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Vacation Travel Smarts

Make your vacation a great one - Whether you’re planning a trip to a local attraction in Indiana this summer, or headed all the way across the country, you want your vacation to be relaxing. It’s a getaway from work,...

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Safety tips when working in the yard

Let's Keep Our Lawns - and Ourselves - Safe when working in the yard For many of our neighbors in Northwest Indiana, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard - often with tools...

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Fire Pit Safety Tips

It’s a great feeling to hang out with friends and family around a blazing fire in your backyard in Northwest Indiana — unless, of course, that fire blazes a little too much. While a fire pit can be a wonderful addition...

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Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can...

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It’s Boating Season!

Every summer, our team gets calls from customers after a fun weekend on the water takes a turn for the worse. Often, these accidents could have been prevented with just a few simple precautions. Here are a few tips we...

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Why Do I need Renters Insurance?

If you live in a rental home or apartment, chances are you don’t have the proper insurance. Despite the fact that rented homes are more likely to be burglarized than owner-occupied properties, nearly 60 percent of...

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Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t...

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Get started early to get your boat ready for summer

If you love the water, few things are better than boating season. Summer just wouldn’t be summer without spending those long, hot days on Lake Michigan, cooling off with a lazy dip in the water, dropping a line in hopes...

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Tornado Truths

Tornado truths that can help you stay safe Tornadoes have caused severe and irreparable damage to tens of thousands of Americans and their property in recent years. On top of the physical and emotional fallout, many...

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4 Things to Know About Taxes and Identity Theft

In 2014, almost 18 million people in the U.S. were victims of identity theft. Two-thirds of them said they suffered a direct financial loss because of it, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). During tax...

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