Monthly Archives: February 2017

consumer protection week

The first week in March is National Consumer Protection Week.  Federal and local offices of consumer protection help you understand your rights as a consumer and avoid scams. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides online resources that can help you … Continue reading

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quote: invest in yourself

February is coming to an end and most people who made New Year resolutions have already dropped them. If you want to make some change in your life, plan it, schedule it, and work at it regularly. You don’t need … Continue reading

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random acts of kindness

Because I’ve been consumed with my technology issues, I let Random Acts of Kindness Week slip by me last week. Given the negativity that surrounds us in person and online, I think it’s important to recognize that small gestures can … Continue reading

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productivity roundup – weather edition

T.S. Eliot famously said that April is the cruelest month, but I think February is a better candidate for that title. It’s often cold and gloomy, and it’s hard to get motivated. April, on the other hand, can be very … Continue reading

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clean out your computer day

The 2nd Monday in February is National Clean Out Your Computer Day. You can clean your computer any day, but having a dedicated day might make you commit to doing it. I’ve been experiencing a lot of computer challenges lately. … Continue reading

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