Alexandria Haslam

Alexandria Haslam

Alex Haslam is a freelance writer and digital journalist, focusing on consumer tech, safety, and personal finance. She loves connecting the dots between consumer needs and the products, services, and people who fulfill them. You can find her on Twitter @ahaslam_writing

Everything Parents Need to Know About Cyberbullying

Everything Parents Need to Know About Cyberbullying

A 2018 Pew Research Center study found that 59% of US teens had experienced cyberbullying, and 63% consider it a major problem. As more and more kids and teens spend time online, opportunities for cyberbullies only increase. Trying to keep your child safe online can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. To help, our safety team at ASecureLife has compiled a parent-friendly guide to preventing, recognizing, and dealing with cyberbullying.

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Electric Scooter Injury Prevention Guide

Electric Scooter Injury Prevention Guide

If you’ve been in any major US city recently (or even some international cities), you’ve probably seen electric scooters zipping around town. With industry heavy hitters like Bird and Lime valued in the billions, the electric scooter rage may be more than just a fad. But as more scooter riders take to the streets, more scooter-related injuries are happening too. If you’re planning to try scooters for yourself there are things you can (and should) do to maximize your safety and avoid injury.

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Unsung Heroes: These Metros Have the Fewest Public Safety Officers Per Capita

Unsung Heroes: These Metros Have the Fewest Public Safety Officers Per Capita

At ASecureLife, safety is our top priority, and these emergency responders are a big part of the community safety equation. We wanted to find out which metro areas have the fewest police and firefighters per capita, so with data from the US Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we set out to find the areas with emergency responders covering the most people.

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