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Summer Planting Guide

Summer is here and now is the perfect time to start a garden or improve the one you already have! All you need are a few tools and a little expert know-how. Our handy Summer Guide has tips to boost your flower and vegetable garden, ways to improve your lawn, and the best times to water your lawn.

Password protection: How to pick them, remember them, and keep them safe

Most Americans maintain dozens of online accounts — each requiring a password that is strong, memorable, and unique. That’s a tall order. Here’s what you need to know to keep your accounts safe online.

Sip from the holy grail of stress-reducing herbs

The Kitchen Table Book 2You can’t get rid of every stressful situation in your life. But you can give your body the extra boost it needs to face hard times head-on — like a cup of holy basil tea.

Guard these 2 pieces of information at all costs

Today, nearly 2 out of 3 Americans over 65 are internet users, according to a Pew Research Center survey. And, like most Americans, they fail to take the safety measures necessary to protect their online data.

3 Things Your Tax Preparer Wants You to Know

Form 1040. The federal government first released this infamous income tax document in 1914. Back then, it came with just a single page of instructions. Americans today need a 117-page booklet to make sense of the tax code.