The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 31, 1998 · Page 47
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PERSONAL |M g rcn^w !•***•_ Finance By JEAN SHERMAN CHATZKY $12 for a movie and popcorn? Wait for the video. Save your change — it could grow to thousands of dollars S ave more! That's the message of a series of initiatives aimed at getting you to waste less on frivolous consumption and stuff more into your IRAs and 401 (k)s. This spring, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Arthur Levitt led a Facts on Saving and Investing Campaign. The first-ever "National Pay Yourself Day," created by Fidelity Investments and supported by 300 corporations, was May 7. And President Clinton is joining in: This Thursday and Friday he has called the first national summit on saving for retirement. If Clinton is publicly worrying that you won't have enough socked away for retirement, it seems wise to listen up. Perhaps he knows more about the future of Social Security than he's saying. How to save more? One easy way is to curb your spending in several small ways. Here are a few suggestions (courtesy of Fidelity), and a look at how much you'd have 30 years from now if you invested the money at 9 percent. • Exercising at home instead of joining a gym saves $300 a year. Value at retirement: $44,572. • Having a cappuccino every other day instead of daily saves $7 a week. Value at retirement: $56,092. • Renting a video once a month rather than going to the movies (and eating popcorn) saves $12 a month. Value at retirement: $22,134. • Save $35 a month by collecting all your change. Value at retirement: $64,557. d Contributing Editor Jean Sherman Chatzky, a Money magazine editor, wrote The Rich and Famous Money Book. She is seen on NBC's Today show and MSNBC. : a financial grip At www.usaweekend.com, take our Essential Money Knowledge Quiz, and review more smart-money advice from Jean Sherman Chatzky. USA WEEKEND • May 29-21,1998 7 David Carradine Teaches You TAl CHI On Home Video "KungFu"S(ai David Carradine has studied Tai Chi for almost 20 years. An Easy-To-Follow Fitness Program For Body, Mind & Spirit L et "Kung Fu" star, David Carradine, , show you how to get in shape the ancient Chinese way! Perfected 2,500 years ago, Tai Chi is a gentle, low-impact workout designed to increase your mental and physical energy through a series of simple, stress-reducing exercises. These exercises are so easy, just about anyone can do them. And you don't need special equipment! Step by step, Carradine shows you all the basic Tai Chi exercises, preparing you for a relaxing Tai Chi workout... led by Carradine's own teacher, Master Kam Yuen! Tai Chi can help you achieve total harmony of body, mind and spirit. You can exercise every day or whenever you like. An entire Tai Chi session takes less than an hour and the results are phenomenal. No wonder Tai Chi is practiced as an exercise program by people all over the world! Good Health And Longevity How can an exercise regimen so gentle and effortless be so good for you? That's what TAI CHI is all about! The notion that you must "overexert" yourself to benefit from your workout is a common misconception. In TAI CHI, just the opposite is true! It is only by "slowly" performing the dance-like movements that you effectively exercise in a safe, nonstrenuous, and relaxing way. A Workout You'll Really Look Forward To David Carradine's Tai Chi Workout is more than an exercise video, it's a dynamic, life- enhancing program you can perform conveniently in your own home. It's one workout you'll actually look forward to. Order your copy today! 45 Minutes. VHS. Steady practice of Tai Chi offers many benefits... • Relaxation and Stress-Reduction • Improves Your Muscle Tone • Increases Your Strength and Endurance • Boosts Your Vitality • Improves Your Balance and Flexibility • Strengthens Your Concentration and Patience ...And much more! ORDER TOLL FREE 1-8OO-789-OO35 HOW TO ORDER To order David Carradine's TAI CHI Workout (HT15) for only $19.95 plus $3.00 postage & handling, send your name, address, zip code and check to: Publishers Choice Video® Box 4106, Dept. HT15-UD Huntington Station, NY 11746 SAVE! Order two for only $38.90 plus $5.00 postage & handling. Charge your order! VISA' and MASTERCARD 1 , DISCOVER' and AMERICAN EXPRESS' accepted. Send account number and expiration date. Be sure to indicate quantity desired and total amount enclosed. CA and NY residents add appropriate sales tax. £ 1998 National Syndications Inc. General Offices: J80 South Research Place. Central blip, NT 117224415. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed If not totally delighted, you may return your purchase for a prompt refund of your purchase price — no questions asked! VISIT OUR WEB SITE! http: www.pubchoicevideo.com

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