Advice

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

Buying an iPad Mini? Read This First
Buying an iPad Mini? Read This First

Before you ask: No, I wasn't among the mass of people who, despite a city hobbled by Hurricane… >>

GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students
GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students

From textbooks to devices to extracurricular activities, school is expensive. We can all recall… >>

America's Most Misunderstood Dog
America’s Most Misunderstood Dog

For all that I'm a dog person, I have to admit that I've been less than enthusiastic about pit… >>

Avoid Disaster, Spot 'Sandy' Scammers
Avoid Disaster, Spot ‘Sandy’ Scammers

When a disaster hits, people spring into action. As with Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans or… >>

4 Reasons to See Spielberg's 'Lincoln'
4 Reasons to See Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

Coming to some theaters this Friday and spreading to others on November 16, Steven Spielberg's new… >>

New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again
New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again

Growing up in Brooklyn, I've been lucky enough to avoid driving around looking for a place to put… >>

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Going on a Road Trip? Remember to Pack These!

Driving to Grandma's house for the holidays? Here's everything you'll need to keep a carload of… >>

Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?
Are Grandparents Clueless About Kid Safety Rules?

First, a shoutout to my two-year-old’s four grandparents, who spend hours a week helping watch… >>

Whip-Smart Career Advice from a <i>Cosmo</i> Editor
Whip-Smart Career Advice from a Cosmo Editor

Years ago, I worked for Kate White, who soon went on to her long, successful run as editor-in-chief… >>

This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life
This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life

Here's a whole new twist on gift-giving and charitable donations. Instead of buying sweaters or… >>

Because Who Couldn't Use a Stash of Emergency Compliments?
Because Who Couldn’t Use a Stash of Emergency Compliments?

I wasn't feeling particularly down when my husband sent me this URL, just for an afternoon laugh… >>

Love During Wartime
Love During Wartime

In case you missed it: Last week, the New York Times' Modern Love column was written by Kevin… >>

Do You Judge a Cat by Its Color?
Do You Judge a Cat by Its Color?

A new study published in Anthrozoos, the official journal of the International Society for… >>

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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… >>

Top 10 Most Extreme Travel Adventures in the World
Top 10 Most Extreme Travel Adventures in the World

Discover the coldest, hottest, driest and most extreme travel destinations on earth: Find out which… >>

Hero Pets: A Horse Guides Its Owner
Hero Pets: A Horse Guides Its Owner

Help came from an unlikely place for one talented singer with failing eyesight. >>

Hero Pets: A Truly Golden Retriever
Hero Pets: A Truly Golden Retriever

Loyal even in the midst of crisis, Yogi the dog played a vital role in rescuing his owner after a… >>

Hero Pets: Pudding the Cat's Life-Saving Sense
Hero Pets: Pudding the Cat’s Life-Saving Sense

The Jung family adopted a new family pet one winter—and soon discovered it had a lifesaving meow. >>

Insider's Guide to Winning 'Jeopardy!'
Insider’s Guide to Winning ‘Jeopardy!’

Sure, a lot of it has to do with being remarkably intelligent and having an encyclopedic knowledge… >>

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This Frenchie Can’t Wait for Halloween, Either

Despite many nay-saying friends, I stand firm in my belief that French Bulldogs are absolutely… >>