Category: Safety

Holiday Shopping: A Review of Safety Rules at the Shopping Mall

Holiday Shopping: A Review of Safety Rules at the Shopping Mall

Holiday shopping can be such a fun experience.  We get to enjoy the music, gift selection for each person on our list, and maybe even stop to get a snack to top the outing.  However, because of the days we are living, money smart consumers have to take the time to review various safety rules […]

December 3, 2015 | By More
Super Saturday Holiday Shopping and Car Safety

Super Saturday Holiday Shopping and Car Safety

The conversation is a buzz on the news about the upcoming Super Saturday holiday shopping this weekend.  Those shoppers ready to wrap up their spending activities (no pun intended!) will hit the stores this weekend.  We were curious about what the news articles and bloggers were saying.  We share a few links in Tips to […]

December 19, 2014 | By More
How to Avoid the Holiday Pickpockets

How to Avoid the Holiday Pickpockets

Authorities are reminding consumers to be cautious about their belongings while holiday shopping!  The distractions of the holiday can make consumers easy prey to professional pickpockets!  Today, we want to share a few videos and some tips to help you avoid the holiday pickpockets.  Certainly, the last headache you need during this festive time is […]

December 17, 2014 | By More
Online Shopping Safety Checklist

Online Shopping Safety Checklist

The holidays are a good time to do a refresh on the best practices for shopping online safely.  Today, we want to share MoneyBasicsU’s Online Shopping Safety Checklist with you.  We’re also going to itemize an extra tip from the Federal Trade Commission regarding online reviews. The Federal Trade Commission reminds money smart consumers to be […]

December 8, 2014 | By More
Parking Lot Safety and Your Holiday Gifts

Parking Lot Safety and Your Holiday Gifts

Have you started your holiday shopping already?  Perhaps you were one of those folks out on Thanksgiving evening with the other shoppers.  Whether you’re already stimulating the economy with your purchases or waiting to start next week, we want to revisit basic parking lot safety and your holiday gifts. MoneyBasicsU has talked about the importance […]

November 28, 2014 | By More
Shopping Mall Safety Tips for Kids

Shopping Mall Safety Tips for Kids

It’s the time of year when shopping for the holidays begins to build momentum. The one item that needs to be on the top of your checklist is shopping mall safety for your kids.  MoneyBasicsU has talked about some of the best practices for shopping and safety like 5 Actions to Take BEFORE You Store […]

November 10, 2014 | By More
5 Actions to Take BEFORE You Store Shop

5 Actions to Take BEFORE You Store Shop

Here we are and the month of November is nearly at an end!  With Black Friday a few days away, I thought it would be helpful to review a few power shopping reminders for those of you who will hit the Malls on Friday. * Some of these action tips we have already talked about during […]

November 21, 2013 | By More
Safety Reminders:  Holiday Shopping at the Mall

Safety Reminders: Holiday Shopping at the Mall

Shopping for a winter coat can be tricky, particularly if you’re a woman with a purse.  I have to admit it got really aggravating dealing with my purse while putting coats on and off the other day.  I was so worried I was going to get distracted and inadvertently leave it behind hanging somewhere.  Or, […]

November 19, 2013 | By More
Holiday Safety Reminders: Packages & Possessions in Your Car

Holiday Safety Reminders: Packages & Possessions in Your Car

There is a reason I chose this topic today.  It’s because of a story I heard a couple of weeks ago.  Here it is in brief.  A woman made a brief stop to pick up her kids.  She left her tablet in the front seat and purse squashed beneath the front seat.  You know what […]

November 15, 2013 | By More