Children’s Safety Guide: 9 Ways You Can Keep Your Kids Secure at Home

Leaving your children home alone can be scary, but with today’s technology, there are more ways than ever to keep your family safe. We put together this list of nine safety tips every parent should know before leaving their child home alone. Use these tips to help keep your young ones safe.   Childproof Your

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Most Burglarized U.S. Cities Per Capita

The heat map displays each state’s most burglarized city from greatest (dark red) to least (light red). [Click to expand]     According to FBI data, over 1.5 million burglaries were reported across the United States in 2015. Hopefully, yours wasn’t among the households burgled that year, but your chances of experiencing a break-in might depend

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Secure Your Trash Cans, Secure Your Identity

When was the last time you asked Siri or Google a question? Whether you were searching for a random fact or something slightly more important, many of us expect the internet to provide us with limitless information. What we’d often like to deny, however, is how much of our personal information is also tangled up

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How Do Burglars Decide Which Homes to Target?

Tips for Protecting Your Home from Burglars In 2016, there were nearly eight million property crimes in the US, resulting in $15.6 billion worth of losses. If you’ve ever wondered how burglars decide which homes to target, read on. We dive into this subject and provide you with all the information you need to reduce

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Home Security

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A Beginners Guide to Home Security Whether you’ve owned a house for years or the ink is still drying on your first real estate contract, now is the time to install a security system. But with all the options and technology available, it can be hard to decide exactly what is the best alarm system

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How to Protect Your Rental Property

Protect Your Rental Property with Proper Security

Buying property is one of the best ways to invest and get a return on your money. If you’re stepping into the real estate world hoping for a safe investment, be aware that safety, financial or otherwise, won’t come easily. In fact, the US Department of Justice found that “households living in rental properties experienced

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ATM Safety: What is Your Bank Doing to Protect You?

When you slide your debit card into an Automated Teller Machine (ATM), punch in your Personal Identification Number (PIN), select the amount of cash you’d like, and walk away with your cash and card without, you probably don’t really give any thought to the process that just took place. Parts of our daily lives have

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The Future of Home Setup? It’s Already Here

Roughly 35% of home owners are interested in being able to remotely control the lights, temperature, and appliances in their home. If that’s not tech enough for you, about half of U.S. households report that they’d sign-up for email and text alerts in case of fire, water or gas leaks, or a break-in. Of course,

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The First 7 Things You Should Do After Buying a Home

Homeownership is awesome, no doubt about it. But it can also come with a lot of headaches, especially if your dream home turns out to be a money pit. However, there are a few things you should do as soon as your buy a home to ensure that everything is properly taken care of and

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New Home Tips from Four of the Best Experts

Buying a new home is without a doubt one of the biggest (and most stressful) purchases you will ever make. There is an endless amount of paperwork to sign, you have to drain your savings account to cover the down payment and simply the thought of making such a large purchase may leave your heading

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