Category: FixMeTip

How to Create a Strong Password You’ll Actually Remember

Picking a strong password can be a tricky business, especially if you’re aiming to create one that’s strong and easy to remember. The worry between “not secure enough” and “much too complicated” looms over us all.

But choosing a strong password doesn’t always have to be a stressful situation. There are tons of useful tricks you can use to ensure that your password is both secure and easy to remember.

Here are some tips to help you create more secure and more memorable passwords!

6 Ways to Make Sure You’re Donating to a Legitimate Charity Online and Not Being Scammed

Donating to charities continues to grow each year, and the majority is from individuals just like you. In Canada, donating to charities continues to rise every year, with the baby boomer generation being responsible for more than 40% of total donations since 2000. But as with everything nowadays, you need to beware of scammers who try to take advantage of your good intentions and pocket your donations instead of actually distributing them to a greater cause.

In this article, we’ll take a look at past donation scams, 6 ways to make sure you’re donating to a legitimate charity, and what to do if you think you’ve been scammed.

Your Cybersecurity Checklist For Tax Season

It’s tax time and the deadlines are fast approaching. If you’re in Canada, the due date for your taxes this year is April 30th, while in the US, May 17th is the date to keep in mind.

Tax season used to mean mountains of paperwork, but recently more and more people have been taking advantage of online software to file their taxes. While filing your taxes online can definitely save you a lot of time, it also opens the door to digital threats that you may have not even been aware of!

With your safety in mind, we’ve put together a cybersecurity checklist to help keep you and your information secure this tax season!

Have a Slow Mac? Try These 5 Tips

Calling all our Mac users! While most of our guides are designed for the average Windows PC user, today we’ve compiled a guide for how to speed up Your slow Apple Mac computer for all our Mac users out there.

Whether you want ‘slow MacBook fixes‘ or ‘how to speed up a Mac‘, we have you covered! Continue reading for 5 things you can do when your Mac computer is running slow.