10 Used Car Buying Tips to Avoid the Dreaded Lemon

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Shopping for a used car can be daunting. No one wants to mistakenly purchase a “lemon” car, rife with defects that aren’t apparent at first sight. Thankfully, there are many resources and tools that can help you make an educated buying decision. Knowing what to look for can turn buying a used car from intimidating to exciting. Take the guesswork out of car shopping by following these used car buying tips. Continue reading

Tornado Preparation Tips for your Home and Car

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While many people think tornadoes impact only the Midwest, every state in the country is vulnerable to tornadoes, according to NOAA. Approximately 1,200 tornadoes hit the U.S. each year, causing an average of $24,000 in home damage and $4,000 in auto damage. Our claims department reviewed data related to tornadoes from 2008 and 2012 and found that other than a direct hit, the majority of tornado damage to homes and cars occurs from falling tree debris or fallen trees.

Since this week is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, it’s the perfect time to learn about the ways you can prep your car and home.
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My Crazy Love Contest

My Crazy Love Competition

Whether it’s dressing up like a super hero, singing karaoke or saying yes to a puppy, we all do crazy things for the people we love.

Nationwide® Financial is asking you to share your crazy love story. Enter the “My Crazy Love” contest and submit a story and photo that demonstrates the crazy things you do for love for your chance to win a family vacation worth up to $10,000. Continue reading