Myths of Women's History
March is Women's History Month, a great time to learn the truth about your favorite historical figures. (This piece covers everyone from Pope Joan to Jane Fonda.)
|Why Is March Women's History Month? |
Again, whenever it's the Month of Whatever, the question is: Why this month, instead of last month or three months from now?
|Women Who Changed the World in the 21st Century |
It's been a pretty busy decade so far. These are the women who've shaped the past decade.
|Biographies of Famous Women |
Hundreds of bios of famous women, from A (Magdalena Abakanowicz) to Z (Zenobia.)
Monday, March 28, 2011
The Latest Dietary Guidelines
I checked this whole thing over, and nowhere does it say to eat your weight in cheese.
|How to Read Food Labels |
Also, "focus on consuming nutrient-dense foods and beverages" probably doesn't mean that I should drink more diet soda.
|Baby Steps to a Healthy Diet |
I love this article, because it offers a way to ease yourself into a healthy diet. Which is better than my usual plan of trying to fix all my nutritional deficits in a week and then getting fed up and reverting to bad habits.
|How to Get Kids to Eat Fruits and Vegetables |
Getting kids to eat well is tough, because they don't have any concept of the long-term. Also because candy tastes better than vegetables.
3 Basic Ways to Reduce Your Taxes
If you want to pay less - and who doesn't - you can use three different strategies: reduce your income, increase your deductions, or take advantage of tax credits.
|How to Deduct Your Job Search |
Under some circumstances, you can deduct things like job search expenses - good news for the 150 percent of you who were looking for jobs at some point this year. (Number approximate and totally made up.)
|How to Deduct Your Move |
Another deduction you might have missed: Moving expenses. As always, read the fine print before you start filling in numbers.
|Tax Deductions for Charitable Donations |
Did you donate to charity this year? Here's how to tell if it's deductible.