• One Titanic Insight

    Shelly Palmer  Edward “Ted” Smith was the captain of the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, which struck an iceberg and sank on 15 April 1912. The story is legendary, so I won’t recount it here. But I’ve often thought that if a rookie captain were at the helm that fateful...
  • ¿Está lista para la temporada de béisbol?

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Han sido seis largos meses, ¡pero la temporada de béisbol finalmente ha vuelto! No importa si se encantan los Atléticos de Oakland, los Gigantes de San Francisco, u otro equipo, la emoción está en el aire. Es divertido mostrar su apoyo desde...
  • Are you Ready for Baseball Season?

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau It’s been a long six months, but baseball season is finally back! Whether you’re a fan of the Oakland A’s, the San Francisco Giants, or another team, excitement is in the air. It’s fun to show support either from the stadium or...
  • All Your Data Are Belong to Us

    Shelly Palmer Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been all over the news this week. Mr. Cook has admonished Mr. Zuckerberg for Facebook’s current predicament and has been exceptionally self-serving proclaiming Apple’s data privacy policies as moral high ground. Before your eyes glaze over and...
  • Planificación para la Jubilación

    NAPS Si alguna vez siente que sus recursos económicos son demasiado bajos para  poder ahorrar para la jubilación, podría haber buenas noticias para usted. El Crédito del ahorrador (Saver’s Credit) – un crédito fiscal poco conocido para algunos elegibles pagadores de impuestos por el Servicio de Impuestos Internos o...
  • Tenga cuidado con estafas al comprar un cachorro en línea

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau ¿Celebraste el Día nacional del Cachorro el 23 de marzo? Las adorables imágenes en mis redes sociales casi me convencieron de adoptar un perro, ¡pero decidí que no quería molestar a mi gato! Aunque los cachorros son maravillosos, no es prudente adoptar...
  • Beware of Scams When Purchasing a Puppy Online

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Did you celebrate National Puppy Day on March 23? The adorable pictures all over social media almost convinced me to adopt a furry friend of my own – but I decided that I didn’t want to risk upsetting my cat. Although puppies...
  • Build Your Own Troll Farm

    Shelly Palmer  You live in a war zone. You cannot see the enemy, you do not know when you are under attack, and you have no way to determine who has won any given battle on any given day. Since the consequences of any specific attack are intangible on...
  • Identity Theft: What You Need to Know

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau  Identity theft is the unauthorized use of another’s identity to commit crimes or for financial gain, like opening accounts, filing taxes, or making purchases. Unfortunately, it can happen to anyone. In 2017, it was the second most reported complaint to the Federal...