holiday shopping

A Guide to Avoiding Online Scams While Cyber Monday Shopping

While Cyber Monday has great deals and massive discounts, consumers must be cautious of the potential dangers while shopping online. This increasingly popular online shopping event offers convenience and the ability to shop from the comfort of one's home. Yet, it also attracts cyber criminals intent on carrying out scams and fraudulent activities. These...

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How to Prevent Holiday Package Theft

The holidays are here! Sadly, so too are package thieves. Around the country, more than 1.7 million packages are stolen or go missing every day, adding up to more than $25 million in lost goods and services, according to an analysis by José Holguín-Veras, an engineering professor and director of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute...

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Black Friday Safety Tips

The holiday shopping season begins with a bang on Black Friday weekend. While media reports are often filled with accounts of in-store violence, statistically, you’re more likely to be injured in the parking lot. In fact, Progressive Insurance recently revealed their parking-related claims saw 36.5% increase on Black Friday. Whether you’re driving or walking,...

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