Archive for May 2015

5 things drivers need to know before working for a ridesharing service

May 28, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Ridesharing

  The ads are enticing:  “Make $35/hour driving with us!” or “You could make $800 a week or more!” Ridesharing services, or transportation network companies (TNCs), are everywhere. Uber alone signs up an estimated 20,000 drivers each month worldwide. The service is particularly popular with millennials who appreciate the lower transportation costs and how easy…
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Get ready to fire up the grill! (And do it safely)

May 22, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

  Whether using gas or charcoal, grill safely. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of backyard grilling season. The Insurance Information Institute estimated that Americans enjoy more than three billion barbecues each year. Unfortunately, each summer season also brings numerous home fires and burn injuries associated with outdoor grilling activities. A study of residential fires…
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Here are 25 tips to both prevent and manage a cyber attack

May 15, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Cyber Liability

    Cyber attack prevention Only connect to the Internet over secure, password-protected networks. Do not click on links or pop-ups, open attachments, or respond to emails from strangers. Always enter a URL by hand instead of following links if you are unsure of the sender. Don’t respond to online requests for personally identifiable information…
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Time to prepare for tornado season

May 01, 2015

Weston Wolfe

Categories: Safety Tips

Spring is peak tornado season for most states. Spring signals the start of tornado season for most of the United States, with a peak in May and June. Now is a good time to prepare by checking your emergency kit, buying fresh batteries and updating your family’s emergency communication plan. “Tornado alley” in the southern…
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