14 Best Car Insurance Companies of 2020

28th January 2020

Do you hold the title to a motor vehicle? Do you drive that motor vehicle on roads maintained by local, state, or federal transportation authorities? If you answered yes to both questions, then you must carry auto insurance – no ifs, ands, or buts. The Insurance Information Institute has a handy guide to minimum insurance requirements in all 50 states. Uninsured drivers avoid paying auto insurance premiums, of course. That’s…


SIM swap fraud: How to protect your phone number from being stolen

17th January 2020

A recently published study showed just how easy it is for hackers and fraudsters to take control of your phone number, potentially leading to thousands of dollars in fraud — that’s your money on the line. The practice of SIM swapping is becoming more common, and despite carriers putting safeguards in place, it’s scary how quickly the researchers were able to take over a phone number. The SIM card inside…


Married Couples: Is It Better to File Taxes Jointly or Separately?

8th January 2020

FOR MARRIED COUPLES, combining finances is a smart way to streamline expenses. But at tax time, couples face a tricky question: File jointly or separately? Knowing which status to choose – married filing jointly or married filing separately – isn’t always cut and dry. However, figuring out which way to go can result in many tax benefits. In most cases, married couples should file their taxes jointly in order to…


McDonald’s Is Giving Out Free Chicken Nuggets This Month

6th January 2020

In your ongoing quest to discover where a nugget comes from on a chicken, you’ll probably need to taste the chicken’s nuggets a few times. The research phase of the project is certainly difficult, but you have to do what you have to do (with dipping sauces). To help you on your quest, McDonald’s and Uber Eats are offering a free 10-piece order of Chicken McNuggets a few times over…


Amazon allegedly threatened to fire employees for speaking out on climate change

3rd January 2020

Several Amazon employees say they’ve been threatened with termination for talking publicly about their climate change campaign. Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, an activist group within Amazon that started in late 2018, said in a statement Thursday that four of its members were targeted by the human resources and legal departments at Amazon for speaking out publicly, including to the press. In two cases, employees received followup emails threatening firings…