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| Auto Insurance
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Almost every U.S. state requires that drivers buy a type of car insurance called, “liability insurance,” but what is it? Think about it this way: When you’re liable for something, you’re legally responsible for it. It’s sort of like the shopkeeper expression: “You break it, you buy it.” However, in the world of car insurance, […]

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| Auto Insurance Infographics
How to carve a pumpkin
Halloween wouldn’t be what it is without all of the fabulous costumes, adorable trick-or-treaters, scary haunted houses, ghoulish decorations, spine-tingling ghost stories, and of course — those decorative, glowing Jack-o'-lanterns! How do you carve a jack-o'-lantern? First, pick out a healthy pumpkin from your local pumpkin patch, grocery store, or farmer’s market. Then, get into […] Continue Reading

| Odds & Ends
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Approximately 30% of Americans have poor or bad credit, reports Credit.com. If you’re one of them, you’ve got company, and you’ve got nothing to be ashamed of. Poor credit makes it tough to qualify for a credit card, score a low-interest rate on a car loan, get approved for an apartment, or land a job. […]

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| Odds & Ends Videos
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According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women worldwide, affecting over 1.5 million women annually. A small percentage of men, under 1%, are also diagnosed annually. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, charities such as the Susan G. Komen organization, American Breast Cancer Foundation, Breast […]

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| Driving Laws
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Traffic tickets are big business. How big? Approximately 3.75 to 7.5 billion dollars worth of state revenue each year in the U.S., not including parking tickets, reports Motorists.org. To every driver who receives one, they’re a pricey annoyance. To every police officer who hands one out, they’re a necessary tool to help regulate the roughly […]

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