Why Gas Prices Fluctuate

Planning a road trip this summer? Depending on how gas prices shake out in the next couple months, that drive might cost more than you expected. When gas prices change drastically in a short time, you’re often left wondering who exactly controls the cost of gas.

5 Ways to Rid Yourself of Debt

Don’t let your monthly balances gain on you—take action. There’s nothing good about credit card debt. It’s typically the highest interest-rate debt, it offers no tax advantages, and too much of it sinks your credit score. If you are barely … Continued

The Right Time to Service Your Car

New technology is helping you save time and money. It’s obvious when your tank needs refueling or your windshield washer fluid needs replenishing. But knowing when to service your car or get the oil changed is not so straightforward. Complicating … Continued

7 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Saving

Teach the concept of money early to raise a financially savvy child. It’s a shocking statistic. According to a survey conducted by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, 75 percent of America’s young adults … Continued

Fix These Home-Repair Issues Now

Pay now, save money and headaches later. Even if you live in the house of your dreams (lucky you), there are always details that need attention. Some, like a paint touch-up here or a new light fixture there, can wait. … Continued

Teach Your Teen to Drive Responsibly

Remember how stressful it was to learn how to drive? Teaching someone to drive can be even more stressful—especially when it is your own child. But with a little planning and firm guidelines, even the most apprehensive parents can teach their children to be responsible drivers. Here are some key rules to establish with your teen

Banish Summer Boredom!

“There’s nothing to do!” Kids seem to start this chant as soon as school lets out for summer. But with a little planning and creativity, you can create a boredom-free summer that will keep your kids amused—and your sanity intact.

The New Generation of Cargo Vehicles

Trucks, vans and SUVs leave their gas-guzzling reputation in the dust. The compact car trend may be perfect for parallel parking in the smallest of spots, but when you need to haul cargo, you need a vehicle that was built … Continued

Hurricane Preparedness Tips [Infographic]

Storm season’s just around the corner, and that means an increased chance of hurricanes heading up the coast. Don’t get caught off guard–following a few simple hurricane preparation tips from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety and Nationwide can help protect your home from high-speed winds, hail, driven rain and flying debris.