Safety Tips

January Safety Checklist

January Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Caroline Maurer | Feb 23, 2018 | Safety Tips

We begin every year with the same resolution: to help people and their loved ones stay safe. To keep that promise, we’ve come up with a month-by-month home maintenance and safety checklist. If you only…

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How to Respond and Recover from Identity Theft

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jan 24, 2018 | Safety Tips

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about 17.6 million US residents were victims of identity theft in 2014 alone.1 Identity theft remains a prevalent problem today—and the recent data breach at Equifax is evidence…

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What to Expect When Building a New Home: A Timeline

Monique Seitz-Davis | Aug 14, 2018 | Safety Tips

We’ll help you better understand the steps in building a house with a construction timeline, FAQs, and home automation suggestions. From shopping for the lot of your dreams to move-in day, read on to learn about the major steps you’ll encounter while building a home.

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10 Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shopping

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 29, 2017 | Internet Safety, Safety Tips

Thankfully, the era of online shopping makes getting the perfect gift a whole lot easier. But before you embark on an online shopping spree, make sure you’re not leaving yourself at risk. You may not…

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6 Tips to Safeguard Your Credit and Stop Identity Theft

Bethany Ramos | Dec 18, 2017 | Safety Tips

Even before the Equifax data breach rocked the financial sector in 2017, credit was important. If you want to get a loan, and especially if you want to buy a house, you can count on…

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How Safe Is Your Neighborhood? Use These 5 Tools to Find Out

Alexia Chianis | Oct 26, 2018 | Safety Tips

When choosing a place to live, safety is at the top of the priority list. Fortunately, there are online tools to help you check neighborhood crime rates.

Tips for Recovering Lost or Stolen Items

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 8, 2018 | Safety Tips
Error: Please add at least one "Anchor" component When you lose something—or worse, have an item stolen—it’s hard to know what to do next. At SafeWise, we know how frustrating that can be, and we’re...

What to Do if Someone Is Choking: Responding to Adults, Babies, and Toddlers

Amelia Nielson-Stowell | Dec 2, 2017 | Child and Baby Safety, Safety Tips

The fourth leading cause of unintentional injury is choking, which kills over 5,000 people a year.1 Quick response is key when during a choking incident, as time is critical. When air cannot flow into the…

December Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Feb 27, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

‘Tis the season, folks, so let’s get started decking the halls for a safer house. Just like the rest of humanity, you’ll probably be short on time this month, so stick to the most important…

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9 Tips for Keeping Your Belongings Safe and Secure While Moving

Leslie Lang | Nov 30, 2017 | Safety Tips

Moving all your belongings from your old home to a new one is always stressful. It takes careful planning so the move can go as smoothly as possible and everything can arrive safely. It’s important…