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money_october2010

Money Magazine’s Guide to Retirement Planning

I remember the first time I was hit with something akin to age sticker shock. It was when my 401(k) adviser referenced the number of years before I would reach 50. Yikes. While one hopes and plans to reach milestone birthdays, ...
by Michelle Jones
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Two May Magazines Provide a Window on Curtains This Spring

Window treatments can put the exclamation point on a well designed room, or they can just cover the windows. If you want to move yours from the latter to the former, check out two stories on curtains in May magazines. Better Ho...
by Michelle Jones
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All Abuzz Over a Kitchen Makeover in May’s House Beautiful Magazine

Kitchens and bathrooms sell houses, according to the real estate adage. Maybe that’s why House Beautiful magazine features a kitchen and bath of the month in each issue. In May, the spotlight kitchen is a large outdoor sp...
by Michelle Jones
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Consumer Reports’ ShopSmart Magazine, Am I Reading Double?

I’ve become a big fan of Consumer Reports magazine, so I was delighted to take a look at ShopSmart, Consumer Reports’ sister publication. ShopSmart is like a blend of the Consumer Reports flagship and Lucky magazine...
by Michelle Jones
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Decorating with “Wood” and Grass in Martha Stewart Living Magazine

Well, here I was drooling over the tech devices in this month’s Better Homes and Gardens magazine (don’t worry, the silicone wireless keyboard is water resistant), when the latest issue of my Martha Stewart Living m...
by Michelle Jones
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Money Magazine’s Guide to DIY

What? Yep, you read that headline correctly, Money magazine offers do-it-yourself advice in its April issue. Make that two kinds of DIY. First up, three pages of the traditional type of DIY. Here readers will find tips on repai...
by Michelle Jones
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