Diane Swonk on what comes next, how we got into this mess and what it will take to get us out. By Joe Light and Janice Revell 
Features
What you're really voting for now
What matters to your money isn't what the candidates say they'll do. It's what they're likely to do once they're elected - which is a whole different question. By Pat Regnier 
Twenty-three money skills for a richer life
Learn to ride this financial roller coaster - and gain other dollars-and-cents know-how that'll keep paying off long after the crisis has passed. By the Money Magazine staff  
The hassle-free holiday flying guide
With fewer flights, more fees and a 20%-to-40% hike in fares, you need a serious strategy. By Carolyn Bigda and Donna Rosato with Andrew Nusca 
Start
Are money funds safe now?
Washington swooped in to provide a partial safety net. Here's what you need to do to protect yourself fully. By Carolyn Bigda 
Money helps
My ex-husband stole our son's identity! What now? By Donna Rosato 
The big idea
Economist Isabel Sawhill believes America's elderly are getting too big a slice of the benefits pie. Interview by George Mannes 
Do the right thing
Can my mother-in-law reclaim the paintings she gave us? By Jeanne Fleming and Leonard Schwarz 
Right on your money
What it will take to find satisfaction throughout your retirement (money is only one part of the equation). By David Futrelle 
Plan
The great annual benefits sale
At open-enrollment time, keeping last year's plan may not be the best policy. By Amanda Gengler 
The long view
Looking forward to big savings in retirement? Read this. By Walter Updegrave 
Do it now
Get disaster-proof. This setup will tide you over through fire or flood. by Alexis Jeffries 
The boom years
The upside to an empty nest: much fuller pockets. By Dan Kadlec 
The mole
Why advisers are publicity hounds. 
Launch
How I did it
Navarre Joseph showed clients why they need his video service. As told to Josh Hyatt 
Your shop
The key to buying a business is getting the right help. 
Home
The risk your home policy won't cover
No, we're not talking about a natural disaster; we mean today's huge premium hikes. Here's how to fight back. By Joe Light 
Value added
Pre-assembled home additions can help you slash costs and cut building time. And done right, they look great. By Josh Garskof 
Question of the month
How much money do I have to keep in escrow? By Dee Depass 
Invest
Is it time for a comeback?
These former stock market champs have taken it on the chin. Some - but not all - will recover. By Pat Dorsey 
Money makeover
Suddenly single and bracing for a market recovery, TeRon Lawrence wants to load up on stocks, pay off debts and buy real estate. Is he taking on too much? By Yuval Rosenberg 
Think you're the smartest guy in the room?
Don't bet on it. Trying to outguess the market will always be a losing game. by William J. Bernstein 
Fund watch
A little extra yield may mean a lot more risk. Just ask anyone who put cash into ultra-short-term bond funds. By Penelope Wang 
Back of the book
The numbers
Updates on the biggest stocks and mutual funds. 
The bottom line
Most of us haven't done too well with our 401(k) investments. And unlike the teachers of West Virginia, we won't get a second chance. By Janice Revell 
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