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At ASecureLife.com, we show you how to secure your home, your identity, and your belongings. You'll find home security systems reviews, identity theft evaluations, and financial tips to help you prepare for retirement and reduce your debt. And we try to do it all in a fun, approachable, and interactive way. Welcome!

  • Home Security Systems: Our Top Picks
    Our in-depth reviews of the best in the home security industry to keep you protected.

Home Security Systems Reviews 2015

Home Security Systems Reviews

The security industry is highly competitive, from local mom and pop companies to international giants. It is a relatively easy industry to enter, but a very hard one to offer a consistently great product and service over time, especially with new technologies being released every day. It has become difficult to keep up with all the changes and wrap your head around the latest and greatest house alarm offerings. With so many to choose from and so many things to consider, how do you know which home alarm system is right for you? Our home security systems reviews cover the top contenders and bring you our findings in our regularly updated reviews... Read More »

How To Create A Secure Password

How To Create A Safe Password

It's been three weeks since the last major security breach (Anthem!) so, sadly, we are due. But, when it occurs, are you prepared? Having a secure password is essential to your safety in these situations and so is the ability to quickly change it when a breach happens. A password generator can save you time and stress by helping you create a strong and hard to hack entry code. It's time to stop using the same password for every online profile you have! Know how to make a safe password so you can protect yourself and lessen the chances of being hacked... Read More »

Door Jammer: The Best Door Security Device

Protect Your Home with a Door Jammer

Chances are someone you know has been burglarized in their own home. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported that in 2012 alone more than 2 billion burglaries occurred, and nearly 75% of these were in residential homes. Even more chilling, 60% of burglaries were due to forcible entry. While burglars can sometimes find easy access through unsecured doors and windows, most don’t let door locks or chain locks get in their way -- they simply kick the door in. It’s easier than you might think... Read More »

What Are the Best Home Security Systems in Canada, eh?

home security systems in canada

There’s no place like home. It’s your safe haven after a long day. It’s where your family lives and friends hang out. It’s where your stuff is. Wouldn’t you do everything you could to protect it? Safeguarding your home not only means protecting your loved ones and personal belongings, it also means protecting your largest investment. Below, we review several options for home security systems in Canada... Read More »

Security System Scams: What To Look For

Security system sams

Security systems are complicated networks of switches and triggers that can be more confusing than anyone might expect. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the difference between a quality system and one that should never be relied on to protect your home and family. Enter the security system salesman. Here are some things to look for to avoid falling for any security system scams... Read More »

LiveWatch Reviews: Are They As Good As They Seem?

LiveWatch Reviews

More than 200,000 people use LiveWatch for their home security needs. Previously known as SafeMart, LiveWatch offers good equipment that is completely wireless and you can self install. Their touchscreen control panel has a built-in camera to capture an intruder if they try to disarm your panel. This is a rare feature that is offered and we think is pretty cool. However, there are some things that LiveWatch could improve upon... Read More »

The Ultimate Estate Planning Checklist

Estate Planning Checklist

So you got married. Check. You bought a house. Check. And you just had your first baby. Check. Congratulations on achieving these goals! But, are you prepared to protect them? No time like the present to get started preparing your estate plans to make sure that's your loved ones and your assets are all accounted for. I know, you probably think you're too young to be worrying with a will. In fact, it may seem like something your parents should be worrying with more than you. But, hopefully they already have a will. Plus this is not only about wills, it is also about your medical wishes should you be in near death after an accident. I always say it's better to be prepared then to be caught off-guard. Your loved ones will thank you later... Read More »

LifeLock vs Identity Guard: Who Will Help You Avoid Identity Theft?

LifeLock vs Identity Guard

Oh no! Your wallet was just stolen along with all your credit cards and your social security card! But, do you know what to do when this happens? Better yet, how can you minimize the pain if it does happen? Identity theft protection may be the smartest purchase you make this year, but how do you choose which company to trust to protect yourself and your belongings?... Read More »