Life

Driving

Don’t Let a New Car Drive You Crazy!

Today’s dashboards can be fun to use…or ridiculously complex It used to be that operating a car’s entertainment and information…

Self-Improvement

Psych Yourself Up to Stand Out

Surely you know that you’re good at something—whether your talent runs to cooking, crocheting, leading a corporation or counseling confused…

Pets

If You Love Your Pet, You Must Read This

What happens to your pet if something happens to you? Without proper planning, there is a very real chance that…

Self-Improvement

The Best Thing I Did in 2012 That You Can Do in 2013

Inspiring ideas from Bottom Line’s experts Each year, we ask a selection of our Bottom Line/Personal experts to think back…

Exercise & Fitness

How Limber Are You? Take Our Quiz!

Here’s an unusual New Year’s resolution that you probably have never made. Become more flexible this year—literally! For anyone who…

Pets

If Your Dog or Cat Gets a Cut

Sooner or later, just about every dog or cat gets a wicked-looking cut—or, more often, a bite from another dog…

Personal Safety

Most People Don’t Think About Falling Until It Happens

Surprising ways to protect yourself... before it's too late Every year in the US, about one-third of people age 65…

Cleaning

Easy Clean Your Sticky Bakeware

Holiday candy making and baking can create a sticky mess on your bakeware. To loosen food stuck on an enamel…

Movies, TV & Video

‘Tis the Season for Feel-Good Films

These forgotten films offer wonderful holiday entertainment. Most are available on DVD and usually are shown on Turner Classic Movies…

Special Occasions

Memorable Holiday Place Setting

Use two plates per setting. Place a clear plate on top of a colored plate, and insert colorful and interesting…

Skin & Nails

Soothe Winter Skin with Ayurveda

It’s the time of year when colder weather makes our skin dry and lizardlike—unless we take action. Fortunately, we can…

Emotional Health

Smile! Even a Fake Grin Is Good for You

Can’t get the checkbook to balance? Stubbed your toe so hard you see stars? You may feel like cursing or…

Appliances

Fix That Sticky Toaster Mess

Did a plastic bread bag get too close to your toaster? Apply petroleum jelly on the melted plastic bag, and…

Exercise & Fitness

Get More from Your Workouts!

One of the country’s leading fitness professionals shares how to avoid the most common pitfalls Anyone who sticks to an…

Lodging

Save Big on Hotels By Mastering Priceline.com

The “bidding” feature on Priceline.com has become one of the most popular tools for travelers to slash prices on hotels.…