— Our Two-Part Online Q&A Session Can Help You Stay Up-to-Date Staying Connected, Competitive and Current in Your Career Part 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET From job search to daily job requirements, technology now plays a role in virtually every career. Have your skills kept pace? Maybe you’re looking to change careers or advance in your current job. Or perhaps you haven’t had a job …

— You probably have treasured family photos on your smartphone or laptop. Perhaps you’ve gone paperless with your credit card bills. What would happen to these and other digital assets if you became incapacitated or died? Under a new law, U.S. Virgin Islands residents can assign legal authority over certain kinds of digital information to a fiduciary, which could be a family caregiver. The law allows residents to designate someone to manage their digital assets in accordance with their estate plan. …

Just When You Thought Your Smartphone was Safe

— When I was younger I thought of the telephone as a piece of equipment solely used to talk with others. Gone are those days! Today, the phone’s purpose has been vastly expanded to include photography, instant messaging, email, web browsing, online shopping, banking, bill paying, social media and so much more.  But with this new found convenience and mobility comes considerable risk; especially for seniors. In her online article, What Seniors Need to Know About Online Identity Theft, Jan Legnitto, …

— Digital literacy isn’t just about Internet shopping and social media. Increasingly, programs such as Medicare, Social Security and the Virgin Islands Government Employees’ Retirement System are moving to paperless communications. Virgin Islanders who are not comfortable online can get help from a younger, digital-savvy generation. Through the AARP VI Digital Coach Program, local high school students are teaching people about triple their age how to use digital media. The training is free, and it helps students satisfy community service requirements. …