Kasey Tross

Kasey is a trained Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member and a freelance writer with expertise in emergency preparedness and security. As the mother of four kids, including two teens, Kasey knows the safety concerns parents face as they raise tech-savvy kids in a connected world, and she loves to research the latest security options for her own family and for SafeWise readers.

Posts by Kasey Tross

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Bouncie GPS Vehicle Tracker Review

Kasey Tross | Sep 13, 2019 | Auto Safety, Product Reviews

Bouncie may be new on the GPS tracking scene, but with smart features, no contracts, and driving safety alerts, it’s a top contender if you’re shopping for a device to keep tabs on your car and whoever’s driving it.

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The Apartment Security Guide for Renters

Kasey Tross | Sep 5, 2019 | Home Safety

Find out how to choose a safe apartment and improve the security of your current apartment. These simple steps will give you greater peace of mind.

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Cheap Motion Detectors

Kasey Tross | Sep 5, 2019 | Home Security

Whether you need a motion detector to sound an alarm, alert your phone, turn on a light, or record video, these motion sensors get the job done for under $30.

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Best Steering Wheel Locks for Better Vehicle Security

Kasey Tross | Aug 21, 2019 | Auto Safety, Product Reviews

Worried your car may get stolen? We found the best steering wheel locks on the market to effectively secure your car against theft for good.

20 Security Products under $20

Kasey Tross | Aug 19, 2019 | Home Safety

Give the gift of better home security by shopping for home safety accessories at great prices. Read on to see our list of 20 security products under $20.

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Best Door Locks for Home Security

Kasey Tross | Aug 20, 2019 | Product Reviews

We know that good security often comes in simple devices, which is why we decided to put electronic smart locks aside to find the best and toughest traditional door locks to keep you safer at home.

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2019’s Best Smart Home Hubs

Kasey Tross | Aug 8, 2019 | Home Automation, Product Reviews

We looked at price, compatibility, and user experience to help you find the best smart home hub to seamlessly sync all your smart home devices.

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How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi

Kasey Tross | Aug 30, 2019 | Internet Safety

There are plenty of ways to protect yourself and your sensitive info while using free public Wi-Fi—find out everything you need to know here.

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What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

Kasey Tross | Aug 30, 2019 | Internet Safety

Identity theft isn’t just a headache, it’s a battle. SafeWise gives you the tools you need to reclaim your identity.

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7 Surprising Home Burglary Facts and Stats

Kasey Tross | Aug 1, 2019 | Home Safety

We’ve rounded up the most-surprising home burglary facts and statistics so you can take essential steps to keep your house and belongings secure.