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…

14 Tips for Holiday Safety

Winter holidays are a time to have fun and relax with your friends and family. But hand-in-hand with that relaxation should come a focus on safety; after all, how can you really relax and enjoy spending time with loved ones if you feel danger lurking? That’s why, as the winter holidays approach, it’s a good 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…

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…

Are There Predators in Your Neighborhood?

Everyone would like to believe that their neighborhood is safe. It’s not like you’d want to live in an area that’s dangerous, or a place where you don’t trust your neighbors. But the unfortunate fact of the matter is that predators are everywhere, and they could easily be in your neighborhood. Even if you know Read More…