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Survey: Misplace Your Car Keys? You’re Not Alone.

Car keys are one of the top items people lose the most. How do you keep track of yours? Our recent survey of more than 2,300 respondents shows us where people commonly keep their keys (and how they find them if they go missing.) Check out the infographic below to see the results. Consistency is key If you frequently lose your car keys, it’s time...

Will a Speeding Ticket Affect My Car Insurance?

It’s universal: No one likes to see red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror. Every driver knows breaking the speed limit is against the law… but that doesn’t seem to stop us. In fact, it’s estimated that 41 million speeding tickets are issued in the United States every year. But what are the impacts on your wallet after you pay the fine? Let’s...

The Surprising History of 8 Iconic Car Accessories

1950s: Fuzzy Dice A staple of 1950s “hot rod” culture, fuzzy dice can still be found hanging from the rearview mirrors of classic cars across the United States. But while these colorful plush accessories may seem like the epitome of cheesiness, their origins are less lighthearted. It’s said that placing a pair of dice on the instrument panel became a common practice for fighter pilots during...

I Got a Flat Tire… Now What?

Whether you’re on your way to work, embarking on a family road trip or just running errands around town, there’s never a good time to get a flat tire. But it’s an unfortunate situation that most drivers find themselves in at some point. While there’s not much you can do to prevent getting a flat tire, a little preparation can save you time and money...

The Five Types of Insurance Every College Student Needs

Parents face many challenges in preparing a child for college. The process generally starts in the junior year, including monitoring grades, applying for scholarships and grants, and visiting various college campuses. The focus on college can become an all-consuming task. Once a college is chosen, and your child is accepted, a new set of challenges arises.  One neglected area to add to the college "to-do"...