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Big Enough for Baby: Choosing a family vehicle
Big Enough for Baby: Choosing a family vehicle

We’re expecting our third child in July and will need to purchase a new car as our current one (an Outback) does not have adequate space for 3 car seats. Are we better off to try and sell our current car outright rather than trade? We know how much cars depreciate as soon as you […]

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Tips on Staying Safe…for Women
Tips on Staying Safe…for Women

I learned from my children’s karate classes that the elbow is the strongest point on your body. If you are close enough to use it, do! If you are ever thrown into the trunk of a car, kick out the back taillights and stick your arm out the hole and start waving like crazy. The […]

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Understanding teen driver car crashes and what parents can do
Understanding teen driver car crashes and what parents can do

Aside from the first year of life, the first year of driving is the most dangerous year in a young person’s life. Teen driver car crashes are the leading cause of permanent injury and death in teens and the first year of driving is the most dangerous. Do you know how to protect your teen? […]

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Buying a Car: New or Used?
Buying a Car: New or Used?

You’ve decided to buy a car! Your first decision should be whether to buy a new car or a used one. Depending on your budget, the decision may be easy. If you can’t afford large monthly payments, a used car may be your best bet. You will want to consider factors other than price as […]

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The Dive from Space – Felix Baumgartner
The Dive from Space – Felix Baumgartner

Felix Baumgartner is planning to jump at the highest altitude ever imagined or attempted! He plans to jump from 120,000 feet (about 23 miles) which is three times higher than our average airline jets. The goal is to be the first human to break the sound barrier without being in a vehicle. The fall is […]

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Car Tips
Car Tips

Non-commercial vehicles in the United States consume close to 90 billion gallons of gasoline each year that’s 661 gallons per car. I would guess in Canada the numbers would be proportionate. Here are some tips you can do to maximize fuel efficiency: Avoid high speeds as fuel efficiency decreases significantly at speeds in excess of […]

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Sunglasses — More than Just a Fashion Statement
Sunglasses — More than Just a Fashion Statement

(ARA) – Protect those baby blues from the sun’s harmful rays. According to Dr. Jeff Smith, vice president of professional services at Pearle Vision, sunglasses and prescription sunglasses with adequate UV protection are more than just a fashion accessory. “Prolonged exposure to ultra violet rays can cause significant eye damage,” warns Dr. Smith. “Studies have […]

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Eat Pray Love?
Eat Pray Love?

Millions have found the book and movie to be a fun and inspirational tale. So should Christians be fans of “Eat Pray Love”? In reply to the question “When is it Wrong to Watch a Movie?” in one of our recent posts, one visitor named Michael replied with what I think is a sensible stance […]

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Dad, Can I Have the Keys?
Dad, Can I Have the Keys?

I remember during my relished years as a teenager, my dad would at times let my brother Jeff, and I take turns borrowing his car. It was my dad’s dream car – a robin egg blue ‘65 Convertible Mustang. His pride and joy. There was not another one like it in our driving vicinity, so […]

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Ten Ways to Talk With Your Teens About Money
Ten Ways to Talk With Your Teens About Money

Here are ten aspects of financial management that you and your teens should discuss

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