Advice

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

8 Ways to Get People to Read and Answer E-mails
8 Ways to Get People to Read and Answer E-mails

Better workplace etiquette: Instead of writing terrible intra-office e-mails, stand out from the… >>

Culture Digest: The Saddest Movie in the World?
Culture Digest: The Saddest Movie in the World?

Psychologists screened more than 250 of the saddest movies in front of 500 film buffs to find out… >>

Pack This, Not That: Vacation Rental Houses
Pack This, Not That: Vacation Rental Houses

Whether you’re headed to a beach house or a mountain retreat, here's what you need to pack for a… >>

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Jobs for Veterans: You’re Welcome, America, Now Hire Us

After serving their country with honor, courage, and skill, too many veterans are struggling to… >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Andrew Steiner, the Squad Leader

He led his squad through combat, but job prospects continue to prove elusive for this former Marine. >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Donna Bachler, the Administrator

Burdened with post-traumatic stress disorder from her 12 years in the Army, this veteran endeavors… >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Mark Haake, the Aviation Tech

After a frustrating job search, this former Marine corporal was lucky to find just the right fit. >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Andrea Gillotte, the Journalist

Optimism fuels this Navy vet, though the road to a promising career has been long and challenging. >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Eric Smith, the Corpsman

For this six-year veteran of the Navy, finding work at home has proven to be a struggle beyond that… >>

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Ask Laskas: “Is Ma’am Offensive?”

Jeanne Marie Laskas writes our magazine's monthly advice column; now it's your turn to help solve… >>

Editor's Note: How Do You Hug A Hero?
Editor’s Note: How Do You Hug A Hero?

Reader's Digest Editor-in-Chief, Liz Vaccariello, on showing gratitude to veterans. >>

Extreme Stunts: Urban Bike Riding
Extreme Stunts: Urban Bike Riding

You might have thought the impressive pop wheelie tricks you did on the road by your house when you… >>

Radical Reefs: A Photo Essay
Radical Reefs: A Photo Essay

Sunken tanks and subway cars make odd but inviting homes for endangered coral—and assorted reef… >>

The World's Most Outrageous Modern and Medieval Castles
The World’s Most Outrageous Modern and Medieval Castles

Forget fairy tales: These fortresses are more likely to be creepy, haunted, or just over-the-top… >>

The World's Most Outrageously Expensive Vacations
The World’s Most Outrageously Expensive Vacations

These private island resorts offer all the relaxation you could ever want—with the outrageous… >>

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10 Ways to De-Stress Your Work Day

Career stress? Here's how to simplify your 9 to 5. >>

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6 Secrets for a Well-Behaved Pet

Is your pet's bad behavior driving you crazy? Here's how to fix six common problems. >>

8 Wacky Theme Parks
8 Wacky Theme Parks

Forget Disneyland—these fun theme parks run the gamut from crazy to crazier. Think: Charles… >>

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50 Things Your Veterinarian Won’t Tell You

We asked veterinarians and vet technicians to reveal pet vet tips and cautionary tales, which can… >>

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Mom Advice: The Best and the Worst

Great and not-so-great advice from their mothers: Anna Quindlen, Alec Baldwin, Sissy Spacek… >>