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04 Mar
Keeping your Rates Low, Tips & Ideas

A Guide to Car Smells & What they say about your Engine

by Rosa Parsons

If there’s a strange odor coming from your car, it could be something you spilled or something you drove over, but it also could be that something is wrong with your car. Part of being a responsible driver is knowing what to look for and knowing when your car needs to be checked out by … Continue reading A Guide to Car Smells & What they say about your Engine ...

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22 Feb
Helpful Tips & Ideas, Tips & Ideas

10 Tips for Navigating Black Ice

by John Malone

As the new “Game of Thrones” promos say: winter is here! For New Yorkers, this means trekking through the snow-covered city streets, packing on as many layers as humanly possible, and cranking up space heaters to the max. This nearly unbearable time of year gets even worse with the appearance of black ice, the thin … Continue reading 10 Tips for Navigating Black Ice ...

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29 Jan
Keeping your Rates Low, Tips & Ideas, Understanding Insurance

Distracted Driving: Cell Phone Use

by Robert Marsalona

A day in the life of a typical New Yorker is non-stop from the moment we wake up until the moment we hit the pillow. This forces us to multi-task in order to use our time as efficiently as possible. Often times, we combine these activities with our time driving ...

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24 Aug
Auto Insurance, Keeping your Rates Low, Tips & Ideas

Auto Insurance in NY and Your Credit Score

by Robert Marsalona

When it comes to applying for auto insurance in NY you may not give your credit much thought–but you should. Many insurance companies consider credit scores as a part of their rating system to help determine insurance risk. If you are searching for low cost auto or home insurance, you will want to build and … Continue reading Auto Insurance in NY and Your Credit Score ...

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