What to Do if Your College Grad Moves Back Home

Whether they’re looking for the right job, paying off student loans, or just can’t live without Mom’s homemade lasagna, more and more 20-somethings are moving back in with their parents after college.

10 of the Safest 2013 Cars for Teen Drivers

While some teens may want a vehicle that drives fast, rides low or has those strange florescent lights underneath, most parents have a more practical priority: safety.

The Top Animal Holidays This Summer

Did you answer your cat’s question on National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day ? It was January 22, in case you missed it this year. But don’t worry – there are plenty of animal holidays coming up.

5 Ways to Get Your Car Ready for Summer

Ready for a hot summer? The National Weather Service is predicting a season similar to last year’s unbearable sizzler. Try following these preventative tips to help your car beat the heat this summer:

4 Easy Pieces: Ways to Trim Bucks From Your Budget

No one likes tightening their budget and doing without, but everybody likes saving money—and there are ways to make it painless. Here are a few tricks for cutting costs on items that are already in your budget.

3 Easy Steps to a Lush, Lovely Lawn

You take good care of your home, inside and out. And this time of year, that means giving your lawn a little extra TLC—especially if temperatures soar where you live. But having a summer lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood doesn’t take as much work as you may think. Allen Sarhangi, a retired agriculture professor and president of Urban Forest Landscape in Yorba Linda, Calif., offers these essential tips for a healthy lawn this summer.

Take a Home Inventory

You purchase insurance to be ready for anything, but to be truly prepared and fully covered, you need to know what you’re insuring at home. Sure, you could come up with a ballpark estimate of how much the items in your home are worth, but the real number could be a lot higher. That means you may need more coverage than you realize.

What to Do If You Get Pulled Over

When you get pulled over by a police car, those flashing blue lights may trigger an immediate sense of panic within you. This is perfectly natural. But keep this in mind: How you react after an incident often matters just as much as the incident itself.

What to Know About Renting a Car

Save some money next time you need a lift. Renting a car can seem complicated to the uninitiated. How do you know, for example, whether to buy into all of those upsell packages, gas options and other choices? Given this, … Continued

How to Improve Gas Mileage Without Buying a New Car

Sure, buying a hybrid vehicle can increase your fuel efficiency – but what if you can’t afford a new vehicle right now, or don’t like any of the current hybrid offerings? There are a lot of ways to reduce your fuel consumption, even if your daily ride’s been in the driveway for a few years.

Prepare Your Vehicle for New Passengers—Children

Car safety tips for babies on board. Welcoming a new baby into your family is an exciting time, and it comes with an awful lot to think about—especially when it comes to protecting your child riding in a car. Obviously, … Continued

How to Avoid Wrecking Your Car Insurance

Smart tips to keep your premiums from rising due to your own negligence. We’d all like to keep auto insurance costs as low as possible, but have you ever thought about which particular driving behaviors can send your rates soaring? … Continued