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Insurance lapse: Your guide to understand, fix, and prevent it

What happens if my car insurance policy lapses? If you miss a car insurance payment, your coverage will typically lapse after a 10–15-day grace period—depending on where you live and the type of payment missed—leaving you and your car unprotected. If you’re caught driving while your car insurance has lapsed, you could face legal penalties…

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Keep your car running and safe while keeping repair costs down

We’re not all gearheads. Sure, we may love our cars, but for many of us, if it gets us from point A to point B and looks OK doing it, we’re good. But when there’s a noise or a light on your dashboard, it raises concerns over what kind of repairs are needed when your…

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Seasonal car care tips to keep you rolling

It’s almost that time of year—temperatures are on the rise, and that means you can finally get outside on a regular basis again. But a change of season also means it’s time to make sure you’ve done the work to transition your car from winter to spring. And that doesn’t mean just moving your ice…

Common questions about car insurance rates

We’re all looking for affordable car insurance or discount insurance. It’s one of those expenses where we frequently look at our options for cheaper coverage while maintaining quality protection. And while we’re required to have insurance, we still have questions about our insurance policies. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding auto insurance rates, and…

How an ignition interlock device can help you get back on track

You made a mistake behind the wheel and are convicted of a DUI/OWI. Now you need to get your life in order. Installing an ignition interlock may be one step in helping you get started. What’s an ignition interlock device? An ignition interlock device is a breathalyzer for your car. You have to blow into the…

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Will my car insurance bill drop at age 25?

When you received your driver’s license, you might’ve been shocked by how much you had to pay your insurance company—and you didn’t even have an accident yet. You couldn’t wait to turn 25 and have those high car insurance rates finally come down. After all, it’s commonly thought that car insurance premiums automatically drop for…

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…