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Cathie Ericson writes about personal finance, real estate, health, lifestyle, and business topics. When she's not writing she loves to read, hike, and run. Find her @CathieEricson.

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Are You Paying Too Much for Rental Car Gas?

Should you prepay for rental car gas? Here are 3 options your rental car agency may offer, plus the pros and cons of each.

Travel hacks | Getting there

7 Dashboard Lights You Should Pay Attention To

When a dashboard light goes on, it can be startling. But ignoring it can harm your car (or you). Here are 7 common warnings and what they likely mean.

Safe and smart | Car safety

How to Find a Reputable Auto Repair Shop

Accidents happen, but it doesn’t have to be painful to find an auto body shop. Here are 8 tips for finding one that’s reputable and reliable.

DIY hacks | For your car

How to Plan Early (and Save More) on Your Holiday Shopping

Want to save money this holiday season? Here are 5 ways to get a jump on your holiday shopping (and give your budget a break) while the leaves are still falling.

DIY hacks | For your finances

5 Easy Hacks to Make Your Morning Routine Smoother

A hectic morning routine can make you more distracted behind the wheel. Check out these 5 hacks for a smoother morning.

DIY hacks | Home and garden | Uncategorized