SHOULD YOU MANAGE THE EARNINGS OF YOUR CHILD?
Ask your youngster and chances are he'll say, "I earned it, so I'd like to spend it as I please." But if that's his answer, you ought to do something quickly. He should learn the distinction early between using money and merely spending it-- and it's up to you to teach it to him.Read Article
DOES IT PAY TO CONVERT YOUR GI INSURANCE?
Definitely yes-- and one good reason is "modified life," a permanent protection plan just made available to World War II and Korean veterans. With its unusually low cost, it makes a conversion deal for your GI insurance that's certainly worth considering.Read Article
DO YOU SAVE HOME EQUIPMENT WARRANTIES?
If you don't, you should. The guarantees, warranties, and bonds issued by manufacturers of appliances and home equipment definitely are worth saving. You'll need them if the merchandise proves unsatisfactory-- or fails abnormally soon. In addition, they give you a guide to the repair-free period of each item (which lets you budget for repairs accordingly).Read Article
WHAT IF YOU LOSE A CREDIT CARD?
Most of us are far more careful with the cash we carry than with our credit cards. Yet if someone stole your billfold or purse, you would lose only the cash it contained. By comparison, thousands of dollars worth of purchases might be made with your missing credit cards. This is true whether the cards are stolen, or whether lost cards are found and used by the "wrong" person.Read Article
STATION WAGON CAMPING!
As a logical first step to family camping, the station wagon is hard to beat. A single investment covers both everyday family transportation and weekend camping.Read Article
GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!
This outdoor lantern goes wherever you go. Ideal for camping, patio parties, or other indoor-outdoor activities.Read Article
100 IDEAS UNDER $100
Here we go! Off on another adventure of ideas! Big ideas and little ideas, but no ideas that will cost you more than $100 in materials. And lots that cost much less! We've assumed that you'll do the work yourself to keep the costs down, so we've developed projects that should be within your capabilities. We've also done our best to give you, in a nutshell, the how along with the why.Read Article
WHY YOUR DIET NEEDS A DOCTOR'S SUPERVISION
Only a physician knows how much weight you can safely lose, how much exercise you can tolerate in your weight-reduction program, and how much you must eat to maintain your physical and emotional good health.Read Article
HOW TO KEEP ... HEALTHY AND HAPPY IN HOT WEATHER
... so-called dog days are ... You can make ... more comfortable for your by following this list of ... all during the ... months.Read Article
THESE TRAVEL TIPS CAN SAVE YOUR TRAVEL DOLLARS
No matter where you're headed this summer-- the Appalachians or the Alps-- there are many ways you can trim your travel costs without cutting down on your pleasure. In fact, you'll find several of the travel tips below not only will save you money but can make your trip a more relaxed one.Read Article
JULY GARDENING WHERE YOU LIVE!
Water-- a plant essential. Plants are growing actively at this time of year and must have water. Nutrients are carried from the soil to stem and leaf in liquid form. Food manufactured by the leaves is transferred to other plant parts in a similar manner. Water, evaporating through leaves, acts as an air conditioner that helps keep plants cool.Read Article
LONG LIVE SANSEVIERIA!
The sansevieria has been around so long (everyone's grandmother had one) that its decorative qualities are often overlooked today. Where a plant with vertical lines is needed, it is hard to beat. And it has more going for it than its appearance.Read Article
SHOPPING EDITOR'S CHOICE
Discover the fun and convenience of shopping by mail! You can order with complete confidence any of the items shown: each company will refund your money if you're not delighted.Read Article
THE MAN NEXT DOOR
Pretty divorcee Elaine Cowan returned from downtown the other day with a flashy hairdo and three new dresses. Something special? "Not really," she confided; "I'm just doing what I can to keep America beautiful."Read Article