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The Importance of Having Auto Insurance

When it comes to personal finance, nothing is more important than protecting your assets and ensuring you aren’t taking unnecessary financial hits when they can be easily avoided. This is why auto insurance is so important. The idea behind any insurance plan is to protect your finances in times when they need the protection. Car

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To Bike Or Not To Bike – That Is The Question.

It seems that no matter the day or time, whenever I leave to go to work I end up getting stuck in traffic. Morning after morning, it’s more of the same thing. Some mornings I will take 30 minutes to get through it, others it can be over an hour – it sucks!   Obviously

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Saving Money on Car Insurance: It Doesn’t Need To Be a Headache

Saving money in general is something that everybody likes and needs to do. The same can be said if you’re planning on getting car insurance for your ride. But how exactly does one go about doing that sans going through a lot of headaches

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Doing Proper Car Comparisons

My wife and I recently bought a car after we discovered that her old one was on it’s last legs and that it was going to cost us almost 25% of it’s total value to get it fixed. We did the math, and pretty quickly worked out that it was time for us to look

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How to budget for a luxury car

Luxury cars are the type of things that most people can only dream about. Often, it’s just not practical to own one, and even if it is, the price tag can often put many people off

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Getting Your Car Washed and Cleaned By A Professional

Many of the people I associate with know that I am pretty conservative when it comes to managing my money. I hate wasting it, and I try to equate every single purchase I make into a percentage of my overall after tax income each year (it helps me understand how big of an expense something

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Deciding When To Buy A New Car

I’ve been on vacation for the last week and so what better way to kick things off than to put my wife’s car in for a service. We are pretty good with keeping our cars serviced, so the mechanic we use always gives us their honest opinion on just how far we can stretch things

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Why You Need Car Insurance

Car insurance is a necessity in today’s world. It is the law in most states, and there are stiff penalties for driving uninsured. The truth is, in reality, that having auto insurance can save you a lot of money in the event of an accident. There are different amounts and kinds of protection various minimum

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The Types of Loans That Improve Credit Scores

When used responsibly, loans can actually help to improve your credit score. While the initial credit inquiry does cause the score to lower slightly, it is easy to rebound when you make on-time payments. It is ideal to maintain financial responsibility by only applying for a loan that you can repay even if one member

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Car Considerations

I’m putting my car in for a service this week. It’s a major service (100,000 km), so that means it’s likely to be majorly expensive. Still, it’s all part and parcel of car ownership and avoiding potentially serious car troubles down the track. Although every time I put my car in for a service (every

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Getting your Car Serviced

Whenever you own a car you need to look after it and keep it well maintained to avoid having unexpected problems down the track. One of the main advantages of buying a new car is that the dealer gives you a new car warranty that normally lasts between 3 to 5 years depending on the

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Carpark Dishonesty

My wife and I went to see one of my son’s favourite entertainers last week. I took the day off work just for the event as I knew he was going to have a really good time of it and I really wanted to be a part of the fun and excitement. Anyway, we got

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