Kasey Tross

Kasey Tross is a stay-at-home mom with four energetic kids, and she's married to a security expert, so safety is a top priority in the Tross home. When she's not writing, she enjoys reading, hiking, playing the flute, helping out at church, and eating far more chocolate than she should.

Posts by Kasey Tross

SimpliSafe vs ADT Home Security

SimpliSafe vs. ADT

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2018 | Home Security

Not sure whether to DIY your home security with affordable SimpliSafe or go pro with security veteran ADT? SafeWise has broken down the pros and cons of each company to help you make the best decision for you and your home.

Xfinity Home Security Review

Kasey Tross | Nov 1, 2018 | Home Security, Product Reviews, SafeWise Reviews

Xfinity Home offers modern security equipment for home automation, but is it worth the cost? SafeWise reviews pricing, packages, and more.

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Best Car Gun Safes

Kasey Tross | Oct 23, 2018 | Buyers Guides

We considered construction materials, security features, reliability ratings, and accessibility to bring you the most comprehensive list of quality gun safes for your car.

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Qustodio Parental Control Review

Kasey Tross | Oct 23, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Internet Safety

Letting your child loose on the internet can feel a little bit like sending them to a party at a stranger’s house: you don’t know where they are or who’s there, and you’re not sure if anyone is looking after them. Parental control software like Qustodio gives you an invitation to that party so you know where your kids are and what they’re doing—all to keep them safe.

Bay Alarm Medical Alert System Review

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2018 | Product Reviews, Senior Safety

Aging adults want to be as independent as possible for as long as possible, and a medical alert device can help both older adults and caregivers achieve freedom and peace of mind. Our research shows that Bay Alarm Medical Alert is an affordable alert system, with flexible plans and equipment that’s easy to use.

What’s the Real Cost of Life Alert?

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2018 | Senior Safety

Unless you’ve braved a call to its sales department, you may be asking, “What’s the cost of Life Alert?” We contacted the company to get the facts about its equipment, policies, and pricing to bring you some solid answers.

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How to Build a Smart Nursery for Your Baby

Kasey Tross | Sep 20, 2018 | Home Automation

Thanks to smart technology, you can harness the power of your smartphone to help you take care of your baby and simplify your life at the same time. Here are a few of our favorite ways to use modern tech to build a smarter nursery.

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The Best Password Manager for All Your Devices

Kasey Tross | Oct 23, 2018 | Internet Safety

We’ve taken a closer look at the top password managers available on the market and narrowed it down to the most secure and most reputable so you can rest assured your passwords are safe and sound.

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Avast Internet Security Software Review

Kasey Tross | Oct 23, 2018 | Internet Safety

Avast Internet Security is a step up from the company’s Pro Antivirus plan, with additional features like a robust firewall, anti-spam filter, and secure browser for online activity.

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Best Bike Helmets for Kids

Kasey Tross | Oct 30, 2018 | Buyers Guides

From the moment you held your baby for the first time, you knew how important it was to protect her little head, and it’s even more important now that she’s taking off on two wheels. You want to choose a helmet that’s comfortable, stylish, and most importantly, safe. Here are our top picks for the best bicycle helmets for kids.