Banks vs. Credit Unions: Which is Best for You?

  The recent publicity surrounding increased fees and ethical conduct at America’s largest banks has resulted in a consumer backlash. This has led many customers to move their accounts from large banks to small local ones. It has also prompted some individuals to consider credit unions. Before opening an account […]

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Summary: 2010 Survey Of Consumer Finances

  The Federal Reserve Bank recently released the results of its 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances (“SCF”). This survey’s results are particularly significant because they illustrate the impact of the recent recession on U.S. families. During the recession, U.S. Gross Domestic Product dropped 5.1%, the unemployment rate increased to 9.5% […]

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Your Auto and the Air: Stop Idling Today

When a vehicle comes to a stop and the engine is left running, it is called idling. This is a common occurrence at schools across the country. When buses drop off or pick up children, they often leave the engines running. In the mornings, buses may idle in the school […]

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The GPS – a Revolution for Cars

The Global Positioning System, more commonly known as GPS, has revolutionized the transportation industry since its conception in 1973. This space-based navigation system created and supported by the US Department of Defense pinpoints the exact location and time of any person in possession of a GPS receiver. This technology is […]

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Resource Guide on Car Theft

Car theft occurs when a person breaks into and attempts to drives away in a car that is not theirs. It is considered car theft even if the person is not successful and is caught before they can get away with the car. There are several ways a car can […]

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Car and Driving Safety Resource Guide

Many individuals living across the globe rely on the use of an automobile to travel between their homes, schools, and places of employment. In fact, according to some research, as many as 750 million vehicles are used each day. To avoid personal injury or property damage, drivers are often encouraged […]

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