Money, Forbes... What magazines do you subscribe to?

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Money, Forbes... What magazines do you subscribe to?

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Curious to see how many here like Forbes, Money, etc. or some other magazine that I may not know is that good (: What magazines do you subscribe to? Just wondering what everybody likes.

My subscriptions:

Men's Journal
Runners World
Mens Health



Short list, but its about all I have time to read. I really like the journalism aspect of Men's Journal. Great Articles.


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Money
Kiplingers's
Ignore the market noise. Keep to your rebalancing schedule whether that is semi-annual, annual or trigger bands.
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I don't subscribe to any finance related magazines like Forbes, Money etc. but sometimes skim Kiplinger's at the airport news stand when I'm traveling. Here are the subscriptions that make my subway rides go faster:

ReadyMade
Veg News
The Economist
New York Magazine
Entertainment Weekly

Best,
Peter

EDIT: I can't believe I forgot! I also subscribe to Consumer Reports.
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Maxim
Men's Health
Maximum PC
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Consumer Reports
Sunset
Money


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Subscriptions:

Business week
Fortune
Forbes
MacWorld (for our Apple computers and stuff)
Kiplingers Retirement
Consumers Reports

I read the WSJ sporadically in our local library.....and we purchase the Sunday NY Times as a matter of tradition.

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I get free issues of Smart Money, which I usually flip through for 5 minutes and then throw away.
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What is a magazine? (in 2010, a legitimate question)

Recently, started a discounted subscription to Financial Times and it is far superior to most stuff out there -- have lapsed Forbes (after 20+ years) and Fortune (5 years) - just not much of interest in them anymore -- Money is way too basic.
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non-financial

The New Yorker
The electronic Connoisseur's Guide to California Wine
discounted Architecture Digest (Lifestyle porn)
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bob90245 wrote:Money
Kiplingers's
Me too.
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I thought about subscribing to the AAII journal. Is it not worth the investment.
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The New Yorker
Wired
Inc.

When I'm in the library I read The Economist, Financial Times and Foreign Policy Review.
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Men's Health
Money (I received this as a present I didn't pay for it)
Golf Digest (present as well)
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The Economist for a couple of years, now The New Yorker. Both have fine writing and penetrating pieces. I probably like The Economist a little better but I got an exceptional deal on The New Yorker, and since I only need one magazine a week to carry around when I take mass transportation, I switched.

I get all my financial information online or reading books.
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Household magazines:

Newsweek (came as a result of a donation)
Sports Illustrated (used expiring airline miles)
Wine Spectator (used expiring airline miles)
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Money
Time
The Atlantic
Wired
Discover
Scientific American
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Steelersfan wrote:The Economist for a couple of years, now The New Yorker. Both have fine writing and penetrating pieces. I probably like The Economist a little better but I got an exceptional deal on The New Yorker, and since I only need one magazine a week to carry around when I take mass transportation, I switched.

I get all my financial information online or reading books.
Out of curiosity, what kind of pricing did you obtain on The New Yorker?

I have thought of subscribing, but I have no idea what a good price is on it! (Hey, I need some kind of "anchor" point...)

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Magazines seem too "slow" for me. I can't click on the text and get a new page to emerge. I can't click on the author's bio like I can on a "webzine". Also almost everything on the web is free, while magazines cost money. The last time I read a magazine was in the doctor's office. It made an unbearable wait even more unbearable. I suppose magazines will make a comeback of sorts when e-readers become the norm.
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None :D I picked up a couple at checkout stand at grocery store and glanced thru them,,there are a few articles sandwiched in between pages of ads :shock:
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I don't subscribe myself to magazines, but my mom used to get me gift subscription to Smart Money. The best thing to do with them is to not read them for 2 years, then just glance at the cover 2 years later when you put them in the recycling bin. The headlines on the cover are a real joke and good for a laugh.
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The Economist for 35 years now, wife calls herself an 'Economist Widow'.
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Multiple Financial Magazines

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance (continuous since January 1965)
Money
SmartMoney
Consumer Reports (continuous since 1966)
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Backpacker
Money (used expiring airline miles)

I keep a list of others and read them at the library as they come in.
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Money
Mens Health (started recently)
Mental Floss (started recently)

Kiplingers (discontinued recently)
Readers Digest (discontinued recently)

SmartMoney (had just for a year. discontinued a while ago)
Wired (had just for a year. discontinued a while ago)


Newsweek(discontinued a while ago)
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None.

The people who write articles in Forbes, etc. are novices. Useful articles are very rare.

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance ( discounted "Educator" subscription )
Money ( free-airline miles )
Smart Money (free-airline miles )
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No paper subscriptions, all online.

I read all of The Bogleheads' View and Rick Ferri's columns on Forbes, but don't see much else worthwhile on a long-term basis. The Forbes Woman section is a fashion magazine in business attire. :thumbsdown

Economist (I'm not impressed, very close to deleting it)
Wired
Ars Technica

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I let my last subscription expire early this year. Until I clear out all the old magazines I don't plan on subscribing to any tho I might buy a single issue now and then. I am a AAA member so I do get AAA Living.
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Economist
Adventure Cycling
Recumbent and Tandem Magazine
AAII Journal (pretty much worthless)
Rails to Trails
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Subscribe:
Consumer Reports (since 1985 or so)
Consumer Reports Money Advisor (so so)
Checkbook (from Consumers Union - a local version of Consumer Reports with ratings of plumbers, auto mechanics, etc)
BottomLine Personal (tidbits of useless information)

Purchase at Magazine Stand:
Money (most months)
Backpacker (occasional)
Runners World (occasional)
Popular Science (occasional)
Popular Mechanics (occasional)
Scientific American (occasional)
Men's Health (occasional)
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Money magazine. Every year I am negotiating with "Money" about price of my subscription. Yes! I am a cheapskate.

Most of my magazines are for my profession only. :D
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Newsweek
Archaeology
Scientific American
National Geographic
The Pharos


I also receive about 15-20 medical journals - most of which go straight to the recycling bin since I keep up with the latest and greatest by e-mail these days.
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In order of interest and content:
Barron’s
Kiplinger’s ….(gift)
Forbes
Money …. (gift)
Outdoor Photographer
National Geographic
Drilling Contractor …complimentary
Sand Sports …..(Off road cars and recreation….gift)

Occasional News Rack purchase:
Plane & Pilot
Car & Driver
Fly Fisherman
Consumer Reports

Yeah I know, magazines are supposed to be so yesterday but, for people like me with a short attention span, they are great mental fodder for the afternoons kicking back on the beach. Articles of interest are just long enough to be worthwhile and enjoyable, not to speak of a delightful break from the computer.... :-)

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wired (subscriber since the beginning)
new yorker
kiplinger's (got an insane deal)
national geographic (gift)

i always get the economist from the library. that said, i have some trouble keeping up from time to time.
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Wired
Harpers
Scientific American
Outside--an amazing magazine that covers an enormous amount of information
Cooking Light

We've let Consumer Reports and several of their subsidiary magazines lapse along with The Nation and a few others--it's really hard to keep up with print stuff these days
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Husband and I:
Money
Kiplinger's
Golf Digest
Motor Trend
Car and Driver
House Beautiful
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The Economist
The Wall Street Journal
Popular Mechanics
Several car magazines
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Inc.
Fortune
Sports Illustrated
Men's Health

Car & Driver ... $10 for 3 years why not

Consumer Reports .. online version

Money .. expiring soon for good

Time ... recently expired .. get it free at my office

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I subscribe to Barrons only, but use the library for other information (5 min from home) as it is quite peaceful (easier to focus). There I read Money, Kiplinger and the weekly Kiplinger letter. I normally buy the Weekend Wallstreet Journal on the stand and use lots of on-line references. I don't like getting lots of political messages in business publications, preferring just the facts. Keep your opinions. Run, walk, exercise magazines -- no. I use that time to run, walk and exercise.
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Esquire
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Sound and Vision
Golf Digest

*both were free
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Re: Money, Forbes... What magazines do you subscribe to?

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jacksparrowsmate wrote:Curious to see how many here like Forbes, Money, etc. or some other magazine that I may not know is that good (: What magazines do you subscribe to? Just wondering what everybody likes.

My subscriptions:

Men's Journal
Runners World
Mens Health



Short list, but its about all I have time to read. I really like the journalism aspect of Men's Journal. Great Articles.


Caleb
The New York Review of Books (indispensable)

The London Review of Books (less indispensable, more eclectic-- but the financial crash coverage by John Lanchester and Donald Mackinnon was unsurpassed)

The Economist (usually read the Science & Tech, skim the busines and finance)

The Financial Times (ok a daily, but indispensable)

New Scientist (more my partner, but usually 1-2 good bits)

The Atlantic (it varies: I've been a subscriber for 30 years it goes through cycles)

Harpers (sometimes)

The New Yorker (about 1 issue in 4)

Washington Monthly (not so much now)

Financial Analysts Journal (CFA mag, read about 1 article in 4)

Journal of Economic Perspectives (has just become free online!)


Used to read Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (still very good), MIT Technology Review (good but got busy),
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If subscription is the key word here, I subscribe only to The New York Times my local paper, and Nutrition Action magazine. The rest - New Yorker, Money, Kiplinger's, Consumer Reports, the local Checkbook, Time, Wall Street Journal, etc., etc., etc., I get online or at the library.

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magazines:

Robot
Discover
Kiplinger's
Downeast
Yankee
Wine Spectator
Frommer's Budget Travel
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I don't subscribe to any magazines. I did so in the past but no longer see the value in subscribing.
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