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How To Handle A Hit-And-Run Accident

Getting in a car accident is enough to ruin anyone's day. But if you’re involved in a hit-and-run, the experience can be especially disorienting. You realize that your vehicle’s been hit and before you can step out to get the other driver’s information, their car is taking off into the distance. As overwhelming as the experience can be, how you react next can play an...

What Happens To My 401(k) After My Death?

For many Americans, a 401(k) is the foundation of their retirement planning. The goal is to set aside sufficient tax-deferred dollars (ideally, with matching employer contributions) to see you through from the date of retirement to the date of your death. But what happens if you die before you have a chance to spend your 401(k) funds? You certainly can’t take it with you when...

Does Auto Insurance Cover Stolen Cars?

Everyone knows auto insurance is there to help when your vehicle’s been damaged. But what happens when all you’re left with is an empty parking spot? According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 700,000 vehicles are stolen in the United States every year. And compared to an auto accident or weather damage, a stolen car raises more questions than answers. How do I file...

Does Auto Insurance Cover Vandalism?

When most people think about auto insurance, they often consider how it protects their car in the event of an accident. But what if you discover that someone’s destroyed your vehicle with their own two hands? Unlike a car crash, vandalism is no accident — it’s an intentional act. The goal could have been to steal something from your back seat. Or maybe it was...

What To Do When Your Car Overheats

As outside temperatures climb during the warm summer months, temperatures inside your vehicle’s engine bay can near 200 degrees. In that type of heat, it’s important to keep your engine cool. Your car’s cooling system is usually up to the task. But if the needle of your temperature gauge rises or you spot steam coming from under your hood, your car could be overheating. When...