Category Archives: Cars

Five tips for saving on your auto insurance

There are hundreds of insurance companies out there and they all charge dramatically different auto insurance rates for the same level of protection.  In fact, auto insurance quotes can vary by more than $1,000! What’s hard to find is someone willing to tell you why.  Don’t worry; I’ll give you the facts and information you […]

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Keep your car insurance rate, and your money, where it belongs

“I recently shopped around for car insurance and got a great new rate.  I saved more than $500 by switching.  Now I want to keep it.  What should I do?” That’s a question we hear a lot.  If you want to make sure you don’t see a rate increase when you renew your coverage, you’re […]

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Committing Personal Finance Sin – Why I Bought a NEW Car

Wow, a month off, a new site, a new perspective on a lot of things. Man, it feels good to be writing again.  That said, I solved one of my biggest issues that I needed to solve over the summer, getting a new car.  When I say new, this was not a “new to me” […]

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Outstanding Items: My New Car (sort of), 401(K), and My New Headphones

Dude, I Totaled My Car (Update 3): I have been living the past 5 and a half weeks without a vehicle.  I have updated the status of my search for its replacement once, shortly after my initial post about my accident and my carless situation.  At this point I have foolishly put all my eggs […]

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Dude, I Totaled My Car – Update (No news is bad news)

So, its been almost two weeks since I totaled the vehicle. I received the insurance settlement from the insurance company, and now its just putting that money to good use. Good use…in terms of a car… sheesh!

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Dude, I Totaled My Car

This past Saturday I had a wee-bit of a car accident that I was very fortunate to walk away from. My car on the other hand didn’t make it. My ’99 Jetta lasted me almost 7 years and 80,000 miles. I cleaned it out yesterday and walked away from it. I was shocked at how […]

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Category Archives: Cars

Five tips for saving on your auto insurance

There are hundreds of insurance companies out there and they all charge dramatically different auto insurance rates for the same level of protection.  In fact, auto insurance quotes can vary by more than $1,000! What’s hard to find is someone willing to tell you why.  Don’t worry; I’ll give you the facts and information you […]

Read the full article »

Keep your car insurance rate, and your money, where it belongs

“I recently shopped around for car insurance and got a great new rate.  I saved more than $500 by switching.  Now I want to keep it.  What should I do?” That’s a question we hear a lot.  If you want to make sure you don’t see a rate increase when you renew your coverage, you’re […]

Read the full article »

Committing Personal Finance Sin – Why I Bought a NEW Car

Wow, a month off, a new site, a new perspective on a lot of things. Man, it feels good to be writing again.  That said, I solved one of my biggest issues that I needed to solve over the summer, getting a new car.  When I say new, this was not a “new to me” […]

Read the full article »

Outstanding Items: My New Car (sort of), 401(K), and My New Headphones

Dude, I Totaled My Car (Update 3): I have been living the past 5 and a half weeks without a vehicle.  I have updated the status of my search for its replacement once, shortly after my initial post about my accident and my carless situation.  At this point I have foolishly put all my eggs […]

Read the full article »

Dude, I Totaled My Car – Update (No news is bad news)

So, its been almost two weeks since I totaled the vehicle. I received the insurance settlement from the insurance company, and now its just putting that money to good use. Good use…in terms of a car… sheesh!

Read the full article »

Dude, I Totaled My Car

This past Saturday I had a wee-bit of a car accident that I was very fortunate to walk away from. My car on the other hand didn’t make it. My ’99 Jetta lasted me almost 7 years and 80,000 miles. I cleaned it out yesterday and walked away from it. I was shocked at how […]

Read the full article »