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Car Insurance: Are We Getting the Discounts We Deserve?

05.27.2015
Drivers who mostly leave their cars in the garage aren't getting low-mileage rate cuts, despite statistics that show how how infrequently they get in accidents. Meanwhile, GM's OnStar teams up with Progressive to offer safe-driving savings... that's not without risks of its own. 

People Lie on Their Car Insurance Forms. Who Knew?

03.11.2014
So what do insurance scofflaws lie about? Pretty much everything, from their driving record to the people (including teenagers) who will actually drive the car. Officially, cars left out on the street are officially tucked away in a locked garage.

Help for Sue's Sister's Sandy-Soaked Cars

12.27.2012
Sue wants to help her sister's family. Their cars were hit by Hurricane Sandy and though the cars are running fine at the moment, their mechanic says the electrical system is wrecked. Is this right? Tom and Ray explain what can go wrong when an electrical system gets wet.

Today: Joe's car fell off the tow truck. Now what?

10.01.2011
I had the opportunity to watch my car fall off a flatbed tow truck last night in the middle of Brooklyn Nothing like waiting two hours for a tow truck because the car wouldn't start and then seeing it sitting...

Is it time for Jennifer to dump the collision coverage to save a few bucks? Find out.

02.01.2006
I have a 2001 Saturn SL2 with 87,000 miles on it. The car is paid off. I live in the congested New York City area and drive it on weekends only. My boyfriend suggests I drop the collision coverage on the car...

I'm only getting "book value" for my burned out Chevy. Should I complain?

12.01.2004
My beautiful Chevy Caprice Classic four-door sedan with only miles on it -- and no dents or scratches -- is now a pile of junk While parked in front of my home the engine began to smolder then it burst...

My car was sprinkled with debris from 9/11. What should I focus on cleaning to sell it?

05.01.2002
Our Chevy Cavalier was parked on the street where we live about eight blocks from the World Trade Center on Sept The car was covered with a light coating of dust -- but not inundated like the cars right next...


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