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The 50 Safest Cities to Raise a Child in 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 21, 2018 | Focus on Community

Keeping kids safe is a parent’s top priority, and despite crime rates being lower overall, the 24-hour news cycle can make you feel like trouble is lurking around every corner. The good news is that…

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Norton Antivirus Review

Rachel Kirkwood | Jun 20, 2018 | Internet Safety, SafeWise Reviews

Norton Security Suite is often considered the default choice in antivirus protection. But is it the best one? We found that Norton lives up to its reputation as a strong protector against viruses and malware…

Disney Circle Parental Control Review

Laura E. Hilton | Jun 19, 2018 | Internet Safety, SafeWise Reviews

A standout among parental control options, the Disney Circle with its accompanying MyCircle app allows parents to control all Wi-Fi enabled devices in their home Check Price on Amazon Best for Monitoring and Scheduling Time…

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Can You Keep Your Home Security System When You Move?

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 15, 2018 | Home Security

Can You Keep Your Home Security System When You Move? Whether you live in a house, condo, or apartment, moving happens. In most cases you can take your home security system with you when you…

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MacKeeper App Review

Laura E. Hilton | Jun 14, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

MacKeeper is a one-stop shop for optimizing your Apple. It’s an app that automatically cleans your computer, runs anti-virus software, and offers additional services to keep your Mac running efficiently. And with its recent acquisition…

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Arlo Pro Security Camera Review

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 12, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

This tiny HD security camera packs a big punch under any conditions—indoors or outside and day or night. Arlo Pro at a Glance When we found squatters taking up residence on an abandoned property behind…

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The Biggest Threats by Age Group

SafeWise Team | Jun 13, 2018 | Focus on Community

  Share on Facebook Content warning: This content includes information about difficult experiences that could be upsetting for some readers. The odds of dying from a shark attack are 11.5 million to one—and sadly, there…

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5 Years of Hurricanes: Which States Were Hurt the Most?

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 8, 2018 | Focus on Community

2017 was the most expensive year on record for weather-related disasters across the US, racking up an estimated $310 billion in damage.¹ That beats the previous record ($219 billion in 2005) by almost $100 billion….

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Florida’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Jun 11, 2018 | Focus on Community

The 2018 Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, left the state’s fourth-safest city—and the nation—in disbelief. While it was a heartbreaking reminder that even traditionally low-crime areas aren’t immune…

Choice Home Warranty Review

Kasey Tross | Jun 8, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

Choice Home Warranty helps homeowners plan for unexpected household repairs with appliance service contracts. The company has some unique options that set it apart from other home warranty companies, but negative reviews may be a…