No Thanks, Paypal

Don’t want a Paypal debit card?
Too bad.

You might get one in the mail whether you want one or not. Business account holders usually receive a letter explaining the benefits of Paypal’s business debit card. Plus the fact they’re going to send you one, even if you didn’t ask for it! And in very fine print it mentions how to opt out.

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The Time for Tap-to-Pay is Now!

Almost overnight the coronavirus pandemic has literally changed our world.

Things we touched a couple of weeks ago without a second thought are now scrutinized. A trip to the store has become a monumental endeavor. And don’t even think about paying with cash!

Smart Cards aren't really all that smart. At least not in the U.S.

If only there were a way to pay without touching anything.
Oh wait… there is!

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Kettle Fix

Recently our trusty Brevelle SK500XL electric kettle stopped working. It had been working fine and suddenly just stopped. The lighted display never lit up and the water never heated.


Breville SK500xl Electric Kettle

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Turns out the Breville has a couple of safety features that turn the heating element off. But it might be an easy fix!

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