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Holiday Safety Tips - Part 2

If there is a time of year that criminals thrive, it’s the holiday season. With the parties and gifts being exchanged there are opportunities for thieves to take advantage of you. Checkout Part 2

Holiday Safety Tips - Part 2

Use Credit When Possible
When making big purchases it’s unwise to pull out large wads of cash. Many robbers hang out around cash registers and checkout lines to see who’s paying with cash and how much.

They wait and follow the big spenders out to the car or a secluded area. Credit and debit cards are easier to manage and easier to cancel if someone does get a hold of them.

Common Sense Is Not So Common
As much as we make fun of people who seem to be clueless, anyone of us can get too caught up in our routine or in a moment of excitement and let our guard down. Remember, those are the times, the times when we least expect it, that attackers look for the moment to rob you.

If something feels off, then it probably is and for good reason. Notify a security guard or police officer. If that’s not an option, get away from the area and call 911.

 

Nathan J. Nowak is the president of Professional Training Systems, Inc. and the owner of Trinity Fitness. Nathan has over 27 years of martial arts and self-defense training. He is the creator of “Are You Prepared?” A five week women’s self-defense course that can teach and train any woman how to defend herself and survive. For more information about Nathan and Trinity’s AYP? program, please go to www.trinitybody.com/selfdefense We can also be reached at 404.966.KICK (5425) or email at info@trinitybody.com

Check out Trinity's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide for information on fitness, nutrition and safety tips to avoid gaining weight, staying on track with your fitness goals and keeping your family safe through this holiday season!

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