Every spring we are inundated with reminders about ticks and protecting ourselves. Despite these reminders cases of Lyme disease are on the rise for both people and pets. This summer another, but rarer tick born virus has been reported in the northeast called Powassan Disease.
If you like new technology and the convenience it can offer, then using a mobile banking App to deposit checks into your account is a real time saver. More and more banks are adding it to their list of services and encouraging customers to do as much banking online and by phone as possible. Depositing a check by simply taking a picture of it is as simple as it sounds and here are a few tips to keep your information safe.
How can we teach our children to use the internet safely? It’s a question I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. The advice I give my own family and friends is encapsulated in: “If you wouldn’t do it face to face - Don’t do it online!” For example, would you go up to a complete stranger and start a conversation? Would you be abusive to friends or strangers in a pub or bar? Just because you feel protected by the apparent distance a screen gives between you and the person you’re talking to, you must remember that online is still the real world.
Of the average 5.74 million motor vehicle crashes every year with 22 percent occurring during adverse weather such as rain, sleet, snow, fog, severe winds or on slick pavement, according to the Federal Highway Administration. These crashes result, on average, in more than 445,000 injuries and nearly 5,900 fatalities annually. Here are a few ideas to avoid crashes.