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10 Tips for Tackling Your College Commute

July 17, 2018.

Suggestions to save money, time and headaches as a college commuter.

Technology

Must-Have Apps for College Students

July 05, 2018. Angelica Beneke

It’s almost time for classes to start. Make sure you are prepared with these helpful apps.

AAA

New Jersey Student Share Traffic Safety Messages

June 15, 2018. AAA Staff

Seven local students earned first-place awards for their artwork in the annual AAA Traffic Safety Poster & Video Contest. Students were judged in several grade categories and competed against students from across New Jersey. Winners included: Kindergarten Sean Corcoran, Academy of Our Lady of Grace, Fairview Primary (Grades 1-2) Miah Ovando, first grade, Academy of…

AAA

Students Share Winning Traffic Safety Messages

June 15, 2018. AAA Staff

More than 3,000 students did their part to help protect cyclists, pedestrians, drivers and passengers through AAA Northeast’s 2018 Traffic Safety Poster and Video Contest. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island submitted entries. Their creations touched on pedestrian, bicycle and school bus safety, distracted driving, child passenger…

Savings

Do You Know What Student Loans Pay For?

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

Many students wouldn’t be able to attend college without student loans. About 53 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 with bachelor’s degrees have outstanding student loan debt, according to the Pew Research Center. But student loans don’t cover every college-related expense. Students and their families often have to combine funding sources to cover not…

Credit Cards

5 Smart Ways to Build Savings for Your Most Important Life Events

January 22, 2018. Joanna Cutrara

Everything you need to know about how to build savings for your next vacation, celebration or major life event.

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Health & Fitness

Laughter Yoga – No Joke

January 15, 2018. Debbie L. Miller

Ho-Ho-Ha-Ha-Ha! Laugh off your stress in a laughter yoga class.

Cars & Trucks

ADA: Driving Under the Influence Like ‘Vehicular Roulette’

January 15, 2018. Roberto Cruz

When Martin Heidgen of Valley Stream, N.Y., drove drunk on July 2, 2005, he crashed his Chevrolet pickup into a limousine at highway speeds, killing 59-year-old Stan Rabinowitz and 7-year-old Katie Flynn. “When you drive under the influence, you are playing vehicular roulette,” said Maureen McCormick, chief of vehicular crimes at the Nassau County District…

Cars & Trucks

AAA Offers Driving Training Classes in Rhode Island

January 15, 2018. AAA Staff

There is a new option for driver training in Rhode Island. AAA Northeast now offers classroom instruction. Courses are held at the club’s new East Providence facility, at 10 River Road, which is just minutes from Interstate 195. Students receive instruction based on a 33-hour curriculum approved by the Community College of Rhode Island, as…

Cars & Trucks

Massachusetts Heroes Set Traffic Safety Examples Worth Following

December 18, 2017. AAA Staff

The world may never know what it would take to force Doris Frizzell from her position as a crossing guard at Shaughnessy Elementary School in Lowell. Despite bouts of inclement weather and dangerous traffic conditions – the school is located in one of the city’s busiest areas – Frizzell has spent the last 12 years…