Equipment Reviews

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The Dangers and Costs of Distracted Driving in Your State

SafeWise Team | Jun 25, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

What are the chances you will die in a car crash? Or get pulled over for using your phone while driving?   The answer depends on which state you’re in. Each day in the US,…

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Medical Guardian Alarm System Review

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

Medical Guardian offers a good variety of in-home and mobile medical alert products, though prices can get a bit steep depending on the options you choose. We break down the pros and cons of Medical…

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Whistle 3 GPS Dog Tracker Hands-on Review

Monique Seitz-Davis | May 24, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Within a matter of hours, our test subject put the Whistle Tracker through its paces. After all, who better to test out the Whistle Tracker than a playful senior husky with a stubborn streak? Introducing…

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LifeLock Identity Theft Protection Review

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jun 7, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

LifeLock monitors and helps safeguard your valuable, sensitive information against identity theft and fraud, but how does it compare to other identity theft protection services? Best for Monitoring Your Identity Tiered plans Additional coverage for…

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What Costs More? Pets vs. Babies

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 6, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Having a little one to snuggle up with at the end of the day makes life better, but it’ll cost you. Whether you’ve got baby cravings or long for a cuddly, four-legged “furbaby,” there’s a…

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August Smart Home Doorbell Cam Review

Patrick Hearn | Jan 24, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Around 3:00 a.m. one morning, someone began pounding on my door. A visitor at that time was unusual, but when you live more than an hour from any major city, it’s even more unusual. Answering…

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5 Personal Safety and Self Defense Tools

Alexia Chianis | Apr 20, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

It’s unsettling to think about being attacked, but according to a Gallup poll, approximately 45% of women say they don’t feel safe walking near their home at night.1 Women aged eighteen to twenty-nine report feeling…

Nest Cam IQ Security Camera Review

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 21, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

What We Like About the Nest Cam IQ Nest Cam IQ takes smart, DIY home security to the next level. Not only does it let you know what’s going on when you’re not at home,…

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4 Failsafe Tips to Avoid Homebuying Scams

Bethany Ramos | Dec 12, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

You may be surprised that Millennials are the most common victims of homebuying scams. According to Realtor.com’s 2016 survey of homebuying trends for the upcoming year, up to 52 percent of this year’s buyers may…

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ADT Now Offers the Ring Video Doorbell – Learn About the Partnership

Alexia Chianis | May 17, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Home Automation, Home Safety

SafeWise is dedicated to your family’s well-being. So we make it a priority to keep you informed of potential safety and security concerns, while offering tips for protecting your loved ones. With that in mind,…