Surf Around for Best Fares
If you're looking for that cheap ticket to get home for the holidays, you might fare better consulting the Net rather than your travel agent. This year more of the major airlines, including Continental and United, are offering special discounted deals over the Web. Some, like American, will even alert you via e-mail to last-minute steals--so log on and take off.
Club Dues Can Be High
You might make friends in an investment club, and you might learn something about stock picking, but you'll probably pay a price in lower returns on your investment. Fully 60%...