In most cities, rent unfortunately does not reflect the size of the apartment, but the location. For that reason, many renters need to utilize their space more efficiently than home owners to make the most out of their tiny place. With the additional expense of city living and renters insurance, it pays to maximize what space you have space in your apartment.
Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have faced several obstacles from taxi unions and state lawmakers, and these companies could face another road block from the insurance industry. Two new bills in California from the vehicle insurance and taxi lobby may put the kibosh on this industry, which provides relatively cheap fares for riders.
Wildfires in Spokane, Washington, have destroyed countless acres of land, and those flames are starting to affect homes in the area. About 100 homeowners in the central Washington town have been forced to evacuate their residences as a precaution, according to the Associated Press. Most of the power has been cut to the Methow Valley area, where Spokane is located.
When you think of a diesel powered automobile, you may picture a huge gas guzzling truck and an expensive tab at the gas pump. But these types of vehicles have been a hit in Europe and are just starting to pop up in the U.S.
Motorcycle owners in Massachusetts will be seeing their wallets get a little fatter, as the Commerce Insurance Company will be giving out a refund of $14.6 million after overcharging riders for their premiums.
If you are hoping for maximum fuel efficiency in your next vehicle, try looking for models with stop-start capabilities. Luckily, this technology is no longer limited to high-end or expensive vehicles, as more models offer this optional fuel-saving capability every year.
Searching for an apartment, much like buying a home, can be a stressful prospect if you don't plan carefully. Starting your search early can ensure you have plenty of places to choose from and save you some money in the process. But with so many people trying to find new places during the summer, you will have to be creative to find a cheaper place, as some of the more affordable ones may already be off the market. Here are a few ways you can cut back on the cost of your apartment:
For many homeowners, protecting man's best friend and other pets is a top concern, and some companies are offering pet insurance to make sure that these friends can be treated like equal members of the family.
Drivers in California can save more on their auto insurance thanks to a new mile tracking app. Residents can use a pay-by-the-mile plan through the auto information company Metromile.
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