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Roberto Cruz

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Predicting 2018’s Most Important Car Technology

Will 2018 bring a robot uprising led by artificially intelligent driverless cars bent on world domination? Probably not. But technology is changing cars faster than ever before. Look into a crystal ball with us as we explore technologies that could have the biggest impact on cars and trucks in 2018. Smartphone Integration Mobile apps likeRead More

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Taylor Kitsch’s 1991 Pontiac Firefly

Canadian-born actor and model Taylor Kitsch has appeared in blockbuster films like “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “Battleship” and “John Carter.” He starred in the second season of the HBO series “True Detective” and scored his breakout role in the hit NBC series “Friday Night Lights.” Watch him portray Branch Davidians leader David Koresh in “Waco,” aRead More

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Bright Ideas for Holiday Home Decor

Who has the best holiday lights in your neighborhood? You do. Or at least you could with these helpful tips from industry experts. Game Plan A good plan helps you avoid surprises – and you certainly don’t want surprises on top of a ladder in the freezing cold. Measure the roofline, windows, trees and otherRead More

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Dig Out Your Car Like a Boss

You need your car stuck in the snow like you need to listen to “Macarena” over and over again for three straight days. But if you do find your vehicle caught in a snowy trap, don’t freak out. Here’s what to do. Don’t Get Mad – Get Digging It’s frustrating to find your car buriedRead More

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Protect Your ID While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Don’t let cyber criminals be the Grinch in your Whoville this holiday season.

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A Plan for Paying Back Student Loans

College is an incredible experience. You make new friends. You explore new places. You learn how to write a seven-page research paper the night before it’s due. But on a serious note, one thing you might not learn at college is how to manage and pay back the money you borrowed to pay for yourRead More

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Shop for Tires With Confidence

When shopping for tires, some drivers will pick the cheapest set available. Others will choose the ones made by the brand with the best reputation. It’s less likely that a vehicle owner will spend hours on research to find the best set to suit his or her vehicle needs. The good news is you don’tRead More

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Understanding Extended Warranties

Nobody wants an unexpected car repair bill dropped in his or her lap. An extended warranty is a safeguard against that headache.

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How to Vet a General Contractor

Start with these questions as you embark on your quest to find the right contractor for your home renovation project.

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Life Insurance 101

No matter how far you are along life’s path, a life insurance policy can help protect those who mean the most to you.