Sadie Cornelius

Sadie has a bachelor’s in communications and minor in business from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been writing about, researching and a user of security and smart home technology since 2012. As an early adapter and avid user of gadgets, she’s not only well-versed in how to use them but also passionate about helping others integrate them into their lives and homes. Having lived in various urban neighborhoods in major cities like Dallas, Austin, Winston-Salem and currently Washington DC, Sadie has experienced her share of property crimes over the years; from car break-ins to stolen bikes. As a result, she’s extra cautious when it comes to protecting herself and her property. Sadie attends conferences, events and webinars to stay up-to-date on cybersecurity and technology. She loves traveling the world and is a self-proclaimed Apple junkie.

Are There Links Between Cell Phones And Cancer?

Sick person holding cracked iphone: Are There Links Between Cell Phones and Cancer?

Since its first demonstration in 1973 the mobile phone has been revolutionizing the way the entire world lives. ver the years it is not only the appearance of cellular phones that has changed, but so too has the way we look at the safety and health concerns of these handheld devices…

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Do It Yourself: Appliance Repair Tips And Safety

Tools on a table: Appliance Repair Tips

Is your dishwasher in dis-repair? Have a wobbly washer? Not to worry, we’re here to help with some useful and cost-effective ways to repair your home appliances, no tools (or experience) required. We’ll break it down for you and explain some ways to save yourself some money before you go spending hundreds of dollars to fix your household appliances. Read on to find out more including maintenance tips to keep your appliances living a longer life…

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Essential Cyber Security Tips And Tricks: Don’t Leave Home Without These

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With so many recent cyber security breaches (especially from reputable companies like Target and Equifax), it has become increasingly necessary to become secure online. With so many access points (via smart home devices, fitness trackers, etc.), it’s easier than ever to fall prey to a potential hack. Breaches can happen to the best of us, not just your vulnerable average Joe. Hackers have sophisticated ways of stealing your identity and could be accessing your accounts as we speak. Unlike a house break-in where there is often evidence of a crime, it is a lot easier for digital theft to go unnoticed. Are you leaving the front door wide open for these new-age criminals? Read on to learn some basic cyber security tips that could save you, before it’s too late…

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What Are The Best And Worst Charities To Donate To?

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Looking to make a charity tax deduction? How do you know which are the best and worst charities to donate to? It’s not so much which are the best causes (as that could be highly debatable and subjective), but rather what’s the best use of your hard-earned money and return on your dollar? Is your money going to have a large impact and make a difference in the cause or will it go to waste on expensive overhead or unnecessary spending? We’ll share with you a little more about charitable donations tax deductions and our top picks for best charities to give to (as well as those not to give to)…

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Car Seat Safety Tips From Tot Squad’s Jen Beall Saxton

Car Seat Safety

Tot Squad is a mobile service for busy parents that offers cleaning, repairs and installation of strollers and car seats at different retail locations daily. Founder and CEO Jennifer Beall Saxton came up with the idea while in business school at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Recognizing an opportunity to help busy parents improve their work-life balance equation, she founded the business in 2010 and recently began nationwide expansion by franchising. We got the chance to interview Jennifer to find out more about tips for car seat installation and mission to help busy moms keep kids safe and secure. Read more to see what she had to say…

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