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Category: Prevention


Equifax Data Breach Anniversary: Why It’s Time to Check Your Identity Defenses

Greater than 50%. Those are the odds your important personally identifying information (PII) was exposed in the 2017 Equifax data breach. You are forgiven, if the September 2017 announcement of the breach now seems like ancient history, but it’s critical…

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Backing Up Your Computer is More Important Than You Think

We keep a lot of important information stored safely away on our computers. We trust that the next time we power on the device, it will be there for us to use…until it’s not. For me, the situation became all…

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Why Certain Dog Breeds Are in the Insurance Doghouse

I have a number of friends – and clients – who are dog lovers. Some are more passionate than others about their four-legged friends and this can lead to uncertainty, confusion, and even anger over insurance company rules pertaining to…

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Avoid the Nightmare Vacation: Safeguard Your Identity

As the weather warms up, you’re probably thinking about your next fun adventure. When you vacation, identity theft may be the last thing you want to think about. But that’s just what criminals count on.

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Diminish the Damage of Hurricane Season

The start of summer also means the start of hurricane season, running from June 1st through November 30th.  Meteorologists love to make predictions about how many hurricanes will make landfall and their potential severity.  Unless you live in a high-risk area that…

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Beat the Heat by Staying Hydrated

During my time in the military, a common phrase I heard while training in the field was, “hydrate or die”.  Although it may not have been the best way to put it, it was an effective reminder to keep hydrated…

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Timber! Chainsaw Safety Tips

Wood burning stoves are commonly used to heat homes or businesses because it is a cheaper alternative to other heating systems, especially for those who have quick access to standing timber. Growing up in rural, Northwest Ohio, my family used…

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