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Be a smart motorcyclist; avoid unnecessary tickets

Owning and riding a motorcycle is much like owning and driving a car: you need to have the proper license in order to do so legally. You should check on the specific laws of your state, but many jurisdictions require potential riders to take and pass a class before they can gain their license. Even if a class isn't required, it's often a good idea.

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Is your engagement ring insured?

Maybe you've just gotten engaged and have a new sparkly engagement ring, or you decided to splurge and buy yourself an expensive necklace. Whatever the occasion, you now have jewelry that should be insured because it would costly to replace if stolen.

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Safety equipment can get you an auto insurance discount

If your car is equipped with one or more safety features, then you are eligible for auto insurance discounts through your provider.

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California and Georgia moving forward with driverless cars

Self-driving cars may not be as far away as previously thought if recent moves by California and Georgia are any indication.

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Anti-theft devices can lower your car insurance rates

Your car insurance is not only based on your perceived risk, but also on what you do to prevent certain risks. For instance, car thefts are more common in some areas than others - which makes the necessity of anti-theft devices more valuable to customers who are at a higher risk of having their car broken into or stolen.

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New cars and trucks displayed at the Texas Fair

The Texas Fair is underway and any car lovers nearby should make the journey to the see the auto show. The showroom floor is littered with new and exciting trucks and cars, even some models consumers have never seen before, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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Safety discounts for your home

Your home is your most valuable asset, and how much you invest in it can help determine your home insurance rates.

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The insurance problem of driving someone's else's car

While every case is different, the industry standard is that if you lend your car to someone, you are also lending your car insurance for the time being. It doesn't matter who is driving the car, just the fact that the car itself is insured. This means that if you get in a wreck while driving a friend's car, then your friend's insurance will pay for it.

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Will Apple's iWatch distract drivers?

Fans of Apple and technology in general will most likely line up for the new iWatch, but they probably haven't put much thought yet into how it'll affect their driving.

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How an ISO rating affects home insurance

Your home insurance rate can be affected by numerous things, such as your home's size, its number of residents and even the type of job you have. There are other factors that go into determining how much you pay for insurance based on what is called an ISO rating.

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Did you know that if you are a student or have one on your policy, discounts may be awarded for academic performance? Be sure to check with each provider when shopping for rates.