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Eleven online resources to stay active at home

National policies regarding the COVID-19 virus continue to evolve and now, many of us are living under “safer at home” orders. This means that nonessential business are closed—including gyms. Here are eleven online resources you can use to help you stay active while abiding by the law as we all hope to flatten the curve.
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Ways to balance work and parenting young kids at home

We’re in unprecedented times here, so whatever you do to make your workday work and keep your child content, good on you! We've pulled together some great ideas and online resources to help make it easier on everyone.
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It’s that time of year—sun outage season

For about two weeks each spring and fall, TV providers experience a technical (and celestial) phenomenon in which the sun causes solar interference" to satellite signals. Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do to prevent sun outages from occurring, but we'll tell you when they might happen.
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FTC: True love doesn’t ask for money

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Lots of us have profiles on online dating sites, apps or social media to find “the one.” But that interesting person who just messaged you could be a sweet-talking romance scammer trying to trick you into sending money.
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FTC: Watch out for tax identity theft

‘Tis the season when the tidings come in envelopes stamped “Important Tax Return Document Enclosed.” Yes, it’s tax filing season, and the season’s Grinches are the tax identity thieves and government imposters who are hoping to steal your money. Find out what you need to watch out for and how to steer clear of these scams.
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Data Privacy Day: Be aware of key threats

Data Privacy Day, led by the National Cyber Security Alliance, is an international effort to create annual awareness about the importance of safeguarding your personal data. They offer some great and easy tips to help you "Own Your Privacy."
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Abbreviate 2020? Experts Say ‘No’

Social media and news outlets have been warning against using the abbreviated version of the year 2020 when signing financial and legal papers. The concern is that, by not using the full four-digit year in 2020, you could increase your chances for fraud. Get the real story from experts.
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FTC shares Census 2020 facts

The Federal Trade Commission is partnering with the U.S. Census Bureau to help you guard against potential census scams. Knowing how the 2020 Census process works, what information you will — and won’t — be asked for, and some red flags will help you spot and report scams.
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NFL Wild Card Weekend: game previews & how/where to watch

The NFL playoff field is officially set, and after Wild Card Weekend, there will only be eight teams left vying for the right to call themselves Super Bowl champions.  Here's a preview of this weekend’s contests and where you can go to watch the games using your TDS login credentials.
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FCC approves proposal to change Suicide Hotline to 3-digit number

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) unanimously approved a proposal to change the National Suicide Prevention Hotline from a 10-digit 800 number (1-800-273-8255) to a three-digit number 9-8-8. The proposal could be implemented in 18 months. Learn more.
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