Money Magazine

Seven Lessons Learned From The First Issue of Money Magazine

Since Money Magazine recently celebrated their 35th anniversary, I thought it might be useful to go back and look at the inaugural issue of Money Magazine. Cover-dated October 1972, the first issue is in many ways surprisingly similar to Money in its current incarnation – very direct and specific personal finance advice. Here are seven …

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Money Magazine – October 2007

This issue actually happens to be Money Magazine’s 35th anniversary issue (incidentally, I happen to have the first issue as well), which means that (a) it’s thicker than normal and (b) there are some anniversary-themed articles inside along with the usual Money Magazine content. As usual, I’ll yank out the ten tidbits from the issue …

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Money Magazine – September 2007

After missing out on the August issue due to the move, I finally received my September issue of Money in the mail. The cover story, The Best Stuff At The Best Price, indicates one of those consumer-oriented Money articles that makes me roll my eyes, but the other articles on the front page hint at …

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Money Magazine – July 2007

The July 2007 issue of Money Magazine has a nice big cover story on entrepreneurship, a topic that interests me more and more as I grow older and start to create more revenue streams. As usual, though, the issue had a lot of interesting points inside – here are ten that really stuck out at …

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Money Magazine – June 2007

The June 2007 issue of Money Magazine arrived in my mailbox several days ago, but I didn’t have time to even glance at it as we were in the middle of house hunting. Last night, I had the opportunity to sit down with the latest issue – here were the top ten things I found …

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Money Magazine – May 2007

The May 2007 issue of Money Magazine arrived in my mailbox yesterday, and as I was at home dealing with my sore throat, I had the time to read it immediately. Here are the ten points from the issue that really jumped out at me. “Two cycle billing” is insidious. Do you have a Discover …

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A Closer Look At Money Magazine’s Retirement Benchmarks

In my recent review of the April 2007 issue of Money Magazine, several people were quite interested in my comments on the early retirement article that appeared in the magazine. In brief, here’s the part that was interesting: Assuming you want to retire at age 60 and plan to have no pension and no job …

Money Magazine – April 2007

The April issue of Money Magazine arrived in my mailbox a few days ago and unfortunately stood by itself on my kitchen table for a couple days. I finally opened it – and it was worthwhile. Here are the ten things that really stood out at me from the issue: A nice rule of thumb …

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The Money 70: A Great Place To Start Looking For Mutual Funds

As the latest issue of Money Magazine just arrived in my mailbox (review forthcoming), it occurred to me that a mention of the Money 70 might be in order during Mutual Fund Week here at The Simple Dollar. What is the “Money 70″? The Money 70 is a list of mutual funds selected by Money …

Money Magazine – March 2007

My most recent issue of Money Magazine arrived in my mailbox late last week, but when I saw the cover, I almost cringed: it’s an issue devoted almost entirely to the baby boomers, and thus it has the “Oh my God retirement is coming I have nothing saved oh my GOD!” sentiment all over it. …

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Money Magazine – February 2007

My subscription to Money Magazine started with the February 2007 issue; I was quite happy to see it in my mailbox, even though it ups my magazine subscription list to eight (The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The Economist, Money Magazine, Wired, Discover, and Consumer Reports). Money Magazine is almost always an entertaining read with …