Angela Alkhatib

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How a Man Treats His Mother Tells You Everything You Need to Know

I once dated a man who screamed bloody murder at his own mother in front of me — plus my own mother. When I broke that relationship off, my mom and I …

How to Deal with Online Blackmail

We all have secrets of some sort. These may be the dark, dramatic secrets found on television shows—but probably not. For most people, these secrets …

13 Shrewd Money Management Tips You Should Try Before the End of the Day

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Personal Finance

Top 10 Vitamin D Rich Foods

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is different from other vitamins because our bodies can make most of what we need with exposure to …

Teen texting codes: What they mean, when to worry

If your teen has a smartphone, chances are they spend several hours a day on text and social media. If you ever look at what they’re actually doing …

10 hidden benefits of 529 plans

1. You get a tax break<p>Sframephoto | Getty Images<p>2. Yes, cooking schools count<p>Hero Images | Getty Images<p>3. You can shop around<p>Image Source | Getty …

Google's Family Link Helps Parents Give Their Kids A Safe Gateway To The Internet

The Internet is both a wonderful and a terrible aspect of modern life. It’s a gateway to almost anything you want to know about almost anything at all. “How was I supposed to know?” is no longer a valid excuse, and “I’m bored” means you’re doing it wrong. It’s also a gateway to an unending stream …

Apps

These 5 Life Skills Boost Well-Being as We Age, Study Finds

A new study identifies five specific “life skills” (conscientiousness, emotional stability, determination, control, and optimism) that increase …

Psychology

10 things the Samsung Galaxy S8 can do that the iPhone can't

It's also full of stuff you won't find on the iPhone. Let's take a look at what sets the Galaxy S8 apart from the iPhone.

Samsung Pay

Young Americans Have No Interest in the Most In-Demand Jobs, New Data Finds

There's a huge disparity between the work that will need to be done in the next decade and the people who will be willing to do it.<p>In a decade, who's going to fix your vehicle, deliver your mail or landscape your yard? Probably not the teenagers you know, at least if they have anything to say about …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

Want your kids to lead happy and fulfilled lives? Here are some tips for getting them started on the right foot.<p>We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for …

The 1 Thing That's Really Wrong With Millennials, According to a Former Spy Chief

Have the generations really got very different principles?<p>While other names have felt vaguely vacuous -- Gen X, for example -- the word <i>Millennial</i> has become an epithet for self-centered, self-obsessed, selfie-regarding, entitled whiners.<p>Which does seem a tad unfair. Especially if you've met one or …

Employment

8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13

Don’t judge me if you happen to see my kids eating packaged Ritz crackers for school lunch.<p>Don’t judge me if they’re on the sidelines of PE because …

How To Reverse Diabetes

1 in 3 Americans could have it by 2050 if current trends continue. Follow this plan to stay out of danger and avoid becoming a statistic<p>Kevin Mamon has no excuse. He was warned. He knows it, and his medical records prove it. Four years ago, a test showed that he had prediabetes, which, as the name …

Preventive Care: What's Free and What's Not

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, health insurers in the U.S. have to cover preventive health care without requiring you to pay a deductible, …

Baby Boomers' Average Savings for Retirement

Baby boomers are turning 65 at a pace of roughly 10,000 per day, and if you're a baby boomer who is fast approaching retirement, you might be wondering if you're on target with your retirement savings goals.<p>While every baby boomer's situation is different, understanding how much your peers have set …

Potential Breakthrough In Alzheimer's Research -- and What You Can Do Now

In an aging world the rampant destruction of families and emotions due to Alzheimer’s disease is increasing. Around the planet forty-seven million …

Investing in Self-Service Technology

If you've been keeping up with my last several posts, you might have noticed I've been writing a lot about automation recently.<p>As much as I hate to …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? Science Says Nag the Heck Out of Them

For tweens, eye-rolling and backtalk really means, 'Thank you for the helpful advice. I shall endeavor to act accordingly.'<p>Someday, my daughter is going to kill me for this one, but it's a story that will vindicate parents everywhere.<p>Researchers in the United Kingdom say parents' super-high …

Financial Guide: LONG-TERM INSURANCE: How To Get The Best Deal

Click on any of the topics in the Table of Contents listed below to go directly to that discussion. <br>Press "Home" to return to top.<p><b>LONG-TERM CARE</b> …

7 Most Frequently Asked Retirement Questions

These Are the Most Commonly Asked Retirement Questions<p>Updated August 22, 2016<p>From both clients and readers, here are the seven most common retirement …

Weighing the pros, cons of long-term-care coverage

No one wants to think about it, but the reality is that sooner or later the majority of people will require some sort of long-term care.<p>In fact, 70 …

HSA vs. HRA vs. FSA Comparison

Health savings accounts (HSAs), health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), and flexible spending accounts (FSAs) can all help you pay for qualified …

Tax Advantages of Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance is a tough sell these days because many Americans find it difficult to commit to years of premium payments toward an …

Twelve ways to get healthier right now

Illustrations by Joren Cull for The Globe and Mail<p>Get out the calendar<p>Forget New Year’s resolutions. Let’s start a new tradition: monthly goals. Old habits die hard. So why not break your big objective into smaller, more manageable pieces? Aim to change one little thing each month. You could start …

Cleveland Clinic

How to Block Websites on the iPhone

With the large amount of adult content on the web, parents may be interested in learning how to block websites on the iPhone. Luckily, there are …