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(NAPSA)-Making a difference, saving lives, developing new skills, and being part of a close knit team are all reasons people become volunteer firefighters, said Steve Hirsch, volunteer firefighter and chair of the National Volunteer Fire Council. To find a nearby fire service volunteer opportunity, visit www.MakeMeAFirefighter.org

Kidnapping, world cultures, murder, explosions-four different kinds of mysteries are in "The Tower of Songs" by Casey Barrett, "The Perfect Culture" by Brent Robins, "Once a Liar" by A.F. Brady and "The Second Law, Lynn Dayton Thriller #3" by L.A. Starks, all available through www.BookTrib.com

Despite the latest phone enhancements and features, many people only use their device's basic functions. Experts at tech care company Asurion have some great tips to help you get more from your phone, make your life easier and save you time. Learn more at www.asurion.com

If you're in a Medicare Advantage plan, you should know eHealthMedicare.com found fewer than one in ten Medicare recipients were enrolled in the lowest cost plan for their prescription drug regimen. Those who switched saved, on average, $900 a year.

A recent study by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust and the Stanford Center on Longevity found nearly half of America is likely to interact with fraudsters-but you can protect yourself. To learn how, visit www.FINRA.org/LearnMore

Forty million Americans care for aging loved ones. Technology can help. The Philips Cares mobile application lets you easily form and activate a care circle, access insights into your loved one's well-being, and manage your Philips Lifeline personal alert service. Learn more at https://philips.to/2MGDqLm and (855) 223-7395.

Tire pressure decreases when the temperature falls. The Car Care Council, the source of the "Be Car Care Aware" campaign promoting regular vehicle care, recommends checking your tire pressure regularly during the cooler months. For a free Car Care Guide or more information, visit www.carcare.org