Insurance & Safe Driving Blog

The Advantages of Using a Credit Card

Posted Aug 15, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Are you taking advantage of your credit cards? Some people worry about the security and spending risks associated with using credit cards, but the perks of disciplined card use are plenty. EverQuote spoke with John Ulzheimer, Credit Expert at CreditSesame.com, to learn how to get rewards, to raise your credit score, and to simplify budgeting with your credit card.

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Car Gear to Improve Any Drive

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

If you’re anything like the average American, you’re posted in the driver’s seat for more than 100 hours a year for your commute alone. Considering the amount of time you spend inside your vehicle, it’s worth decking it out with all the essentials for comfort, cleanliness, and entertainment.

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What Happens When Your Car Is Repossessed?

Posted Aug 11, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Car repossession is a difficulty that quickly spreads into other areas of your life. Since finding yourself in danger of auto repossession requires swift and informed action, we spoke with several consumer advocacy lawyers to find out how to deal with auto repossession, what rights you have if it happens to you, and how to prevent a repossession before it's too late.

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13 Tips on Budgeting and Saving Money

Posted Aug 08, 2014 by Matt Cullen

If you’ve stuck with good budgeting and saving habits all the way to a good credit score, congrats. If not, turn your financial situation around with a revised strategy. Studies show that when you have a detailed plan, you’re more likely to succeed. Take action with our list of easy improvements to get to your personal finance happy place.

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What Is Comprehensive Car Insurance?

Posted Aug 04, 2014 by Matt Cullen

Hearing the term "comprehensive car insurance" probably makes your eyelids droop or your wallet cringe, but it's a term you don't want to write off. Knowing what's covered by comprehensive coverage will help you determine what car insurance policy is right for you.

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Improve Your Personal Finances with Psychology

Posted Aug 01, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

If it’s true that money is the root of all evil, you don’t want to spend every waking minute thinking about your finances. Yet, a constant bombardment of advertisements, bills, and financial stress makes it hard to let down your spending and saving guard, even for a moment. Amid the plethora of financial advice about saving money and planning for the future, a more valuable lesson might be learning how to handle your finances wisely without having money on your mind.

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8 Places to Go With Your Car Before Summer Ends

Posted Jul 30, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

The fleeting, sun-soaked summer months never fail to fly by. But before your premature nostalgia kicks in, there’s time to put some fun auto outings on the books for August. While it’s still appropriate to drive with the top down and the summer jams blaring, take these eight excursions in your car.

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9 Creative Ways to Save Money

Posted Jul 25, 2014 by Matt Cullen

Some people save money with coupons and a change jar. Yawn. Fortunately for the rest of us, frugality comes in all shapes and sizes. Try out these nine ideas for cutting back on expenses, and having fun while you do it.

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Car Insurance: 5 Tips for Getting the Best Rate

Posted Jul 24, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Your personal habits affect your premium more than any deals or discounts. If you want to keep your rates low, no matter what coverage you have, start by looking within. Our two minute video walks you through five steps you can take to keep your premium low.

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Trees Falling on Cars

Posted Jul 23, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

If a gnarled tree trunk, felled by the unstoppable forces of gravity and mother nature, isn't nestled in the metal frame of your vehicle, congratulations. You're having a better day than these car owners. See pictures of the car versus mother nature showdown, and get tips for protecting your car.

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