25 Most Commonly Stolen Passwords of 2017

How clever is your password? If it’s on this list, your password is just as easily stolen as it is remembered. Protect yourself by making sure you’re not using one of these common passwords of 2017, as determined by IT security firm SplashData.

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Kara Moon
6 Tips to Stay Safe During Snowmobile Season

If you live or vacation where the weather gets cold and the snow starts falling, some people are content to cozy up next to the fire with a good book and concentrate on staying warm. For others, though, it’s time to get excited — because it’s time to break out the snowmobiles.

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Kara Moon
Take the Stress Out of Holiday Travel

Millions of Americans will do some traveling this holiday season - the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you’re simply driving around in La Porte, Michigan City, or Valparaiso or headed to Chicago or Indianapolis.

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Kara Moon
Do You Need Winter Tires?

You know it’s coming. Snow and slush. Freezing rain. Maybe even black ice. But do you know if your tires are ready for all of that? When driving in Northwest Indiana in the wintertime, your tires just might be the most important safety feature on your car.

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Kara Moon
5 Tips to Help Prevent Christmas Tree Fires

Christmas trees are a beloved holiday tradition in Northwest Indiana, but they can pose a fire risk. The National Fire Protection Association says on average, fire departments across the country respond to more than 200 blazes related to holiday trees each year.

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Kara Moon
Giving During the Holidays Without Getting Taken

Every year during the holidays, people in Northwest Indiana look for ways to give gifts, not just to family and friends but to those less fortunate. It’s the spirit of the season.Unfortunately, some of the charities out there don’t help people as fully as they claim – or possibly not at all.

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Kara Moon
Steering Clear of Wildlife

America’s roads are full of cars — but often, they’re also full of wildlife. That’s why an estimated 2 million vehicle-animal collisions happen each year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Kara Moon
5 Car Seat Tips to Protect Your Little One

Infant-only, convertible, all-in-one – many soon-to-be parents in the region don’t know where to begin when it comes to car seats. And, each choice has advantages and disadvantages. Here are five things to keep in mind, from shopping to installation, to help you find the right seat for your precious cargo.

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Kara Moon
6 Tips to Keep You Swimming Safely

When the temperature heats up in Northwest Indiana, all you can think about is cooling off at the local pool or even at Lake Michigan. Just remember: Where there’s water, there’s risk.That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t jump in (carefully) and have some fun with family and friends. It just means you should keep these safety tips in mind any time you swim.

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