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Table of Contents:VOL. 39, NO. 7 - August 2010
Best Places to Live
100 best places to live in America
MONEY dug through reams of data to find these terrific small cities, which even now boast plenty of jobs, good schools, safe streets, and much more. 
Which metro areas are hot (and which are not)
How the economic and housing strength of the nation's 100 biggest places stacks up. By Amanda Gengler 
Feature
Navigating a highwire stock market
These five strategies will help you keep your cool -- and your profits -- amid Euro-debt panics and 500-point Dow drops. By Janice Revell 
The bond guru looks ahead
Pimco's Bill Gross anticipated a world of low returns ahead when few others did. But what's next? Interview by Pat Regnier 
What to do when you can't do it all
Sometimes it seems like you just don't have enough money to meet all your goals. The solution: Set priorities that are flexible -- but not too flexible. By George Mannes 
Seven secrets of super savers
You can put away a lot more than the average American without living a deprived life. By Donna Rosato 
Money 1st
Three ways to profit from falling rates
By the numbers
The cost of healthy living in retirement. 
The big idea
At work, 50 is the better 25. 
Help Desk
Find a trustworthy financial adviser. 
Readers to the rescue
Should you be giving investment advice?  
The Plan
Surviving a gray divorce
To divvy up assets fairly, tackle these four questions. 
Second act
An IT consultant turns to fashion. 
Promote the brand of you
How to spin your image to get the job you want. 
Home
Advice for the reluctant landlord
Thinking of renting out your home until prices rise? Follow these tips. 
Invest
Will small stocks ever slow down?
Hitching a ride with small-company shares may be risky. 
Fund X-ray: T. Rowe Price equity income
It bets on a rebound in financials. 
Fix our mix
A couple need to coordinate their investments. 
Tech
Why spend $300 a night for a hotel?
For big savings and a more authentic experience, stay in a house or an apartment instead. 
Columns
ASK THE EXPERT
Playing retirement catch-up
Save -- not invest -- more aggressively. By Walter Updegrave 
VALUE ADDED
Temporary kitchen face-lift
Do this instead. By Josh Garskof 
THE STOCK STRATEGIST
The silver lining in Europe's mess
The debt crisis means bargains on foreign stocks. By Pat Dorsey 
THE INTELLIGENT INVESTOR
The case for buying American
U.S. stocks get an undeserved bad rap. By Paul J. Lim 
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