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Maryland’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Laura E. Hilton | Dec 6, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Maryland based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Kansas’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 6, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Kansas based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Best Wearable Products for Seniors

Kasey Tross | Dec 6, 2018 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

We’ve checked out some of the newest products available—along with some tried-and-true favorites—to find the best gadgets to make life easier and safer for older adults.

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Kentucky’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Dec 3, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

We ranked the safest cities in Kentucky based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Michigan’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Dec 3, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Michigan based on the FBI’s most recent data on violent crimes and property crimes. See if your city made the list!

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Best Anti-Malware and Antivirus Software of 2018

Kasey Tross | Nov 29, 2018 | Buyers Guides, Internet Safety

To help you protect your computer against malicious attacks, we’ve compiled the best anti-malware/antivirus products in a single guide.

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How to Know If You Live in a Flood Zone

Kasey Tross | Dec 6, 2018 | Safety Tips

Learn the four steps to finding out if you live in a flood zone. SafeWise covers the basics of flood prevention, including where to find FEMA flood maps.

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A Guide to Porch Light Safety: Leave It On or Turn It Off?

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 10, 2018 | Safety Tips

Burglars pay attention to how and when people turn on porch lighting. To keep your home safe, follow our porch light safety guide.

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How Safe Is Your Neighborhood? Use These 5 Tools to Find Out

Alexia Chianis | Dec 6, 2018 | Safety Tips

When choosing a place to live, safety is at the top of the priority list. Check out how safe your neighborhood is using these five awesome online tools.

Affordable Home Security Is Yours: 20 Top Security Products under $20

Caroline Maurer | Dec 10, 2018 | SafeWise Recommends
While top-of-the-line home security systems prevent theft, smaller and more affordable gadgets do too—like these 20 home security products under $20. Give the gift of better security this holiday (and all year round) by shopping...