Tag: Stats and Facts

The Top 20 Metro Cities for Car Theft in 2019

The Top 20 Metro Cities for Car Theft in 2019

There’s plenty you can do to prevent your car from being stolen: rolling up your windows, locking the doors, and parking in busy, well-lit places are a few examples. But there are other factors that are much less in your control when it comes to your risk for car theft. Certain makes and models of cars are easier to break into than others, and older cars are usually equipped with fewer security measures to deter car thieves…

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Summer Travel Tips: The Most Dangerous Highways in Each State

Summer Travel Tips: The Most Dangerous Highways in Each State

To raise awareness of the risks of summer driving, we’ve researched the most dangerous US highways for summer travel. We’ll lay out these highways in a map, then talk more about key findings and how you can stay safe.

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Kids Summer Safety Guide

Kids Summer Safety Guide

How do you keep your kids safe during the summer? We’re covering safety tips on travel, crowd, stranger, swimming, and outdoor safety to keep your kids safe during the summer months.

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What are the Safest and Most Dangerous States on the Fourth of July?

What are the Safest and Most Dangerous States on the Fourth of July?

The Fourth of July is approaching, and with it will come parades, parties, and fireworks. But before you dive headfirst into this year’s festivities, you should understand some of the inherent dangers that come with the holiday. To help Americans celebrating their independence take the necessary safety precautions, our team has compiled a report of the safest and most dangerous states on the Fourth of July…

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Trust Issues: New Survey Sheds Light on Americans’ Biggest Security Concerns

Trust Issues: New Survey Sheds Light on Americans’ Biggest Security Concerns

Lots of homeowners are investing in modern technologies like smart assistants (such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home), smart speakers, and internet-connected security cameras. And while all this technology makes life easier at home, it also raises concerns as more people worry about things like getting hacked, being spied on, and having their identity stolen. We surveyed hundreds of Americans across the country to get a sense for how much people trust the new-age technology filling their homes, and what kind of concerns these modern gadgets raise as far as privacy and personal security.

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States with the Most and Fewest Break-Ins

States with the Most and Fewest Break-Ins

Did you know your risk for burglary might largely depend on your state? Our team looked nationwide at 2017 FBI burglary statistics to figure out which states present the most and least risk for break-ins per 100,000 residents. Below we offer our rankings and a few interesting discoveries that we made in our data.

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What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen

Imagine finding out that you have several credit cards in your name that you never applied for. Or, that you have a checking account under your name that you never opened. How could this happen? Who is responsible? These questions immediately pop to mind and then you learn that you are a victim of identity theft. The thief could even be somebody you know! Most people automatically assume that a stranger somehow got access to all of their information and messed up their credit. However, half the time, sadly, the thief is not a stranger. Millions of identity theft victims know their thief. Dealing with identity theft can be a nightmare and if the thief is someone you know, it can be especially emotional…

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The Worst States for Identity Theft

The Worst States for Identity Theft

How worried should you personally feel about identity theft? We wanted to find out, so we analyzed data on identity theft in each state to determine risk levels for consumers in each state. Keep reading to see the most dangerous states for identity theft victims and the states where victims stand to lose the most money to identity theft.

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What Would Americans Give Up for Privacy and Security?

What Would Americans Give Up for Privacy and Security?

We asked 1,000 Americans to answer some tough questions about what privacy and security threats they’d rather experience—and then matched up those answers to find out what Americans were most (and least) willing to risk. This is what we found…

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Identity Theft Statistics and Facts: Are You at Risk?

Identity Theft Statistics and Facts: Are You at Risk?

Identity theft is an increasing crime in the United States. With everyone sharing information and purchasing products online, it’s easier than ever for criminals to obtain personal information. That’s why it’s important to be proactive and protect yourself as much as possible from becoming a victim of identity theft. We’ve gathered data from sources like the Federal Trade …

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