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4 Ways To Lower The Price Of Homeowners Premiums

The process of buying a new home is exciting and an adventure but it can be stressful and difficult to find the perfect place for you. Dealing with high prices and finding the right sized home can be challenging aspects to deal with. While home buying is a process, there are ways to make it simpler and easier for yourself, doing the proper research and taking the time you need to make sure you make the best decision possible. After you buy your Read More …

Holiday Gifts For The Classic Car Lover

The automobile industry is one of the largest in the history of the United States and it has been around for a long time. Its no surprise that there are still a ton of people who love to collect and restore classic cars from back in the day. From old Mustangs to Camaros to Buicks, there are many options and possibilities for the classic car lover. Holiday shopping for these men or woman might not be the easiest. Here’s four gift ideas for Read More …

6-Seat Moia All-Electric Van

As the auto industry shifts more into an electric and self-driving industry, automakers are coming to face this reality. Pouring money and time into exploring new models and ideas to try to get a jump start on the new industry and make sure they find profit in the future. The future of auto and transportation is quickly approaching. Partnered with Volkswagen, Moia unveiled their newest model, a six-seater all-electric mini van. Called the Moia EV, this big guy may have flown under the Read More …

Chicagoland Dealership Offers Free Cars If White Christmas

A Chicagoland suburban auto dealership is offering free cars if we get snow on Christmas. Fox Valley Auto Group has announced that if you buy a car, new or pre-owned, on Friday or Saturday and it snows on Christmas, they will pay for your car. While this deal seems too good to be true, Fox Valley Auto is trying to spread some holiday cheer. This offer will be valid at one of their three suburban dealerships, The Fox Valley Volkswagen St. Charles, Fox Read More …

Houston Fire Department Issues Warning Of Space Heaters

For the majority of the United States, winter is here. Snow is starting to fall, Christmas is right around the corner and most notably, it is getting cold. While beating the heat in the summer is a challenge, fighting the cold in the winter is a completely different battle. The Houston Fire Department has issued a warning urging people to be careful and take extra safety precautions while using space heaters in their homes to try and battle this cold weather. Space heaters Read More …

UberEats Profits Growing

Ride share giant Uber is making even more changes in the industry. First they were able to launch their ride sharing service, allowing drivers to pick up passengers quicker, easier and cheaper through their smart phone app. After this quick success, Uber is investing money for the future, trying to get on board with driverless cars. Hoping that one day they will be able to send out driverless shuttles to people and take them to or from their destination. On top of this, Read More …

Homeowners Turn Garage Into Mini Apartment

As more and more people are choosing to rent rather than own a home or apartment nowadays due to the process being easier, more flexible and cheaper, homeowners have started to get creative in how they set up their homes. A new idea or trend is coming about, homeowners turning their garages into full on mini apartments which they can rent out or live in themselves. Many states allow this transformation to happen and you can legally live in your garage or lease Read More …

Craigslist Renters Get Scammed

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, finding the right house for a good price is not the easiest. So its no surprise when potential renters saw a nice two-bedroom available at an affordable price, that they jumped on this opportunity. Everything is not always as good as it seems however. Four potential renters may be victims of fraud as they sent a security deposit and first months rent to a man on Craigslist who claimed to be the owner of the house. When the first Read More …

Five Holiday Driving Safety Tips

It’s that special time of year, the holiday season. Thanksgiving has come and gone. Christmas is just a few weeks away and people are running around for gifts, food prep, decorations and other holiday supplies. You will see Christmas trees in the windows, lights decorated down blocks and on roofs. It is truly a special time of the year. Yet with all the running around and trying to squeeze in time, you have to avoid accidents and disaster. The winter time causes many Read More …

Ride Share Safety

Ride share services have taken the transportation industry by storm. Offering cheaper and quicker ride options with easy access from your smart phone, its no surprise that these ride share services have taken off. Ride share services offer benefits for both the passengers and also the drivers. Allowing drivers to use their own cars to take people around, letting them earn extra money on the side or even as a full time gig. And offering passengers a convenient way to get around. Cincinnati Read More …

Lyft Offers Free Rides For Wildfire Victims

California is in the mix of another stretch of bad wildfires like the ones they faced in October. More than 200,000 people have already evacuated and fled as firefighters continue to battle and contain the flames. Strong winds have caused these flames to jump and spread rapidly, over 90,000 acres have already been burned through. Winds were said to be reaching upwards of 70 miles per hour. Over 200 homes and buildings have already been torn through. In the wake of all this Read More …

Drive Sober This Holiday Season

Christmas and the holiday season are a great time to get together with friends and family and enjoy each other’s company. There is so much going on, from shopping, cooking and parties. With all the running around people often forget to take care of themselves and think about what’s in their best interest. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there is an increase in the amount of DUIs and drunk driving related injuries and deaths during the holiday season. In December 2016, Read More …

Lyft Continues To Get Funding

Rideshare companies have been taking the transportation industry by storm, offering cheaper and easier rides to passengers. They also offer an easy way to make extra money if you don’t mind shuttling people around in your car. It’s no question why these companies are having success, they are simply cheaper and easier to use than other transportation options. Lyft and Uber are two of the leaders in this new ridesharing industry. Lyft has been getting funding from outside companies, hoping to increase their Read More …

Traveling To Mexico

Mexico is a popular vacation destination as the months get colder and over the holiday season. Travelers should be careful however. Over the past year, reports have come out about violence and crimes occurring throughout Mexico. The U.S. Department of State has warned citizens of the potential risks of travelling to Mexico at this time. They have released a travel warning to Mexico, advising to only visit those areas which are completely safe and to not take the risk in some of the Read More …

Chevy Upgrades Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicles

In today’s fast moving world new technologies and new ideas are introduced every day. The auto industry is no different. With the rise of electric vehicles and autonomous safety features coming about, the auto industry is changing. And Chevy took this to a new level. The automaker announced that they have seriously upgraded their 2018 Tahoe Police Pursuit vehicles, adding more safety features with their goal to “protect the protectors”. Chevy’s new safety features are offered through a package called Enhanced Driver Assist Read More …

Two Arrested For Staging Break-Ins

Police and officials are once more dealing with criminals who are staging break-ins or robberies in their homes to try and get insurance money. This latest case was actually two instances. One took place in the city of Milledgeville and the other in Baldwin County. Police officers were notified of a break-in into a woman’s house. The “victim” told officers how her door was pried open and the thieves made off with thousands of dollars in jewelry, electronics, clothing and other personal items. Read More …

Uber’s New Credit Card

Uber is a strange company. The ridesharing giant took the transportation industry by storm and has been battling taxi services and other ridesharing options for the past few years. They have even begun to pour money into other companies working on driverless vehicles. Hoping that in the future they can just send out these driverless shuttles to take people around. Now, the rideshare giant has different ideas. They have released their very own credit card and are offering some nice incentives for you Read More …

Car Subscriptions

A new trend in the auto industry is coming about and its not electric engines or autonomous safety features, its new but it may revolutionize the transportation industry. The new idea is car subscriptions. The process is similar to how you would subscribe to paying for a phone or a music subscription. It is almost similar to leasing a car but this will offer you many more benefits. Volvo announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show their plans for car subscriptions and they Read More …

Avoiding Holiday Disaster

It’s that special time of year, the holiday season. Thanksgiving has come and gone. Christmas is just a few weeks away and people are running around for gifts, food prep, decorations and other holiday supplies. You will see Christmas trees in the windows, lights decorated down blocks and on roofs. It is truly a special time of the year. Yet with all the running around and trying to squeeze in time, you have to avoid disaster. Common holiday disasters or emergencies include house Read More …

Lyft Expands To Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Lyft is most notably known for being Ubers top competitor in the growing rideshare industry. Now the other ridesharing giant is teaming up with Circulation to help people get to and from their medical appointments. Circulation says that over 3.5 million patients miss medical appointments each year due to inadequate transportation service. But with this new service provided by Circulation and Lyft, they will no longer have a problem. The pickups will only be non-emergency, assisting those who need help getting too and Read More …

Self-Driving Cars Continue To Roll

The auto industry is facing changes that it has never seen before. With the rise of more efficient and cleaner vehicles, the industry is forced to answer these changes. Automakers are exploring and perfecting cleaner and more advanced vehicles. This brings up the question, what will the automobile industry look like in 5 to 10 years? New cars today are more efficient and environmentally friendly, knocking out most older models. In fact, you will struggle to find a new car today that wasn’t Read More …

Wildfire Sparks In California Again

Early Tuesday morning, a wildfire sparked and caught fire in the Santa Paula area of California. The wildfire burned right into the city of Ventura, burning over 30,000 acres, about 150 structures and forcing 27,000 people to evacuate. California is already in a record year for wildfires, sustaining heavy damages and losses to other areas back in October that forced many to lose their homes and belongings. Hundreds of firefighters from around the areas gathered and fought the burning beast through the night, Read More …

4 Cool Car Features You Should Expect To See

If you buy any new car today it won’t be easy to find one without some sort of autonomous safety feature. From the very start we have seen new additions and new features making cars safer and more reliable on the road. New technology, quicker advances and an acceptance into the auto community have really allowed these safety features to take off. These features have been expanded on and perfected to the point where many think the future of the auto industry will Read More …

Cars Jump Power Plants As Top Source Of Carbon Emissions

Not just the United States, but the entire world has begun to acknowledge and work to fix our growing environmental health problems. More specifically, global warming and the heavy emissions of Greenhouse gases around the world. Carbon Dioxide is the biggest factor as it tears apart our environment. And the amount that the world produces is really affecting worldwide climates in a negative way. And now for the first time in 40 years, automobile Greenhouse gas emissions have topped power plants as the Read More …

China The Clear Cut Leader For Electric Vehicles

Questions and predictions regarding the future of the auto industry seem to be popping up every day. With many thinking that the future will be completely made up of electrically run, self-driving vehicles. While countries like the United States have tried to keep the oil industry alive, by pushing further into reserves and trying to obtain every last drop, the future of oil and oil run car engines seems to be dim. On the other hand, countries like China are getting a jump Read More …

GM Unveils New Marketplace Service

As the auto industry is changing and new technologies are popping up every day, its no surprise when we see companies trying out something different in order to stick out and potentially add a new cornerstone to any industry. The auto industry is going through one of its most major changes in history, switching from oil powered engines to electrically driven and filled with autonomous safety features. Major automaker General Motors is no stranger to the changes going on. The automaker has just Read More …

The Tesla Effect

By the year 2020 the roads will be filled with electric vehicles and the use of autonomous safety features. Or so many think. The Tesla effect, the electric effect, the China effect, whatever you want to call it doesn’t matter but the auto industry is changing. Our current cars, running on gas powered motors, are being pushed out at an increasing rate as more efforts and the push for electric vehicles strengthens. China is a leader in this change, as is Tesla. China Read More …

Driverless Cars Will Expand Entertainment Industry

It seems like everyday we are seeing major automakers as well as major companies reveal their prototypes and models of new electric and self-driving vehicles. Companies such as Tesla, Nissan, Google, Uber and Amazon are said to be leading the charge but the hunt is on for everyone. Companies are pouring more and more into trying to get ahead and a jump start on the changing auto industry. An industry which many believe to be changing from the motor oil engines we have Read More …

Renter’s Insurance: The Good And The Bad

Recent reports have shown that only 34% of Americans have a renter’s insurance plan. While everyone has their own reason and choice, it is important to get this kind of coverage and for good reason. Many landlords will stress to their tenants how important it is to have one of these plans as the building owner generally just covers the building, not what goes on inside the walls of your apartment. Anything that happens from a robbery, your neighbor’s bathroom leaking from above Read More …

The Benefits Of Homeowners Insurance

The process of buying a home and choosing where to live can be a difficult one. Knowing what kind of insurance plan you have or what kind you need can also be difficult. Plans can vary from price and coverage but it is a must to have a good plan and know what it covers. A good plan will make sure your home and your belongings are protected. Insurance companies vary in what kind of coverage they offer and for what plans but Read More …