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!

How Secure Is Online Voting?

How Secure Is Online Voting?

When we will be able to do online voting in the general elections online? There are many benefits to argue for online voting including increasing voter turn out because of the convenience. Let’s take a look at the disadvantages of the current voting process and why we need online voting and the security implications of why an online voting system may not be a short term solution…

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June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month

As people hit the roads, head out on summer vacation travels and spend more time outdoors, no better time to remember the age old phrase “Safety First” than in June. An organization with a related objective, the National Safety Council, is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy…

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Year End Tax Planning Checklist

Year End Tax Planning Checklist

As we approach the close of another year, it is time to take steps to maximize your financial situation for this year and start planning for the year ahead. Here are 10 must do tips to end your year (and your wallet) with a bang! Read more so that you may have a financially organized end of the year…

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How Do I Become a Successful Investor?

How Do I Become a Successful Investor?

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?…

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4 Tips to Handle Armageddon Stock Market News

4 Tips to Handle Armageddon Stock Market News

What do you do when the sky is falling (or when everyone on the news says it is)? How do you know what to believe when it comes to the stock market “crashing”? Here is some background on how the news became so sensational along with 4 tips to help you better the bad stock market news when it comes…

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Financial Goals: Time to Take Stock for the New Year

Financial Goals: Time to Take Stock for the New Year

Who wants to be in their golden years, struggling to make ends meet? Get started planning your financial security with this helpful financial to do list.

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401(k) Rollover: Take Charge, Not Play Dead

401(k) Rollover: Take Charge, Not Play Dead

If you are like most people, you still have a 401(k) or other type of employer-sponsored retirement plan that is just sitting there. If so, you need to read this…

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What To Do If Your Burglar Alarm Goes Off

What To Do If Your Burglar Alarm Goes Off

Do you know what to do if your burglar alarm goes off and the burglar doesn’t leave your home? Do you confront them? And if so, with what? Or do you wait until the police arrive? We show you how to prepare for an actual break-in scenario, so you’ll know what to do if, and when your burglar alarm is tripped (even if it turns out to be a false alarm)….

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Annualized Return Formula: Calculate Your ROI

Annualized Return Formula: Calculate Your ROI

One of the best indicators of how your investments are doing is the annual return percentage (APY = Annual Percentage Yield). The APY takes into account not only your return, but how long it took you to get that return. Learn how to make sense of your investment statements and find out if you’re really getting the “market beating” returns your financial advisor insists you are…

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FBI App: Social Media Scraping

FBI App: Social Media Scraping

Social media isn’t just a tool for employers screening prospective workers anymore. The FBI is looking into developing their own social media scraping application. Find out the reason the FBI is looking to utilizing social media as an early warning system for potential threats, criminals or other risks. As of April 2013, the social media companies are still lobbying against this endeavor by the FBI. The companies who are listed among those actively resisting include Google, Facebook, and Yahoo…

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