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9 Holiday Travel Safety Tips for Your Next Getaway

Carolyn Heneghan | Nov 1, 2018 | Safety Tips
The holidays are a popular time for travelers. However, the wintery weather and extensive travel time can present certain safety hazards that you should be aware of before taking your trip. Here are 10 tips...
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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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Best Car Gun Safes

Kasey Tross | Oct 23, 2018 | Buyers Guides

We considered construction materials, security features, reliability ratings, and accessibility to bring you the most comprehensive list of quality gun safes for your car.

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Safest and Most Dangerous States for Child Passenger Safety

SafeWise Team | Oct 1, 2018 | Child and Baby Safety
Did you know that the leading cause of death for children ages 13 and under is due to car crashes? Most of these fatalities are caused by improper seat belt or car seat use. According...
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Qustodio Parental Control Review

Kasey Tross | Oct 23, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Internet Safety

Letting your child loose on the internet can feel a little bit like sending them to a party at a stranger’s house: you don’t know where they are or who’s there, and you’re not sure if anyone is looking after them. Parental control software like Qustodio gives you an invitation to that party so you know where your kids are and what they’re doing—all to keep them safe.

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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.

Bay Alarm Medical Alert System Review

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2018 | Product Reviews, Senior Safety

Aging adults want to be as independent as possible for as long as possible, and a medical alert device can help both older adults and caregivers achieve freedom and peace of mind. Our research shows that Bay Alarm Medical Alert is an affordable alert system, with flexible plans and equipment that’s easy to use.

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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.

What’s the Real Cost of Life Alert?

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2018 | Senior Safety

Unless you’ve braved a call to its sales department, you may be asking, “What’s the cost of Life Alert?” We contacted the company to get the facts about its equipment, policies, and pricing to bring you some solid answers.

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Best Heart Rate Monitors for Seniors

SafeWise Team | Oct 23, 2018 | Buyers Guides

There are a number of innovative heart rate monitors available that can make small yet significant changes to your health. To help you care for your heart, we’ve done the research and compiled a list of the best heart monitors.