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August 21, 2020
How To Make the Drive to School As Stress-Free As Possible premium
The school year is already here for many families and rapidly approaching for the rest. This will be an unprecedented time for everyone, with remote learning, odd school hours, and new rules on how kids interact with each other. One thing that probably won’t change all that much is the morning ride to school, at […]
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May 7, 2020
How To Take Care of Your Vehicle If You Aren’t Driving It Much premium
Even if you love driving, there may be times where you just don’t need to use your vehicle as much. Storing a vehicle can cause various issues, but your vehicle may develop problems even if you’re only driving it occasionally. Cars are meant to be driven and sitting still can make them (and you) unhappy, […]
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February 9, 2020
How To Get Your Vehicle Ready for Trade In premium
When the time comes to buy a new car, the hassle of selling or trading in your old one can be very stressful for some people. It can be hard to find accurate information on a vehicle’s value, and then there’s still a negotiation over what the buyer wants to pay. Trading a vehicle into […]
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April 22, 2019
How To Get the Best Fuel Economy Possible premium
Summer is one of the more expensive times to drive. As the best fuel economy companies switch over from cold weather blended gas to their warm weather formulas, gas prices generally go up. The summer-blend gasoline is more expensive to produce, and those costs are typically passed down to consumers. Knowing that, how can you get […]
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March 11, 2019
Prepare Your Vehicle for Spring: Used Car Maintenance premium
Spring is upon us. For our vehicles, the winter driving season can be as unforgiving as Thanksgiving is to our waistlines, so this time of year is an important time to catch up on preventative maintenance. Beyond switching tires (for those that use dedicated winter rubber), what kind of used car maintenance can you do […]
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February 13, 2019
What’s a Pre Purchase Car Inspection and Why Do You Need One? premium
  Known as a pre purchase car inspection (PPI), having a knowledgeable and independent third party check out a used vehicle before buying is one of the best decisions that can be made, even if you’re shopping in person. Despite the fact that many of us spend a significant chunk of our time window-shopping cars […]
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November 19, 2018
Getting Your Vehicle Ready for Winter premium
This time of year, many of us are gearing up for the winter season, which can bring snow, ice, freezing temps, and much longer nights. Cold weather can do funny things to vehicles, but there are steps that can be taken to prepare for the season’s challenges.  A few months ago, we looked at the […]
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October 25, 2018
Understanding a Used Car History Report premium
Wouldn’t it be nice if we were able to just see into the past of a used car history report before buying to determine if it has ever been in a wreck or needed major repairs? If only there were some record of all the owners, or all the places the vehicle has been registered. […]
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June 21, 2018
How to Buy a Vehicle Out of State premium
After a long search you’ve finally found the perfect car. One problem: the car is located on the other side of the country. This is a common scenario, even more so for those of us that don’t live in areas with large numbers of people. It has gotten a lot easier to find the exact vehicle […]
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June 4, 2018
Get Your Used Car Ready for a Summer Road Trip premium
There is no better time of year to hit the road than the warm months of summer. Road trips of any length are great fun and can be stress-free if preparations are taken care of ahead of time. It’s tempting to just pack the car and take off, and in many cases that’s alright, but […]
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