How To Prepare Your Home For Winter

Now that fall is in full swing, it’s just a matter of time before we get our first taste of winter weather here in New England. Take advantage of the extra hours of sunlight and mild temperatures and prepare your home for the winter months now. From the inside out, winterizing your home now can help you avoid any potential problems once the colder weather rolls around. And, while some tasks may require a professional, most of these projects are simple enough to tackle on your own. Here are eight tips to help you prepare for winter:

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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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