Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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Shopping for the Best Deals on Car Insurance as a Teen

Tips for Teenagers to Save Money on Auto Insurance

Receiving your driver’s license is an exciting time for teenagers. Nonetheless, this means that your teenager will need to be insured with auto insurance. Of course, car insurance can be expensive, especially as a new driver. So how do you shop for the best deals on car insurance as a teen? Here are a few tips teenage drivers should consider to save money on auto insurance.

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How to Check the Oil Level in Your Car

What to Do to Check the Level and Color of Oil in a Vehicle

If you drive a vehicle, you’re probably often told to keep an eye on your oil. Now, what does this mean? Basically, you should pay attention to the oil level as well as the color. Now, if you haven’t checked your oil before, you likely won’t know where to look. Here, learn how to check the oil level in your car at Broadway Credit.

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How to Tell If You Need New Brakes for Your Vehicle

Signs that Brakes are Going Bad in a Car

When was the last time you had your brakes replaced? On average, drivers can expect to get their brakes replaced every 50,000 miles. Of course, this varies depending on how much you use your brakes with some replacing them as early as 25,000 miles and others lasting 75,000 miles. Over time, the brake pads in your car will wear down and your rotors may warp. Since these parts play a big role in making sure your vehicle stops when you want it to, it’s very important to make sure that your brakes are always functioning properly. Here’s how you can tell if you need new brakes for your vehicle.

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How Should I Pay Down My Debt?

Debt Snowball Method vs Debt Avalanche Method

When deciding how to tackle your debt, you’ve probably heard a couple different things. First, you may have been told that it is better to pay off debts with the highest interest. Second, you probably have been advised to pay off smaller debts first and move up to the larger ones later. Which method is better? How should I pay down my debt? Here, we will take a look at two strategies for debt repayment: Debt Snowball Method and the Debt Avalanche Method.

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