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Don't buy that fresh Thanksgiving turkey just yet

Many shoppers buy their Thanksgiving turkey frozen, but more and more people prefer a fresh one. If that includes you, be careful not to buy that bird too soon - one to two days before you plan on cooking it is the maximum, according to the USDA.

Saturday - 11/23/2013, 08:21am EST

Tags: turkey, usda, Thanksgiving

Feeding the hungry this holiday

The SHARE Food Network which is part of Catholic Charities of the Washington Archdiocese is providing the fixings to prepare a Thanksgiving Dinner for eight for as little as $20.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 06:38pm EST

Tags: Catholic Charities of the Washington Archdiocese, SHARE, food pantries,

'How was school today?' There's a better way to ask

Getting a child to talk about school can be like pulling teeth. And when you ask questions like "How was school today?" often the answer is just "fine" or "OK." Is that the answer you were hoping for?

Monday - 11/11/2013, 06:11am EST

Tags: National Center for Learning Disabilities, 13 Better Questions,

Healthy lifestyles can go horribly wrong

You're exercising, drinking lots of water and adopting other practices considered healthy. So why do you feel so bad?

Monday - 11/04/2013, 07:16am EST

Tags: healthy side effects,

Poll: Married people more likely to spend more

A new Gallup poll shows married couples are more likely to spend more money.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 05:04am EST

Tags: marriage, economy, Gallup

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9 things your boss doesn't want to hear

Saying the wrong thing to your boss can do major career damage.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 05:21am EDT

Tags: career, monster, jobs,

Drivers paying more to take the Dulles Toll Road

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates the toll road, is on track to collect $125 million in tolls by the year's end, a 24 percent increase over 2012.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 05:25am EDT

Tags: Dulles Toll Road, tolls, Silver Line, MWAA,

What makes a good boss?: Survey examines keys of effective managers

Oct. 16 is Boss's Day -- a day to show appreciation to the ones in charge.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 05:02am EDT

Tags: boss, employment

Computer programs help find the right new hire

Machines are starting to determine who's right for the job. And, what's more, they're even predicting who will be the star employee.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 04:29am EDT

Tags: bloomberg, jobs, careers, computers

Twitter makes profits, but not just for itself

Twitter is making millions selling information about what's being tweeted about.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 08:53am EDT

Tags: Wall Street Journal, Twitter,

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