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South Carolina’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Tamarra Kemsley | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

The past few years have not been particularly kind to South Carolina, which has repeatedly served as a violent battleground for the nation’s war over race and racism in the United States. But how representative…

South Dakota’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Laura Craner | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

Every summer the quiet city of Brandon, South Dakota sees its streets filled with the rumble of hot rods, muscle cars, and sports cars.  All the classics roll into town and bring about 70,000 tourists…

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Best Solar-Powered Security Lights and Cameras

Rebecca Edwards | Mar 9, 2018 | Uncategorized

To provide you with DIY home security options that make sense for your needs and wallet, we scoured the market for the best solar-powered security available. We’ve sorted them by product type—from security cameras and…

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Best Outdoor Safety Gear for Dogs

Monique Seitz-Davis | Mar 1, 2018 | Uncategorized

From beds to booties and almost everything in-between, we’ve reviewed the top outdoor gear for dogs. After all, your best friend and go-to adventure buddy deserves the very best! Jump to… The Best Outdoor Dog…

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8 Pet Cameras Every Pet Owner Should Know About

Alexia Chianis | Mar 28, 2018 | SafeWise Recommends

You take great pains to secure your home and loved ones — but what about the furry or feathered members of your family? Have you ever wanted to check in on the well-being of sick…

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Wisconsin’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

Wisconsin is famous for its cheese, but we think its low-crime cities deserve recognition of their own. On average, violent crimes made up less than 2.5% of all crimes reported by the state’s twenty safest…

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Arizona’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

As you might expect, crime rates vary from state to state, and even region to region. For example, based on the most recent FBI crime report, the Western region of the US had a higher…

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What Costs More? Pets vs. Babies

Rebecca Edwards | Feb 21, 2018 | Uncategorized

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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Vimtag P1 Security Camera Review

Monique Seitz-Davis | Feb 16, 2018 | Uncategorized

Overall Rating:  Best for DIY Surveillance Why Choose the Vimtag Camera? After a string of burglary and vandalism incidents in my neighborhood, I wanted to stop relying on my dogs to ward off intruders and make…

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10 Surprising Home Burglary Stats and Facts

Alexia Chianis | Apr 2, 2018 | Safety Tips

A burglary takes place about every eighteen seconds in the United States. That adds up to nearly 200 per hour, and approximately 4,800 every day. These are startling statistics, but they highlight the fact that…