Four simple steps to prevent food poisoning

Food poisoning, an illness caused by bacteria or other pathogens in food, causes an estimated 48 million illnesses (representing one out of six Americans), 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control and ...

Weight watching? Here's how Oprah can help

If you're looking to break a bad habit -- or form a new one -- science shows you're more likely to stick to it if you make the change on a Monday.

Less stress this Thanksgiving: 7 Easy steps to your best turkey yet

Selecting, preparing and cooking the centerpiece of your family’s Thanksgiving meal can pile on a lot of stress.

Long-term care planning

With about 10,000 Americans turning 65 each day, many families are making decisions about elder care. Due to the complexity and importance of these decisions, elder-care planning should include working with financial and estate-planning professionals who are experts at protecting ...

Delight guests with restaurant-quality dessert

Many people feel dessert is the best part of any meal. When dining out, diners who can't wait to peruse the dessert menu may find several items they think they can only enjoy at restaurants.

Tips for smarter shopping

Whether you’re in the market for the newest gadget or stocking up on sports goods for the whole family, getting the most bang for your buck is top of mind for many families.

Halloween costumes you can get away with

We know, we know. It's hard to come up with an original idea, especially when it comes to Halloween costumes.

Think big, act big

Jeffrey Hayzlett is a marketing powerhouse who has built a massive business from the ground up. He started as a small town cowboy who loved to talk to small businesses about marketing.

Car Review: 2015 Cadillac Escalade 4WD Premium

The Cadillac Escalade has reached cult status. No other reason explains why the body on frame, three-row sport utility’s global sales were up by almost 70 percent through July.

The acronyms teens really use on social media

For the sake of this story, I'd like to invent a new acronym: IAVS, which means, "I am very sorry."

How to sneak fruits and vegetables into any recipe

Fruits and vegetables are the building blocks of a healthy diet. But many people do not eat the recommended number of servings of produce.That's especially true among growing children, who can benefit greatly from the vitamins and nutrients fruits and ...

No-show wedding guests billed for missed meal

Not showing up to a wedding you've said you'll attend is bad form, but billing wedding guests for missed meals is probably not the best way to handle no-shows.

Get your home fall and winter ready with 5 simple projects

If boots, a warm hat and a tuned-up snow blower are the only items on your winter preparation list, your home maintenance plan may need a makeover.

Make money the old fashioned way

As someone who has pursued business ventures since he opened his first lemonade stand as a kid, Randal Pinkett’s favorite television commercial growing up was from the financial firm, Smith Barney.

Free coffee marks National Coffee Day

Go ahead, have another cup of coffee. This week's mug runneth over with days devoted to the beverage that wakes up nations and keeps industries humming.