security

The Best Home Security Options on a Budget

Home security doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, there are actually a number of ways you can secure your home, protect your belongings, and keep your loved ones safe from harm — all without spending a cent. Do you want to protect your home, but don’t have a lot of cash to [...]

By |2019-08-22T10:41:55-05:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

5 Real Estate Scams That Buyers, Sellers and Renters Need to Watch Out for

The real estate industry is rife with scam artists, and millions of homebuyers, sellers, and owners fall victim every year. (Heck, I was almost one of them!) The truth is, the more that real estate and its processes go digital, the more at risk our data, information and, most importantly, finances are as we go [...]

By |2019-07-01T18:26:57-05:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Advice, Financial|Tags: , |

Prevent Porch Theft with These 7 Tips

The convenience of online shopping — free shipping, next-day delivery — is under threat by package thieves, also known as "porch pirates." This threat is as common in rural locations as it is in urban and suburban communities. According to a survey of online shoppers conducted by the Shorr Packaging Corporation, 31% of respondents [...]

By |2019-09-19T14:18:27-05:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Misc|Tags: , , , , , |

8 Ways to Safeguard Your Home While You’re on Vacation

Summer’s finally here, and that means days spent lounging on the beach, jet-setting to tropical locations, and hitting the road for some fun with the fam. But don’t let all the summer freedom let you forget: you’ve got a serious financial investment waiting for you back home (your house!) And if you don’t take steps [...]

By |2018-08-09T14:56:13-05:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Home|Tags: , , |