Tag: Current Events

What USPS Cutbacks Could Mean to You

The United States Postal Service has been in the news a lot lately, and not for anything particularly positive. Shortly after Louis DeJoy, the new Postmaster General took office back in June, reports began about USPS mailboxes suddenly being removed en masse, hundreds of mail-sorting machines also being removed from processing centers, and worker overtime 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…

How Can You Protect Yourself from the Equifax Data Breach?

The Equifax data breach has been all over the news lately, and has captured a lot of people’s attention. That’s because it’s one of the nation’s largest credit bureaus. And because it may have exposed the information of up to 145 million American adults — one of the worst data breaches in the country’s history. Read More…

How Dangerous Is the World?

Every time you check the news, you probably expect to see another horror story. It could be about an act of violence, an international incident, or someone preying upon children. If you were to just read the news–without any other sources of information–it would be easy to believe that you’re in constant danger. Of course, Read More…

The Last Straw: Thoughts on the Plastic Straw Ban

If you’ve been following the news, especially news surrounding environmental consciousness, you’ve probably seen people advocating to reduce the use of plastic straws. The movement really began to gain traction when, earlier this year, Starbucks announced its plan to phase plastic straws out entirely. Many people praised this move as an eco-friendly decision by a big Read More…