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A 5-step guide to car insurance for foreign drivers

Putting down roots in a new country can be thrilling—but it can also be a whirlwind, considering all the logistics you manage on a daily basis. But whether you’re a short-term visitor or a permanent resident, being able to drive can be crucial to a smooth transition. To do so, you need car insurance. We developed this five-step guide to help set you on the...

14 easy steps to changing a flat tire

Changing a tire is likely easier than you think. By preparing and educating yourself, and following the steps below, you can fix your flat tire and get back on the road in no time. 1. Make sure you have everything you need Before you hit the road, make sure you have these items stowed in your vehicle so you’re ready to change your tire: Your...

The best places to find a used car

If you’re planning to buy a used car, you first need to know where to look. There are pros and cons with each type of seller—and with used vehicle inventory significantly below normal these days, finding the right car at the right value can take time and effort. Here are a few of the top places to look for a new-to-you vehicle. Auto dealerships Pros...

What to do if your car is towed

First off, don’t worry. It can happen to anyone. Take a breath, and then follow these steps. Look around Stay calm and assess your surroundings. Maybe you accidentally parked in a no-parking zone or handicapped spot without authorization, or maybe you allowed a parking meter to expire. If you can determine why your car was towed, you’re on your way to finding it and resolving...

Tips for buying a used car

In the market for a used car, but not sure how to get started, narrow your search, and seal the deal? Review our step-by-step guide. Set your budget Before you start researching vehicles, you need to know what you can afford and whether you’ll need to take out a loan. Once you determine the monthly car payments you can afford, apply for a preapproved auto...