Tag: Coronavirus

How to Avoid Pet Scams

As the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on, more and more people have sought to add to their sense of comfort and companionship at home by adopting a pet. For a period of time, unfortunately, many animal rescues and in-person adoption centers had to temporarily halt adoptions for safety reasons. In the face of that, people turned Read More…

COVID-19 Scams You Should Be Aware Of

Scammers are never ones to just let an opportunity to profit go by. COVID-19 (or, more specifically, the fear it has engendered in so many) has proven to be an especially good opportunity. Over the past few months, we’ve touched on charity scams and stimulus check scams designed to trick people out of their economic Read More…

The Healthcare Industry Versus Data Breaches

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are more eyes than ever on the U.S. healthcare system. Much of that is focused on the handling of the pandemic itself. But others are also looking more closely at healthcare organizations’ vulnerabilities when it comes to data security and breaches. To help you learn more about Read More…

Baby Boom or Bust?

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit and people isolated at home with their significant others, some predicted that a baby boom was on its way. However, as the pandemic continues on, that does not appear to be the case. Birth rates in the U.S. have already been on a continual decline for a number of Read More…

Finding Love in Lockdown

As social distancing, working from home, and other COVID-19 related restrictions continue on, you may wonder if you will ever get to hang out in-person with your friends ever again. And dating? You might as well just forget it. Or maybe not. Yes, these are challenging times when it comes to socializing, let alone meeting Read More…

How to Prepare for the 2020 Election

In case you didn’t already have enough things occupying your mind this year, we have the 2020 elections coming up. Important local, state, and federal measures are going to be up for a vote. Not to mention that little thing about voting for president, as well as other representatives. Election Day is on November 3, Read More…

Census 2020: What Happens Now

According to the original plan, Census 2020 was supposed to be complete by July 31, 2020. However, like it has so many other things, COVID-19 has delayed that completion…for several months, in fact. Now, authorities hope to have all census data finally collected by Oct. 31, 2020. As of July 15, 56 million households have Read More…

Ways to Embrace the “New Normal”

You have certainly heard the phrase “the new normal” when it comes to describing life now and moving forward, post-COVID. It describes the feeling there are some things that seem to have been fundamentally altered over the past few months. Additionally, it’s hard to imagine these things going back to the way they were before. Read More…

4 Ways to Break Your Bad Date Streak

For many, dating these days hasn’t really been much of an option. After all, it’s pretty hard to go out when everything is closed. And even if you could find options, you would have to wear a mask that hides most of your face. So, go ahead. Blame COVID-19 for your dismal love life. But Read More…

How to Avoid Charity Scams

These days, COVID-19 and nationwide race protests have done a lot to tug on people’s heart strings…and purse strings. Whatever your perspective may be, there is an organization out there that can promise it will fight for it, with your support. In such emotional times, there’s another industry that has found ample opportunity to support Read More…