How To Be A Defensive Driver – Stay Safe On The Roads

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Being a defensive driver means driving to prevent accidents in spite of the actions of others or the presence of adverse driving conditions. In other words, defensive driving means that you are ready for any and all surprises on the road. Defensive driving requires the knowledge and strict observance of all traffic rules and regulations applicable to the area you …

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8 Necessary Steps for Childproofing Your Home

Anthea Personal Interest

Infants and young children are prone to accidents, and the home is one of the most common sources of injury. If parents don’t take the proper safety precautions, children could be seriously injured by burns, falls, poisons and electricity. The 8 Safety Steps You Should Take at Home The following are some general steps you can take around the home …

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Warning: Critical Cyber Exploits Affect Nearly All Computers

Anthea Cyber Crime

Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all modern processors. These vulnerabilities can be exploited to access all of the data found in personal …

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The 5 Biggest Cyber Security Disasters of 2017

Anthea Cyber Crime

Like 2016 before it, 2017 was not without its share of cyber security incidents—incidents that impacted companies of all sizes and affected multiple industries. The following are some of the biggest cyber security disasters of 2017. Which ones affected you? 1. WannaCry Using a tool that was allegedly stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency, cyber criminals exploited a flaw …

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[Updated] The 25 Most Commonly Stolen Passwords

Anthea Cyber Crime

How secure is your password? If it’s on the list below, your password is just as easily stolen as it is remembered. Protect yourself by making sure you’re not using one of the top 25 most commonly stolen passwords, as determined by IT security firm SplashData. (Updated in January 2018) 123456 password 12345678 qwerty 12345 123456789 letmein 1234567 football iloveyou …

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3 Important Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim

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Accidents and natural disasters can strike without warning, causing costly damage to your home, vehicles and personal belongings. When this happens, you will have to file an insurance claim in order for your policy to kick in and recoup your losses. 3 Tips for Filing an Insurance Claim In order to get the most out of the claims process, consider …

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Will You Make Mental Health a Priority at Your Business?

Anthea Business Development

Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression. Depression is a leading cause of disability—one that can have a negative impact on employee morale and productivity. While mental health has received a lot more attention in recent years, it still isn’t widely understood by many employers or employees who haven’t experienced mental health issues themselves. Here’s just one story …

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New Year’s Resolutions: Lifestyle Changes vs. Quick Changes

Anthea Healthy Living

Historically, one of the top New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Unfortunately, many people look to fad diets and weight-loss products to achieve their goals quickly. While fad diets may prove effective initially, research shows that many people don’t find long-term success with these types of diets. How to Avoid Short-Term Resolutions Instead of setting a goal to lose …

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Does Your Business Need Crime Insurance?

Anthea Business Insurance

As a leader within your organization, you want to trust your employees and the people you do business with. However, no business is immune to the threat of crime and fraud. In fact, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that a business can expect to lose 5 per cent of its revenue to fraud each year. Thankfully, companies can …

Insurance Coverage You Need For Your Snowmobile

Anthea General Insurance Information

It’s Time to Hit the Powder! Snowmobiles can present many hazards to drivers, passengers, other motorists and property. Before the temperatures cool and you get eager to hop on your snowmobile, learn more about how you can insure your vehicle and protect yourself and others. Some of you daredevils out there may even be doing tricks like this: Coverage Basics …