Advice

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

Master the Art of the Recommendation Letter
Master the Art of the Recommendation Letter

At some point someone's going to ask you to write a letter of recommendation. For some, this can be… >>

Parenting Mistakes to Avoid with Toddlers
Parenting Mistakes to Avoid with Toddlers

A few of the most common parenting mistakes to avoid with toddlers. >>

Teen Driver Safety Starts With You
Teen Driver Safety Starts With You

Get your teen off to a good start behind the wheel with these three safe-driving tips. >>

6 Insurance Policies That Aren't Worth the Money
6 Insurance Policies That Aren’t Worth the Money

Here are six insurance policies you should not buy. >>

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The History of Cinco de Mayo

True or False: Cinco de Mayo is the celebration of Mexico's independence. >>

9 More Funeral Director Secrets
9 More Funeral Director Secrets

Funeral directors from across the country share more money-saving secrets. >>

Talking with Kids About Osama bin Laden
Talking with Kids About Osama bin Laden

Kids may have lots of questions, and fears, as a result of the death of Osama bin Laden. Here's how… >>

6 Tips on Choosing a Suitable Suitcase
6 Tips on Choosing a Suitable Suitcase

Say goodbye to the drama of clinkety-clank cardboard boxes on recalcitrant wheels and learn how to… >>

Driving Tips to Help You Beat Rising Gas Prices
Driving Tips to Help You Beat Rising Gas Prices

With gas prices at more than $4 a gallon, saving gas is key. One way to up your fuel economy is by… >>

10 Mother's Day Gifts for Under $10
10 Mother’s Day Gifts for Under $10

Get great Mother's Day gift ideas for under ten dollars. >>

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Dear Mom: The Words We Wish Mom Could Hear

In honor of Mother's Day, we asked readers, What would you tell your mother if you could? >>

Smart Ways to Curb Pet Care Costs
Smart Ways to Curb Pet Care Costs

Pet health insurance is one of a handful of strategies for saving money should something serious… >>

Great Ways to Thank Your Child’s Teacher
Great Ways to Thank Your Child’s Teacher

Parents across the country face a tough test on May 4: figuring out how to thank their child’s… >>

Dumb Human Behavior to Avoid
Dumb Human Behavior to Avoid

Nothing bucks up our spirits more than knowing there are people dumber than we are. Except maybe… >>

7 Packing Tips to Save Time and Money
7 Packing Tips to Save Time and Money

Here are our experts' surefire packing tips to make air travel as smooth as possible for yourself… >>

Do 4-Year-Olds Belong in College?
Do 4-Year-Olds Belong in College?

Call it a head start, or an educational alternative to camp. Whatever you call it, summer college… >>

Ways to Save at the Grocery Store
Ways to Save at the Grocery Store

Clipping coupons, buying generic brands, and shopping in bulk can save money at the grocery store… >>

Mother's Day Gifts
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Splurges and Steals

No matter what your budget this year, we have gift ideas that will show Mom how much you cherish… >>

Essential Tips for a Great Hotel Stay
Essential Tips for a Great Hotel Stay

With a little planning, you can ensure that your choice of hotel is the best one for you. >>

3 Ways to Thank Your Administrative Assistant
3 Ways to Thank Your Administrative Assistant

3 terrific ways to show your appreciation for all of the little things you never get to say thank… >>