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Holiday Safety

Prevent Holiday Fires

by Brianne Deerwester, Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI)(NAPSI)—Statistics show that the incidence of home fires and electrical accidents typically increases during the winter … more
Holiday Tips

Unhappy Holidays and How to Avoid Them—Tips from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service to Keep Your Mail Safe This Season

(NAPSI)—Below are some common mistakes people make during the holiday season. These mistakes lead to a lot of frustration for you and pure delight for the bad guys:1. Get swindled. Scammers use … more
Hints For The Home

Ready Outdoor Power Equipment For Winter Storage, Prep Your Snow Thrower

(NAPSI)—After your lawn gets its last seasonal cut, it’s time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. What’s next? Snow throwers, … more
California News And Notes

Insurance Tips for California High Risk Area

(NAPSI)—It’s a huge irony—those who live in the most wildfire prone areas are shunned by private insurance companies and relegated to rely on the state-subsidized California Fair Plan. This … more
Consumer Alert

Avoid Malicious Online Advertisements

(NAPSI)—Beware, cybercriminals target consumers with malicious ads that use scare tactics to trick them into downloading malware, including ransomware that takes over files to force victims to pay … more
Understanding Yourself

Password Rage—What It Is, How To Avoid It

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, a frustrating online password process has put you in a bad mood. In fact, according to a recent Aware survey, more than half of consumers report that having to … more
Newsworthy Trends

New Study Shows Everyone Hates Using Passwords But Generational Differences Persist

(NAPSI)—Most people are well aware of the shortcomings of passwords. Generally, they just don’t deliver the level of security and convenience you expect. They can be weak, prone to theft and … more
Computer Security

Commit To Password Hygiene Or Resign To Getting Hacked

(NAPSI)—Passwords—they’re so ubiquitous, yet are the source of so many online hacks due to poor password hygiene. According to a recent Aware poll, more than 50 percent of people choose to use … more
Safety Sense

OPEI Offers Tips For Storm-Stressed Communities

(NAPSI)—Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and other storms can damage homes, businesses and communities. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) offers tips to help everyone stay safe during … more
Pets & People

Top Tips to Brew up a Fun, Festive and Safe Halloween for Pets and Pet Parents

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP*(NAPSI)—Earlier sunsets, colorful leaves and cooler temperatures usher in a new fall season full of delicious autumnal flavors, treasured traditions and new … more
Safety Around The Home

Tips To Prevent Wildfire Destruction

(NAPSI)—In 2020, 58,950 wildfires burned 10.1 million acres, the second-most acreage impacted in a year since 1960. Nearly 40% of these acres were in California, where 30 people were killed, 8,500 … more
Protecting Your Money

Three Fraud Prevention Tips

(NAPSI)—Since government pandemic assistance programs have largely come to an end, fraudsters have turned their attention back to developing increasingly clever ways to trick you into giving them … more
Protecting Your Finances

Boiler Rooms—An Old Stock Scam Gets A Technology Makeover

(NAPSI)—While tactics may have changed, “boiler room” operations are still used to pitch dubious investment schemes, according to the experts at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority … more
Hints For Homeowners

Hot Tips For Cooler Weather

(NAPSI)—When it looks like winter is coming, there are certain steps you can take to breathe easier at home. In addition to clearing clogged gutters, closing storm windows and prepping the … more
Safety Sense

Weathering A Storm Or Power Outage Safely

(NAPSI)­­—Having the right outdoor power equipment on hand year-round is important—in more ways than many people realize. That’s according to the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), … more
Care Care Corner

Getting Road Trip Ready

(NAPSI)—Here’s something you should know the next time you’re getting your vehicle ready for a road trip. While you may take steps to prepare for a trip—checking tire pressure and oil levels … more
Hints For Homeowners

Prepare Now For ‘Above Average’ Hurricane Season

(NAPSI)—The 2022 hurricane season is underway, with the Colorado State University (CSU) Tropical Meteorology Project Team forecasting an above-average storm season for the Atlantic basin. Emergency … more
Pets And People

Preventing Dog Bites

(NAPSI)—More than 5,400 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2021. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal … more
Your Yard

Pointers On Purchasing A Zero-turn Mower

(NAPSI)—More time spent at home is prompting homeowners across America to improve their property’s curb appeal. With an increased focus on their yards, many individuals are looking to upgrade … more
Technology Improving Our Lives

What You Should Know About The 3G Shutdown

(NAPSI)—The end of the 3G cellular network has begun and for many Americans, it may come as a surprise. They might wake up one morning to some of their most important devices not … more
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