Advice

We rounded up the best advice from the experts on pets, money, travel, work, parenting, love, and more.

Saving Money

Car Insurance, Nightclubs, Dry Cleaning: Does Life Cost More for Men or Women?

Researchers in California once discovered that women in that state annually pay around $1,351 more… >>

Work & Career

9 Important, Invisible Job Skills You Might Not Realize You Have

It’s not just the bullet points on your resume that make for a successful career. These little… >>

Pets

4 Incredible Times When Dogs Saved Their Owners and Became Heroes

Saving lives, comforting strangers, battling bears: Do dogs have instincts to help human beings?… >>

Travel

The Little Life-Changing Habit Every Traveler Should Try On Vacation

Waking up early while you travel allows you to experience a new city in a whole new light. >>

Travel

5 Important Life Lessons Living in Paradise Taught Me

When Amanda Walkins moved to Honduras, she started approaching life in a completely new way. She… >>

Relationships

This Is My Mother’s Bizarrely Simple 75th Birthday Wish

For mom's big birthday, we were shocked by what she really wanted. >>

Parenting

My Daughter’s Piano Recital and the Little, Lovely Life Lesson It Taught Me

One father learns you don't always have to say the words "I love you" to get the point across. >>

Relationships

9 Meaningful Ways to Use Body Language to Get What You Want

From landing a job to losing weight, these body language tricks can do the work for you. >>

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Parenting

The Awesome Power of 4 Tiny Family Traditions

No room in your family’s hectic schedule for “quality time”? These mini rituals make it… >>

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Relationships

11 Secrets Your Valentine’s Day Card Reveals About You

Nearly 200 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged every year. Is your card sending the right… >>

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Relationships

5 Powerfully Simple Ways to Diffuse a Fight With Your Partner

Tell a joke. Sit on something soft. Ask this question. These weird-but-effective expert tips can… >>

Pets

12 Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs That Every Owner Should Know

Many cancer symptoms in dogs are subtle and can be caused by another condition, but if you notice… >>

Work & Career

Cyberscammers Confess: Their 20 Top Tricks, Cons, and Schemes to Hack Your Internet Security

Computer hackers have lots of tools to threaten your internet security, but these tips from… >>

Relationships

22 Successful People Confess the Best Advice They’ve Always Relied On

The nation's most interesting and accomplished people share words of wisdom that changed their… >>

Pets

11 Warning Signs of Cancer in Cats That Every Owner Should Know

Cancer is the number-one disease-related killer of cats and dogs. Many cancer symptoms in cats are… >>

Relationships

Mindy Kaling’s Advice to Teens: Please Don’t Peak in High School

Almost no one who was a big star in high school is a big star later in life, Mindy Kaling observes… >>

Work & Career

MetLife Defender Q&A: How to Stay Safe Online

The technology and cybersecurity team answers reader-submitted questions. >>

Relationships

Jane Smiley: It’s Funny What You Remember…

A coffee-date reunion was filled with unexpected insights into being honest with yourself—and… >>

Work & Career

5 Powerful Ways to Use Body Language at Work

Increase your stock at the office with these body language tricks. >>

Work & Career

13 Secrets the Best Motivational Speakers Know

Experts agree: Whether speaking to a few coworkers or an auditorium of hundreds, these few simple… >>