6 Musts for Hosting a Viewing Party

The season with the highest number of TV viewers is upon us: there’s the Big Game and the awards season honoring the year’s best performances. Whether or not your favorites win, you can score big in one arena: the good ol’ viewing party. Read these tips to get your home perfectly prepped for your viewing party. Get set for guests. Prepare your home, inside and... Read Article

Cleaning Your House after the Flu

A-Choo! It’s here…you couldn’t escape the flu. Despite your efforts to prevent it, you’ve found yourself down and out.  Although we can’t wave a magic wand to get you back to 100 percent, we can offer some tips about how to clean your house to get rid of the germs and keep others from getting sick, too. It’s OK to stay awayIn fact, physicians recommend... Read Article

Tips for Using Your Crock-Pot Safely

Ahh…the go-to, easy-to-use appliance in our kitchens—crock-pots. They put the question, “What’s for dinner?” to rest and give our homes and apartments the home-cooked meal smell. Here are some trusted tips to consider when using your crock-pot: Not everything is better with ageIf you’re just starting out and you’ve been “gifted” your mom’s (or grandma’s) old crock-pot, there’s something to consider: age. While it might... Read Article

Cybersecurity: Two Things You Can Do Now to Speed Up Data Recovery After a Breach

Anyone who has been the victim of a ransomware attack or who has lost their data due to an equipment failure can tell you that the most expensive and time consuming part of the ordeal involved data recovery and reconstruction. Now that companies increasingly move toward paperless systems, loss of data can make reconstruction impossible when access to digital records is no longer possible. Here... Read Article

Are You Covered When an Employee Claims Harassment, Discrimination?

You probably never want to imagine a situation in which an employee, a former employee or an employment candidate sues your business for sexual harassment or discrimination (on the basis of, for example, age, sex, race or disability). Unfortunately, though, it does happen. Sexual harassment has been in the news media spotlight a lot lately, following allegations of inappropriate behavior made against celebrities and public... Read Article