Advice

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

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Mom Advice: How to Fathom Men

In caring for her own children, novelist Martha McPhee saw more of her mother shine through than… >>

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Mom Advice: How to Marry Well

One simple pointer made all the difference in Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anna Quindlen's… >>

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Mom Advice: How to Be a Lady

Author Lee Smith grew to recognize a darker side to her mother's guidance as the years went by. >>

The Happy Relationship: 8 Tips to Avoid Marriage Counseling
The Happy Relationship: 8 Tips to Avoid Marriage Counseling

Experts say for a happy relationship, it’s important to heighten and reinforce your sense of… >>

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How to Decode Your Cat’s Behavior

Solve your cat problems with this guide to understanding what your cat is "saying" and what to do… >>

13 Things Deals Sites Won't Tell You
13 Things Deals Sites Won’t Tell You

Attention shoppers: You'll get the best bargains on daily deals sites like Groupon, Living Social… >>

Oh the Places You'll Go
15+ Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)

Twilight and The Lorax aren't the only books meant for younger readers that adults can enjoy too… >>

The Introvert's Power
The Introvert’s Power

They probably wouldn't like to hear it, but introverts are having a moment in the spotlight as new… >>

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How to Keep Your Credit Score High

Here’s what to do to ensure your score is the best it can be. >>

Ask Laskas: It's Your Turn To Give Advice
Ask Laskas: It’s Your Turn To Give Advice

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

Art Garfunkel: What I Know Now
Art Garfunkel: What I Know Now

Art Garfunkel, of Simon and Garfunkel, opens up on everything from Paul Simon to parenthood in this… >>

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13 Things an IRS Agent Won’t Tell You About Tax Planning

April 15, easy: Follow these tax advisors' insider tips for income tax help and stress-free filing. >>

Email Etiquette: How to Avoid Information Overload
Email Etiquette: How to Avoid Information Overload

A writer weighs in on streamlining online communications and salvaging email manners. >>

Savvy Parenting Advice
Savvy Parenting Advice

Don't Sweat The Small Stuff author Kristine Carlson shares her parenting advice and tips. >>

Are Sleepy Pilots Risking Your Life?
Are Sleepy Pilots Risking Your Life?

A new National Sleep Foundation Survey reveals the shocking risky sleep habits of transportation… >>

Friend Me: How Adults Can Make and Keep Friends
Friend Me: How Adults Can Make and Keep Friends

Why is it so tough to get new pals, and how can we be happy with the ones we have? We've got the… >>

Hilarious Texts From Parents Gone Bad
Hilarious Texts From Parents Gone Bad

Parents master the art of the quick comeback. >>

Survive a Bad Performance Review
How to Survive a Bad Performance Review

Don't stew, complain or plot revenge: Here's how to react to the bad news so you can move onward… >>

Easy Tricks to Cut Your Energy Bill
Easy Tricks to Cut Your Energy Bill

Here are a few simple changes you can make that will slash your energy bill in half. >>

The New Rules for Tipping
The New Rules for Tipping

Get insider advice on how much you should really leave, and why it matters. >>