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How Distracted Driving Can Increase Your Premium

Emily Guy Birken
Most drivers are aware of the dangers of driving while distracted. However, something that many drivers do not realize is that in addition to the legal ramifications, these distractions can affect the premiums you pay for your auto... Continue

Distracted Driving: It’s Not Just Your Cellphone

Michael Kelly & Eric Rosenberg
Distracted driving has been a matter of concern ever since the first cars rolled off the assembly line. In the early 1900s, when windshield wipers were first introduced on American cars, some worried that they would lull drivers into a... Continue

Why a Hands Free Device May Still Distract Drivers

Nancy Mann Jackson
Think your hands free device makes it safer to use your cell phone while driving? Think again. As it turns out, hands free devices can still be a distraction, and although handsfree is still better than handheld, both can lead to... Continue

How Self-Driving Cars Could Revolutionize Retirement

Emily Guy Birken
For many years, driverless cars were the stuff of science fiction — an intriguing thought exercise, but nothing we ever expected to see in the real world. That is all changing now, and quickly. Self-driving vehicles are in the testing... Continue

8 Simple Tips for Green Driving

Michael Kelly
Purchasing an electric or hybrid vehicle isn't the only way to drive greener. Simple changes to your vehicle and driving habits can help reduce pollution. These changes can also increase your vehicle's fuel efficiency and safety. This... Continue

Driving in Fog, Dust Storms, and Sandstorms

Alexandra Macqueen, CFP
Driving risk takes many forms, and the loss of visibility poses a serious one. Although weather conditions are beyond a driver's control, understanding the circumstances that may lead to weather events such as fog, sand and dust storms... Continue

Should You Rent a Car for Your Road Trip?

Nancy Dunham
Should You Rent a Car for Your Road Trip? Road trips are a great way to see the sights, but do you really want to see them from your family car? For some of us, the answer is no. You might not want to up the number on your odometer and... Continue