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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…

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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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How to identify car fluids and dashboard warning lights

You may not be an expert at car maintenance, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t in tune with what’s happening under the hood. Since you drive your car more than anyone else, you’ve likely gotten used to its quirks. But when should you be concerned and take your car into the shop for a professional…

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How does a speeding ticket affect your car insurance?

It happens to the best of us—you lose track of the speedometer or you’re in a hurry and suddenly you see those red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror. You’re getting pulled over and are about to receive a speeding ticket. In addition to paying the cost of the citation, you may wonder…

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What does car insurance cover?

Whether you’ve been driving for 40 years or it’s your first time behind the wheel, one thing is certain—accidents can happen. That’s why virtually every state mandates vehicle owners and drivers to carry some type of car insurance. While the type and amount of insurance you’re required to carry can vary from state to state, most require…