Category: Safety

Why You Shouldn’t Sit at a Red Light With Your Car Door Unlocked

If your commute is especially long, you drive for a living, or you live in a very populated area, you probably spend a substantial amount of time sitting at red lights. While traffic lights are necessary to keep city streets organized and (relatively) accident-free, it can still be annoying to have to sit there for Read More…

How to Protect Yourself from Getting Robbed

The need to protect ourselves from crime is an unfortunate reality of daily life. However, even though it may be prudent to do so, people don’t like having to think about defending themselves. Many people may take classes or learn the basics of self-defense, but they hope to avoid having to use that knowledge. The Read More…

Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is in full swing! December is one of the busiest months of the year–with extra shopping, decorating and socializing. With everything on your mind, however, the one thing you shouldn’t overlook is your safety. While you don’t want to take the joy out of things, you should still try and take a Read More…

What to Do When You Have Debt You Can’t Afford to Pay Off

Debt can be a scary thing, and many people don’t know how to handle it. Sometimes, debt is actually a necessity; you’ll usually have to take out loans to pay for college, a house, or a car. However, sometimes, people go into debt in a much more destructive manner. In total, there’s over $800 billion Read More…

The Benefits of a Rainy Day Fund

Many people have a savings account for things such as vacations, taxes, and other important expenses that they can predict. However, what do you do when something happens that you can’t predict? That’s when a rainy day fund can really help. Creating a rainy day fund isn’t actually that difficult, and it can help you Read More…

How to Talk to Your Children About Guns

Gun violence remains as much of a problem as it is a topic of debate. Regardless of partisan lines and legal beliefs, one thing is for sure: it’s important that parents take the time to talk to their kids about guns. Thousands of children are unintentionally injured or even killed every year by guns, and Read More…

The Most Important Reasons to Take a Self-Defense Class

Whether due to a past attack or to keep yourself safe based on someone else’s experience, you have perhaps kicked around the idea of taking a self-defense class.  There are plenty of different types; you may want to take a class that focuses on weapons, one that focuses mostly on martial arts, or even one Read More…

Halloween Safety Tips For Your Trick Or Treaters

Children everywhere are slowly transforming into zombies, princesses and characters from their favorite movies. Adults are preparing outfits they would only dare wear once a year. Halloween is upon us! On October 31, kids across the country will excitedly wear their favorite costumes and claim tasty treats in the name of trick or treating. Parents Read More…

How to Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion

Home invasions are very uncommon, so it’s unlikely that you’ll ever have to deal with one; however, it’s possible. You never think you’ll be one of the few people that become a statistic, but you should be prepared for the possibility. Many people don’t even know where to begin when it comes to preparing for Read More…

A Guide to Evaluating Neighborhood Safety When Home Shopping

When you’re home shopping, you’ll generally have a list of things you’re interested in. Proximity to jobs and school, size, and design are all important to you and your family. One of the most important aspects to consider, however, is safety. Whether you have children that might want to play outside, you enjoy walking, the Read More…