10.05.17
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Should You Use an Auto Repair Shop Recommended by Your Insurance Company?

When your car has been damaged in an accident, one of the most important things you can do is find a quality auto repair shop

09.23.17
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Best Credit Cards with Rental Car Insurance for 2017

Are you aware of all of the benefits of your credit cards? While most people just use their cards to make purchases, others seek out

06.08.17
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Nine Simple Lifestyle Changes to Ease the Challenge of Getting Rid of a Car

For the first few years of my post-college professional life, I didn’t own a car. I lived in a small apartment on the edge of

04.06.17
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Here’s How Much Your Insurance Goes Up After an Accident

Planning to file a claim with your auto insurance? If so, you should brace yourself for higher premiums. This warning comes courtesy of a joint study

03.16.17
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Three Reasons to Cut or Change Your Commute

The average American commute is now 26 minutes each way, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That means the typical U.S. worker now spends almost an

03.01.17
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How Comprehensive Insurance Saved Me From a ‘Bad Gas’ Nightmare

On Jan, 6 of this year, something crazy happened to us that I’ll never forget. After finishing up a week in Puerto Rico for winter break,

02.21.17
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15 Simple Driving Tactics That Will Save You Surprising Money (and Time, Too)

One of my biggest financial frustrations is stopping at a gas station. You dump fuel in your car, spend $40 or more, and then all

01.11.17
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Can the GM BuyPower Card Help You Save on a New Car?

We’ve all heard of earning cash back, airfare, and hotel stays with credit card rewards, but what about a new car? The GM BuyPower card

12.29.16
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Auto Owners Insurance Review

Auto-Owners Insurance is a mutual insurance company operating in 26 different states through independent representatives. They offer basically every type of insurance under the sun,

12.28.16
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Six Ways Seniors Can Save on Car Insurance

Young drivers typically see their car insurance costs drop as they gain experience behind the wheel, but when they become senior citizens, their rates may

12.21.16
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Do You Need Insurance for a Moped or Scooter?

More and more Americans are looking for ways to save money on their transportation costs. One solution is riding a moped or a scooter instead

12.19.16
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Can I Pay My Auto Loan With a Credit Card?

Can you pay your auto loan with a credit card? Well, yes… technically you can. Most lenders won’t allow you to use a credit card to pay

12.16.16
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Why Do You Need a Down Payment, Anyway?

When it comes to navigating through life, there are certain financial traditions and transactions that are difficult to avoid – among them paying taxes annually,

12.11.16
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How Big Should My Down Payment on a Car Be?

Reader Jimmie wrote in with a good question about the ideal down payment on a car: I’m going to buy a new car in several

12.11.16
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How Much Is a Speeding Ticket Going to Cost You?

Before we pass our road test and receive a freshly minted driver’s license, we learn that moving violations and speeding tickets can be costly. Most of us

12.02.16
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How to Get a Cheap Rental Car

For most people, the vacation planning hierarchy goes flight, hotel, then vehicle. But don’t treat your car rental as an afterthought — knowing your needs

11.30.16
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How to Make Money Driving for Uber

Thanks to the modern marvel of the Internet, a slew of disruptive technologies have completely reshaped entire industries over the last decade. Think about how Amazon.com reinvented shopping

11.12.16
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Why You Should Get Pre-Approved for a Car Loan Before You Head to the Dealership

Heading to the car dealership just to look around isn’t a bad idea if you need a new car, right? Just because you look doesn’t mean