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Hot spot: the inside story on healthy sex

Hot spot: the inside story on healthy sex – Advertisement Jamie Ireland Learning “The Ropes” … This month I got a letter from a reader in Texas, about a “little secret” that has made her love life with her husband absolutely explosive. (Those Texans know their stuff, let me tell you.) Tina writes: Dear Jamie, […]

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Men's Fitness

Not sold on sex

Not sold on sex – Letter to the Editor Alfred Key As a subscriber for the past several years, I continue to be impressed with the quality of your magazine. However, I was very pleased to see the cover of the November issue. For the first time in a long while there were no “Slammin’ […]

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Men's Fitness

Light up your hormones – Healthy Shorts – early-morning exposure to light may increase levels of testosterone

Light up your hormones – Healthy Shorts – early-morning exposure to light may increase levels of testosterone – Brief Article CAN FLIPPING A light switch take the place of therapy? Bright light has already been found to reduce symptoms of depression, and now scientists think they’ve round the explanation. The level of a pituitary hormone […]

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine

Interest Rates Lurch Downward

Interest Rates Lurch Downward – Brief Article Joan Goldwasser Just as we were getting used to the bungee-cord motion of the stock market, the bond market fell into a similar dive-and-rally pattern–dragging interest rates along for the ride. In just a few weeks’ time, the 30-year Treasury bond snapped from 5.2% to 4.7% and back […]

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Men's Fitness

Straight talk: Hollywood’s hot new thing gets right to the point – Fast track: the active man’s guide to damn near everything – Maggie Lawson

Straight talk: Hollywood’s hot new thing gets right to the point – Fast track: the active man’s guide to damn near everything – Maggie Lawson – Interview THIS MONTH: MAGGIE LAWSON, 23, ACTRESS Beautiful, brainy, and female! What else could you want in a woman? We could care less. And the same goes for Maggie […]

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine

Take The Hint – house prices too high

Take The Hint – house prices too high – Brief Article Elizabeth Razzi HOMES | Real estate agents are asking some buyers to admit that they’re PAYING TOO MUCH. THE HOUSING market has hit a new high–or low–in California’s Silicon Valley. Some real estate brokers are actually asking buyers to sign a statement acknowledging that […]

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Risk & Insurance

defrocking weather derivatives and classifying them as what they are, insurance products, can only serve to benefit the public, claims the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Weather derivatives: call them insurance: defrocking weather derivatives and classifying them as what they are, insurance products, can only serve to benefit the public, claims the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Editor’s note: The following is a summary of a draft white paper titled Weather Financial Instruments: Insurance or Capital Markets Products? published by NAIC. […]

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine

No-Money-Down Mortgages!

No-Money-Down Mortgages! Kimberly Lankford * Fidelity customers can take a margin loan instead of paying cash. Fidelity’s marketing materials make its Pledged Asset Plan sound like a sweet deal: You take out a mortgage with its partner, GMAC, with no money down. Instead of cashing in stocks, bonds or mutual funds in your Fidelity account […]

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MF asks a top pigskin professor about the three best college football bowl games of all time

Bowling for greatness: MF asks a top pigskin professor about the three best college football bowl games of all time Chris Fowler HARD TO BELIEVE, BUT THERE WAS ONCE A TIME when college bowl games were played purely for exhibition. They didn’t carry the same do-or-die significance that they do now. But that went out […]

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine

Bells AND WHISTLES – wireless telephones

Bells AND WHISTLES – wireless telephones – Buyers Guide Ronaleen R. Roha For today’s phones, calling home is just the beginning. Placing a call is only the beginning of what you can do with the latest, coolest wireless phones. Some browse the Web, so you can check stock quotes and airline schedules or get driving […]