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Cars & Trucks

Don’t Break the Bank on Unexpected Car Repairs

June 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Unless you’re rich Uncle Pennybags, spending $600 on car repairs is a tough pill to swallow. Unfortunately, that’s the going rate for the average car repair bill today, according to new AAA research. What’s more, an estimated 30 percent of Americans are unable to pay the average car repair bill without going into debt, the…

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Pet Allergies: When an Itch Means Something More

June 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

Ever think your pet might be allergic to you? While that may be a rare scenario, it’s increasingly clear that cats and dogs, like their human companions, can have allergies. Cornell University’s Baker Institute for Animal Health classifies potential pet allergies into three categories: atopic dermatitis caused by pollen, dust, mold and other natural irritants;…

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3 Fun Backyard Games for Pets

May 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

Daily playtime is vital to your dog’s physical and mental health. Get creative with your backyard games this spring and try some of these suggestions from Kurgo, a pet travel, toy and outdoor products company. AAA members save up to 20% on Kurgo products.  Flyball Flyball is actually a competitive team sport for dogs. To…

Cars & Trucks

Car-Inspired Gifts Mom Will Love

May 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Another Mother’s Day is upon us and figuring out what to get mom year after year can be a daunting task. Why not get her something creative, beautiful and offbeat inspired by the automotive world? Harveys Seat Belt Bags These purses and bags made from cool-colored seat belts caught my eye many years ago. I…

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Small Home Projects, Big Value

March 08, 2017. Nick Tavares

Minor projects create major value inside your home. A coat of paint, a weekend DIY project or a quick visit from a professional can make a difference in your dojo. To up your home’s value and appeal, check out these easy home projects. Consider seeking professional services and advice for the best possible results. Update…

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Kicking It Low-Key in Canada

March 08, 2017. Jill Fergus

Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday throughout 2017 with special celebrations and events, so there’s never been a better time to head north of the border. While perennial favorites Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City are definitely worth visiting, here are a few lesser-known Canadian destinations to discover. Niagara-on-the-Lake This charming Victorian town in Ontario is…

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Go Upscale With Upcycled Pet Beds

February 08, 2017. Nick Tavares

Let sleeping dogs lie − but let them lie in comfort and style. By upcycling some unwanted items, you can create classy new sleeping quarters for Fido and Fluffy for next to nothing. Here are a few ideas to build a better bed for your furry friend. The luxurious luggage apartment Turn a vintage hardcover…

Credit Cards

Do I Ever Need to Check My Child’s Credit?

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Is there ever a time when I need to check my child’s credit?

Homeowner's Insurance

When Should I List My House?

January 15, 2017. AAA Staff

Spring is traditionally the busiest time of year for homebuying, but winter has its advantages.

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Food Puzzles Your Pet Will Love

January 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

When the cat’s away, the mice will play. But when the human’s away, what does the cat do? Food puzzles keep your pet occupied when you’re not home. They can be found at pet stores and online, and have several difficulty levels for various animal species. These puzzles compel pets to forage for food using…