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Keeping Your Car Clean

Keeping up your car's appearance is important for many reasons. Your car is a tool that gets you back and forth from work, brings the kids to school, let's you do grocery shopping and many more tasks that we all have in our daily lives. Keeping your car clean is important, especially when you have someone in it, and it's clean like your home. You want to have a clean environment to have family, friends, or guests join you to enjoy your ride. Vacuuming your car, having the dashboard detailed, and...

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Don’t Rent Your Vehicle to Others

I've been reading about companies that will allow you to rent your car out to others. Think of it as an Airbnb for your car. Like everything new, it sounds like a great idea. The companies in this business promise easy money for people. The only catch is that you're trusting your vehicle to complete strangers. While companies state they protect you and your vehicle with their insurance, it doesn't always work out that way. Andrew J. here in South Florida learned the hard way that renting out you...

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Three Money-Saving Driving Tips

For many of us, our cars are the second largest purchase we ever make. The costs, however, don't end with an auto loan. There's gas, insurance, maintenance, and the list goes on! Here are 3 ways you can save thousands of dollars over the life of your car. 1. Don't be a speed demon. Speeding, hard braking, and rapid acceleration will waste a lot gas. According to research prepared for Oak Ridge National Laboratory, aggressive driving can lower your gas mileage by 33% on highways and by 5% around ...

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Get Rid of the Road Rage. Enjoy Your Car!

Like so many other days, I pulled into work on a recent morning feeling the stress and aggravation of all the traffic in South Florida. It was my main topic of conversation that morning. I was so mad. I could not understand how more than half of the people on the road could be so careless. Besides making me late, these drivers (for lack of a more descriptive word) have caused so many accidents or close calls. Usually they are on their cell phone but it is not limited to that activity. I have see...

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