Mail theft often goes unnoticed, because many thieves are sneaky. They may take only what is useful to them, leaving the junk mail for their unsuspecting victims. Sometimes, though, you just know. Perhaps you haven’t received anything in days, or your junk mail is strewn about the sidewalk. Maybe there are opened empty envelopes in…Read More
You’ve asked someone to water your plants, dropped Mr. Woofs off at the doggy hotel in town, bags are packed and you got back up sunglasses, sun block and beach towels galore. You have everything you need to bring with you to ensure a safe, comfortable and fun time while you’re traveling and have made…Read More
The holidays are a time best spent with family and friends. Many times, family and friends live in a different area and many have to travel to spend the holidays with the ones they love. The holidays can be a hectic time and adding traveling in the mix, only makes for a more hectic environment.…Read More
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the US, and almost 10 million Americans are victimized each year. Criminals are using predominantly low-tech methods to get their victims’ information, such as stealing wallets or mail, either from the garbage or your mailbox. The fact is, if you have an old-fashioned mailbox, you are very vulnerable to identity…Read More
Thousands of Americans escape from the area every day to explore the open road. In today’s travel planning, taking the extra steps to protect yourself and your home is essential prior to your departure. There are many common things that can go wrong while you are away, so make sure to cover all the basics…Read More
Evaluating Home Security Products A common worry today is how to keep your home safe from burglary and robbery. This is understandable, considering the epidemic of theft of all kind, from mail and identity theft to corporate theft. The trick with home security is that the average consumer is no expert when it comes to…Read More
I have a unique perspective on the retail hardware domain and have observed some notable trends in response to this down econmy. Specifically, I have witnessed 2 kinds of hardware retailers: the “Survivors” and the “Deer”.
I purport this: First and foremost, in this economy the “Survivors” (and not the “Deer”) will thrive. Why? Because they will find what works. In my humble opinion, in this economy people (American consumers) are willing to pay for “Peace of Mind” even when money is short. Why? Because they want to safeguard what they still have… what they can’t afford to lose.Read More