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October 2014

Special Section

Be prepared for the next big storm
The best generators and chain saws to use in a weather emergency
Choosing the Right Replacement Windows for Your Home
Find the right windows for your home and climate


Choose the Right Fish To Lower Mercury Risk Exposure
The government wants you to eat more seafood. The key to limiting your risk is choosing the right fish.
What you need to know about Google Glass
Find out how well this wearable tech works
Why women should think differently about retirement planning
Statisically longer life expectancy and lower retirement income demand vigilance and action
Why eating the right breakfast is so important
Skipping the morning meal could lead to overeating later in the day


Redesigned Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe review
Mega-utility is the draw for these heavy haulers
Car hits and misses of 2014
How last year’s models really measure up

Up Front

Where do cost-conscious American women do their grocery shopping?
More women are bypassing supermarkets in hopes of spending less


Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
Viewpoint: General Motor's recent safety lapse
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