10 Tips To Stay Safe Online

Have you ever used your phone, tablet, or computer to make a purchase online? Or, have you entered your personal information online to apply for a school, job, or credit card? If so, you’re making yourself susceptible to cyber attacks. According to a study by The University of Maryland, there is a cyber hack every 39 seconds in the U.S. — ultimately affecting one in three Americans each year — from their businesses to their personal information. As alarming as this number is, there are ways to protect yourself. Understanding your risk and taking precautions to help prevent identity theft are key to staying safe online. Here are 10 ways to help protect yourself and your personal data: 

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Tips For First-Time Renters

For first-time renters, moving into your new apartment is an exciting time. Not only is there the overwhelming feeling of independence, but you finally have a space to call your own — and, along with this new-found freedom comes new responsibilities. Renting an apartment is a natural step in life, but can also present a lot of new challenges if you aren’t prepared. Follow these tips to make sure your first-time renter transition is a smooth one.

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6 Office Wellness Tips For Employees

For employees who spend a significant portion of their days in an office, maintaining healthy habits on a regular basis can be challenging. From spending hours sitting at a desk to dealing with the general stress of a job, many employees are experiencing a decline in their overall health. According to a survey from the Center for Disease Control, stress is the most significant threat to worker health and another survey even suggests that 3 in 4 Americans have experienced at least one symptom of stress in the last month, such as back pain, headaches, and fatigue which may ultimately lead to decreased productivity. 

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Tips To Protect Your Home While On Vacation

When you’re planning a vacation, there are so many details to consider. From booking flights and hotels to making sure you have everything packed to finding a pet-sitter — your to do list is likely already long. It’s easy to get so caught up in the excitement of an upcoming trip that you forget one of the most crucial tasks: making sure your home is safe from damage or robbery in your absence. Because summer is such a popular time for travel, July and August have a higher burglary rate than the remaining 10 months of the year. If you have upcoming travel plans, here are 10 tips to help ensure you return to your home just as you left it.

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