AmberMac Archive: sponsored

How to Protect ALL Your Devices from Cyber Attacks

Whether it’s phishing, ransomware, or other malware, we live in a world where it’s more important now than ever to take our digital privacy and security seriously. Today’s headlines are frightening, but what’s even more disturbing are the facts. According to Bitdefender, one in three Americans have been or know… Read More

My #RoomRescue #SavingsJourney: Before & After

Before #RoomRescue We all have mini savings goals and home projects that we dream about starting. Last fall, my family and I decided it was time to tackle the upstairs “Purple Room” that desperately needed some decor love. This room has been our 9-year- old son’s play space since… Read More

Pixel 2: Three Hidden Features I Love

I’ve been testing out Google’s new smartphone, the Pixel 2, since late last fall. If you are new to this device, here are three of my fav features that you should try out right now (all these features work on both the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL). 1. AR… Read More

Staying Safe in the Age of Cyberbullying

I recently worked with Telus to create a couple of videos on the subject of staying safe from cyberbullying. You’ll find both videos below (and on Facebook) and you can check out more tips to help keep your family and your community safer online at #TELUSWISE. 3 Offline Steps… Read More

5 Ways to Use Google Home for the Holidays

With Google Home in my house, I feel like I have an extra set of hands to make my life easier. I have Google Home in my main floor living room and Google Home Mini upstairs outside our bedrooms. When people ask me about Google Assistant, the software that powers… Read More

My First #RoomRescue #SavingsJourney

Within two years of meeting my husband, we quit our jobs, started a business, had a baby (our son is now 8), sold a home (my first home), bought a home, bought a vacation condo, and started managing an income property (his first home). Many years later, we are finally… Read More

Financial Planning with Scotiabank: Month 1

As I mentioned earlier in June, I’m working as an Ambassador with Scotiabank over the next year to host community events, anchor live streams, support their efforts on social media, and amplify digital content. Since the financial institution is a leader in innovation, including artificial intelligence research and its… Read More

Google Home: Product Deep Dive

When you start using voice assistant technology, it’s a liberating experience. In fact, according to a recent report called ‘Speak-Easy,’ nine out of 10 people said that “when voice technology works properly, it really simplifies my life.” While I’ve used voice commands on my phone, I’ve never had… Read More

Scotiabank My Mobile Wallet & More

Thanks so much to Scotiabank for sponsoring the AmberMac Holiday Guide. Here are a few of their products that you should check out (see my video at the bottom for more details)… My Mobile Wallet (Android users) Scotiabank’s My Mobile Wallet allows customers to securely store their Scotiabank… Read More