Stay Safe This Summer

Stay Safe This Summer

There’s an old urban legend that crime gets worse in the summer. Some have actually suggested that crime is worse after the temperature rises to a certain degree. While that is probably not true, it is true that crime is worse in summer, but there are some very practical reasons …

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Don’t Be Scared By Fake News

Don’t Be Scared By Fake News

President Trump talks all the time about “Fake News.” Unfortunately, most people use the term to describe anything that doesn’t agree with their own biases and opinions, including the president. Trump likes to use scare tactics to rile up his base, talking about how dangerous illegal aliens are, or overinflating …

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Spend Your Stimulus Checks in the Right Places

Spend Your Stimulus Checks in the Right Places

You should have already received your Stimulus Check from the US government for Coronavirus relief. If you have a little left over after paying bills, you may be considering how best to spend it. Before the checks were even sent, tele-scammers were targeting people who needed the money fast, offering …

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Lawn Care: Always Hire a Professional

Lawn Care: Always Hire a Professional

There have been some heavy storms this spring, with strong winds. That means downed branches, and damaged trees. While it may be tempting to hire the first lawn and care company that you find, just to get it done, beware of scammers. The wrong contractor can do worse than just …

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Don’t Get Scammed Online

Don’t Get Scammed Online

Since the lockdown began, more and more businesses are reaching out to offer online deals and services. Most of these are a great way to get deals and coupons, but beware of fake sites and apps. Scammers are piggy-backing on legitimate offers to phish. If you receive an unsolicited email, …

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