Via Magazine: November/December


In this issue: How to stay safe at home during the holidays, tips to protect yourself from identity theft, and more



A baby on a leather couch reaches out to touch a tabletop Christmas tree.

How to Stay Safe at Home During the Holidays

Decorating the house in tinsel and lights can easily look like a nerve-wracking scene from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. These 14 safety tips will help your household avoid fires, falls, and other fails.

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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

More than 650,000 people in the U.S. reported incidents of identity theft in 2019. The actual number of victims is probably much higher, and experts predict the losses will continue to grow. Here's how to minimize your risk.

An Audi E-tron plugged into an EV charger.

Your Top Questions About Electric Vehicles Answered

Nearly 17 million electric vehicles will be on the road in North America by the year 2030. But while the market for EVs is growing, there are still plenty of questions in buyers’ minds about their cost and practicality. AAA has you covered with answers to common questions about EVs.

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How to Secure Your Smart Home Devices

Devices like Internet-connected video cameras, door locks, and kitchen appliances are making our homes smarter and easier to manage. But while smart home gear can provide a world of convenience and capabilities, they can also be vulnerable to security threats. Follow these five steps to secure your smart home.


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9 Things to Do This Winter

’Tis the season for snow-filled outdoor adventures and bonding with loved ones around a fireplace.

Smiling African American senior couple.

AAA and Blue Shield Help Seniors Stay Safe and Healthy

Blue Shield of California offers new Medicare plans that combine essential medical coverage with AAA Membership.

Mother buckles her child into a car seat.

How to Install a Car Seat the Right Way

Almost 75 percent of child-protective car seats in the United States are installed incorrectly.

Remote security monitoring by tablet from AAA Smart Home.

AAA 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Enjoy AAA Member discounts on these holiday presents for the whole family.

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