Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca has honed her safety and security skills as both a single mom and a college director. Being responsible for the well-being of others helped her learn how to minimize risk and create safe environments.

Posts by Rebecca Edwards

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Kansas’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 6, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Kansas 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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A Guide to Porch Light Safety: Leave It On or Turn It Off?

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 10, 2018 | Safety Tips

Burglars pay attention to how and when people turn on porch lighting. To keep your home safe, follow our porch light safety guide.

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How to Build a Smart Kitchen

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 20, 2018 | Buyers Guides, SafeWise Recommends

We’ve picked top smart gadgets in every price range to help you get started on building a smart kitchen.

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Louisiana’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 20, 2018 | Focus on Community

We ranked the safest cities in Louisiana 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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Best Home Safes of 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 26, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Home Safety

Important documents, firearms, and irreplaceable heirlooms are better protected when kept in a safe. But which safe is safest? Find what’s right for you in our guide to home safes.

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Top 10 Metro Areas Where Porch Pirates Strike Most

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 19, 2018 | Focus on Community

Don’t get raided by porch pirates this holiday season. Whether you’re shopping online or shipping goodies to friends and family, use these tips and resources to ensure safe passage for your packages

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Philips Lifeline Medical Alert System Review

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 15, 2018 | Senior Safety, Service Reviews

This medical alert system doesn’t come cheap, but it’s the best in its class. Find out why we think it’s worth it.

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SimpliSafe vs. Frontpoint Home Security

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 13, 2018 | Home Security, SafeWise Reviews

SafeWise compares DIY security favorites SimpliSafe and Frontpoint. Find out how each company stacks up on price, contract, features, connection, and home automation.

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Ring Security System Review

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 2, 2018 | Home Security, Product Reviews

Ring Alarm is a cheap, simple, and stylish DIY home security system. We put it to the test—read our Ring security system review to see how we liked it.

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10 Simple Ways to Secure Your New Home

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 2, 2018 | Home Safety

Don’t be overwhelmed about how to secure your home. SafeWise has 10 easy tips and tricks to help you keep your home safe from burglars, hackers, and more.