Category Archives: Tip of the Month

The Five Love Languages

the five love languagesTi amo…je t’aime…ich liebe dich…we know people say, “I love you” in many ways. However, did you know people love differently? According to Dr. Gary Chapman, there are five love languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch.

By learning and understanding these love language, you can enhance your communication skills and bond with others. That will not only help you in romantic relationships, but it can also improve your interactions with family members, coworkers, or friends. Continue reading The Five Love Languages

Don’t Leave Your Pets And Children In Hot Cars

hot carsDid you know a car can be deadly even when parked? It can.

Cars are mostly made of metal. When the temperature rise outside, it will also rise higher in a parked car. If you decide to sit in a parked car on a hot day, which we don’t recommend, it won’t take long for you to start sweating. If the windows are closed, the temperature will rise even quicker.  After a period of time, if you don’t turn on the air condition,  you would be at risk for heat stroke or hyperthermia. Lowering the windows may help, but may not be enough if the temperatures are high.
Continue reading Don’t Leave Your Pets And Children In Hot Cars

Scam Alert: Spoofing Phone Numbers

spoofingImagine this: You have an incoming call and the phone number that pops up on the caller ID is yours. How is this possible? Or, say you receive a call from a stranger stating they are returning your call. To your shock, you have no record of calling them. Perhaps you were having dinner or doing housework. Is this paranormal activity? Are you losing your mind? No. It is a scam called “spoofing”.
Continue reading Scam Alert: Spoofing Phone Numbers

Avoid Charity Scams

charity scamsCharities serve an important purpose on both a local and global scale. When a person can not provide for their basic needs and the government also can’t assist, charities can often fill the gap. Without contributions, charities will not be able to help and people will often go without food, clothes, shelter, etc.

Giving to a charity is a rewarding experience. However, not all charities are created equally. Some “charities” are created with the sole purpose of being deceptive and scamming people out of their hard-earned money. Based on our experience, here are some tips we suggest you consider when you are in a generous mood in order to avoid charity scams.
Continue reading Avoid Charity Scams