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October 1st, 2014

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Rattling down the highway? What those common car noises mean

“What is that rattling? Is it serious?” We all can get a little paranoid about a new sound our car is making. Those sounds can certainly be annoying, but what people don’t realize is sometimes those sounds may be linked to something more serious. About 7 percent of car crashes are caused by some kind of vehicle failure, with tire...

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Five must-haves for your new truck

With a brand new truck decorating your driveway, you’ve probably got plenty of ideas of how you’re going to use it for towing a boat, transporting large and heavy loads and conquering rugged terrain. Or maybe you just want to feel powerful while driving it down the road. But before you get too comfortable, think about what could make yo...

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Spring car shopping? Take care of financing first

Auto shows dotting the country paired with rising temperatures leave many people longing for a new car or truck. But purchasing a new vehicle is a complex process – one that doesn’t start with finding the right car, but with making sure your finances are in order. It’s important to plan ahead so there are no surprises during the l...

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Save a bundle by bundling insurance

Bundling insurance products with one company – and scoring cheaper premiums as a reward – isn’t a new concept. But, according to a recent study by J.D. Power and Associates, not only is bundling still popular among consumers, it also results in higher customer satisfaction. The study found that nearly 60 percent of custo...

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Survive the snow and ice with winter driving tips from an auto expert

Winter means updating your outerwear to include mittens and a thermal jacket, but before you hit the road, have you also updated your winter driving skills? When temperatures drop, roads can become more dangerous, meaning you need to change how you drive. Steve Magnante, SPEED collector car expert and “On-the-Block” reporter, offers som...

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Free oil changes to free meals, businesses say ‘Thanks’ on Veteran’s Day

It’s perhaps the least understood and least celebrated federal holiday, but for millions of American veterans and their families, Nov. 11 – Veteran’s Day – is a solemn reminder of the sacrifices so many service men and women have made for our country. The day’s origins stem from the date the Allied nations and Germany...

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Advice for families coping with an older driver’s changing abilities

As we age, and watch our loved ones grow older, it’s important to think about – and plan for – a time when we may no longer be able to drive. But how do we decide when it’s time to transition from driver to passenger? In our busy suburban communities driving is essential to an independent lifestyle, and the decision to stop...

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Confidence is key when driving in winter weather

Harsh winter conditions can have crippling effects for drivers in locations often affected by snowy and icy weather during the cold months. Hauling the kids to hockey practice or even a quick trip to the grocery store could prove to be a difficult task, especially if a vehicle is not ready for challenging conditions that may come with the cold weat...

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Don’t get caught in the cold: Know the facts about winter gas mileage

Winter and colder temperatures are notorious for creating difficult driving conditions that can place strain on drivers and their vehicles. And as the temperature drops this winter, so will your gas mileage. Colder temperatures mean cold oil, tires and cold air in the carburetor – all factors that reduce gas mileage. With higher prices linger...

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Don’t let return charges on your leased car put a dent in your wallet

– The allure of a new car and low monthly payment options draw many people to lease a car, even though they could face serious fines and extra charges when they return the vehicle at the end of the lease term. If you’re leasing a car, however, you can take steps to avoid getting dinged by lease return charges. Sweat the small stuff Just...

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