HOW CAN YOU REDUCE MOVING EXPENSES?
Since weight means money when you move, the best way is not to take everything with you. Hauling 100 pounds the 390 miles from New York to Pittsburgh, for instance, costs $7.10 in a minimum load of 500 pounds. And personal possessions in an average 7-room house weigh between three and four tons!Read Article
SHOULD YOU PUT PROPERTY IN YOUR WIFE'S NAME, TOO?
If you should die before your wife, it would probably save money and legal complications, since property owned jointly (in "joint tenancy") goes to her outright and does not have to be administered through your estate. Also, of course, once she becomes sole owner your creditors would have great difficulty touching the property to collect for any debts they may claim against your estate.Read Article
CAN YOU SAVE MONEY SAFELY AT A DISCOUNT HOUSE?
There's no doubt about the first point: discount houses usually save you money because they operate at between a 19 to 24 per cent mark-up against the retail department stores' usual 39 per cent.Read Article
HOW MUCH DO YOU REALLY PAY FOR INSURANCE PROTECTION?
The only way to figure out what life insurance really costs you is to arrive at that portion of your premium payments which you can't get back if you decide to terminate your policy before your death. This net cost can vary a great deal depending on how old you are when you buy the policy, what kind of policy you buy, and how long you keep it in force.Read Article
HOW DO YOU START INVESTING IN STOCKS?
Before you do, make sure you have covered all your other obligations: that you carry enough life and property insurance, that your investment in your home is secure, that you have an emergency reserve in your bank account, that you have made sound plans for your children's education. Decide carefully how much money you can afford to invest, and then look around for a reliable broker.Read Article
CAN YOUR CAR TAKE A TRIP?
We suggest you have preventive maintenance done before you leave home. You'll be dealing with people you know, and you won't run the risk of wasting valuable vacation time on the way.Read Article
IS CAR AIR-CONDITIONING WORTH THE COST?Read Article
FOR FATHERS AND SONS WHO REALLY LIKE AUTOMOBILES!Read Article
HOW TO PARK ON A HILLRead Article
WHO HAS THE RIGHT-OF-WAY?Read Article
SAVE WHEN YOU INSURE A SECOND CAR?Read Article
WHY THE "EXTRA" LIGHT?Read Article
A HEALTH AND FIRST-AID GUIDE FOR SUMMER
Along with its bulging cargo of delights, summer brings various hazards-- poison ivy, sunburn, insect bites, and worse. The next best thing to preventing such misfortunes is knowing what to do if they happen. Here is a summary of up-to-date procedures for coping with the commonest dangers.Read Article
YOU CAN BUILD THESE PROJECTS FOR UNDER $100!
Project 3407-3-- This roll-around serving unit will help you every day in your kitchen or dining room, besides being an indispensable aid to gracious entertaining.Read Article
ECONOMY AND EXCELLENCE IN A SMALL HOUSE
Economy and excellence are basic elements in any fine house, no matter what its size. But in a 1,472-square-foot plan like the one you see here, economy and excellence are rare. That's why we selected this ready-to-buy house as the third of our Editors' Choice models for 1964.Read Article
STYLISH SWIVELS--UNDER $100Read Article
THIS OLD HOUSE STRETCHED TWO WAYSRead Article
BOTTLE UP A TROPICAL PARADISE
A glass-enclosed, miniature garden will give you hours of enjoyment as well as a con versation piece that will en hance any room of the house. You can start yours inexpen sively with small plants and rooted cuttings from large house plants.Read Article
CHOOSING THE RIGHT ROOF
When you get ready to build a new home or remodel, one of the most important decisions you'll make is the type of roof you buy. This decision affects the final result of every building project because the roof protects everything you build below and makes a big impact on the over-all appearance.Read Article
HOW TO TROUBLE-SHOOT FLUORESCENT LIGHTS
Unlike incandescent type lights, where all you have to do is replace the bulb when it burns out, fluorescent lights have three parts that can wear out. Luckily, the two most common sources of trouble are easily replaced.Read Article
HOW TO KEEP THE KIDS HAPPY ON A TRIP
Here are five little games to make your next trip more enjoyable for the kids-- and the adults! Each person selects a different game, or everyone can participate in one game by selecting teams and having each team look for items in one column. Those who first find 10 of the 12 items in their group win.Read Article
SHOPPING BY MAIL WITH BETTER HOMES & GARDENSRead Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
According to office manager Jim Bullock, a successful procrastinator puts off his work so long that by the time it's finished, there's no time not to like what he's done.Read Article