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You’ve just spent a long time working hard for the money to purchase your first new car.  Now, you have to work hard to take care of it, so you can drive it for many years to come.  With proper maintenance, today’s automobiles can last for more than a decade.   The key is knowing what common elements of your vehicle you should pay the most attention to during your ownership.  Take some time now to read through a brief look at some essential tips for maintaining your new car, and look forward to many good years from your chosen vehicle.  …

If you have been riding for a while, then you have likely heard the debate between modular vs. full face motorcycle helmets, with Harley modular helmets being the standout in modular design. However, that debate only pertains to specific riders. For example, dirt bikers likely won’t want either style, but they might consider a dual-sport helmet, especially if they like trail riding and dirt biking. However, like any helmet design, there are positives and negatives to using dual sport options. Increased Space One benefit of dual-sport helmets over modular and full-face designs is increased space in the visor area. While…

For many people, their monthly car loan payment is one of the largest monthly expenses they’re responsible for. And while many people feel that they need a car in order to go about their daily lives, what they don’t need is a car payment that’s taking up a bigger percentage of their monthly budget than it should be. To ensure that you don’t find yourself in this type of financial situation, here are three things to consider before applying for a car loan.  If Now’s The Best Time For A New Car One of the first things you should think…

It’s a bit of a sore subject for most people and a quick Google search would quickly identify a lot of reasons people don’t like the auto insurance industry. This is certainly one of those situations where the bad stories are always made public, while the good ones rarely get reported. This prompts something of a problem for the industry as a whole, and means that a lot of myths have been developed in relation to making a claim. One company that has vast experience in handling claims is American Auto Shield. Through the rest of this guide, we will…