Skip to main content
Table of Contents:VOL. 38, NO. 7 - July 2009
Features
How to profit in the new economy
In this special report, MONEY examines how the next chapter of the U.S. economic story will affect you as an investor, a worker, and a consumer.  
Go from fired or retired to hired
We asked career experts to make over three job hunters. Their tips can help you or someone you know land a new gig too. (Hint: Lose the black suit.) 
The easiest way to fix your portfolio
Money is pouring into exchangetraded funds. They can help your portfolio recover?if you pick the purest kind. 
Beat the rising cost of health care
Deductibles, co-pays, and drug prices keep going up. These 10 smart moves can help you lower your expenses -- but not the quality of the care you get.  
Too much money for too much medicine
Dartmouth researcher Elliott Fisher says the U.S. could spend 20% less and be just as healthy. His work might be the key to fixing our broken system. 
Do the right thing in a recession
Our ethics experts weigh in on some hard decisions you may be facing when it comes to money and your relationships with family and friends. 
Money 1st
three ways to dodge rising fees
 
The big idea
Stop stacking the deck against 
Credit card reform
What we would have liked to see. 
By the numbers
Boomers and the bust. 
where your money goes
For a $9 movie ticket. 
THE MONEY SHRINK
Get your people to work harder ...
... without pushing them so they quit. by Tyler Cowen 
The Plan
The best way to find a loan
Mortgage shopping is more confusing than ever. The key is knowing whom to talk to, and when. 
Five things to know about ...
... Selling in a hurry. 
Waterfront houses for less
 
Home
Asia's saving grace
Money's stock strategist thinks this region of savers could soon become one of spenders.  
The makeover
They have way too many funds, but not enough diversification. 
Invest
Digitize your ride
Your car may not be new, but its gizmos can be?for as little as a few hundred bucks.  
Tech
Cut energy costs 30%
These gadgets can help reduce the effects of summer energy- bill sticker shock.  
Columns
THE LONG VIEW
Can You Recoup Your Bear Losses?
Yes?but you have to keep investing in stocks. By Walter Updegrave  
THE BOOMER YEARS
Don't Pay a Price for Your Life Crisis
Rough patch? Keep your finances on track. By Dan Kadlec 
VALUE ADDED
Keep the Bad Guys Out of Your Home
Burglary is up. Get solid protection at a fair price. value added By Josh Garskof 
FUND WATCH
Bill Miller Bounces Back
And so have some other famous stock pickers. Time to get back into their funds? fund watch By Penelope Wang 
THE INTELLIGENT INVESTOR
Why Buy Stocks if Bonds
Are on Top? Because it may indicate that stocks are a steal. the intelligent investor By Paul J. Lim 
THE BOTTOM LINE
Why I Sweated My Toddler's Test
Good education is key - and feels harder to come by. By Pat Regnier 
Money Magazine archive search
Money Magazine RECENT ISSUES
All magazine archives: 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007| 2008
What's next for housing in your town
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)
FEATURES
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|
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.
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.