Safety Tips

How to Pick the Safest Types of Toys for Your Pet

Rebecca Edwards | Feb 22, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends

Toys and playtime aren’t just a bonus for your pets—they need fun engagement to learn, stay active, and avoid boredom. Play can also help reinforce the good behavior you want in your pet and socialize…

Tips for Traveling Safely with Your Pet

Caroline Maurer | Feb 22, 2017 | Safety Tips

Is your dog or cat your favorite copilot? Then you’ll need to learn how to keep them safe while traveling. Whether you’re moving across the country, getting on a plane, or hitting the road for…

10 Things You Probably Have at Home that Could Poison Your Pet

Alexia Chianis | Feb 21, 2017 | Safety Tips

Whether you’re a new or seasoned pet parent, you’re dedicated to keeping your furry friend happy and healthy. Maybe you feed your pet a special diet, outfit them with a top-of-the-line GPS pet collar, or…

The Complete Pet Owner’s Guide to Home Automation

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 29, 2018 | Safety Tips

Home automation makes your life easier, your home more secure, and your time more manageable. For those of us who’ve long wished we could be in two places at once, home automation is the magic…

10 Surprising Things NOT Covered by Your Home Warranty

Rebecca Edwards | Feb 20, 2017 | Safety Tips

A home warranty can be a great way to help defray unexpected costs and protect your new investment as a homeowner. But it’s important to clearly understand a home warranty’s function and what it typically…

How to Choose the Best Pet Cam for Live Streaming

Alexia Chianis | Feb 17, 2017 | Safety Tips

Just like home security cameras help keep your family safe, a pet webcam can quell concerns about your pet’s well-being when you’re not home. Not only that, but a puppy cam helps you bond with…

25 Safety and Health Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Parinaz Samimi | Dec 21, 2018 | Safety Tips

The new year is here. The ball dropped, and people cheered and made New Year’s resolutions. While our goals change ranks every year—saving money leads the 2017 pack—the same ones almost always appear: spend less…

Hi, Alexa: The 101 on Amazon’s Echo, Echo Dot, and Tap

Amelia Nielson-Stowell | Feb 15, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

Even if Alexa—Amazon’s voice-activated personal assistant—isn’t part of your family, you’ve likely heard of her. Amazon’s line of Alexa-enabled products became the most popular tech items of 2016: the Echo and Echo Dot sold out…

What You Need to Know About Home Warranties

Mike Strayer | Feb 17, 2017 | Safety Tips

For a lot of new homeowners, the term “home warranty” can be slightly confusing. You might be asking yourself, for instance, what’s the difference between a home warranty and homeowners insurance? Don’t worry—SafeWise is here…

Safe Driving Tips for Winter Road Conditions

Rebecca Edwards | Feb 7, 2017 | Safety Tips

Winter is the perfect time to build crackling fires, safely hit the slopes, and snuggle up with a nice cup of cocoa. It also creates some of the most treacherous road conditions. Because it’s not…