safety

Bots, Chips, and Selfies: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

Smile! You just paid with a selfie. How safe are these trendy new ways to spend, anyway?

Solving the World's Problems Could Win You Millions

Hey, smarty-pants — the world needs your help! Solve one of these pressing problems, and you could walk away with a hefty prize.

Beware These 6 Phony IRS Calls and Emails

No one particularly likes hearing from the IRS, but we bet you'd enjoy hearing from these tax scammers even less.

How to Avoid Theft While Traveling

While you're enjoying vacation, a pickpocket may be enjoying a moment to strike. Protect yourself from theft no matter where you travel.

Follow These 5 Credit Card Rules When Traveling Abroad

Travel is fun, and if you budget and plan well, it's affordable. Just don't let bad credit card habits eat up all your hard won savings.

7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Theft While Traveling

Vacation is meant to be relaxing. Don't let thieves spoil it!

8 Expenses You Should Never Cut

We all want to trim the fat from our budget. But these eight life necessities are worth every penny.

4 Ways Being a Safe Driver Will Save You Big Money

As if you needed another reason to be a safe driver, it'll save you big bucks, too.

10 Things You Should Never Buy Used

Some thrifty buys just aren't worth the deal. You're better off buying new — or skipping the buy — on these secondhand "finds."

6 Affordable Ways to Deter Burglars

Make thieves think twice before stepping foot on your property, with a little help from these super cheap security tricks.

8 Things to Never Do When Traveling Alone

Traveling solo is a great way to experience the world, but it's not with risk. Learn some common sense precautions before you venture out alone.

20 Hiking Hacks to Take to the Trail This Summer

Before you hit the dusty trail, you should know a thing or two — or 20 — about having a safe and enjoyable hike.

7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping

Camping out is an affordable way to vacation and enjoy nature's splendor. Make your next trip a pleasant one by avoiding these don'ts.

17 Things You Should Never Skimp on for Safety Reasons

It's smart to cut corners and save money, but when it comes to health and safety, you're better off spending a little more.

9 Child Care Purchases You Should Never Skimp On

The littler the kid, the bigger the expenses. Even when money is tight, it pays to shell out for these necessary kidcare products and services.

10 Steps You Must Take If You've Been in a Car Accident

Even a minor auto accident is frightening and stressful. Prepare for the aftermath ahead of time to limit the damage and walk away unscathed.

8 Dangerous Mistakes Even Safe Drivers Make

Even good drivers can develop bad habits behind the wheel. Are you guilty of any of these common operator errors?

15 Cheap, Easy Ways to Make Your Home Safer

Taking care of a few simple home repairs and improvements can protect you and your family from minor accidents — or much worse.

9 Ways You Put Your Life at Risk Every Day

Forget about plane crashes, war, and Ebola. The biggest risks to your health are things you encounter every day.

7 Weird Ways to Keep You and Your Stuff Safe

If fences, locks, and motion-sensing lights are protecting your stuff, it's time to apply some creativity to personal security.