Author: Anna Swartz

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Here’s how much new teachers make in every state

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America runs on teachers. In 2017, there were some 3.6 million full-time teachers in U.S., according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 3.2 million of them …

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Buying a car? Here’s what you need to know about your credit score

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If you’re buying a new or used car, odds are you’re buying it with a car loan. While some people can afford to buy a car …

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Why has going to the movies gotten so expensive?

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Is there any weekend activity or date plan more reliable than a drive to the multiplex to see a new movie? Americans and Canadians went to …

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The 5 things you should never lie about when applying for car insurance

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Applying for car insurance usually involves sharing a good amount of personal information — your age, your address, your driving history — all of which goes …

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Does car insurance cover towing?

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If you find yourself in need of a tow-truck ride to the nearest repair shop, you’re likely wondering how much, if any, of that tow will …

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These are the steps to take if you need to report a stolen car

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It’s every driver’s worst fear: You’ve just returned to the spot where you parked your car and it’s gone. If you’ve checked to make sure it …

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Does car insurance cover a hit-and-run?

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Getting hit by another driver is always a scary experience — but getting hit by another driver who immediately speeds away is even worse. If you’ve …

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Here’s how long a traffic ticket stays on your record

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Say you just got a ticket for running a red light, or speeding above the posted speed limit, or driving without insurance or any other type …

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What actually happens when you get a DUI or DWI?

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In many states, driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) can be used interchangeably, while in some, a DUI and a DWI are …

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This one thing can help you lower car insurance premiums if you get in an accident

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No matter where you live in the U.S., your state likely requires you to have at least some auto insurance (here’s a state-by-state guide). Even if …

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Updating your car insurance when you move

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When you move, there’s a long checklist of things to work though. That includes a long list of places to update your address — including your …

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How long does it take to get car insurance?

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No matter where you live in the U.S., your state probably has some form of minimum requirements for auto insurance coverage, which means millions of Americans …

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Everything you need to know about switching car insurance policies

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If you’re a car owner, you probably already have car insurance. At least some amount of coverage is required in almost every U.S. state, and in …

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Is car insurance tax deductible?

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If you’re a car owner, you likely pay an annual or monthly premium to keep your car insured — which is a good thing! Car insurance …