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52 Week Save Money Challenge: Week Four

This week I was able to cross off the largest amount on the 52 week save money challenge sheet. It’s always a good week when you are able to save the highest number that you’re shooting for, so I’m pleased … Continue reading

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Dropping Car Coverage Can Affect Rental Car Costs

Finance gurus will tell you that you should drop the “Comprehensive and Collision” coverage on your auto insurance once the value of your car drops to the point that the insurer would automatically total your car in the event of … Continue reading

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The Financial Cost of Texting and Driving

I don’t consider myself a soapbox preacher, but the issue of texting and driving is one of those that gets me going. It frustrates me to no end that people think those little messages are so important that they are … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Deductible Catch

You may have seen commercials on TV advertising a “vanishing deductible” (also commonly called a disappearing deductible) and thought it was a great idea. The concept is pretty straight forward and seems easy to understand: If you are accident and … Continue reading

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The Relationship between Health Insurance Costs and Auto Insurance

Health care costs continue to skyrocket. You’ve probably noticed your health insurance premiums jumping up every year. That’s bad news, but unfortunately the hit to your wallet doesn’t stop there. If you drive a car and have auto insurance, you … Continue reading

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Little-Known Auto Insurance Discounts

These days you have to be really wise, especially when it comes to your finances. Spending on your car and its insurance coverage is no exception to this. Wouldn’t it be great if you can get the cheapest auto insurance … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have To Tell Your Insurer Everything

A friend recently got a bit of a shock when his auto insurance came up for renewal. He discovered that his new rate was $400 higher than his old rate. He couldn’t figure out what was wrong until he remembered: … Continue reading

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Should You Self Insure?

With insurance rates rising, I know more and more people who are choosing to insure themselves. Rather than paying premiums to an insurance company, they choose to instead save those premiums and other funds in order to cover any damage … Continue reading

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