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Protect Your Packages (And Your Home) During The Holidays

There’s almost nothing more convenient than online ordering – and this year will be a holiday season like no other. With smaller gatherings and social circles, you’ll likely be shipping more packages to friends and family you’d normally see in person over the holidays. Unfortunately, more packages being delivered could increase the risk of package theft. A study by C+R Research estimates that 36% of...

Car Gift Ideas: 39 Car Accessories, Gadgets, & More

Car gift ideas for commuters Wireless charger: These days, our smartphones are an essential piece of equipment – which can make keeping them fully charged a challenge. A charging pad for the car means they’ll never have to think about plugging in a smartphone. Just place it in the console and the power flows automatically. Drinkware: Cold brew is cool – unless you’re prepared for...

The Dos & Don’ts of Employee Performance Reviews

But I thought I was doing so well! I’ve been here for 30 years. You’re just telling me this now? Susan comes in late every day, and she’s never been written up. What gives? Let’s face it: If you’re a business owner or a manager, employee performance appraisals can be uncomfortable. No one likes to receive a “surprise” evaluation that they’re not performing well. What’s...

Is It Better To Buy A New Or Used Car?

New or Used: Which should you choose? If you think you might be among those shopping for a brand-new vehicle, consider a few pros and cons first: Pros and Cons of Buying a New Car Pros Cons Newer safety features. Customizable. Better warranty. Typically has better fuel efficiency and lower emissions. Typically more expensive to insure. Maintenance costs required to maintain the warranty. No record...

What To Know About Outdoor Patio Heaters

How does a patio heater work? Unlike an outdoor fire pit, you don’t have to huddle around a patio heater to get warm. They’re specifically designed to radiate heat outward where people are gathered. To generate heat, Patio heaters have different fuel sources – usually propane, electric or natural gas. (Keep reading to find out how to choose which one is right for you.) Where...