Sadie Cornelius

Sadie has a bachelor’s in communications and minor in business from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been writing about, researching and a user of security and smart home technology since 2012. As an early adapter and avid user of gadgets, she’s not only well-versed in how to use them but also passionate about helping others integrate them into their lives and homes.

Having lived in various urban neighborhoods in major cities like Dallas, Austin, Winston-Salem and currently Washington DC, Sadie has experienced her share of property crimes over the years; from car break-ins to stolen bikes. As a result, she’s extra cautious when it comes to protecting herself and her property.

Sadie attends conferences, events and webinars to stay up-to-date on cybersecurity and technology. She loves traveling the world and is a self-proclaimed Apple junkie.

History Of Major Data Breaches In The U.S. (Updated August 2019)

Person's hand with credit card: The Latest Data Breach News

Unfortunately the news is consistently full of headlines about security and data breaches. Major retailers, credit card companies and other organizations have all fallen victim to hackers, putting millions of consumers at risk. Trying to keep up with all the latest hacks and who’s affected can be overwhelming. So we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of data breaches…

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Fire Safety Plan: Are You Prepared?

Girl climing down escape ladder (Fire Safety Planning)

You fall asleep with a lit candle and wake up to the smell of burning fumes and smoke filling the room. A fire can spread quickly — from practically nothing to a blaze throughout your entire home within minutes. Your belongings are replaceable (for the most part), but you and your family’s lives are not. That’s why it’s critical to have an escape plan along with a fire prevention plan…

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Essential Cyber Security Tips And Tricks

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With so many recent cyber security breaches (especially from reputable companies like Target and Equifax), it has become increasingly necessary to become secure online. With so many access points (via smart home devices, fitness trackers, etc.), it’s easier than ever to fall prey to a potential hack. Breaches can happen to the best of us, not just your vulnerable average Joe. Hackers have sophisticated ways of stealing your identity and could be accessing your accounts as we speak. Unlike a house break-in where there is often evidence of a crime, it is a lot easier for digital theft to go unnoticed. Are you leaving the front door wide open for these new-age criminals? Read on to learn some basic cyber security tips that could save you, before it’s too late…

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Satellite or Cable? We Cover Providers, Equipment, Promotions, And More

Person pushing remote in front of TV

Thought that satellite tv’s days were gone? Think again! It’s still a major player, providing live tv access in geographic areas that aren’t reachable yet by cable connections. Satellite TV companies have also upped their game and are offering more channels, packages, programming and perks. But how do you decide which provider is for you? And how do you take advantage of all the promotions? We’ve got your back. In our satellite TV series, we cover everything from providers to equipment, and feature the most current promotions for you to take advantage of…

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Can You Get Peace Of Mind With Medical Guardian?

Medical Guardian Reviews

As our parents and grandparents age, they tend to think they are still as agile and ale to get around and do things like they once were. But that’s not the case. After years of wear and tear on our bodies, especially after surgeries or debilitating illnesses, it’s that much more risky to try to push your physical limits. And when accidents happen whether it’s while doing simple things like going up and down stairs or more complex tasks like gardening or housework, medical alert devices give both you and your loved ones peace of mind knowing that help is with you at all times…

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Interview: Barry Kessel, CMO Identity Guard®

Barry Kessel headshot (caption: Interview: Barry Kessel, CMO Identity Guard)

Barry Kessel has quite the extensive history in marketing. He’s currently leveraging over three decades in experience to help lead the marketing efforts at Identity Guard®, one of the industry’s leading identity theft protection companies (and one of our top three picks for best ID Theft services). Read on to learn more about Barry and gain some valuable insights into the product he proudly stands behind.

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Emergency Preparedness 101: Are You Ready For When Disaster Strikes?

Person Doing CPR, Caption: Emergency Preparedness 101

Emergencies can take place at any moment. That’s why it’s important that you’re prepared when the unexpected happens. Think hurricanes, tornadoes, zombies, or even the unthinkable – atomic bomb or nuclear war. We live in a fear-driven era and emergency preparedness kits are becoming more popular. We bring you the best kits, and have also put together some handy checklists for you to reference before, during and after natural disasters…

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