Alex Schenker

Alex holds BS degrees in Management Science from the University of California at San Diego, and Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He realized it was time for a home security system when his neighbor’s house got broken into.

He has tried to stay ahead of the curve by proactively applying security technologies and software that protect not only his home and family but his personal identity, sensitive information and finances.

He is honored to share his nearly two decades of experience in home security and automation, cybersecurity and identity theft protection with our readers. In his spare time, Alex enjoys playing tennis, going on hikes with his wife and dogs and surfing.

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Watching TV: Best streaming media players

Tired of watching Netflix and Hulu on your tiny computer screen or tablet? Streaming media players connect to your television so you don’t have to squint your eyes at a small screen.

We take a look at the top streaming media players and pick our winners for best receiver including our top 3 picks for best streaming media player. For each, we share the pros and cons, so that you can decide which one might fit your budget and entertainment needs best…

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Estate Planning

Who will take care of your children if you and your spouse meet an unexpected demise? What will happen to your assets, like your home, savings, family heirlooms and investments? No one wants to think about end-of-life issues, but it’s up to you to protect your family the way you see fit; otherwise, you’re taking …

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Health Insurance Explained In Laymen’s Terms

Our experts dive deeper into the confusing world of health insurance. Our team includes an insurance agent licensed in all 50 states, who brings his expertise to this confusing and intimidating topic. Some of our featured articles: Best Dental Insurance: How Do You Find An Affordable Plan? Best Vision Insurance Plan: Get Covered With An …

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Step-By-Step Guide To Setting Up Your Wireless Repeater

Wireless router

A wireless repeater can help extend the range of your wireless network. Typically, if you’re in a large house or office complex, you can use wireless repeaters to extend the reach of your wireless signal without buying expensive new routers. In this particular example, we will be using the Engenius ERB9250…

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DIRECTV Promo Codes: How To Save The Maximum Amount

TV in living room: DIRECTV Promo Codes

With the battle over Internet TV raging, and cable network providers scrambling to stay abreast of the latest developments online, DIRECTV is steadily investing in its Internet and on demand business to remain in the game. As part of that effort, they’re offering quite the assortment of promotions. We bring you the best so you can start your viewing experience off with the maximum available discount….

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Digital Media Players FAQ: Your Streaming Q’s Answered

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Tired of paying $80+/ month for cable television? Digital Media Receivers, set top boxes that you can hook up to your tv to stream television shows and movies from providers such as Hulu, Amazon, Netflix, and others are becoming more reliable, readily available, and affordable. The problem is that there’s so many on the market now, and they all differ in their functionality, service offerings, and compatibility. Should you get a media receiver, and if so, which one?…

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Watch TV Remotely: Slingbox Review

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As technology has advanced it has become commonplace to take tech on the go. Slingbox is another example of this type of mobile technology. Slingbox allows television watchers to stream their programming no matter where they are as long as they have access to the internet. We have compiled Slingbox Reviews of the two types offered…

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