They're making a list and checking it twice — and we don't mean Santa and his elves.
Burglars know the holiday season is a prime time for them to stock up on some goodies of their own. They plan ahead to take advantage of unsuspecting individuals who may be more focused on merrymaking than keeping safe from theft and fraud.
Insurance might cover these thefts, but it won't alleviate the victim's violation of privacy concerns or restore their confidence of being safe and secure. Further, some items have more sentimental value than monetary. All said, the after-effects of theft linger long after the item or its monetary value has been recouped.
Here are 12 steps that you, your friends, and family can take to ward off holiday theft.Read More