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SDM is open for in-shop appointments. No drop-ins.

Also available for email, phone and video assistance
Expanded hours through 2020
SDM Shop in evening

Scheduled lessons and ShopTalks are just the beginning. Any topic, any time: just request a one-to-one appointment, in person or remotely.

Check out our self-study materials on Pinterest, YouTube and in our blog posts.

Meet our SDM trainers

Executive Director

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SDM Associate

SDM Associate

SDM Associate

Former Staff

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How to Organize Your Passwords – Step 3

The final step in the process to organize your passwords, is to actually go into accounts and change to your new, strong password.

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How to Organize Your Passwords – Step 2 – New Passwords

Once you have a list of all of the passwords you need, you will need to decide on new passwords. Here are some ideas for choosing new passwords.

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How to Organize Your Passwords – Step 1

The first step to organize your passwords is to figure out how many you actually have. Only then can you start to make sense of what they should be.

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How to Use Person to Person Payment Methods

Especially in these no-touch days, it is important to know how to use person to person payment methods. Learn how easy it is.

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Tips for Working from Home

At SDM, like so many other places, we have not been in our shop for the past two months, and over this time we have developed some tips for working from home.

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How to Compare Video Conferencing Choices

With the increasing use of video conferencing for businesses the offerings are becoming overwhelming. How to compare video conferencing choices?

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How to order a delivery with Amazon Whole Foods

There are ways to avoid the grocery store. Learn how to place an online order for grocery delivery with Amazon Whole Foods.

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What you should know about online shopping security

Now that people are doing much more of their shopping online, here is what should you know about online shopping security. Read on to learn more.

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Scan Documents With Your Phone – Genius Scan

Do you have a document that needs to be scanned? Here are the steps for using Genius Scan to easily scan documents with your phone to create a PDF.

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CALL US at 781.606.2621, EMAIL, OR VISIT US

SDM Foundation
465 Main Street | Melrose, MA 02176 | 781.606.2621

(Directions to our shop)



Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm;

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm;

Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Sunday: Closed

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