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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Best Bike Helmets for Kids

Kasey Tross | Jul 10, 2020 | Family Safety

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.

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The Best Baby Monitors of 2020

Kasey Tross | Jul 2, 2020 | Family Safety

Parenting a newborn comes with a lot of anxiety, and having a top-notch baby monitor can help put you at ease. We’ve researched the best baby monitors for every lifestyle and budget.

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Best Car Gun Safes

Kasey Tross | Jun 16, 2020 | 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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Best Fire Extinguishers

Kasey Tross | Jul 7, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Home Safety

We talked to firefighters to select the most reliable, easy-to-use fire extinguishers that will fit both your home and your budget.

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The Apartment Security Guide for Renters

Kasey Tross | Jul 1, 2020 | Home Security

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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The Best Password Manager for All Your Devices

Kasey Tross | Apr 21, 2020 | Online Security

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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LifeLock Review

Kasey Tross | May 15, 2020 | Service Reviews

Does LifeLock live up to the hype? We look at LifeLock’s plans, pricing, customer service, and security features to see what you really get for the money.

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Best Identity Theft Protection in 2020

Kasey Tross | Jun 3, 2020 | Online Security

We researched the offerings of five leading identity theft protection services, tallying everything from antivirus software to wallet recovery, and found IdentityForce to be the clear winner in the identity theft protection game.

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Sabre vs. iSmartAlarm Window/Door Sensors

Kasey Tross | May 7, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Home Security
The first line of defense against intruders, both the Sabre and the iSmartAlarm sensors are wireless and easy to install for the DIYer. Bottom Line: iSmartAlarm Sensors Provide More Coverage The iSmartAlarm sensors work well...
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The 4 Toughest Front Doors for Ultimate Home Security

Kasey Tross | Apr 30, 2020 | Home Safety

Beef up your home’s security with the best security doors on the market. SafeWise ranks and reviews the toughest front doors and screen doors available to protect your home from intruders.