Buying a Used Car? Six Things to Look at First

If you’ve ever put off an oil change, a tune-up or getting your brake pads replaced, you may have well thought, “Well, what’s the big deal, really?” Maybe it isn’t a big deal, depending on how long you have put off your car maintenance. But if you’ve ever bought a used car, what’s the first … Continue reading Buying a Used Car? Six Things to Look at First

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Thinking of Franchising? Pick a Company with a Positive Company Culture

When people consider buying into a franchise, many give considerable thought about the business model more than anything else. After that, they are likely to focus on the franchise fee or study the company’s history and how its future looks. That’s all important, of course, but arguably, people should be doing a lot of thinking … Continue reading Thinking of Franchising? Pick a Company with a Positive Company Culture

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Five Things to Teach Your Teen About Car Maintenance

When you are teaching a teenager to drive, you’re naturally focused on some of the most important things about being behind the wheel. Like, maybe you’re constantly shouting, “The brake is on the left. The LEFT!” But somewhere in the middle of showing your teenager how to drive and handing them the car keys to … Continue reading Five Things to Teach Your Teen About Car Maintenance

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Back to School Carpool Safety Suggestions

For some of us, it’s that time of year again. Suddenly, we have more passengers in our car than usual. On our way to work, or on our way from work, we’re shuttling our kids – and maybe the neighbor’s kids – to school. That’s right. Back to school doesn’t just mean back to school … Continue reading Back to School Carpool Safety Suggestions

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Happy Brake Safety Awareness Month!

August is Brake Safety Awareness Month, which is a great time to make sure your car’s brakes are in proper working order.  Although the issue of if your brakes are functioning correctly sounds like an easy question, there are several things to monitor when looking and listening for signs that perhaps you need new brakes. … Continue reading Happy Brake Safety Awareness Month!

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Why Invent the Wheel? Franchise It, Instead

If you’ve thought many times about starting a business but quickly dismissed the idea, there are probably some logical reasons holding you back.  Fear of failure, having the proper guidance and being able to market and sell your product or service could all be reasons why you hesitate in starting your own business. One possible … Continue reading Why Invent the Wheel? Franchise It, Instead

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Why Your Car Needs Oil

Everyone knows a car needs oil. But you may not know why your car needs oil, and if you don’t know, it becomes easier to put it off. After all, the thought is you’ll get around to it sooner or later. A little later may not hurt your car – too much. But again, there … Continue reading Why Your Car Needs Oil

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The Benefits of Blind Spot Indicators in Cars

What you don’t know can’t hurt you. It’s a ridiculous statement, of course. If you don’t know you have an illness, you won’t go to the doctor, and so that can hurt you. If you don’t know – to go with a comical, nonsensical example – that an Acme safe is falling from the sky … Continue reading The Benefits of Blind Spot Indicators in Cars

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Why You Shouldn’t Put off Repairs and Replacements

“It’s time to get that replaced.” Those are words that no car owner wants to hear. After all, replacing – or repairing — a car part means that you’re going to spend money, and if you’re short on cash, you may understandably be tempted to put off getting something fixed. After all, if your car … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Put off Repairs and Replacements

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Do Your Car and Your Passengers a Favor — Tint Your Car Windows

If you’ve ever considered window tinting for your cars, now is the best time to do it. Why?  With the start of the summer approaching, temperatures across the country will rise to uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous levels.  And there’s probably almost nowhere on earth, where it can get more scorching than in a parked car. … Continue reading Do Your Car and Your Passengers a Favor — Tint Your Car Windows

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