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Amazon Echo: One Year Later

Posted November 10, 2015 By Mom

Did you know Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, and by extension its Echo device, celebrated a birthday last week? That’s right: it’s been a whole year since the Echo launched, and with the holiday season coming up you may be wondering if this is truly a useful gadget, or merely yet another overhyped but largely useless […]

Audible Helps You Be A Reader Again

Posted October 21, 2015 By Mom

Back in high school and college, I was a voracious reader. I was a compulsive reader too, scanning any text that was put in front of me, from magazine articles to cereal boxes. Then life happened. (creator unknown) Funny how work, kids, family and such can suck the hours right out of a day. It […]

The free (to consumers) Nixle service has been around since 2007, but I only heard about it last week. Once I checked it out, I signed up immediately! I can’t describe Nixle any better than the site’s own Resident FAQ does, so here’s their answer to the question, “What is Nixle?” Nixle is a Community […]

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Is Credit Karma A Scam?

Posted June 9, 2015 By Mom

With identity theft seemingly rampant consumers are constantly urged to take steps to protect their personal and financial data, and one of those steps is to sign up for a credit monitoring service. But with so many different services out there, some claiming to be totally free and others charging fees, and consumers being (rightly) […]