Advice

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

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Mitch Albom: A Siri-ous Disconnect

Mitch Albom says we're getting so cozy with our smartphones, we're forgetting to connect with each… >>

One Thing Everyone Can Learn From the Presidential Debates
One Thing Everyone Can Learn From the Presidential Debates

Regardless of whether or not last night's debate changed how you feel about the presidential… >>

Urgent: Adorable Kittens Boost Brainpower!
Urgent: Adorable Kittens Boost Brainpower!

Next time you have a pile of work to get done, find some baby animals to "ooo and ahh" over first… >>

Be a Rebel! It's Banned Books Week
Be a Rebel! It’s Banned Books Week

The Grand Central Library window (left) says it best: This week, fight against censorship and enjoy… >>

3 Smart Apps That Harvard Loves
3 Smart Apps That Harvard Loves

A recent poll of some of the hardest-working, tech-savviest bloggers revealed the tools they use to… >>

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5 Things Your Kids Should Know About Their Online Reputation

Just because your child is web savvy doesn't mean they don't need supervision on the Internet. >>

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Cute Kids’ Halloween Costumes to Make Yourself

You don't have to fork over big bucks for that Halloween costume your child loves. Here's how to… >>

Genius Ways to Save on Gas
Genius Ways to Save on Gas

Did you know that 39% of Americans are considering a hybrid or plug-in for their next car? Even if… >>

3 Artsy Websites for Your Next Work Break
3 Artsy Websites for Your Next Work Break

If your workday is anything like mine, you're reading nonstop—online news, email, text messages… >>

How to Stop Facebook Over-Sharing
How to Stop Facebook Over-Sharing

You do it mindlessly. Check in here, tag your friend in a post there, read this, click on that… >>

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Four Great Books for Dog Lovers

I'll admit it: Dogs are my weakness. It wasn't always this way. But  I have a boy who needed a… >>

Your Credit Score: The Magic Number Explained
Your Credit Score: The Magic Number Explained

What you pay for a house, a car, clothes, even groceries, will likely depend on three digits you… >>

13+ Things Your Financial Adviser Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Financial Adviser Won’t Tell You

Financial consultants share some of the secrets of the trade. PLUS: 10 More Things Your Financial… >>

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5 Secrets to Buying Really Good, Affordable Table Wine

Follow these tips to pick great wines for less. >>

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Online Travel Sites

Before planning a trip at your go-to travel site, make sure you get the best deals with these… >>

7 Secrets to Stay Connected from the Love Lab
7 Secrets to Stay Connected from the Love Lab

Relationship expert John Gottman, PhD, reveals simple acts that make for the must successful… >>

Is HR Giving You the Love? See: Google, Netflix, Others
Is HR Giving You the Love? See: Google, Netflix, Others

Image Courtesy: © George Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock With the world’s economy all but… >>

Gretchen Rubin's Tiny Secret to a Massively Productive Day
Gretchen Rubin’s Tiny Secret to a Massively Productive Day

Just wake up one hour earlier, argues happiness expert Gretchen Rubin in a recent Huffington Post… >>

Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Cell Phone Etiquette
Ask Laskas: Your Turn to Give Advice on Cell Phone Etiquette

Jeanne Marie Laskas writes our magazine's monthly advice column; now you help counsel this woman… >>

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13 Lessons They Didn’t Teach You in School

After earning a Ph.D in neuroscience from UCLA, actress Mayim Bialik shares her learning strategies… >>