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9 ways to reduce robocalls and prevent being scammed

Spam calls are at an all-time high, but there are ways to combat them.

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The biggest reason you shouldn’t retire at the same time as your spouse

Togetherness isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be (but probably not for the reason you think)

This is the most helpful thing you can do for the people who love you

“It’s a gift you give to your friends and family.”

6 signs your feelings of sadness are something more serious

When does sadness classify as depression?

see more in Mental Health

Gift card scams are getting more inventive — here’s how to protect yourself this holiday season

Thieves can siphon away a gift card's balance before you even buy it. Here's how to avoid getting scammed.

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How a chance encounter with Thomas Jefferson sparked a 19th-century catchphrase

"A popularity which no other slang phrase has ever attained," a newspaper wrote in 1840.


The hidden health risk of holiday celebrations

Those cider jack cocktails and mugs of mulled wine can increase your risk of an irregular heartbeat.


9 ways to reduce robocalls and prevent being scammed

Spam calls are at an all-time high, but there are ways to combat them.


11 tangible ways to be more mindful

The science behind why mindfulness is so good for you.

see more in Mental Health

The real reason women experience hot flashes

A recent study offers some clues.

see more in Menopause

Wish you could remember your dreams? Here’s what you need to do

Do you wish you could recall your dreams with more clarity? Here are a few expert tips.


Scratch-off stadium posters are the perfect gift for any sports fan

For the sports-loving menfolk in your life.

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Is your smart TV spying on you? FBI issues new warning

In rare instances, hackers can turn on your bedroom TV’s camera and microphone and silently monitor you. The FBI offered these tips to stay safe.

see more in Technology

This alarm clock will wake you up and make your coffee

You can literally wake up and smell the coffee.


To gift or not to gift. Is ‘gift’ really a verb now?

'Gift' as a verb is following the same path blazed by the word 'donate,' which at one point drove people nuts.

see more in Language

When home health aides cross the line on privacy

You may want to make caregivers feel like part of the family, but what happens when they start posting your parents on Instagram?

see more in Caregiving

11 of the best holiday episodes in TV history

Grab yourself a cup of holiday cheer and enjoy this walk down Christmas and Hanukkah (and Festivus) lane.

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The Real ID Act goes into effect in 2020. Are you ready?

Don't be left behind at the airport — here's how to get the new ID.

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There are secret codes hidden in Costco price tags

Pay close attention to the prices at Costco and you can get yourself an even better deal.

see more in Budgeting

Here are the best places to retire in each state

Where would you like to retire? Here are 50 options.

4 tax-smart ways to give to charity in light of recent changes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has changed the way many people approach charitable contributions.