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Nicole Wakelin

Articles by Nicole Wakelin

road trips for convertibles

The Best Road Trips for Convertibles

Take the top down and enjoy the wind in your hair! These road trips for convertibles are sure to keep you smiling all summer long.

coastal destinations

8 Dreamy Coastal Destinations in the Northeast

Take a road trip to one of these beachy locales for the perfect summer getaway.

prequalify for an auto loan

How to Pre-Qualify for an Auto Loan

Pre-qualifying for an auto loan is the first step to securing a loan and driving away in a new car.

dealing with a tailgater

The Rules of Dealing With a Tailgater

Keep your cool with a tailgater and we’ll all be safer on the road.

car hood ornaments

The Rise and Fall of Car Hood Ornaments

What ever happened to car hood ornaments? Learn how the shiny auto adornments went from popular to obsolete.

The Best Northeast Road Trips for Families

From mountains and forests to beaches and idyllic towns, these road trips for families in the Northeast have something for everyone.

first car

Tips for Choosing Your Kid’s First Car

How to find the safest, sturdiest and most practical car for your new driver.

car care

Car Care You Can DIY and When to Pay a Professional

How to identify car care that you can manage on your own and when it’s best to leave it up to the experts.

car brakes

How to Care for Your Car Brakes

Properly caring for car brakes helps ensure that you and your loved ones are safe on the road. Do you need a car brake repair?

classic cars

Caring for and Insuring Classic Cars

Advice for keeping the vintage car of your dreams in mint condition.

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