Laura E. Hilton

Laura is a writer, teacher, and mother based out of Utah. She is passionate about making and maintaining strong, safe, healthy communities. To learn more, visit her website at lauraehilton.com.

Posts by Laura E. Hilton

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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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Rhode Island’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 21, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Rhode Island 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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Zift Parental Control App Review

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 16, 2018 | Internet Safety, Product Reviews

Find out if the new Zift app is right for your family. We reviewed its pricing, features, and effectiveness.

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How to Secure Your Sliding Glass Door

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 14, 2018 | Home Security

Sliding glass doors can be a huge liability for home safety. Follow our tips to secure your doors quickly and easily.

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LifeFone Medical Alert System Review

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 30, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Of all the medical alert systems on the market right now, LifeFone is one of the most customizable. Our review covers the ins and outs of the service so you can buy smart.

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Texas’s 50 Safest Cities of 2018

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 13, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Texas 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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How Much Is Pet Insurance?

Laura E. Hilton | Oct 1, 2018 | Editorials, Family Safety

Every year millions of pet owners find themselves spending thousands of dollars on care for their cats and dogs. Many of those pet parents are now looking to avoid the catastrophe by purchasing insurance. But how is any pet owner to know if it’s the right choice for them right now? And how much will pet insurance actually cost?

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Experian Identity Theft Protection Review

Laura E. Hilton | Oct 23, 2018 | Internet Safety, Service Reviews

Experian, one of the big three credit reporting agencies, is now in the identity theft protection game. SafeWise compares pricing, plans, and features—and answers FAQs about Experian identity theft protection. Find out if Experian is the right plan for you.

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Life Alert Medical Alert System Review

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 13, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety

Life Alert is one of the first and best-selling medical alert systems on the market. But the medical alert industry has boomed in recent years, and there are many more options on the market now. Find out if Life Alert is the right system for you.

Ohio Safest Cities

Ohio’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Laura E. Hilton | Sep 21, 2018 | Focus on Community

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