12 Ridiculously Cute Puppy Videos That Will Brighten Your Day

Today is National Puppy Day, created in 2006 to raise awareness about orphaned puppies and to celebrate the unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. Usually observed March 23, the day is being celebrated two days earlier this year.

Common Tax Deductible Donations

Tax season ends on April 15, and if you made any in donations last year, you may be eligible for tax deductions. Before filing your taxes, read our list of common tax-deductible donations to see if you qualify.

Guide to Safe Driving in the Rain

Driving in the rain can be a slippery situation – slick road conditions, poor visibility and possible hydroplaning or skidding. More than 1 million weather-related crashes occur each year – most on wet pavement and nearly half while raining.

Smart drivers know techniques for driving in the rain, avoiding hydroplaning and using the vehicle’s safety features. Here are some tips for driving in wet conditions that you can save for a rainy day.

Preventing Teen Driving Distractions

Like oil and water, driving and cell phone use don’t mix – particularly if you’re a teen.

An estimated 421,000 people were injured in vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver in 2012, according to Distraction.gov. For teens, the statistics were even more frightening – 21% of drivers 15-19 years old involved in fatal crashes were distracted by a cell phone.

Spring Break Travel Tips

After one of the coldest winters in decades, families have their eyes set on spring break trips to warmer climates. But before making travel arrangements, here are a few tips to help make your vacation a relaxing one.

6 Ways to Save on Car Insurance for Teenagers

As a parent, you can expect your car insurance premiums to increase once your teen driver gets behind the wheel. In fact, adding a teenage driver to your policy can nearly double your premiums. Aside from encouraging your teenage child to take defensive driver lessons, follow these money-saving tips to cut down the cost of car insurance for teenagers.

10 Used Car Buying Tips to Avoid the Dreaded Lemon

Shopping for a used car can be daunting. No one wants to mistakenly purchase a “lemon” car, rife with defects that aren’t apparent at first sight. Thankfully, there are many resources and tools that can help you make an educated buying decision. Knowing what to look for can turn buying a used car from intimidating to exciting. Take the guesswork out of car shopping by following these used car buying tips.

Tornado Preparation Tips for your Home and Car

While many people think tornadoes impact only the Midwest, every state in the country is vulnerable to tornadoes, according to NOAA. Approximately 1,200 tornadoes hit the U.S. each year, causing an average of $24,000 in home damage and $4,000 in auto damage. Our claims department reviewed data related to tornadoes from 2008 and 2012 and found that other than a direct hit, the majority of tornado damage to homes and cars occurs from falling tree debris or fallen trees.

Since this week is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, it’s the perfect time to learn about the ways you can prep your car and home.

How Safe is Your Deck?

Make sure you check it out before cookout season starts Home safety experts say one of the most dangerous areas of your home may be your deck. Source: http://www.nadra.org http://www.safestronghome.com

When to Splurge, When to Save

Spending money on your car is easy. Here’s when you should and shouldn’t. Find out which products/services are worth splurging on and which aren’t. Source: Eric Evarts, Senior Associate Autos Editor, Consumer Reports The products referenced in this slide show … Continued