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Read Your Auto Insurance Policy

My daughter and I were sitting in the doctor’s office today, and she was bored.  I happened to have a copy of the warranty on…


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Preparing Your Finances For a Deployment

It is easy to think about the financial benefits of deploying, with various extra pays and tax-free pay.  However, it is important to make sure…


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A New Twist on Car Shopping

One thing about moving so often:  some times you can’t take your cars with you, or you can take one car but any extras.  As…





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It’s a Fact: Cars Need Repairs

I hate it when my car needs work – we’ve usually moved to a new place, where I don’t have a trustworthy mechanic, and I…


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Used Auto Parts Can Save

Let me start by saying that I'm sure that there are lots of issues around used auto parts.  I don't claim to know much of…


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Umbrella Insurance 101

Umbrella insurance – what's that?  I can't imagine insuring an umbrella!  Oh, that's not it.  So what is umbrella insurance? Umbrella insurance is a liability…


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Car Rental Tips from USAA

June Walbert of USAA offers advice on saving money and having the right insurance when you rent a car.


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From USAA: The End of Easy Money

This article was written by Kerry Hannon and furnished by USAA. Shakespeare's famed line from Hamlet, "Neither a borrow nor a lender be," never seemed…


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June Walbert Talks about Emergency Funds

More than ever, an emergency fund is an important part of your financial plan.  In this video, USAA’s June Walbert talks about creating and keeping…


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Refinance Your Car? Why and How

I recently received a question about refinancing a car loan.  In a perfect world, none of us have to take out a loan to buy…