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Scout Home Security System Review

Kasey Tross | Jul 3, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

Scout Alarm performs well in value, contract, and looks, but the security system falls short when it comes to equipment options and home automation.   Overall Star Rating (3 out of 5) Best for Customization…

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Ensuring Financial and Identity Security for Seniors

Kasey Tross | Jul 2, 2018 | Senior Safety

Financial Safety Tips for Seniors As adults age, their risk for being targeted by scammers increases, but that doesn’t mean everyone is bound to experience financial fraud. Knowing scam tactics and fraud warning signs—and how…

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Nest Secure Alarm System Review

Kasey Tross | Jun 29, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

The Nest Secure Alarm system is a sleek, high-tech system with unique features. We’re most impressed with its user-friendly app but disappointed with its limited security options.   Overall Star Rating (3 out of 5)…

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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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Norton Antivirus Review

Rachel Kirkwood | Jun 20, 2018 | Internet Safety, SafeWise Reviews

Norton Security Suite is often considered the default choice in antivirus protection. But is it the best one? We found that Norton lives up to its reputation as a strong protector against viruses and malware…

Disney Circle Parental Control Review

Laura E. Hilton | Jun 19, 2018 | Internet Safety, SafeWise Reviews

A standout among parental control options, the Disney Circle with its accompanying MyCircle app allows parents to control all Wi-Fi enabled devices in their home Check Price on Amazon Best for Monitoring and Scheduling Time…

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Can You Keep Your Home Security System When You Move?

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 15, 2018 | Home Security

Can You Keep Your Home Security System When You Move? Whether you live in a house, condo, or apartment, moving happens. In most cases you can take your home security system with you when you…

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MacKeeper App Review

Laura E. Hilton | Jun 14, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

MacKeeper is a one-stop shop for optimizing your Apple. It’s an app that automatically cleans your computer, runs anti-virus software, and offers additional services to keep your Mac running efficiently. And with its recent acquisition…

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Arlo Pro Security Camera Review

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 12, 2018 | SafeWise Reviews

This tiny HD security camera packs a big punch under any conditions—indoors or outside and day or night. Arlo Pro at a Glance When we found squatters taking up residence on an abandoned property behind…

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The Biggest Threats by Age Group

SafeWise Team | Jun 13, 2018 | Focus on Community

  Share on Facebook Content warning: This content includes information about difficult experiences that could be upsetting for some readers. The odds of dying from a shark attack are 11.5 million to one—and sadly, there…