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Hispanic Heritage Month

It's Hispanic Heritage Month -- the time of year to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United...

Sep 19, 2014, 07:47 ET

Handling Stress after a Traumatic Event

Traumatic situations are unexpected, sudden, and sometimes, violent. In many cases they do not leave visible signs of physical damage, but the...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:07 ET

Career Change: Things you should know from USA.gov

Tired of life as an accountant, and thinking of following your passion to be a high school teacher? Many people reach a point in their lives when...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Raising Non-Violent Kids

Your child's environment – whether at home, at school or socially – can greatly influence how they may behave in the...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Cómo evitar la violencia juvenil en sus hijos

 La conducta de sus hijos se puede basar en su entorno familiar, escolar y social. Usted puede determinar los factores de riesgo a su alrededor...

Sep 18, 2014, 07:47 ET

Raising Non-Violent Kids

Your child's environment – whether at home, at school or socially – can greatly influence how they may behave in the...

Sep 17, 2014, 15:56 ET

Beware: Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

Scholarships and financial aid do not require upfront fees. While there are legitimate companies who will help guide you through the financial aid...

Sep 17, 2014, 12:12 ET

Six Tips from USA.gov for Keeping Teens Safe on Social Media

Going back to school is about more than shiny shoes and trendy notebooks. It's also about kids making new friends and adding those friends on...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:01 ET

Encuentre ayuda para dejar de fumar y beber alcohol

El consumo excesivo de tabaco y alcohol pueden causar adicción y serios problemas de salud. Las personas que beben alcohol y también...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:01 ET

A helpful guide to quit smoking or drinking

Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

A helpful guide to quit smoking or drinking

Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Child Nutrition Programs for the New School Year

Healthy eating habits and a nutritious diet can help children do better in school. The federal government provides free or low-cost Child...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Child Nutrition Programs for the New School Year

 Healthy eating habits and a nutritious diet can help children do better in school. The federal government provides free or low-cost Child...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Conozca los programas escolares de nutrición infantil

 Una buena alimentación ayuda a su hijo a tener un mejor desempeño en la escuela. El Gobierno ofrece programas de nutrición...

Aug 15, 2014, 08:00 ET

How to Change your Name After Marriage

Wedding season is coming to a close. After the rings have been exchanged, the cake has been cut and thank-you notes have been sent, there might...

Aug 08, 2014, 08:00 ET

Does the Government Owe you Money? Find Unclaimed Money

Uncle Sam may actually owe you money. How? If, the government owes you money, and you do not collect it, it becomes unclaimed money. This can...

Aug 04, 2014, 08:01 ET

Recomendaciones para realizar una mudanza

 Si usted planifica su mudanza con anterioridad, puede ahorrar tiempo y dinero. Empacar de forma ordenada y seleccionar una compañía...

Aug 04, 2014, 08:01 ET

A helpful guide to moving

If you plan to move, planning ahead can save you time and money. Things like packing and finding a reliable moving company are just some of the...

Aug 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

A helpful guide to moving

If you plan to move, planning ahead can save you time and money. Things like packing and finding a reliable moving company are just some of the...

Jul 28, 2014, 08:00 ET

5 Tips to Protect your Information if your Cell Phone is Lost or Stolen

You don't even want to imagine it-- your cell phone being lost or stolen. Beyond the cost of replacing the phone, the information it has stored on...