Media: Launch Of The Week 2. real money
Tuesday 28 September 1999
Price: pounds 2.50.
Editor: Mark Frary.
Raison d'etre: "It's the first personal finance magazine for the younger generation. Real Money will never tell you to stop spending on things you love, such as going out and looking good, and essentials such as CDs and beer. We'll look at pensions, mortgages and ISAs... by being smarter with your money you can enjoy a better lifestyle."
Star Feature: "Is Britain a Rip-Off?" - investigates why we pay more than other countries for cars, beer and designer gear. Next month: an expose of how much money football teams make from fans.
Print run: 35,000.
Target audience: 24-to-45-year-olds with little knowledge of personal finance.
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 2 Doctors remove 80 teeth from boy's jaw
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 5 Naomi Wolf reacts to Isis 'conspiracy theories' critism after she questions whether beheading videos are real
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
Last Tango in Halifax, BBC1, review: Cosy familiarity and real surprises are perfectly in step
Game of Thrones named most-pirated TV show of 2014
Exodus: Gods and Kings banned in the UAE over 'religious mistakes'
Marilyn Manson breaks silence on Lana Del Rey rape clip: 'I wouldn't make a video of that nature'
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Douglas Carswell tells Ukip to stop blaming foreigners as youth poll shows Nigel Farage is even less popular than Nick Clegg