When it comes to purchasing anti virus software, most of us are clueless as to which is the best software on the market. Norton and mcafee anti-virus products are two of the most populare software products at combating malware, Trojans and other hazards that slow or impede the performance of your computer.
You can either buy a stand-alone antivirus program or purchase it as part of a a comprehensive security suite. Generally and obviously, security suites are more expensive, but they give you a much broader protections like anti spyware, ID Protection, firewalls and parental controls in addition to anti-virus. If you only have anti virus software, make sure to purchase additional software to get full protection.
Because today’s anti virus software programs consume a lot of computing power, you may want to consider upgrading your computer and operating systems to Windows XP, Vista or Windows 8 if you are a loyal fan of Microsoft. If you are a Mac or iphone user, make sure to update the system requirements as well before installing your antivirus programs.
According to 2013 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction Study by LowestQuotes.com, most American drivers seem quite content with their auto insurance companies. But if you look at the study from a slightly different point of view like by the number of people shopping for auto insurance, data paints quite a bit of different picture. Among the thousands of people who participated in the poll, 3 things stood out.
1) Overall customer satisfaction was 7 out of 10.
2) Only 26% of people who are currently insured did price comparison within the past year.
3) However, among those who did the price comparison, nearly 73% switched their auto insurance company. That’s the highest rate LowestQuotes.com has recorded since it began tracking such stats in 2007.
Most people would not be able to answer this question in detail as most of us are not sure as to the exact mechanisms of the life insurance industry. But its pretty straight forward actually. There is a lot of mathematical computations involved in the back end, but to make it simple, life insurance companies make money by collecting more money than they are likely to pay out in the future. What’s interesting is that most of us spend a lot of time trying to find cheap life insurance and pay thousands of dollars for either term or whole life policies for years, but let it lapse so insurance companies are not required to pay the benefits should the beneficiary die.
Apple’s iphone 5 shipment times has been reduced by 3-4 weeks to less than 2 weeks as of today. What this indicates is that either the initial demand for the iphone is weakening or Apple has been able to increase the production of iphone 5. Only way to really get this new apple product is to order it online and wait for the shipment to come home as iphone 5 is nearly impossible to get at the apple stores.
How much do you think is a music service business that loses millions of dollars annually. Well if you are Spotify, it’s about $3 billion as in its latest investment round Goldman Sachs along with some other investors dumped cool $100 million into the coffers of Spotify.
One of the most effective ways to get out of credit card debt is to transfer your existing high interest credit card debt to another card that has 0% APR on balance transfers for the longest period of time. You can go directly to leading credit card issuers like Chase, Citibank, Discover, Capital One, or American Express and do your own research or use website like TopCards.com that reviews and sorts the offers for you.
To give you an example of how much money can be saved with a 0% balance transfer, here are three examples. A person with $10,000 of debt and a 12% interest rate and makes a $150 monthly payment can save $926 on interest with a 0% APR for 18 months. With the same payment, a person with a 15% interest rate can save $1390. However, if someone who is paying 20% rate on that $10,000 credit card debt can save $2,128.