Advice

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

Remember Everything!  8 Apps that Banish Forgetfulness
Remember Everything! 8 Apps that Banish Forgetfulness

The one thing you never forget is your cell phone, right? Download these apps to help lighten your… >>

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Is the American School System Damaging Our Kids?

Education has become an American institution—of the worst kind. >>

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13 Things HR Won’t Tell You About Keeping Your Job

HR professionals reveal their insider secrets, including what they think about the hiring process… >>

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Rick Bragg on Parenting

Award-winning journalist Rick Bragg shares thoughts on the departure of his son—and his "empty… >>

Pet Obesity: Is Yours at Risk?
Pet Obesity: Is Yours at Risk?

Studies show nearly half of our dogs and cats are overweight or obese, but these healthy habits… >>

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13 Dog Facts You Didn’t Know

Find out why your dog acts the way he does. >>

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13 Things Your Mall Salesperson Won’t Tell You

We talked to the folks at your local malls to get the lowdown on sneaky, smart ways you can save… >>

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5 Clever Car Tricks for Winter

How to prevent an icy windshield, quickly thaw a frozen lock, and more. >>

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Sneaky Things That Affect Your Credit Score

Did you know these everyday occurrences could be hurting your credit score? >>

Why It Costs What It Costs: Vacuum Cleaners
Why It Costs What It Costs: Vacuum Cleaners

Learn what to look for when buying a new vacuum. >>

Ken Burns: Our Great National Parks
Ken Burns: Our Great National Parks

From Yellowstone to Yosemite, Zion to Shenandoah, our national parks were founded on one principle:… >>

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How to Make Your Computer Faster

Ever thought to yourself, "Gee, my computer is slow"? We've got expert tips on how to speed things… >>

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Rude! What You Should Never Do in Other Countries

Planning a trip abroad? Learn these seven rules to avoid offending the locals. >>

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Should a Sperm Donor Share Custody?

She never would have agreed to let him be the donor if she had known he was going to expect to be… >>

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Uncommon Sense: A Modern Guide to Holiday Etiquette

Our resident voice of reasons shares advice for the everyday—and the holidays. >>

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13 Best Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday—that's amateur hour. These holiday shopping tips will help you save… >>

Travel Advisories
10 Popular Travel Tips That Are No Longer True

Don't believe everything you hear about the best way to travel safely, happily, and on a budget. >>

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How to Recover From Your Most Awkward Moments

The key to handling interactions with grace: anticipating the other person’s point of view… >>

How to Protect Yourself Online
How to Protect Yourself Online

Use these do's and dont's to make sure that you're never the victim of online scams. >>

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5 Simple Steps to Keep Your Cell Phone Secure

The more we rely on our phones to transact our personal financial business, the more we’re all… >>