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10+ Tips To Reduce Employment-Related Risk

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Employers – especially those in California – face a constant threat of employment-related claims.  Working hand-in-glove with your insurance broker and your employment-law counsel, here are our Top Ten (and a few more to grow on) recommendations to reduce your risk as an employer: Domestic Employees – Before we consider your business’ employees, Read More


5 Effective Ways to Reduce Healthcare Cost

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Despite the ever-rising healthcare costs, good physical and mental health isn't an option anyone could do without. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your hospital bills and out-of-pocket medical expenses when you're taken ill or injured. Take a look at these cost-saving measures that you can adopt and still access the care you need. 1. Reduce Read More

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What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Phishing Scams

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On average, a cyberattack happens every 39 seconds in the U.S., according to the University of Maryland. While companies strive to enhance their cybersecurity every day by using updated and more sophisticated security systems, cybercriminals also improve their tactics. This is a problem because the pandemic has led to a surge in internet usage in Read More

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Stop Using Public USB Ports to Charge Your Phone

Battery power is something we’re all concerned about. We rely on our smartphones throughout the day for personal and business use, so much so that we often invest in portable chargers or are always on the lookout for a public charging port. However, you might want to reconsider using those public ports. The LA County District Attorney’s office put Read More

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Self-Care Tips to Stay Safe During the Pandemic

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. has recorded more than 270,000 coronavirus-related deaths so far. As the number of new COVID-19 infections and deaths increase every week, you need to take the necessary precautions to stay healthy. As per the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people with impaired immune Read More

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How to Use Public Wi-Fi Safely in 2020

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With airports, hotels, restaurants, theaters, coffee shops, and doctors offices now offering free Wi-Fi access to visitors, using your tech to stay connected while on the go is easier than ever. While it is convenient, there is one thing you need to keep in mind while using these open networks: security. Public Wi-Fi networks don’t always have high Read More

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Simple Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

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At work, we often spend long periods of time sitting in the same position. While we may not realize it, being inactive for prolonged periods of time can hurt our health. Sitting down causes our hips to tighten, not to mention the strain it puts on our back, neck, and wrists while typing away for hours. What’s more, it can be extremely difficult to Read More

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Our Website is Now ADA Compliant!

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When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, Congress sought to ensure that businesses and public service providers took important and necessary steps to accommodate people with disabilities. However, the internet as we know it today did not exist in 1990, and the ADA legislation has not been able to keep up with the pace of Read More

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How to Motivate Your Kids to Do Their Homework

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As a parent, you may have experienced the following scenario: Your child comes home in the afternoon from school and immediately drags their feet at the mention of homework or studying. You encourage them to get it done before dinner, but your positivity is met with excuses. This continues until you’re both upset and frustrated. Even if your child Read More

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Mindfulness Activities to Reduce Stress

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When we get stressed, sad, anxious, or angry, we typically want those feelings to just disappear. This is completely natural. It can be difficult to sit with uncomfortable emotions, especially when we feel there’s no easy way to relieve them. While taking your mind off whatever it is that’s stressing you out or making you feel upset can help to put Read More