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What Teachers Want for Christmas Dec. 16, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

I've never been a schoolteacher, but I've been a parent. I wish I'd known years ago what I know now ... Read More

Giving Thanks and Maintaining Perspective, Even in a Pandemic Nov. 26, 2020

Veronique de Rugy

Every Thanksgiving, we make a conscious effort to give thanks. This year, even in the midst of a pan... Read More

How About We Just Make Every Day Thanksgiving? Nov. 23, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

I love Thanksgiving so much it still vies for first place in my favorite holiday lineup. I love a cl... Read More

How Long Has It Been on the Market? Jul. 14, 2020

The Real Estate Expert

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know a buyer is searching for motivation and trying to guess i... Read More

Fall in Love with Yourself Again May. 19, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am 81 years old and a longtime reader of your advice column. I thought the message bel... Read More

May 8, 2020 May. 08, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am 17 years old. I have a job that requires I work only a few times a month, and the s... Read More

Sleepless in Santa Monica Apr. 04, 2020

Susan Estrich

When I was a kid, my mother and sister used to castigate me for being too emotional (I cried), not t... Read More

I Am My Brother's and Sister's Keeper Mar. 26, 2020

From the Desk of Dr. J

It has been quite troubling during the past two weeks as we have continuously watched news updates o... Read More

A Ripple Effect of Smiles Mar. 24, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'm an older gent who has been doing weight training for years. I was walking down the b... Read More

How Good Were They? Mar. 11, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

Most of us make the comment, "Things are not what they used to be — oh, for those "good ol' da... Read More

Fate Favors Brave Hearts Feb. 09, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday, Weekly

People who are afraid to fail cannot be creative. Fear keeps them to the known and expected forms, r... Read More

Life Is Like a Vapor: Make the Most of It Like Kobe Jan. 30, 2020

From the Desk of Dr. J

When I saw updates on my phone about the tragic helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant,... Read More

A Mini United Nations Dec. 25, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

Several years ago, a unique incident took place at our three-day "Born To Win" Seminar in Dallas. Pa... Read More

Giving but Not Receiving Dec. 24, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: As we enter the holiday season, I am unsure the etiquette around gift-giving. I know the... Read More

Responsible for the Input, Not the Outcome Dec. 23, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: This is in response to the letter about grandkids not sending thank-you notes for gifts ... Read More

Buyer's Market and Seller's Market Sep. 24, 2019

The Real Estate Expert

Q: Will a swimming pool add value to my property? A: Many years ago, swimming pools were not conside... Read More

Preparing Questions for Long Visits Sep. 10, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Finding topics of conversation can often be difficult during long visits. Since "Grindin... Read More

Excellent Parenting Appreciated Sep. 09, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR WALLACE: I am a 16-year-old girl, and I read your column all the time. I have noticed many teens ... Read More

From Kind to Insulting to Kind Again Aug. 29, 2019

At Work

Q: I have worked closely with a colleague for more than six years. Each time I thought I knew her, s... Read More

I'm Afraid to Go to Public Places Aug. 19, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: The horrific mass shootings recently, here in El Paso, Texas, and in Dayton, Ohio, by t... Read More