Credit Card Fraud — The Most Common Form of Identity Theft

Credit Card Fraud — The Most Common Form of Identity Theft

Credit Card Fraud — The Most Common Form of Identity Theft

There are a lot of ways an identity thief can use your personal information. Some are more devastating than others, while some forms of identity theft are more common.Fortunately, the most serious forms of identity theft, like filing fraudulent tax returns, don’t happen very often, but discovering there is less money in your bank account than there should be is still a huge cause for concern.Credit card fraud is definitely the most common form of identity theft. Here are a few ways thieves can steal from … Read more →

Published on June 4, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About GreatCall Lively Wearable

Everything You Need to Know About GreatCall Lively Wearable

Today’s technological devices are smarter than ever. Gone are the days of carrying around a CD player, phone, and camera. Smartphones can do it all! Unfortunately, medical alert systems haven’t really joined the all-in-one bandwagon. A medical alert system is just a medical alert system, but that’s all about to change with GreatCall’s Lively Wearable.What is the Lively Wearable?The Lively Wearable is first and foremost a medical alert device. Like many others on the market, the pendant can be worn a… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
SimpliSafe and the Crowded Home Security Market

SimpliSafe and the Crowded Home Security Market

Home security is big business. That’s because a burglary takes place once every 15 seconds in the United States. If a burglar does enter your home, you can bet that he’s going to take off with some of your most valuable belongings. A home security system can help you protect your home, your belongings, and your family.The question is, which home security system should you purchase? Some systems, like SimpliSafe, are more popular and recognizable than others, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re a b… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
Data Brokers and How Your Information Might Be Compromised

Data Brokers and How Your Information Might Be Compromised

Do you know what a data broker is? If you’re an average American, you probably don’t, but your life is affected by their activities every single day.Data brokers gather and store information about people, and they likely know a lot about you. They know the things you’ve bought in the past, but they also have a pretty good idea about the things you want to buy in the future. They can keep track of your salary and pay stub information. They know if you have an illness, like diabetes. Mental illnesses are ca… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
4 Tips to Keep Valuables in Your Home Safe from Burglars

4 Tips to Keep Valuables in Your Home Safe from Burglars

Nothing can protect your home, family, and valuables like a home security system, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few other things you can do to discourage thieves from taking off with your stuff.Here are 4 easy-to-follow tips that will keep your valuables safe, even if a burglar does find his way into your home.Keep valuables away from the windowsDon’t advertise your most valuable items by placing them in full view of the windows. This is a fairly simple tip to understand, but it’s one t… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
4 Ways a Medical Alert System Enhances Your Quality of Life

4 Ways a Medical Alert System Enhances Your Quality of Life

Most people are familiar with the practical reasons for having a medical alert system. It can help you obtain medical help, even if you’re nowhere near the phone, which is important because recovery times after a fall can be long and challenging.Although it’s important to have a medical alert system for that reason, it can also greatly enhance your life in ways that you may never have imagined.Reduces or eliminates the fear of fallingA nasty fall can be the reason why you end up needing a walker, … Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
Life Alert and the Birth of the Medical Alert System Industry

Life Alert and the Birth of the Medical Alert System Industry

Nearly everyone has heard the famous phrase, “Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” As a matter of fact, this phrase is so well-known that most people automatically associate it with Life Alert. It’s a brilliant stroke of marketing, and arguably the reason why they handle a whopping two million calls each year. We definitely have Life Alert to thank for making medical alert systems so popular, but did you know that the medical alert system industry didn’t actually start with this popular company?Th… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
Never Get Locked Out of Your House Again with These Tips

Never Get Locked Out of Your House Again with These Tips

It’s important to keep your home secure by locking your doors. Unfortunately, locks that are built to keep intruders out can keep you and your family out of your house as well!You never have to worry about losing your keys or running home to let a child into the house again with these tips.Get tricky about where you hide a spare keyThe easiest and most affordable way to make sure you can always get into your home is to hide a key outside. Many families do this, but they don’t do it well. If you’re… Read more →

Published on May 1, 2016
Home Security System Notifications for Easy Home Monitoring

Home Security System Notifications for Easy Home Monitoring

Home security systems have come a long way from the bulky, wired systems that took days to install back in the 1990s. Today, nearly every system is wireless, and they’re so easy to install that you can do it yourself.Not only has home security equipment gotten better, the way you use that equipment to monitor your home has gotten better too. Professional monitoring services are still available and are immensely helpful, but today’s home security systems come with a secret weapon—apps with convenient notif… Read more →

Published on April 28, 2016
Keep an Eye on the Babysitter with a Home Security Camera

Keep an Eye on the Babysitter with a Home Security Camera

With young children at home, it’s inevitable that you’ll have to hire a babysitter from time to time. For particularly busy families, a babysitter or nanny may spend more time at home than you do! The trouble is, you can’t always guarantee that the person you hire to watch after your children is as passionate about quality care as you are.Instead of leaving your family to chance, consider installing home security cameras in your home to keep an eye on your babysitter.For the safety of your children … Read more →

Published on April 22, 2016

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