In a society where communication technologies consistently invite people into our lives, it’s nice to have a sanctuary from the public. But much like our wireless routers and cell phone conversations, our homes may not be as secure as we think. Here are seven potential vulnerabilities, and their solutions, that likely esc...

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Are you thinking about moving to a big city? If so, you might want to take some time to look through the infographic we've put together below. In it, we're listing the safest and less safe neighborhoods in a few of America's largest metropolitan areas. What you read may surprise you. Take a look: To embed this info...

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As much as we’d love to believe that our home is a fortress, extra precautions can always be taken to better ensure our safety. In the case of unique circumstances, however, being reactive is just as important as being proactive. Here are ten scenarios that should ...

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Understanding the importance of security means understanding your area's risk. Because of widely varying economic and demographic profiles, identifying your individual danger can help determine whether a security system is worth the investment. For the fol...

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Human beings love stability. Settling down in an ideal location and grow old there is an idea that’s both attractive, and rare. Moves are inevitable in our long lives and knowing what you’re in for is a key part of the process. Here are eight essential questions to ask before uprooting your family, your career, and your p...

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Modern technology can make preserving your personal privacy difficult. Being active online can leave an electronic trail for cyber criminals to decipher valuable information about you, and kept in a safe, important documents could fall into the hands of potential burglars.   One way to protect the detai...

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Do you have a gas fireplace? Is your home or water heated using natural gas? If so, carbon monoxide exposure may be a risk. The dangerous gas is a real concern for homeowners, as 170 people die of non-automotive carbon monoxide poisoning each year, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Fortunately, there ...

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Leaving your child home alone for the first time can be scary, but sometimes single parents who work have no other option. Educating your child ahead of time on what to do in the event of an emergency will help keep him or her safe while you are gone. Take the following steps to ensure your child’s safety while home alone...

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Security systems help protect homeowners and their belongings from potential intrusions, but what if you’re attacked outside of your home? Between 2010 and 2011, the number of assaults reported in the U.S. increased by 22 percent, according to the 2011 Criminal Victim...

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