WHAT IF YOU CAN'T PAY YOUR LIFE INSURANCE PREMIUM?
You should never stop paying life insurance premiums without consulting your agent or the company. You probably will be advised to continue payments, if at all possible, because you may otherwise lose valuable rights. For example, your present policy may guarantee a larger retirement income than any policy you could purchase at the same cost today. Or you may now be uninsurable, and thus unable to replace the protection at any price.Read Article
WHEN DO YOU CHECK YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY ACCOUNT?
Your Social Security account is one of your most important "assets," and should be checked regularly. The Social Security Administration recommends you do this at least every three years during your working career.Read Article
HOW SHOULD YOU HANDLE YOUR HOME IF YOU'RE TRANSFERRED?
You are in luck these days if your company guarantees you'll lose no money selling your home. It's a comforting backstop, especially when you have only two or three weeks before reporting to the new office. However, you still are wise to try to sell your home, rather than leaving it up to your company. For one thing, it's likely you'll make more money, even after any sales commission. Here's an example:Read Article
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU LOSE A TRAVELER'S CHECK?Read Article
FIVE FAST WAYS TO LEARN THE ORGAN!
Treat yourself to an enjoyable new hobby-- the organ! With today's new instruction methods, you can be playing a recognizable tune in a matter of hours.Read Article
DOES IT REALLY PAY TO DO YOUR OWN HOME REPAIRS?
It always pays-- IF. If you thoroughly know what you're doing. If you pick handyman jobs that have a high labor cost compared to the price of materials. And most important, if you don't get so bogged down in maintenance chores that you forget to spend enough time and energy improving your home.Read Article
CAN DRIVER'S LICENSE LAWS REALLY SAVE LIVES?
All across the nation, Better Homes and Gardens finds intelligent people dedicated to stopping the senseless slaughter on streets and highways. One of the most energetic and forthright of these officials is William F. Sueppel, Commissioner of Public Safety in Iowa. Commissioner Sueppel realizes that it takes, in any state, the support of the governor, legislature, and drivers themselves to create a sound traffic safety program.Read Article
THESE TABLES HAVE THEIR UPS AND DOWNSRead Article
HOW TO MAKE A HOME SAFER
How many nights-- when you're sitting alone in your living room or bedroom-- has a muffled creak or dull thump made you stiffen, straining to catch the sound of a soft footstep that betrays an intruder? Is someone edging up the basement stairs? Is that faint rattle from the children's rooms the wind... or is it someone at a window?Read Article
GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!
Install this post lantern in your yard and forget it! The entire unit (except the frosted chimney) is of high-density polyethylene plastic with color molded right in.Read Article
ANESTHESIA: WHICH DRUGS ARE USED WHEN?
Even at a time when medical progress is proclaimed almost daily from newspaper headlines, many surgical patients still expect their anesthetist to be a shadowy figure never seen outside the operating room who will sneak up behind them, clamp a mask on their face, and drench it with chloroform or ether. Such images are no longer valid.Read Article
FAST FAST FAST IDEAS
MEALS, CRAFTS, OUTDOOR PROJECTS, DECORATING-- EVERYTHING AND YOU CAN DO EACH IN LESS THAN A DAY!Read Article
TO ORDER PLANS FOR HOUSES AND PROJECTSRead Article
HOW TO BE SURE ABOUT SIDING!
The news about siding can be capsuled quickly: it's better. And "better" means a lot, since most sidings were already good. The facts are that new, long-life materials (vinyl, steel, fiberglass) are entering the siding race. And older materials are turning up with remarkably durable plastic finishes known only in the lab ten years ago.Read Article
YOUR PLANS FOR A SECOND HOME START HERE!
That second home you've been dreaming about may be nearer than you think! Read on-- and learn one way to get up and over the main hurdles: site, house plan, and construction.Read Article
AN YOU ... EVERYBODY IN ... FAMILY ON ... POLICY?
... --by buying a "family ... policy which covers all of ... for one premium. The ... is the same no matter ... many children you have-- ... have. Every new arrival automatically covered, ... of health. 14 or 15 days ... on the company) ... birth.Read Article
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO WITH A SUDDEN CASH WINDFALL?
Before you can do anything at all, the government will demand its slice. However, you probably won't pay the tax yourself. In general, inheritance taxes, both federal and state, are paid by the estate; and in the case of a gift, it's the donor who must pay any taxes involved.Read Article
TIPS ON WEDDING TABLES
... tables needn't look as ... all poured out of the ... mold! No matter how ... or simple the ... the bridal table can look ... as well as lovely.Read Article
A CUSTOM HOME OFFICE--THE EASY WAY!Read Article
THE BEST VACATIONS IN MID-AMERICA
Sprawling across the heartland of the United States is Mid-America, an eight-state bonanza of vacation adventures. In this feature-- the sixth in our 1965 travel series-- Associate Editor Pete Lindberg describes the choicest of these activities for you. Here you'll find vacation ideas to intrigue you and your family-- whether it's exploring Great Lakes islands, sand-buggying over huge dunes, or canoeing across crystal-clear lakes.Read Article
SHOPPING BY MAIL
Discover the ease of shopping by mail! Order with complete confidence. Each firm will refund your money if you're not thoroughly pleased.Read Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
"Why do clothing stores still give me the cut-off ends of a new pair of pants?" asked Grandpa Hillis. "Do you suppose they expect me to grow taller?"Read Article