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A state-by-state look at apartment security deposits, the maximums allowable, interest payable to tenants, time for itemized accounting and refund after tenancy ends and maximum penalty. Tips on making sure the deposit's secure.
APARTMENT LIFE Oct 1978 (v.10#10) pg. 32

Tactics for cutting credit charges.
APARTMENT LIFE Mar 1979 (v.11#3) pg. 22

How to get your complaint heard and satisfied. A guide to effective consumer complaint action.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 16

What's the best place for your savings? An examination of the four main types of institutions that pay interest on savings, how to get the best interest and yield, a look at how timing affects yield, and tips on how to save regularly.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 40

What you need to know if you are named executor of an estate. A checklist of responsibilities concerning probate and how much an executor must do versus how much must be done by a lawyer.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 68

How to cut the high cost of food. Tips on eating less, substitutions, shopping strategies and saving by canning and freezing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1974 (v.52#5) pg. 8

How to finance a home improvement job. Tips on eight kinds of loans you can secure.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1974 (v.52#5) pg. 32

A checklist of possible benefits for survivors after a family death.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1974 (v.52#6) pg. J14 (128+)

What happens if you go bankrupt? A summary of how bankruptcy works and its impact on the debtor.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1974 (v.52#6) pg. 10

How to avoid having a check bounce.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1974 (v.52#8) pg. 16

How to cut the high fixed costs in your budget. A look at ways to reduce your financial obligations involving your home mortgage, home use and maintenance costs, installment loans, transportation costs, taxes and insurance.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1974 (v.52#9) pg. 30

Mutual funds, a new way to get higher interest. A look at how the small investor can take advantage of the short-term investment funds. How to determine which fund to choose and how to invest.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1974 (v.52#10) pg. 8

A look at credit unions and what they can provide.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1974 (v.52#10) pg. 10

How to make the most of your money when you have two incomes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 68

A year-end financial checklist. Guidelines to help you evaluate your current position and plan for the years ahead.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1974 (v.52#12) pg. 44

A look at personal debt, it's danger signs and what you can do if you owe too much.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1975 (v.53#6) pg. 8

A look at the benefits and pitfalls of investing in gold.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1975 (v.53#9) pg. 6

A look at two types of self-created pension plans, an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) and the Keogh Plan.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1975 (v.53#10) pg. 30

A look at the various kinds of credit available today and your new credit rights under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Credit Billing Act.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 45

A look at estate planning and why few families should do without it.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1976 (v.54#4) pg. 36

What happens if you become disabled. A look at what is considered a disability and source of income that could be available.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 16

A look at the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and how warranties work.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 46

A look at the basic rules of family bugeting and how a buget can help you meet today's realities.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1976 (v.54#6) pg. 4

Facts about veterans benefits. A summary of some of the more important benefits that veterans and their families are entitled to.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 8

How to teach money management to children.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1976 (v.54#8) pg. 10

Fifteen ways to cut the high cost of college.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1976 (v.54#10) pg. 158

Facts you should know before you co-sign a loan. What is your responsibility and what happens if the situation changes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1976 (v.54#11) pg. 40

What you need to know about giving someone your power of attorney.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1976 (v.54#11) pg. 68

How to set up a records system that works for your family finances.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 74

A look at the different savings vehicles to consider when looking for the highest return on your investments. Instruments noted are: passbook accounts, NOW accounts, time deposits, US savings bonds, government securities, and money market funds.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1978 (v.56#8) pg. 82

Your rights with creditors. A summary of what to expect under typical credit situations and what to do if things go wrong.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1979 (v.57#1) pg. 13

ABC's of investing in common stocks.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1979 (v.57#3) pg. 72

How to write a consumer complaint letter with clout.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1979 (v.57#4) pg. 56

A look at the advantages and disadvantages of investing in mutual funds.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1979 (v.57#4) pg. 84

How to finance your home improvements.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1979 (v.57#5) pg. 9

How to survive when you are between jobs. A guide to bridging the cash gap, how to stay insured and retain your pension.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1979 (v.57#10) pg. 19

What to do if you're overextended. How to tell if your outstanding debt level is too high and what you can do.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1979 (v.57#11) pg. 31

Inflation-fighting tactics that work. Tips to help you sharpen shopping skills, cut costs and manage cash flow and savings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1980 (v.58#1) pg. 11

How to adopt a family budget that works.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1981 (v.59#1) pg. 14

A guide to your rights if you must declare bankruptcy.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1981 (v.59#8) pg. 160

How to borrow against what you own. Ways to get money from life insurance, retirement trusts, home equity, stocks and bonds, and savings accounts.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1981 (v.59#10) pg. 58

Cost accounting for the homesteader. Part 1.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1983 (v.67#5) pg. 18

Cost accounting for the homesteader. Part 2.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1983 (v.67#6) pg. 40

Some solutions to deal with temporary tight money problems. Tips on which bills you should pay first and a look at what creditors can do if you can't pay.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 1 1979 (v.92#2) pg. 20

How one couple got out of debt and guidelines on money management.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1979 (v.92#6) pg. 70

Eight money management myths and the new rules for managing our finances in today's climate of inflation.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 7 1979 (v.92#11) pg. 44

Concise guide to effective consumer self-defense. Covers learning the difference between real and phony sales, what constitutes a contract, and a look at warranties, door-to-door sales, home moving, buying land and home improvements. Tips on effective complaining.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 28 1979 (v.92#12) pg. 2

Investing in your own household economy is one way to help America out of its economic problems. Tips on creating the goods and services we need ourselves, reducing our consumption, and other ideas.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #215 Jan 1981 (v.31#1) pg. 28

Home improvement contractors and contracts. Advice from Sylvia Porter.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #216 Feb 1981 (v.31#2) pg. 58

Home improvement traps and how to avoid them. Part 1.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #218 Apr 1981 (v.31#4) pg. 72

Home improvement traps and how to avoid them. Part 2.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #219 May-Jun 1981 (v.31#5) pg. 72

How to avoid fraudulant carpeting schemes. Tips from Sylvia Porter includes questions & answers on rugs and carpeting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #222 Oct 1981 (v.31#8) pg. 78

Home records guide. What to keep, where to keep it and when to throw it away.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #314 Jan 1991 (v.41#1) pg. 40

How to buy home improvement products at the lowest price.
HOME MECHANIX #778 Sep 1993 (v.89) pg. 79

Product warranties. Advice on comparing warranties before buying.
HOME MECHANIX #786 Jun 1994 (v.90) pg. 32

Weighing your colored gem investment. Tips from a professional on investing in gemstones.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #527 Sep 1981 pg. 48

Investments for the faceter. More information from an expert on investing in gemstones.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #529 Nov 1981 pg. 66

Safe gem investing. Ten tips.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1981 (v.35#3) pg. 784

Selecting the right loan for home improvements.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #442 Mar 1965 (v.61) pg. 73

How to cope with being out of work.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #514 Mar 1971 (v.67) pg. 53

How to improve your credit rating.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #516 May 1971 (v.67) pg. 64

How to spend your travel dollars wisely.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #517 Jun 1971 (v.67) pg. 56

Fifty tips on how to save money.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #517 Jun 1971 (v.67) pg. 62

Which records and documents should your family keep?
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #524 Jan 1972 (v.68) pg. 46

How to cope with a major illness.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #528 May 1972 (v.68) pg. 117

Twelve ways (tips) to cope with inflation.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #562 Mar 1975 (v.71) pg. 49

Are you prepared for unemployment? Prepare for alternative employment and get your financial house in order now while you are still working and earning.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #564 May 1975 (v.71) pg. 31

How to find money for remodeling.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #659 Apr 1983 (v.79) pg. 51

How to get a home-improvement loan. What are your options and how to choose the one that's right for you.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 81

Costs of holding a regular suburban job compared with homesteading.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 80

How to avoid the financial pitfalls of home renovation.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1986 (v.7#2) pg. 58

Five articles on self-sufficient retirement that deal with gardening as a source of physical conditioning, food and income.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1977 (v.24#5) pg. 104

How to establish and maintain a good credit rating.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Summer 1980 pg. 18

Tips on how to ask for, and get, a raise.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Winter 1980 pg. 22

A basic list of safeguards to consider before signing a home remodeling contract.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1975 (v.31#5) pg. 39