Now is the time to plan for 2011 taxes

March 14, 2011

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Taxes are on nearly everyone's mind at this time of year. Even if you've already filed and paid what you owe or received your refund, you're probably still thinking about ways you could have changed your income, donations or ev...

Looking for a new car? Catch the latest auto show trends

March 9, 2011

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If you're in the market for a new car this year, trends from recent auto shows indicate you're going to find a market full of smaller and more affordable vehicles. And those vehicles are going to be more fuel efficient. The federal governme...

Tips to avoid pothole disaster

March 7, 2011

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You're driving along enjoying winter's thaw, and out of nowhere a pothole seemingly attacks your car. Winter weather's freezing cycles can take a toll on asphalt, and potholes are the result. This can cause bumpy spring driving fo...

Is there really a difference between male and female drivers?

February 23, 2011

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You've probably heard a driver - or even yourself - utter a comment under his or her breath: "Darn that female (or male) driver!" Is there really a difference between male drivers vs. female drivers? According to accident reports and safety statistics, yes, there is. But that doesn't necessarily mean that all women or all men are bad dr...

Driving smart: Steps to take after a car accident

February 9, 2011

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Accidents can happen when you least expect them - even minor fender-benders can cause a lot of anxiety - so it's important to know the correct steps to take. Traffic crashes cost American motorists more than $160 billion a y...

Avoid car crash insurance scams

February 9, 2011

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If the world were a perfect place, rush hour traffic reports in large cities would be non- existent. All drivers would follow the rules of the road and crashes would never happen. And the only car maintenance anyone would need to...

Power sports for soldiers and veterans

February 6, 2011

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Power sports often attract individuals looking for a thrill, maybe some speed and the chance to explore the country from a different point of view. Whether it's traveling through the country on the back of a motorcycle with th...

Auto insurance coverage for teen drivers with divorced parents

January 19, 2011

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When a teenager receives her driver's license, she often will be added to her parent's auto insurance policy. But if her parents are divorced, teen car insurance could become a bit confusing. Insurance companies and states have different policies regarding coverage of addit...

Technology to help your teenager be a better driver

January 16, 2011

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If you have a teenager in your house who might be earning his driver's license soon, the thought of how to save money on car insurance may have crossed your mind. Helping your son practice good driving skills is one of the ea...

Get to know details about car insurance before you buy

December 21, 2010

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When you are ready to purchase your first car - whether you just received your driver's license, or have been borrowing Mom and Dad's for several years - there's one thing you must think about during the process: car insurance. You may not know muc...

New car prices: Sharpen your negotiating skills for rock-bottom rates

December 14, 2010

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There aren't many shopping trips that are intimidating, but heading out to the dealership to haggle over new car prices is certainly one of them. If your mind spins when you're surrounded by a flurry of information about new ca...

Save fuel – and money – with green driving tips

December 2, 2010

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When the winter snow settles in, it's harder than ever to leave the heat of your warm car to fill the tank - standing outside in the snow/sleet/rain shivering every time a cold blast of wind blows down your neck. And with gas pr...

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