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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 Reviews 2014

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 »

suretyCAM Review: Keeping Ohio Secure?

Suretycam logo

SuretyCAM is still a relatively small home security company. Their security and automation packages are only available in central Ohio. SuretyCam's DIY solutions, called suretyDIY, are available in the entire U.S., except for Florida. A quick Google search for suretyCAM reviews will reveal that this company is known for its customer service. They backed this reputation up and did a great job of answering my mystery shopping questions on 5 different phone calls I made to them. From what I've learned, they try to understand your needs so that you get the system you want. However, it's difficult to find information on this company. There is practically zero information out there about suretyCAM and suretyDIY unless it's from the company itself. Also, the information below is both about suretyCAM and suretyDIY combined giving the confusing nature of their website (interlinking both services). We try our best to sift through this surety mess for you!... Read More »

What’s the Best Webcam Cover to Protect Your Online Privacy?

WebCam Cover Review

Did you know that hackers could access your webcam without your permission? Webcams can be hacked by a cyber peeper through any Internet-enabled device. I know it's scary, but someone could be recording you right now! Do you leave your laptop open while you're getting dressed in your room!? Do you leave your smartphone or tablet facing upwards!? Your actions could become public if your webcam becomes hacked. Protect your privacy by covering your webcam when it's not in use... Read More »

How Do I Become a Successful Investor?

Woman dawing a chart

If you were to listen to the radio today, you might encounter entertainers who tell you that “the only way to make money is to day-trade” or that “the easy way to make money is to buy and sell options that let you leverage a lot of stock with very little capital required.” Everyone’s doing it! — or so the programs seem to imply. I would argue that there is definitely something wrong here — but it’s not with the listener. What happened to REAL investing?... Read More »

Best Medical Alert Bracelet: LifeStation vs Life Alert vs LifeLine vs Medical Guardian

Woman with Medical Guardian medical alert device

"Help! I've fallen and I can't get up." Sure, the TV ad is funny and your older loved ones enjoy their independence but do you ever worry they may fall down while alone and have no one there to help? Medical alert bracelets give you and loved ones a peace of mind because you know that someone is always looking out for you. But, do you know what kind of features you need or the different type of systems available? Our medical alert bracelet review can help you cut through the clutter to find the right one for your needs... Read More »

How to Pick the Best Home Warranty Company

Kitchen with stainless steel appliances

When choosing a home warranty company you need to do one thing. READ THE FINE PRINT. Many customers find themselves frustrated with a company for not paying for an appliance repair or the replacement of a system, but if the company isn't paying for it there is most likely a written exclusion in your contract specifying the situation. So before we go any farther promise you'll read every word of your contract... Read More »

Lastpass Review: The Last Password You’ll Need To Remember?

Lastpass review

With two years of LastPass experience under my belt, I know the ins and outs. Our team at ASecureLife.com uses this password manager and we are able to share passwords amongst each other and also generate strong, secure passwords for all of our accounts. We all have dozens of passwords for work, online bills, shopping accounts, social media accounts and other websites that we need help remembering. But is LastPass really the last password we need to remember? I'll tell you all about my experience with LastPass in this LastPass Review... Read More »

10 Ways to Save on Homeowners Insurance


I must admit, I never even thought about homeowners insurance until my friend bought her first home! So, you can imagine her frustration when she realized there was yet another cost of home ownership on top of the monthly mortgage. The good news is that there are ways home owners can save money and I want to share these 10 tips to learn how to save on homeowners insurance. Also, this can be a great guide to reference while requesting quotes from various homeowners insurance providers... Read More »