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A 5-step guide to car insurance for foreign drivers

Putting down roots in a new country can be thrilling—but it can also be a whirlwind, considering all the logistics you manage on a daily basis. But whether you’re a short-term visitor or a permanent resident, being able to drive can be crucial to a smooth transition. To do so, you need car insurance. We…

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14 easy steps to changing a flat tire

Changing a tire is likely easier than you think. By preparing and educating yourself, and following the steps below, you can fix your flat tire and get back on the road in no time. 1. Make sure you have everything you need Before you hit the road, make sure you have these items stowed in…

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The best places to find a used car

If you’re planning to buy a used car, you first need to know where to look. There are pros and cons with each type of seller—and with used vehicle inventory significantly below normal these days, finding the right car at the right value can take time and effort. Here are a few of the top…

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Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage

The difference between uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage The fundamental difference between uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is that uninsured covers you if you’re hit by a driver with absolutely no insurance, while underinsured covers you if the at-fault driver’s insurance cannot fully pay for your injuries or damage. What is uninsured motorist coverage? Uninsured…

What to do if your car is towed

First off, don’t worry. It can happen to anyone. Take a breath, and then follow these steps. Look around Stay calm and assess your surroundings. Maybe you accidentally parked in a no-parking zone or handicapped spot without authorization, or maybe you allowed a parking meter to expire. If you can determine why your car was…

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Tips for buying a used car

In the market for a used car, but not sure how to get started, narrow your search, and seal the deal? Review our step-by-step guide. Set your budget Before you start researching vehicles, you need to know what you can afford and whether you’ll need to take out a loan. Once you determine the monthly…

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7 tips to improve your car’s gas mileage

In a time of fluctuating gas prices, it can be difficult to find savings at the pump. But, did you know you can save some cash on your own before heading to the gas station? There are ways to improve your car’s gas mileage and keep money in your pocket. Here are seven tips to…

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DIY car repairs: 5 tips to help you get started

Working on your car at home can help you save money on vehicle service. But before you get started, there are a few things to consider. From having the right tools to keeping detailed records, learn how to set yourself—and your vehicle—up for success. 1. Secure the necessary tools To start servicing your own car,…

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Comprehensive insurance: What you need to know

What is comprehensive insurance? Comprehensive insurance helps cover damage to your vehicle from incidents unrelated to a collision or accident with another vehicle or stationary object. For example, damage to your car caused by weather, animals, or theft. It’s important to understand what comprehensive insurance covers so you’re aware of all your auto insurance options. Including…

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Insurance lapse: Discover what it could mean for you and your auto coverage

What is a car insurance lapse? A lapse in car insurance is any time period—even as little as one day—in which you have a registered vehicle that’s not covered by car insurance. An insurance lapse can lead to increased coverage rates or reduce your chances of being accepted by some insurance carriers. Missing payments resulting…