Summer Vacation Behind the Wheel

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by Penny M. Hagerman Successful summer car travel requires significant planning and preparation. Excessive heat, expense and traffic all contribute to auto breakdowns, traveler exhaustion and short tempers. Prepare Your Car Despite high fuel costs, 90 percent of Americans still vacation by personal vehicle, according to AAA, a federation of motor clubs serving 47 million … Read more

Liability Insurance: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Liability: (n) the quality or state of being liable (responsible). Many of us experience times in our lives when we’re liable—legally obligated to pony up money because of injury to someone else or damage to things that aren’t ours. Fortunately, we have insurance for such regrettable episodes. If you drive you probably have some level … Read more

Auto Insurance: The Secret Weapon for Saving at the Pump

Lately, consumers befuddled by surging gas prices and high auto insurance rates may be wondering if the oil and insurance industries are in cahoots. This economic “double whammy” makes it harder for people to afford to drive, but with limited public transportation in the U.S., turning in the car keys isn’t exactly an option. So … Read more

Car Insurance That Fits Your Needs

by Penny M. Hagerman When hopping behind the wheel, most people assume they’ll travel safely from point A to point B. But unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Driving accidents usually occur when they’re least expected, and even a minor fender-bender can lead to high-cost repair bills or escalated medical expense. That’s why auto insurance … Read more

Insurance for Van Lovers

by Penny M. Hagerman When vans became popular in the 1960s and ’70s, everyone from sports enthusiasts to business owners to the handicapped began taking advantage of their form and function. Depending on the type of van chosen—whether minivan, mid-size cargo or full-size utility model—a van could easily transport people and goods anywhere they needed to … Read more

Online Car Insurance Quotes in 5 Easy Steps

by Penny M. Hagerman With the tough economy we’re all facing, most of us need help cutting costs wherever possible—and requesting insurance quotes is one of the best ways to save as much as 30 to 40 percent off online car premiums. For those who’ve never explored this avenue to cheaper insurance rates, don’t let confusion keep you … Read more

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