Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The Most Important Part of the Holidays is Safety

This guest post from Hong Alexander

With all the excitement of the winter season, the hectic pace, and the frantic planning, it can sometimes be tough to remember that the most important part of the holidays is safety. Nothing can ruin a perfect day like a stolen wallet or family injury. With just a small amount of planning, nearly all of these accidents can be avoided.
The most important thing to remember is that there is a lot of money being thrown around during the holidays which means pickpockets and criminals find this time of year to be one of their most fruitful. Shopping on the internet can be a great way to bypass these types of criminals as long as you be sure to shop at reputable online stores.
If you do decide to venture out and brave the crowds, be sure to bring the least amount of cash that you need as well as only one or two credit cards. It is a huge hassle to call a half dozen credit card companies and banks to cancel your accounts. So set your home alarm (www.inhomesecurity.net/adt-home-security-safety-tips.html), hop in the car, and don't forget to have some fun and be safe.

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