Brendan

Brendan

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Stories by Brendan

Wise Words for New Parents: Save Money on Baby Expenses During the First Year

Feb 19, 2015

Parents who’ve already been through the first year with a newborn will tell you that as prepared as they felt at the time, they were still caught off guard by things they did not anticipate. For some, it was the realization that in the first year that little bundle of joy can cost quite a bundle. […]

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DIY Snowmobile Maintenance Tips to Keep You Riding All Winter Long

Feb 17, 2015

Whether you are an experienced snowmobile driver or looking to try it out for the first time this year, it’s important to take care of your sled. Proper snowmobile maintenance throughout the season may help keep your ride running smoothly, says SnowGoer Magazine. It may not only help it last longer, but it might also help reduce […]

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6 Affordable Ways to Update and Improve Your Car

Jan 21, 2015

You might think of your car as simply a conveyance that gets you from point A to point B, but maybe it’s a few years old and you are ready for an upgrade. Buying a new car may be an option, but it’s no small expense and may not be practical for you to add […]

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SUV Alternatives: What Are My Options?

Jan 14, 2015

You may think your ideal vehicle is an SUV because you want features such as lots of cargo space, extra seating, towing capacity or four-wheel drive. But you may be deterred from purchasing giant SUVs by issues like poor fuel economy, a large price tag and difficulty maneuvering in smaller spaces, according to Kelley Blue Book […]

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QUIZ: New Year’s Resolutions for Your Car

Dec 28, 2014

Taking better care of your car often starts with maintenance. If you properly maintain your car, you can likely get more out of it. But how much do you really know about car maintenance and warning signs? Test your knowledge on car care with this simple seven-question quiz and see what car resolutions you should […]

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Motorcycle Safety: Riding in Bad Weather

Dec 23, 2014

The thrill of the open air and open road on a motorcycle also means you’re more exposed to changing weather. While you may do everything possible to drive your motorcycle safely, you never know when Mother Nature is going to throw a torrential downpour your way. Or, maybe it’s a lot colder than you anticipated and […]

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Maximize Your Electric Car’s Range in Cold Weather

Dec 22, 2014

Electric vehicles have been around since the late 1800s, in one form or another, but have recently grown in popularity thanks in large part to their low environmental impact and cost savings on gas. But, did you know your electric vehicle may be less efficient during the frigid months of winter? Plugincars.com reports that a recent survey […]

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Child Car Seat Inspection Centers in Houston

Dec 15, 2014

Your concern for your child’s safety doesn’t end once they get into your car. Help ensure that your little ones are safe and secure with a properly installed child safety seat. The Texas Child Passenger Safety Law requires that children under 8 years old ride in an appropriate child passenger safety seat system unless the child is 4 feet 9 inches […]

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Child Car Seat Inspection Centers in Phoenix

Dec 15, 2014

Keeping your kids safe includes making sure their car seats are correctly installed in your vehicle. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, children under 8 years old must ride in an appropriate child passenger restraint system unless the child is 4 feet 9 inches or taller. If you’re not sure about proper installation of your car seats, don’t […]

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Child Car Seat Inspection Centers in Chicago

Dec 15, 2014

The Chicago area is large and diverse, with lots to do — and that can mean covering a lot of miles as you and your family travel to enjoy all it has to offer. As a parent, it’s important to help protect your precious cargo with properly installed child safety seats. The Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act requires […]

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