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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!


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    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 Secure Your Personal Documents

Secure your documents

We have all of these documents with our personal information on them but how should we store them? Is it safe to keep them all in a file in the desk or should we be storing them elsewhere? In this article we'll help you find a safe place for your private documents and protect your personal information. We'll also teach you how to back up these documents in case there was a natural disaster, fire or the documents got destroyed another way... Read More »

Fire Safety for Kids

Fire Safety for Kids

As parents and teachers, teaching our children about the potential for disasters is a difficult but necessary undertaking. According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 2013 fire departments in the U.S. responded to more than 1,240,000 fires. Below we will take a look at how to educate your children about how to stay safe if a house fire were to strike... Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About Car Seat Safety

Car Seat Safety Guide

There'€™s nothing as equally exciting and scary as bringing home a new baby. You probably freaked out a little when you brought your baby home for the first time, and that's ok! You have a tiny human that depends on you for everything, which is amazing yet worrisome. As a parent, you want your baby to be safe at all times. That's why you're Googling car seat safety, right? We've got the low down on everything you want to know about car seats and what features you'll want in yours... Read More »

What Are the Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Man squinting his eyes in pain

A total of 5,149 people died in the U.S. from 1999 to 2010 due to unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. That's an average of 430 deaths per year. Why is that number so high? Carbon monoxide is a deadly and preventable killer but still we have so many deaths. Below we will take a look at statistics for known carbon monoxide poisonings, how carbon monoxide poisoning can be prevented and why every home should have a carbon monoxide detector... Read More »

Best Home Safes Reviews: SafeSentry vs. Stack-On vs. First Alert

Best Home Safes Reviews

The best home security system won't protect your most treasured valuables against threats like house fires, flooding or snoopy service workers that have access to areas inside your home. Home security systems aren't perfect and a home safe can be the last line of defense against burglars. Here we'll give you our best home safe reviews, including pros and cons, pricing, sizing and other tips to help you choose the home safe that best fits your needs... Read More »

Choosing the Best Steering Wheel Lock

Choosing the Best Steering Wheel Lock

Worried about your car being stolen or broken into? You might be surprised to learn that it's not the high-dollar cars that are most at risk. Car theft statistics show that Honda Accords top the list nationwide, followed by Ford Pick-Ups, Honda Civics and the Toyota Camry. What's one of the easiest and cheapest ways to protect your vehicle? A steering wheel lock can be a huge deterrent. Our review gives you a lowdown of the best steering wheel locks, as well as tips on how to prevent car theft and break-ins... Read More »

iSmartAlarm Review: Our Experience With iSmartAlarm

iSmartAlarm Review

If you are like us, you are probably thinking, "Is iSmart the latest creation by Apple?" No, it's not. So, if Apple did not make it, what is all this buzz about the iSmartAlarm? We've tested it out to see. Read our iSmartAlarm Review to find out how the system works, some pros and cons as well as what we love and what they could improve upon. Learn more about iSmartAlarm, including the installation process, by reading our firsthand account... Read More »

What’s the Cheapest Security System That We Recommend?

What's the Cheapest Security System That We Recommend?

Protecting your home from an intruder doesn't have to kill your budget. Some of the best home security providers offer a cheaper package to fit into your budget. We review the five least expensive systems available and discuss whether they are monitored or not. These security systems are likely to be the most basic offerings a company has with no security cameras, home automation, etc. However, there are some instances that may surprise you - they did us!... Read More »

How To Baby Proof Your Home

How To Baby Proof Your Home

It's never too early to baby proof your home, even if your baby hasn't cracked her first smile yet. After all, your baby will be mobile before you know it, and your home is her first playground. And, yes, your baby can and will get into (or out of) anything within her reach. Read on to learn how to baby proof your home and prevent injury to your child... Read More »

Dashlane Review: Is It The Best Password Manager?

Dashlane Review

Did you shop at Target or Home Depot last year? Or maybe you are insured with Anthem. With data hacks in the news almost every day, it's more important than ever to keep your online data safe and secure. One of the easiest and cheapest tools at your disposal is a password manager. Password managers can help you create and store passwords so you don't have to remember them all, or write them down in an insecure notebook. Dashlane has more than 3 million users and is one known as one of the best password managers available today. Find out why this product just might save you a lot of headaches and data breaches in our Dashlane Review... Read More »