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Woman taking an online course.

Retirement is a time of great possibility. Many retirees report plans to travel, spend time with family, and pick up new hobbies. Now, more older adults are deciding to use at least some of their newfound free time back in a classroom—but not just any classroom. 

These days video chats or video calls are pretty much as simple as tapping a button.

The holidays are almost here and, in the age of the Internet, seeing family and friends face-to-face no longer requires expensive plane tickets or a hefty long-distance bill. Now, you can watch your grandkids open their presents on Christmas morning, even if they’re spread out in different places.

A sink and vanity in the bedroom gave the Aachen, Germany, flat a distinctly European feel.

Earlier this year, my husband and I received an exciting Facebook message from our friends in Aachen, Germany. It read, “We are getting married! We hope you can join us for the celebration in July.” These friends were kind enough to travel to the U.S.

Home solar panels

We’ve all heard that there’s no such thing as a free lunch.

But what if there were such a thing as free electricity?

That’s the idea behind solar energy and the increasing popularity of home solar panels. So what’s the catch, and is it really free?

The basics

Fresh food delivered through online grocery shopping.

It can be hard to find enough time to go grocery shopping. Busy schedules and important tasks often take precedence over clipping coupons and planning meals. Inclement weather and physical impairments make traveling to the store and carrying heavy bags a challenge.

FitBit fitness trackers

The number one resolution almost every New Year is to get healthy. Activity trackers now make reaching that goal easier than ever. The term “activity tracker” refers to any wearable device that monitors and records physical activity.  The great news is there’s a tracker for everybody; the bad news is there are almost too many choices.  

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Most of us can agree that using credit or debit cards is a more convenient way of shopping than carrying around a bulging wad of cash. But what if there were an even easier way of making payments? Yes, even easier than just sliding your card at the register. Welcome to the age of the digital wallet!

Android Pay

4K/HD/DVD image

These days, keeping up with consumer electronic trends seems almost impossible, especially when it comes to televisions. You get your new TV set up, and it already feels like it’s out of date.  

Here are two trends you should know about before you purchase your next television.  

What is 4K?

data security

Cyber safety is a growing concern for just about anybody with access to the Internet. It’s a little too easy to be unaware of just how much personal information is floating around about you.  

What is my online footprint?