Using a Strong Password is a Strong Defense against Identity Thieves

The following article was published by the IRS. Two things taxpayers can do to prevent themselves from identity theft is to use strong passwords and keep those passwords secure. While many people use fingerprint or facial recognition technology to protect their devices, sometimes it's still necessary to use a password. In recent years, cybersecurity experts' …

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Franchise Opportunities In The Home Improvement Area

The following article was published by the SBA. With the U.S. economy flourishing (as of this writing) and consumer spending up, there’s no reason to think homeowners will stop investing in home improvements. But a good economy is only one reason why this trend is mostly expected to continue. Here’s the other one, according to …

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Adults Can Pass on These Tips to Teach Teens Online Safety

The following article was published by the IRS. Adults teach their kids how to drive, balance a checkbook and cook. It's also a good idea to teach younger users how to explore the internet with caution. All internet users should be mindful of risks people can take when they share devices, shop online and interact …

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5 Ways to Start Selling Online

The following article was published by the SBA. The U.S. ecommerce market brought in more than $504 billion in revenue last year. And it’s expected to grow to more than $735 billion by 2023. With so much potential in the market, it’s the perfect time for entrepreneurs to get started selling products online. Today’s sellers …

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Easy Steps to Protect Your Computer and Phone

Thieves are working 24/7 to steal your identity. Here are some quick and easy steps you can take to protect yourself online: Use security software for computers and mobile phones, and set it to update autoatically. Use strong, unique passwords for all accounts. Use two-factor authentication whenever possible. Back up your files on computers and …

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Standard Mileage Rates for 2020

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups …

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