5 Foolproof Ways You Can Tell If Someone Is Trying to Scam You

5 Foolproof Ways You Can Tell If Someone Is Trying to Scam You

5 Foolproof Ways You Can Tell If Someone Is Trying to Scam You

There’s a lot of really great advice out there on things NOT to do if someone is trying to scam you. As a matter of fact, we’ve talked about some of this stuff before. We've talked about how you shouldn't click on hyperlinks in emails and how you shouldn’t give out your Social Security number when shopping online.One of my personal favorites is what James Veitch did about spam in his mailbox. If you haven’t checked out his TedTalks, you definitely should. I still go back and watch that video when I need… Read more →

Published on January 12, 2018
ADT Health Review – Medical Alert System Review

ADT Health Review – Medical Alert System Review

ADT Health - an Average Device with a Premium Price TagADT has been one of the most trusted names in home security for more than a century.  It is a reputation that is well-deserved and we had expected this would extend into their Medical Alert System offering.  Unfortunately, that is not the case.  With very ordinary systems and Call Centers, that while very reliable, are built for Home Security and a price that does not reflect value, we ave InHome cannot recommend ADT Health.While we applaud a… Read more →

Published on January 3, 2018
3 New Ways Scammers Are Trying to Steal Your Information

3 New Ways Scammers Are Trying to Steal Your Information

There are many ways scammers can get a hold of your information. We’ve talked about many of those ways right here at InHomeSafetyGuide.org. For example, you should never click hyperlinks in suspicious emails, friend people you don’t know in real life on Facebook, or give out your Social Security number when making an online purchase. If only following a few set-in-stone rules is all it takes to protect yourself from scammers.Unfortunately, scammers play by a different set of rules every day. As soon as you … Read more →

Published on December 15, 2017
5 Clever Home Security Tips That Go Above and Beyond a Home Security System

5 Clever Home Security Tips That Go Above and Beyond a Home Security System

There’s absolutely no doubt that having a home security system is the best way to keep your property safe. With motion detectors and cameras, it can scare burglars away or identify them for prosecution, if they’re brave enough to target your home.Although a home security system is the best way to keep your home safe, that doesn’t mean it’s the only way to keep your home safe.There are plenty of simple and easy ways you can make your home more secure with or without a home security system. We’ve ta… Read more →

Published on December 11, 2017
Senior Hazards That Are Common in Every Home

Senior Hazards That Are Common in Every Home

Your home is supposed to be a place where you feel safe. Unfortunately, it’s not as safe as you think. This is especially the case for seniors.The fact is, there are many dangers lurking in your home, and any one of them could spell the end to your independence.Here are a few common senior hazards and how to fix them so you can live independently in your home for as long as possible.Slippery bathroomsOver 80 percent of falls occur in the bathroom. This statistic shouldn’t come as a surprise … Read more →

Published on October 19, 2017
Want to Be a Good Neighbor? Get a Home Alarm System

Want to Be a Good Neighbor? Get a Home Alarm System

What does it mean to be a good neighbor where you live? Maybe it means keeping to yourself or offering a friendly wave. It might mean pulling in your garbage bins from the corner in a timely manner instead of leaving them there for days. It might mean not painting your house hot pink, or letting your dog bark his head off in the backyard all day long.Where I live, being a good neighbor means not mowing your lawn at seven in the morning on Saturday.Well, there’s another thing you can add to your list i… Read more →

Published on October 19, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the Equifax Breach

Everything You Need to Know About the Equifax Breach

There’s no doubt that you’ve heard about the Equifax breach by now, and for good reason. It’s a really big deal. The trouble is, when something is a big deal, everyone reports on it. Instead of just reading one article on the matter, you’re faced with tens or even hundreds of articles, all of which offer different bits of advice.Here at InHomeSafetyGuide, we want to help you keep your identity safe, which means helping you sift through the information and make sense of it all. Here are the important… Read more →

Published on September 16, 2017
4 Ways a Home Security System Can Save Your Life

4 Ways a Home Security System Can Save Your Life

Nothing beats a home security system when it comes to keeping your property safe. Having one can even lower your homeowner’s insurance. But, that’s not all a home alarm system can do.It can actually save your life.Decrease the likelihood of a violent burglaryMany burglars are on the hunt for an easy job. They’re just looking to make a quick buck, which means burglarizing your house when you’re away from home. As devastating as coming home to your house in shambles can be, it doesn’t shine a … Read more →

Published on August 26, 2017
From Child to Caregiver — Caring for Your Aging Parents

From Child to Caregiver — Caring for Your Aging Parents

The cost of taking care of the elderly is increasing every year. These costs are only going to continue rising as the elderly population doubles by 2050. That means more people are going to need care, and it’s going to cost a lot to provide them with that care.If you have aging parents, one solution is to care for them yourself. Even caring for mom or dad on a part-time basis can help you save money while enabling you to savor every moment that you have left together. But, are you ready for the job?Un… Read more →

Published on August 19, 2017
Understanding the Three Credit Bureaus and Your Misleading Credit Score

Understanding the Three Credit Bureaus and Your Misleading Credit Score

Your credit score. In some households, it’s a bit of a dirty word. That’s because so much of your financial future depends on your financial past.The right credit score can open a lot of doors. It can enable you to purchase a new car or a new home. It can help you take out a loan to start a new business or go back to school. With those kinds of opportunities, it’s no wonder that identity thieves can find so many ways to use your information!But, your credit score is misleading. It’s not really a sco… Read more →

Published on June 22, 2017

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