Does Record Keeping Spark Joy?

7 Pieces of Paper You Should Keep forever

7 Pieces of Paper You Should Keep Forever You may think, “Paperwork sparks as much joy in me as doing my taxes.” If you recognize the reference to sparking joy about record keeping, you are one of the millions of people who have heard of Marie Kondo and her organizational mantra for deciding what should […]

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Children’s Tech and Privacy Concerns

children's tech 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 […]

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Hosting A Party? Should You Serve Alcohol?

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 […]

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Blue Light Eye Peril

How long do you spend staring at a screen -- computer, TV, tablet or phone -- every day?

  (Updated 5/29/2020 due to new information from the American Academy of Ophthalmology)     Beat That Blue Light Eye Peril Should you be concerned about blue light eye peril? How long do you spend staring at a screen — computer, TV, tablet or phone — every day? According to the latest estimates, the average […]

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Looking for a Side Hustle

Looking for a Side Hustle

The Sharing Economy: Looking for a Side Hustle Are you looking for a side hustle or a secondary income stream? People working outside of their regular careers at a side-job have been doing this for forever. But in the last couple of decades, the terminology has changed as well as the numbers of people working […]

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Travel Tips: Rental Cars

Travel Tips: Rental Cars

How to Save Money and Stay Safe Whether your travel plans are for business or pleasure, there are a few things that can help make the trip more enjoyable and more affordable. This is part of our series on Your Next Best Years – Travel Tips. Please watch for more tips at a later date.  […]

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Items to Keep in Your Car in Winter

Items to Keep in Your Car in Winter

Getting Ready for Winter – 12 Items to Keep in Your Car Have you ever driven in an unfamiliar area and been surprised to find an unexpected toll road? If you had some change handy you were probably mentally high-fiving yourself for being prepared. Carrying a roll of quarters in your car console is a […]

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Understanding Insurance Claim Adjustments

Water damage from frozen pipes Having an insurance policy for your personal property is the best way to protect your investment on those items. Insurance is something that we all need but hope to never have to use. For most people, filing an insurance claim can be confusing and stressful. Trying to understand why your […]

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Why Should You Work With An Insurance Agent

Why You Should Work with an Insurance Agent Getting insurance can be quite complicated, especially if you are not really sure what you need. Though most people try to get the cheapest policy possible, that is not always the best way to go. It is important that you really find the right insurance for you […]

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