Some helpful information to help you understand and avoid 5 common cyber scams being used today. 1. Phishing Email: You receive an email with the subject heading prompting immediate action. Often, these include notices that your account is suspended, closed or needs an update. Sometimes the title is something like: “Important update”. The email contains a […]
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Home budget and costs –How much can I afford?
Home Cost and Budget, How much house can I afford […]
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How To Choose Umbrella Insurance Coverage
Umbrella insurance is a type of insurance that provides protection above and beyond what other insurance policies offer. This is important for people who have substantial assets, savings, or high incomes. For example, if you get sued, umbrella insurance can help you avoid out-of-pocket losses — even if the claim is a very expensive one. […]
How To Help An Asthma Victim
Do you suffer from asthma? If so, you probably know what to do if you have a sudden attack. But, supposing you’re not a sufferer, would you know what to do if a visitor to your home had an attack? By being prepared, you will know how to help an asthma victim. If you know […]
How To Spot A Phishing Attempt
What is it and what to look for Phishing, the crime which tricks victims into giving away personal details that can be used for identity theft, is on the rise in North America. Police, Internet security, and consumer groups in both the US and Canada have issued public warnings about the alarming increase in fake […]
Eat Your Greens, Maybe
New Danger Warning On Food Additives Should you eat your greens? Maybe. Chemicals used to preserve food or improve flavor, and even some substances used in food packaging could harm children’s health, says a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The food chemicals, mostly used for coloring or to improve flavors are […]
10 Cyber Security Tips for Small Businesses
Malicious cyber attacks are continuing to cost the American economy billions of dollars every year. According to WebFx, 71% of attacks are aimed at companies with fewer than 100 employees. However, there are many safety precautions that businesses can implement to curtail this threat. Here is our list of 10 cyber security tips for small […]
Children’s Tech and Privacy Concerns
Internet-Toys Pose Security Risks Smart Toys – Smart Tips How many smart toys did your kids receive this holiday season? And how smart are they? They might be smarter than you think — do you know what information they’re passing back and forth on the Internet? Should you have privacy concerns about online security and […]
Protecting Your Smart Home While on Vacation
Tips for Before and During Your Travel Insurance experts probably look at protecting their property a little differently than the average person. We tend to believe that prevention is as important as good coverage when it comes to risk. With that in mind, here are some ideas about protecting your smart home while on vacation: […]
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Hosting A Party? Should You Serve Alcohol?
Should you serve alcohol? You may have heard about the law that holds bars and liquor stores liable for their customers’ actions after being served alcohol at their place of business. For example, if the patron injures or causes death to someone, the business can be sued. This is called “Dram Shop Liability.” Consequently, most […]