Brendan

Brendan

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Stories by Brendan

Just How Much Do You Value Your Stuff?

Sep 28, 2016

Let’s face it : Americans love their stuff. From childhood baseball card collections to that new flat-screen television, people can develop an emotional attachment to items of all sorts. While certain objects have high monetary value, many belongings could be thought of as priceless because they connect people to their families. When Allstate asked more than 1,000 adults across […]

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What Are Americans’ Most Prized Possessions?

Sep 28, 2016

From the boxes in the attic to the car in the garage, our homes are filled with memories. But not all belongings carry the same weight. Which possessions are treasured and which are discarded? Allstate recently conducted a survey to discover what Americans value most. More than 1,000 adults from across the country shared what possessions matter […]

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Tips for Improving Your Motorcycle’s Performance [VIDEO]

Sep 22, 2016

If you’ve had your motorcycle for a few years, you may notice that it’s not performing quite like it used to. Or maybe it’s simply not performing as well as you’d like it to. Don’t worry! Some simple maintenance and upkeep can help you get the most out of your ride. Motorcycle enthusiast Bryan Glynn shares his tips […]

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Car Maintenance Toolkit

Sep 13, 2016

Drivers wants their car to perform at its best for an extended period of time. That typically requires a certain amount of preparation and vehicle maintenance to help keep all the systems of a car working properly. Knowing exactly what to do and when to do it can be difficult and even confusing. This collection of resources below provides some […]

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Household Items That Can Be Dangerous to Pets

Aug 16, 2016

There’s more to being a pet owner than keeping your furry friend up to date on rabies shots and purchasing healthful food and treats. Did you know that the screens in your windows and even some plants in your garden may pose a hazard to your pet? Help keep your pet safe in your home by […]

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5 Things to do Before Bringing Home a Pet

Jul 18, 2016

If you’ve always wanted a a pet, you’re definitely not alone. With approximately 160 million companion pets in the U.S., according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are plenty of homes with pets. But do you know how to be a responsible pet owner? Before you bring home Fluffy or Mr. Whiskers, you’ll want […]

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Quick Fix: Clean Coffee Stains Out of Your Car Mats [GIF]

Jul 7, 2016

If you like to enjoy a morning cup of coffee in the car as you drive to work, start your errands or drop the kids off at school, you’re not alone. But, because we’re all human, this multi-tasking can sometimes lead to coffee spills on the carpets. Don’t worry! The below step-by-step guide may be […]

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Quick Fix: Clean Your Car Windows with Cornstarch and Vinegar [GIF]

Jul 6, 2016

Do your car windows need a good cleaning? There may be a simple solution in your cabinets. According to Reader’s Digest, a mixture of vinegar, ammonia and cornstarch may be able to help you get sparkling car windows without leaving streaks. Step 1: In a bucket, mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with ½ cup ammonia, ½ […]

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5 Weird and Wild Car Facts [VIDEO]

Jul 5, 2016

The history of the automobile dates back to the 15th century when, according to the U.S. Library of Congress, artist Leonardo da Vinci began creating designs for transport vehicles. Since then, the story of cars has been filled with many milestones. This video will take you through five fun facts and figures — from the first reported car […]

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