This article was contributed by Chris Beck who is a Content Producer/contributor and also a well published freelance writer in the insurance and tech space. Originally from Asheville, NC and a University of South Carolina Alum. I am also an avid Gamecock sports follower... I have a family of four including a twin brother, 6 if you include our Fox Hound and German Shepard.


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Extending Education Beyond the Classroom

In the 20th century and before, personalized tutors were sometimes relied on to help students who were falling behind their peers. Parents were expected to invest large sums of money when the educational system failed their children – often dropping them off at Sylvan...


Travel Brands Not Using Social Media are Missing Out

Studies show that today's average American distinctly loves two things — social media and travel. Smart travel brands are hopping on the social media bandwagon with Facebook fan pages, active Twitter accounts, and even Pinterest pages. More than just the latest fad, social ...


How to Find a Better Work-Life Balance

Since its inception, the American higher education system has been continuously evolving, but no change has had a greater impact on learners than the introduction of modern technology into the classrooms. Once a path only for the privileged elite who could manage the financial...


The IT Team is Your Company’s Secret Weapon

Most every company has an IT team, or at least one IT expert in place. Although their job responsibilities are key for keeping the company running smoothly, most employers still don't understand how to keep them working at an optimal level. Not only that,...


How to Create a WordPress Blog [Infographic]

Have you ever come across a really breathtaking WordPress blog? Chances are, you're probably subscribed to at least one of them. If you're like most people, you've probably always wanted to have your own WordPress blog site, but the typical one-click install may seem...


Infographic: Women in Technology Then and Now

The IT industry has got a bit of catching up to do when it comes to women in the workplace, as they represent half of the workforce worldwide, but only occupy a quarter of the jobs in Information Technology. The STEM professions (Science, Technology,...


How to Make the Most of your Old iPhone

By now, everyone’s heard about the latest updates from Apple – we’ve got not one, but two new iPhones. There’s the 5C, which Apple’s chief designer called “beautifully, unapologetically plastic.” It comes in five nearly-neon colors – blue, green, pink, yellow and ...


5 of the Coolest Insurance Apps

OK, so the words “cool” and “insurance” don't typically go hand in hand, but some of the nation's top providers are proving that insurance can be cool, too. Practically all of the top insurance providers now have a mobile app for policyholders, and they...