Free shipping for the holiday

If your shopping isn’t complete, the shipping deadline for holiday items is approaching. As a last push to get you to shop, an estimated 2000 retailers will participate in Free Shipping Day on Monday, December 17. The Free Shipping team put together a handy list of shipping deadlines by retailer. Some say standard shipping orders…

Upgrading your Hotmail account to Outlook

Everyone laughs when I tell them I have a Hotmail account. Yes, it was the first email address I got years ago. Why change something that works and everyone already has? We don’t change our phone numbers anymore so why change my email address? While I’m not ready to change Hotmail is ready to change,…

Waiting for a package? Don’t fall for the fake

Waiting on a package from someone? Don’t fall for a bogus email about a delivery or you could install a virus on your machine or have personal information stolen. These types of phishing emails make the rounds. Often, legitimate companies like banks or even the IRS are targeted. The thieves use the legitimate businesses to…

USPS charges money to change your address

I went to the Post Office looking for a change of address packet, only to find the colorful flier to the left. I was surprised the Post Office was so advanced and accepting change of address requests online. I moved just a year ago, and could only fill out a paper form and mail it…

What will the Post Office sell next?

If you’ve been to the Post Office lately, you’ve been greeted with an onslaught of questions. The postal clerk is now a salesman. They’re not just asking you if there’s anything liquid or hazardous in your package, they are asking you if you’d like stamps, delivery confirmation, or any other upgrades. I feel bad for…