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BY Linda L. Esterson
August 29, 2013

Mandee and Steven Heinl were engaged in February 2011. As part of the planning for their June 2012 wedding, they went car shopping. “We knew we wanted a family, and we were going to have this car when we started our family,” said Mandee of the 2012 Acura RDX they purchased in CONTINUE »

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Get a Hybrid
BY Linda L. Esterson
August 15, 2013

Six months ago, Laura Fugate, 28, bought a Toyota Prius. She was looking for ways to cut expenses and save money, and the Prius has paid off. “The savings in gas is ridiculous,” said Fugate, an office manager for a public research company who commutes to downtown Baltimore from Perry Hall each weekday. The Prius CONTINUE »

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BY Linda L. Esterson
July 31, 2013

As a child, Steven Lesser dreamed of having a Corvette to call his own. His father wanted to help him reach that goal and offered him an incentive the year he turned 16. If he made the dean’s list and the football team at Baltimore City College High School, he would buy him any car CONTINUE »

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It takes more than 15 minutes to save on auto insurance
BY Linda L. Esterson
July 18, 2013

Howard Ashkin carried insurance with the same company for more than 25 years. He started with car and renter’s insurance while in his 20s, then as life changed, he picked up the phone and called his broker to add new policies. “He had my history and I liked him,” said Ashkin, a Reisterstown resident. “It CONTINUE »

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Traveling by car
BY Linda L. Esterson
June 27, 2013

  It’s that time of year — as Willie Nelson says — when you just “can’t wait to get on the road again.” For many, that begins with travel over the Memorial Day weekend and continues through the summer. According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, 718,200 Marylanders are expected to travel 50 miles or more during the CONTINUE »