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

Smart Home

The Best Smart Home Device for Each Room in Your Home

Kasey Tross | Dec 20, 2018 | Buyers Guides

We decided to comb through the products on the market and recommend the best smart home devices to help you make your life easier, safer, and more energy efficient.

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ADT Security vs. Vivint Smart Home

Kasey Tross | Dec 13, 2018 | Home Security, SafeWise Reviews

Vivint vs. ADT home security. SafeWise compares price, contract, equipment, and customer service. Learn more so you can choose the best security company for you.

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Best Wearable Products for Seniors

Kasey Tross | Dec 21, 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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Best Anti-Malware and Antivirus Software

Kasey Tross | Dec 24, 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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Abode Home Security Review

Kasey Tross | Nov 15, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Home Security

We took a closer look at this company’s alarm systems and learned that it’s got some promising features with its equipment and pricing, but it also has a few drawbacks when it comes to customer service.

SimpliSafe vs ADT Home Security

SimpliSafe vs. ADT Home Security

Kasey Tross | Nov 16, 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 | Dec 14, 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 | Dec 14, 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 | Nov 29, 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.