A lifestyle magazine for Costco members
A student from
Nyanga, South Africa,
participates in a
Khan Academy lesson.
for all Sal Khan—through Khan Academy—wants to provide free ducation to everyone. BY IRENE MIDDLEMAN THOMAS
; 2013 National
the Year 35
; Outfitting students
for college 37
; Kids and money 41
; Adults in school 43
23 Living large for less One of America’s most successful
pennypinchers gives tips on how
to take charge of your finances.
BY CLARK HOWARD
25 Mail to order Every Door Direct Mail helps small
businesses thrive. Also, Mr. ZIP
celebrates his 50th birthday!
BY EVA SHAW
27 Tablet power Small-business apps turn your tablet
into an effective business tool.
BY ANDREW DON
46 Goal Zero A good cause—providing solar
power to remote villages—
becomes a successful business.
BY TERI CETTINA
51 Gluten-free diet Going gluten free can be good
for you, but you need to do
BY MARIJKE VROOMEN DURNING
57 Book Pick: The Orchardist Amanda Coplin’s debut novel sets
tensions in a bucolic landscape.
BY MICHAEL EVANS
59 DVD picks Three new Blu-ray releases—
The Sapphires, Mud and Oblivion—
come to Costco.
BY STEVE FISHER
61 Magazine roundup Cooking and craft magazine titles
available at Costco.
BY STEPHANIE E. PONDER
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