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10 Best Wallets for Men and Women (with RFID-Blocking Technology)

10 Best Wallets for Men and Women (with RFID-Blocking Technology)

Did you know that technology has advanced so much that a thief can steal your credit card information simply by standing near you? That’s right. If your credit or debit cards have RFID chips embedded in them (which allow you to tap to pay), then tech-savvy thieves can steal your card details just by using portable RFID readers.

To counter this worrying trend, you can now buy wallets that feature RFID-blocking technology that prevents reader device signals from penetrating your wallet – thus, keeping your contents secure.

Lifehack has handpicked the 10 best RFID-blocking wallets, and we’re confident that one (or more) of the wallets will perfectly match your requirements.

1. RFID Blocking Wallet for Men and Women

    A classy, minimalist wallet, that will protect your credit cards, smart cards and driver’s licence information. The thin stainless steel metal will also protect the wallet’s contents against water damage – without spoiling your clothes.

    RFID Blocking Wallet for Men and Women, $19.97

    2. Access Denied Mens RFID Blocking Wallet Leather Bifold 11 Slot Secure Flip ID

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      This wallet is made with genuine leather, and is both elegant and durable. Its smooth, pebbled texture and embossed prints make for a neat and stylish design – perfect to carry anywhere. There are 11 card slots, including a center flip ID section, that allows quick access to frequently used cards such as photo IDs.

      Access Denied Mens RFID Blocking Wallet Leather Bifold 11 Slot Secure Flip ID, $44.95

      3. Mens RFID Blocking Wallet – Excellent Travel Billfold – Men’s Security Wallet

        Features a unique military-grade shielding technology with proprietary blocking material. The wallet has a simple, clean, traditional billfold design, which includes nine card slots, one bill pocket (with full-size bill section), and ID window. Great value product.

        Mens RFID Blocking Wallet – Excellent Travel Billfold – Men’s Security Wallet, $9.99

        4. Front Pocket Wallet – RFID Slim Wallet with Money Clip Pocket Zipper 8 Credit Card Case Holders Leather RFID Blocking

          A slim wallet that still has space for 15-20 business cards and at least 10 credit/debit cards. Holds cards securely so they don’t fall out of the wallet. Also has a handy zipper pocket for change and bills.

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          Front Pocket Wallet – RFID Slim Wallet with Money Clip Pocket Zipper 8 Credit Card Case Holders Leather RFID Blocking, $14.99

          5. RFID Blocking Trifold Wallet for Men, Mens Security Wallet

            Classic trifold wallet designed for men. Features six credit card slots and one side pocket. Despite its cheap price, this slim, pocket wallet could be just what you need.

            RFID Blocking Trifold Wallet for Men, Mens Security Wallet, $8.99

            6. Latest Stainless Steel RFID Blocking Credit Card Holder for Men & Women

              The polished stainless steel cover is fingerprint-free. You can also expect effortless opening and closing using the easy-click button. (This latches securely when not in use.)

              Latest Stainless Steel RFID Blocking Credit Card Holder for Men & Women, $11.99

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              7. Flipside Wallets New RFID Blocking Flipside 4 Wallet

                This wallet is designed and manufactured in the USA. It’s constructed from high-strength polycarbonate and aircraft-grade aluminium alloy. Automatically locks itself shut on close, and flips itself open when the button is pushed down. It can hold up to 8 cards and 10 cash bills in its streamlined, easy-to-access slots and compartments.

                Flipside Wallets New RFID Blocking Flipside 4 Wallet, $39.95

                8. Sharkk® Aluminum Waterproof Wallet RFID Protected Aluma Wallet Rugged Water Resistant Wallet and Card Holder for Men & Women

                  The unique selling point about this wallet is that it is waterproof. Although not designed for cash, it can fit bills that have been folded several times. If you’re looking for a slim wallet that fits comfortably and easily into your pocket or purse – then this could be the one for you.

                  Sharkk® Aluminum Waterproof Wallet RFID Protected Aluma Wallet Rugged Water Resistant Wallet and Card Holder for Men & Women, $17.99

                  9. Woolet: The Slimmest Smart Wallet for the Modern Man

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                    As well as protecting your card from RFID readers, this smart wallet uses miniature sensors to synchronize with your smartphone. This technology means that you get alerts from the wallet if you accidentally leave your phone behind. But it also works the other way too. If you leave your wallet behind, you’ll get alerts on your phone (via the dedicated app). So, it’s 2-in-1 protection, that should give you the ultimate peace of mind.

                    Woolet: The Slimmest Smart Wallet for the Modern Man, $99

                    10. Tumi Alpha Double Billfold

                      Tumi ID Lock™ is a proprietary technology incorporated into the design of this product that protects personal data encoded on most IDs. The wallet is well-built and classy. It also comes with a 2-year warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

                      Tumi Alpha Double Billfold, $85

                      Having your credit card details stolen can be distressing – and even traumatic. That’s why it makes senses to protect your cards by using an RFID-blocking wallet.

                      Stay stylish, stay safe.

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                      Last Updated on September 10, 2019

                      7 Morning Rituals to Empower Your Day And Change Your Life

                      7 Morning Rituals to Empower Your Day And Change Your Life

                      Most of your reality is not a given. It is shaped by your expectations, beliefs and thoughts you have formed about it. A big chunk of these beliefs and expectations are encoded into habits you integrate in your daily life.

                      Yes, some of these habits are formed unconsciously and can be counter-productive or limiting but conversely, you can consciously form positive habits that will transform and empower your life significantly.

                      This is a powerful point of departure that more and more people are becoming aware of. The most common trait of highly successful people is the recognition of the power they have in co-creating their reality through changing the way they think, believe or expect their reality to be.

                      One of the most effective ways of changing our belief patterns is through practising and maintaining daily rituals. Ancient traditions had clearly understood the power of rituals in reinforcing habits and changing the way we see and create our reality a long, long time ago.

                      Once again, if you look into the life history of any highly successful individual, you will find some form of ritual in their daily routine. Some of these rituals may seem banal or eccentric but don’t be deceived by appearances. Rituals are one of the most effective self-empowering tools freely available at the practitioner’s disposal – that is, you!

                      Below are some the easiest yet life-changing morning rituals you can do every day. Of course, you can have your own afternoon or bed-time rituals but morning rituals are extremely effective in empowering your day since they help you charge yourself before it all starts.

                      1. Gratitude

                      Feeling gratitude and appreciation for those little signs and moments of joy happening in your life is probably one of the most overlooked or underestimated rituals. It is a perfect morning ritual to start your day on a very positive key.

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                      The real power of gratitude is that it makes you pick out and focus on what is working in your life – what is in tune with your being as a whole. It is selectively positive. It reinforces happiness and positivity by shedding light on those awesome things, small or big, that grace your everyday living.

                      Quite often, we just pick out the pain points, the problems, the bottle necks, whatever it is that is not working in our life and causing friction, anxiety and unhappiness. This is like constantly rewriting the script of your life with a negative or tragic overtone. Your subconscious mind follows faithfully that script you write whether it is a negative or positive one.

                      So feeling gratitude is undoubtedly an immensely empowering ritual. Start your day by being thankful for those positive things that happened the previous day or throughout the week. It could be something really petty and small. It doesn’t matter. You might be grateful for an unexpected visit from an old friend, a beautiful encounter with a kind stranger, a new opportunity or whatever it is that shines your way. Do it every morning and see what happens during the day.

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                        2. Writing Down Your Most Important Tasks

                        This is a very practical ritual. Start your day by identifying and writing down from one to three of the most important tasks you need to complete during that day. These tasks are ones which support important long term goals that are aligned to your purpose, passion or general direction in life.

                        For example, if writing a book or building an online community are important long term goals which are aligned to your personal growth, then an important task for the day might be finishing off a particular page or two of the book or coming up with fresh content ideas for the online community.

                        What is important with this ritual is that you identify these tasks and complete them as early in the day as possible. Of course, you will have other tasks apart from the ones you will write down but, these are tasks which can be tackled later or batched up and carried out in one go.

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                        Writing down your most important tasks in the morning helps you focus your day and life according to what is essential. It helps you prioritize and manage your time better. As a result, you simplify your life by applying your focus and energy on what really counts for your overall life progress.

                        3. Affirm Your Goals in Writing or Drawing

                        This is similar to the previous idea but different in its application and purpose. Writing down your most important tasks of the day is a way to have a concrete structure of action to follow. Affirming your goals, on the other hand, is a very powerful way of crystallizing your vision and goals in life into your everyday mental space.

                        Writing down or doodling your goals on a piece of paper helps you externalize those goals by giving them form. In return, they are reflected back in your subconscious mind and thus, reinforcing them and integrating them more wholly.

                        An example of this would be writing down “I am achieving greater success in my career” or “I am becoming healthier and stronger through my exercise.” Notice the present tense being used as a way to tell yourself you are in the process already. Remember the life script we subconsciously follow? You are basically modifying the script to be applied now in the present.

                        Drawing or doodling can be equally, or even more, effective  (if you are more of a visual person) as it summarizes a graphical representation of your goals. For example, if your goal is to build a new house or live in another country, you can draw the house or draw things that symbolise the country you want to live in.

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                          4. Practice Qi Gong Exercises

                          According to Chinese philosophy, Qi (pronounced ‘Chee’) means the life force or energy inherent in all things;[1] and Qi Gong is the practice to cultivate and circulate that energy in your body. This may sound esoteric or complicated but actually, Qi Gong is really a set of simple exercises aimed at increasing your health and vitality.

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                          There are numerous forms and practices available for free through the online media. As a morning ritual, I recommend following these simple exercises by Qi Gong master Lee Holden:

                          5. Drink Hot Water with Lemon

                          Simply add a slice of lemon in a glass of hot water and drink one every morning. This is a very simple ritual I follow faithfully every morning.

                          Apart from being a good source of vitamin C and a great way of flushing out toxins in the morning, it balances and maintains the PH levels in the body, reduces pain and inflammation in joints and knees and helps nourishing brain and nerve cells. Here are some more benefits of drinking hot water with lemon.

                          6. Rise Earlier

                          The practical advantages of waking up early are obvious.

                          For example, you gain more time for doing exercise such as walking, cycling or Qi Gong as suggested above. You gain more time to be with yourself to reflect, meditate or, more importantly, carry out the other morning rituals.

                          So rising early can be seen as a foundation for all the other morning rituals. Many, like myself, find that they are more productive in the early hours of the day.

                          Also, various studies have shown that there are many other benefits from waking up an hour or two earlier in the morning. Sleeping early and waking up early helps the body attune with the earth’s circadian rhythms thus, promoting more restorative sleep. Other curious results from such studies show, for instance, that early risers tend to be more optimistic and can anticipate and solve problems more efficiently than the norm.[2]

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                          7. Listen to Uplifting Music

                          Uplifting music can have a direct impact on our mood, especially in the morning. It charges us emotionally and tunes us into a more positive outlook of the day ahead.

                          Most people wake up to music or listen to music as they commute to work. Very often, however, they tune in to a radio or randomly pick a playlist from their device. Being more selective and conscious of the music you listen to in the morning can have a great impact on your day and life in general.

                          It’s funny how we try to choose music according to our mood. For example if you are feeling down or disappointed by something, you are more prone to listen to music that reflects that mood – for instance blues, sad songs or downtempo music. This has the effect of reinforcing that mood. What you need to do is the exact opposite and retune your mood by listening to music that beats to a different tune than that mood.

                          Try to listen to more uplifting music in the morning even if, or especially if, your mood does not dictate so.

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                          Featured photo credit: Carli Jeen via unsplash.com

                          Reference

                          [1] Live Science: What Is Qi Gong
                          [2] Harvard Business Review: Defend Your Research: The Early Bird Really Does Get the Worm

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