Online Security Strategies

Don’t let thieves steal your personal information. Your home may be equipped with sturdy locks and the latest security system, but you are still vulnerable to theft unless you protect your wireless devices with the same vigilance. Don’t forget that … Continued

Making the Move to College

Packing and driving tips to help you transport your budding scholar. Making the transition from live-at-home high school student to college-bound dorm resident is no easy feat. There will be a lot for your young adult to get used to. … Continued

Which Pet Is Right for You?

From gerbils to puppies to rabbits to cats, people have a lot of choices for household pets these days. Depending on your lifestyle, you may be better suited for a certain type of pet. While there may be certain stereotypes of cat people and dog people, use this guide instead to discover the best pet for you.

10 DIY Home Improvements with the Best ROI

Ever wonder if DIY home improvements are really worth the time and money? From replacing carpet to simply sprucing up your yard, many home improvement and remodeling projects can yield a high return on investment. In other words, the value the renovation adds to your house is greater than the cost. Before bringing out the toolkit or paint brush, check out this DIY infographic to discover the best home improvements for resale.

Keep Food Fresher for Longer

Keep fresh produce in your diet—and out of your garbage can. Americans throw out the equivalent of $165 billion of food each year. Learn how to save some green.

3 Benefits of Rescuing a Shelter Dog

Shelter animals are often seen as the used cars of the pet world. Their history is unknown, and some fear surprises could be lurking under the hood. But as many shelter-dog owners can tell you, most of those fears are unfounded.

Apartment Hunting? Bring This Checklist With You

We’ve all heard horror stories of pest infestations, basement flooding, broken fixtures and neglectful landlords. And while some apartment problems are difficult to anticipate, many can be avoided with the right questions – if you remember to ask.

What to Do if Your College Grad Moves Back Home

Whether they’re looking for the right job, paying off student loans, or just can’t live without Mom’s homemade lasagna, more and more 20-somethings are moving back in with their parents after college.

The Top Animal Holidays This Summer

Did you answer your cat’s question on National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day ? It was January 22, in case you missed it this year. But don’t worry – there are plenty of animal holidays coming up.

3 Easy Steps to a Lush, Lovely Lawn

You take good care of your home, inside and out. And this time of year, that means giving your lawn a little extra TLC—especially if temperatures soar where you live. But having a summer lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood doesn’t take as much work as you may think. Allen Sarhangi, a retired agriculture professor and president of Urban Forest Landscape in Yorba Linda, Calif., offers these essential tips for a healthy lawn this summer.