HOW MUCH CAN YOU EARN AND STILL COLLECT SOCIAL SECURITY?
Actually, you can earn a good deal of money and still collect social security benefits. And this is true even though social security law permits you to receive full benefits only as long as you earn less than $1,680 a year.Read Article
JUST HOW MUCH DOES YOUR PERSONAL INSURANCE COVER?
Most home and car owners are insured by package policies designed to cover practically all the contingencies an average family might run into. These policies seem so complete that it's easy to forget that there still may be circumstances where you don't have adequate insurance protection.Read Article
ARE YOU SURE YOUR HOSPITAL QUALIFIES UNDER YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY?
To collect on your hospital-expense policy, you must be treated in a hospital that meets the policy's specifications. The best way to find out whether you're eligible is to look at your policy, see how it defines hospitals, and then check to see which nearby hospitals meet this policy definition.Read Article
YOUR GUIDE TO CAMPING GEAR
Beginning camper or veteran, you still have to decide on what to take with you, and how much of it you need. The kind of camping vehicle you use is the major factor in determining the amount and type of gear.Read Article
If you think you haven't enough space for a dishwasher, or that installation is too involved for your kitchen, check these models. One might be the answer.Read Article
VACATION DRIVING SPECIAL
Have the cooling system checked and serviced. This should include flushing the entire system and refilling with new coolant (preferably ethylene glycol base antifreeze). Have all belts examined for wear and adjustment (include power steering and air conditioner belts.) The thermostat and radiator pressure cap should be checked for proper type and operation.Read Article
CASUAL FURNITURE FOR ALL SEASONS
Outdoor furniture gets better every year! Sleek lines, inventive use of contemporary materials, and improved comfort combine to give casual furniture an exciting new image. In fact, you might well find your next living room sofa or dining room table in an "outdoor" furniture display.Read Article
GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!
How about some tailor-made tires? These tires are designed for the job they are to perform.Read Article
ONE COLOR SCHEME ALL THE WAY!
Are you and your family keen about a certain color scheme? Then let it flow from room to room throughout your home. Don't worry about monotony! We'll show you all sorts of ways to avoid sameness. Actually, the idea is much like the variation on a theme in music. Here, the basic color scheme provides the theme, and each room interprets it in a different, but harmonious way.Read Article
MULCH AND EDGE YOUR FLOWER BEDS FOR EASY MAINTENANCE
These simple work-savers are often overlooked. Mulches reduce needing, conserve moisture. Edgings make for trim beds, easier mowing. Costs shown are per-square-foot of mulch, lineal foot of edging. Use local mulches (all do a good job); edgings are nationally obtainable.Read Article
VACATIONING IN THE WILDERNESS
A successful backpack starts long before you take to the trail. Pick an area and get the best trail maps and booklets you can obtain. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey topographic maps, U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service maps are best. Plan your hike so you won't be attempting too much in a day.Read Article
THE COUNTRY MUSIC SCENE IN NASHVILLE
You don't have to be a connoisseur of country music to get a kick out of Nashville's country music boom-- and its reverberations on what was once a quiet southern city. It's interesting to observe simply as a phenomenon, like the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls.Read Article
WALKING TOURS OF CANADA'S GREAT CITIES
Vancouver-- In this Pacific Coast city we worked out two half-day walking tours for you, both starting at the gleaming new public library at Robson and Burrard Streets downtown. The library itself usually has special exhibits relating to Canadian history or culture.Read Article
BERLIN: GERMAN GLAMOUR CITY
Ask a knowledgeable Berliner what it is about the city that charms so many U.S. visitors, and he may well reply, "It's so much like Chicago." That's because West Berlin is a town that takes its fun seriously. Its visitors face an overwhelming array of eateries, nightclubs, and shops-- not to mention a long list of outdoor delights, from Germany's largest zoo to a gigantic open-air theater.Read Article
THE CHARM OF THE PAST IN SAVANNAH
The perfect charm and beauty of the place will be the first impression you'll have of historic Savannah, Georgia. The city is famous for the graceful little squares, or parks, that dot the downtown area. Planned as central areas for water, fortification, and protection for the Oglethorpe colonists, these squares are now filled with flowering plants, giant shade trees, fountains, and monuments.Read Article
THE BEST STORAGE UNITS WE'VE SEEN
Nine of the most exciting storage ideas ever! Not conventional closets or ordinary bookshelves-- these units create rooms, set up party centers, or move your whole wardrobe within reach. Here's your chance to put things where you can get at them, and wake up your home, too.Read Article
THE VINYL WORD ON KITCHENS!
Vinyl now is the final word-- for an easycare kitchen that's as good-looking as your living room. We designed this one ourselves. All its surfaces are completely clad in protective, washable plastic. Yet the results look so much like their counterparts-- wood, leather, ceramic, parquetry-- that you'll find it hard to tell the difference.Read Article
Fragrant flower carts that once dotted cobblestone corners are gone, but not forgotten. Here their color and charm inspired a trio of contemporary table settings. To create your own garden-fresh table, start with a centerpiece of brilliant summer flowers, set off with a translucent sheer or sun-dappled checked cloth.Read Article
STORAGE IDEAS FOR CAMPERS
For you vacationers on wheels, here are a few "household hints" to help you enjoy the carefree life in trailer, camper, or motor home.Read Article
TIPS FOR TENTERS
Tents today come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes. Ones with an outside aluminum frame set up in minutes. This 10x12-foot one (below) sleeps four comfortably.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
Rosemary, who worries a lot about her father's appearance, says that I can wear my favorite gardening clothes in the backyard-- but absolutely not while working on the front lawn, where her friends might see me.Read Article