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Andrew Sheldon

Articles by Andrew Sheldon

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5 Popular Housing Options for Retirees

With the increased need of daily assistance and medical care, choosing the right housing is critical for retirees.

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Are Electric Vehicles Safe?

With safety ratings and studies to back it up, EVs are proving to be as safe as, if not safer than, traditional gas-powered vehicles.

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How to Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Shopping for school supplies can add up fast. Here’s how to save on everything from pencils to laptops.

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8 PGA Championship Golf Courses in the Northeast

Want to play where the pros play? These golf courses have all hosted the PGA Championship.

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5 Northeast Island Vacations

They may not be tropical, but these Northeast islands vacations are just as relaxing and only a drive away.

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The Origins of Popular Car Idioms and Expressions

Turns of phrase are a dime a dozen. But for our money, car idioms take the cake. Learn how these expressions came to be.

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9 Iconic Football Games Played in the Northeast

The region has hosted many of the most iconic football games ever played, dating back to the 1800s.

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Why Are Popular Car Colors So Boring? A Brief History of Car Paint

The most common car colors have gone from all the luminous colors of the rainbow to a mix of black, white and gray. Here’s why.

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Ask a Mechanic: What Is Proper Tire Care?

We went to an expert to learn more about proper tire care and maintenance.

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The Extraordinary History of Hot Wheels

A half-century ago, 16 Hot Wheels arrived on toy store shelves. Today, billions of these miniature cars race around the world.

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Start These Savings Challenges Now

Savings challenges are a great way to ensure you’re accumulating enough money to fund life’s biggest purchases.

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The History of Ice Cream Trucks

Ice cream trucks have been traveling along American roads for a century, spreading from one Ohio city to neighborhoods across the country.

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The Top Speeding Ticket Excuses

From running late to bringing home hot food, these are the most common traffic ticket excuses.

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The Stories Behind Popular Car Logos and Names

Most car logos and names are synonymous with their brand. But how did each marque create theirs?

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Parkway vs. Highway: What’s the Difference?

The names for major roadways are often used interchangeably, but there are some key distinctions that set them apart. Find out the difference between parkways and highways, freeways and expressways.

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Car Waxing Tips That Will Keep Your Car Shining

Protect your paint job and keep your ride looking shiny and new with these car waxing tips.

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Is Marry the House, Date the Rate a Good Homebuying Strategy?

Is now the right time to buy a house? If you utilize the strategy of “marry the house, date the rate,” the answer could be yes.

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What Causes Traffic Jams?

A small tap on the brakes can be all that’s needed to start a traffic jam. Here’s what causes congestion and how you can best avoid it.

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Why You Should Apply for Your Student Loans Now

Acting sooner rather than later this year, could save you thousands in the long run on your student loans.

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STOP for Stop Sign History

It may may seem simple enough, but stop sign history shows a lot of work went into its red octagonal design.