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PureVPN Review: Is Your Online Activity Safer With PureVPN?

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Are you worried about your online security when you use the internet for work or personal purposes away from your secure home WiFi? If not, you should be! Whether you use your local coffee house or a remote airport to connect to the internet, you’re putting yourself and your data at risk. But a Virtual Protocol Network (VPN), like PureVPN (our top pick for the best VPN service), can give you the security you need. Read our PureVPN review to see how they can keep your internet connection secure and why we chose them as our number one winner…

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Trunk Club Review: Should This Fashion Box Land On Your Doorstep?

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Are you a clothing snob but don’t have time to shop for yourself? Nordstrom-owned Trunk Club could be just the ticket. With Trunk Club, you can have a personal stylist choose your looks from the comfort of your own home and have them delivered to your door. Our Trunk Club reviews will give you all the info you need about this high-end apparel delivery service. We chose Trunk Club for Men as the best men’s clothing box option in our comprehensive clothing box reviews, but they also offer stylish women’s clothing boxes…

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Stitch Fix Review: We Tried It, But What Did We Think?

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Do you feel like building a fashionable wardrobe is akin to finding a needle in a haystack? You’re not alone. Thousands upon thousands of women (and men) turn to Stitch Fix, a clothing and accessory delivery service, to style themselves with the latest trends. It’s a smart choice for busy women who don’t have the time or patience to shop for coordinating outfits. What is Stitch Fix? How does it work? And what kinds of items can you get? We’ll answer all these questions and more in our Stitch Fix reviews to help you determine if Stitch Fix is a fit for you…

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Nest Protect Review (Expensive, Is It Worth It?)

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The Nest Protect 2nd Generation is one of the best smart smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms on the market. Nest Protect is WiFi enabled, so you can receive notifications to your phone. It includes photoelectric and ionization sensors (called the split-spectrum sensor), which detects both fast-burning and smoldering fires. It’s a bit expensive, but with its dual sensor, carbon monoxide detection and smart technology, is it worth the steep price?…

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Identity Theft Insurance: Need Help Restoring Your Good Name?

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No one is immune to identity theft these days, with data breaches occurring at alarming rates. Preventing ID theft is a difficult task, even for professional ID theft experts. Monitoring your personal info and credit reports can help, but where you may need assistance the most is when your identity gets stolen. There are many insurance policies and services that can help you quickly and efficiently restore your identity with little out-of-pocket costs to you. Learn more about identity theft insurance, including our reviews of the best insurance available…

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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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Fitbit Review: Does It Actually Help Make You More Active?

Thinking of joining the Fitbit community but unsure which band you should get? Our Fitbit Review discusses the different types of devices Fitbit has on the market as well as some of the items they excel at and some things they could improve. Fitbit has been a leader in the activity tracker world since their first device came out and they continue to create newer and better products for you to track your fitness…

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