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.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Revolutionary lost Caravaggio painting 'Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy' identified
- 2 McKamey Manor: This 'extreme' haunted house is the stuff of nightmares
- 3 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 4 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 5 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
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Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts