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It can sometimes be tricky to spot work-from-home scams since they often appear alongside legitimate opportunities on popular job-search websites. But it’s important to educate yourself to avoid losing money instead of gaining a job. The median loss for work-from-home scam victims is about $1,200, according to the Better Business Bureau’s BBB Scam Tracker. Federal

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Question: I’m concerned about accidentally shopping from a fraudulent website. How can I spot the fakes? Answer: Watch out for these common red flags: A URL starting with http:// The first thing you want to look for on a website is the https:// at the beginning of the address. The “s” in https:// stands for

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Whether you’re working, holding your monthly book club meeting, or socializing with friends, if you can’t do it in person, you’ll need a good online alternative. Zoom is perfect for large groups, but there are other applications that serve a variety of needs. Google Handouts is another option that’s good for groups, especially work meetings. FaceTime is

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When you’re excited about watching a movie or TV program via streaming, the last thing you want to see is the annoying rotating arrow or spinning circle that indicates buffering is taking place. Here’s why it happens and what you can do about it. Buffering refers to downloading a certain amount of data before starting

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What hasn’t changed at Granite State Communications is our long-term commitment to keeping you connected. Years ago, we invested heavily in our fiber networks to provide reliable and virtually unlimited broadband to a large portion of our service area. Today, we are working diligently to expand those networks to meet the challenge of unprecedented home

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Give your virtual gatherings a specific direction. This could be a specific theme, challenge, event, or activity. Ask questions to prompt fun conversations. What’s your favorite vacation memory? Which coffee cup is your favorite and why? Play a game. Some examples include Charades, Bingo, Scattergories, Pictionary, Heads Up, and Psych. Fast internet and a strong

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After careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Customer Appreciation Day Cookout & Open House scheduled for September 19, 2020. Taking into account the health and safety of our community, we felt this was the best way to proceed during such an unprecedented global situation. We are very disappointed that

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Watch Out For Charity ScamsCensus scams can take different forms, so stay alert. Some scammers may come to your home, pretend to work for the U.S. Census Bureau, and try to collect your personal information to use for fraud or identity theft. Others may call you or send emails or letters for the same purposes.

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Are you finally ready to create one place for all your cherished memories? Does this scenario sound familiar? You’ve got photos on your camera that upload to three different backup sites, more on a hard drive that you tried to use as a central repository three years ago, and still more in paper format in

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Granite State Communications (GSC) is excited to announce we will be the recipient of a $1.2 million grant from the state of New Hampshire’s Connecting New Hampshire – Emergency Broadband Expansion Program to extend our fiber broadband network to the most rural parts of our serving area. GSC is a third-generation family business focused on