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Some American beaches are re-opening for exercise, but strict rules still apply
Some American beaches are re-opening for exercise, but strict rules still apply

Exercising outdoors is an enjoyable way for many of us to nurture our physical and mental health during lockdown, but there have been restrictions in place regarding where we can exercise safely outdoors. Now, some states are starting to reopen beaches and parks for exercise, which is great news for

Using Zoom and other virtual meeting apps is putting you at risk of identity theft – here’s how to stay safe

In the past few weeks, teleconferencing has taken on a whole new and important role in our lives. People who are able to work from home have been telecommuting, communicating with colleagues over video apps like Zoom, GoToMeeting, and more. Students are learning from home, tuning into classes via the

Motorists set for $6.5bn coronavirus auto insurance refunds – how much can you expect to receive?
Motorists set for $6.5bn coronavirus auto insurance refunds – how much can you expect to receive?

Motorists are set to receive auto insurance refunds of more than $6.5bn as a result of the coronavirus lockdown leading to a significant fall in the number of the auto insurance claims.  Many of the best auto insurance providers have reacted after it was revealed that some parts of America

Toilet paper stockpiling is over: Here’s what Americans are buying instead, according to a new study

Now months into the coronavirus pandemic and weeks into lockdown, we’ve seen surges in toilet paper stockpiling, baking essentials flying off the shelves, and the more obvious things like hand sanitizer and cleaning items rocket in popularity.  But, as the weeks go on, Americans are changing what they’re buying as

You can now watch these 10 educational Netflix documentaries for free

Netflix has allowed teachers to screen its documentaries in their classrooms for many years, but with schools shut nationwide, Netflix is extending the offer and giving parents some well-needed homeschooling respite. The streaming site has released ten of its educational documentaries to YouTube, where anyone can watch them absolutely free. 

How buying life insurance has been affected by the coronavirus….and why existing policies should still pay out for COVID-19 deaths
How buying life insurance has been affected by the coronavirus….and why existing policies should still pay out for COVID-19 deaths

Protecting loved ones financially should be a priority in normal times, but when a global pandemic as unforgiving as the coronavirus strikes, the importance of finding the best life insurance is thrown into even sharper focus. Thankfully, it won’t be too late for most Americans to arrange life insurance if

Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and more to perform LIVE in the One World: Together at Home Concert: here’s how to watch for free
Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and more to perform LIVE in the One World: Together at Home Concert: here’s how to watch for free

As the novel coronavirus tests the world’s capacity to take on a pandemic, front line workers like doctors and nurses are doing what they humanly can to care for those who are ill. And to take care of them, Global Citizen is hosting the One World: Together at Home Concert

How credit card issuers are helping Americans impacted by the coronavirus (and what accepting it may mean for you)
How credit card issuers are helping Americans impacted by the coronavirus (and what accepting it may mean for you)

The collective battle against coronavirus has seen many people and businesses come together like never before. This includes issuers of the best credit cards , many of whom are offering assistance to customers who have seen their finances thrown into chaos by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, most credit

Gmail blocked over 18 million COVID-19 phishing emails last week, and it’s shared the most common examples
Gmail blocked over 18 million COVID-19 phishing emails last week, and it’s shared the most common examples

According to Google, Gmail has been blocking more than 18 million malware and phishing emails concerning coronavirus every week. The email provider also sees over 240 million COVID-19-themed spam messages daily.  Although there hasn’t been an increase in phishing scams overall since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, scammers have

Apple’s $400 iPhone SE is here: Everything you need to know about the newest budget iPhone
Apple’s $400 iPhone SE is here: Everything you need to know about the newest budget iPhone

It’s finally here! The long-awaited second generation iPhone SE, aka the iPhone 9, has finally deigned to reveal itself , and it’s everything we could have hoped for. Apple has now revealed the new smartphone and it’s an impressive handset, with an even more impressive price, coming in at just