Did you wait until the last minute to do holiday gift shopping? You’re not alone. Last

year, last-minute spending led to a strong finish for the holiday shopping season,

according to Reuters. Here are seven great last-...

office chairs

Purchasing new office furniture can be fun, but it can also be overwhelming. A chair is a fundamental piece of furniture, but it can add or detract to the functionality of your office. When you love your seating in the office, you’ll be happy to show it off.

Choosing Chairs for...

How to ask your boss for a raise

Let’s face it, asking for a raise can be nerve-racking. At the end of the day, just remember the worst he or she can say is no. Here’s how to go in with a plan.


First, Know Your Worth

Thanks to various websites, it’s easier to know what someone in your position and location typically earns. Websites such as Glassdoor and Payscale list what positions...

You've received a new gadget, now what?

With the holidays approaching, there’s a good chance you are either giving or receiving a new phone, smartwatch, or tablet. But what should you do once you receive it? Here are four of the first things you should do when you receive a new device.


Get Insurance and/or a Warranty

Approximately 45 percent of high-end smartphones in the U.S. are insured,...

Snowman in Cup

The rush is on. Have you missed buying a gift for someone? Don’t worry, you still have time to hand-make something! Here are a few ideas below.


For Cat Lovers: Catnip Toy

If you have a sewing machine along with some everyday supplies, this will be an easy craft to make. You’ll make a small stocking for a cat to nip at.



IBM reported that, “over 95% of all [security] incidents investigated recognize ‘human error’ as a contributing factor.” In fact, the recent string of malware attacks with cyberpunk appellations such as “WannaCry,” “Petya,” and “Mirai,” as well as the apparent state-sponsored attacks on Equifax and...

People Celebrating New Years Eve

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a close. Planning the perfect playlist for a New Year’s Eve gathering can be tough when thinking about everyone’s musical interests. While the first song that comes to your mind may be “Auld Lang Syne,” it’s time to think of more uplifting songs to play at your party. Here are a few suggestions.


1. “New Year’s Day” by U2...

While major breaches where millions of records are compromised tend to dominate the news, a much more dangerous and insidious threat goes largely unnoticed — that of the insider. An “accidental insider” is a well-meaning employee who is tricked by adversaries or competitors into revealing passwords or unintentionally installing malicious code onto organizational...

protect data

Owning a small business is an adventure that comes with ups and downs. To minimize the problematic aspects of business ownership, you should consider areas that might benefit from outside help. Your data is valuable to you, but also hackers. Are you doing enough to protect it?

Why You Might Not Be Prepared

It’s easy to think that if you have never been the victim of...

For those of you who work from home, you may find various distractions to prevent you from focusing on your tasks. Whether it’s a pile of dirty dishes or loads of laundry,
what’s around you may sometimes distract you. If you find that you struggle structuring your workday, here are a few things you can do to keep up with coworkers in the office.

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