WHAT RECORDS SHOULD YOU KEEP FOR YOUR INCOME TAX?
You must keep records showing all income received and (if you claim them on the "long form" 1040) all tax-deductible expenses. Not only does the Internal Revenue Service require them, but good records also simplify preparation of an accurate tax return.Read Article
WHY MUST YOU PAY INTEREST TO BORROW AGAINST YOUR LIFE INSURANCE?Read Article
DO CHRISTMAS CLUBS REALLY HELP YOU SAVE?Read Article
HOW CAN YOU FIGHT INFLATIONARY PRESSURES WHEN YOU RETIRE?
A husband and wife who began retirement ten years ago with a fixed income of $400 a month still receive their $400 a month, but its purchasing power now is equal to only about $340. Barring a sharp turn in the economy, your own retirement dollars won't retain their value much better.Read Article
YES, YOU CAN BEAT THE PROBLEMS OF RUST AND ROAD SALT
A rusty car is unsightly, its resale value nose-dives, and its life as a presentable family car is shortened considerably.Read Article
SNOW TIRES, RECAPS, CHAINS, STUDDED TIRES--WHICH TO BUY?
Are you one of over 50 million motorists who will need an extra-traction boost from your tires this winter? If so, your problem will probably be resolved by conventional snow tires, studded tires, or chains.Read Article
GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!
A parking barrier will make the storage area in the front end of your garage or carport more usable and safer.Read Article
HOW TO STORE YOUR SPECIAL INTERESTS
When equipment for hobby or leisure activity is properly stored and organized you can spend your time on the activity, not just getting ready for it. These three units are designed to keep your gear ready to go, be it a shotgun, a camera, or just that book you've been wanting to read.Read Article
HOW YOUR HEALTH AFFECTS YOUR LIFE INSURANCE RATES
Your health is the most important consideration in determining whether you can buy life insurance at standard rates. Even if your company doesn't require a full medical examination before issuing you a policy, you can be sure that they've taken a long, hard look at your past and present state of health.Read Article
THIS FURNITURE MAKES ROOM FOR MORE!
Want to know how to handle a crowd --without crowding? Here's the answer: new flexible furniture especially designed to stretch seating... speed serving... simplify eating... and, after the party, fit right into the family. We've selected what we consider the most fun and most functional-- of these festive furniture pieces. Look them over-- then invite your favorites to your next party!Read Article
A VERY NATURAL APPROACH TO FAMILY LIVING
As handsome as any house can be, this contemporary home offers everything a good house should. Plus more. Inside, the whole living area wraps around a beautiful indoor garden. Sometimes loaded with color and always with the lushness of greenery, the garden can be enjoyed by every member of the family every day of the year.Read Article
CAN YOU KILL A BROMELIAD?
Not without actually trying! Bromeliads are foolproof house plants anybody can grow-- with little effort or learning. They're the greatest for the I-love-plants-but-have-no-time people. And even youngsters can manage these plants easily.Read Article
IT'S HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME
There's a big boom in games! The so-called parlor games of yore are staging a big revival-- but the new editions are better than ever. They're exhilarating, provocative-- guaranteed to turn tongue-tied guests into light-hearted contestants. These new and bedazzling games, found in supermarkets, department and variety stores, are geared to every taste and age. Some require guile and concentration, others manual dexterity, still others a way with words.Read Article
REFINISHING: THE NEW WAY IS THE EASY WAY! NO MORE STRIPPING, SANDING, OR SCRAPING
Everybody's doing it and anybody can! Refinishing with the new "antiquing" kits is quick, simple, and most important of all, effective. If you've ever smeared a couple of coats of paint on an old chair and then wiped up the spilled paint from the floor, you've had all the practice you need to use one of these new kits.Read Article
COLORED ART GLASS
There's a renewed curiosity today about the whole field of collectible colored glass. This interest has doubtless been stimulated by the current trend toward colorful accent furniture which brings warmth and vitality into every room of the house. Few objects can lend color to a room in so many interesting and unexpected ways and with such graceful facility as glass.Read Article
A NEW ANGLE ON ADDING SPACERead Article
ONE OF THESE WILL FIT YOUR KITCHENRead Article
EUROPE-HOW TO RELAX AND ENJOY IT!
Many Americans going abroad, especially for the first time, make three fundamental mistakes. They try to see exactly what everyone else sees (which is often much more than they can pleasantly absorb), they travel at the peak of the tourist season (when both crowds and prices are highest), and they go, go, go every minute. In this article, Eastern Editor George Bush outlines five trips based on more travel-wise planning-- selective itineraries, off-season touring, and periodic stops for relaxing. The diagrammed schedules, which fit three-week excursion flights, are flexible minimum-time suggestions. Your travel agent or air-line representative can tailor them to your family's needs.Read Article
HOW TO ORDER PLANS FOR HOUSES AND PROJECTSRead 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
Scientists probably are occupied with more pressing challenges, but I wish one of them could explain why young Burt, Jr., starts hammering away in the basement workshop each Sunday afternoon at the precise moment I open the cover of a favorite book.Read Article