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New York State Real Estate License
A real estate agent in New York can make upward of $55,000 per year or more. Does this earning potential appeal to you? Not only can you bring in a great income with a career in real estate, but you’ll also have a front-row seat to some of the biggest moments in your clients’ lives.
Driving Etiquette
In 2016, there were some 222 million drivers who held a license and registration in the United States. Of this, more than seven percent (almost 15.88 million) were drivers in the State of Texas. What’s more, this number continues to grow, with every new year’s car sales going up. Nationwide, there were almost 5.49 million
Passing the Bar Exam
Are you a law school student looking ahead to taking the bar exam in your state? After three years of work and study in law school, taking the bar exam can be intimidating for even the most successful law student. The passage rate for bar exam takers varies from state to state. In July 2018,
Real Estate School
Maybe you’re a Texas real estate agent looking for professional development resources—or someone who’s just thinking about trying to get licensed in the Lone Star State. This guide will go over how to choose the best real estate agent training for your needs. The best real estate training opportunities help you to jumpstart your real
Online Traffic School
There is no question that drivers, both new and “experienced”, across the United States enjoy their cars and the conveniences that they provide. Ninety-five percent of American households own a car and 85 percent of people travel to work by car. Driving is our connection to the world, and we take pride in our ability
How Does Car Insurance Work?
Did you know the per capita cost of a car accident is about $600 to $1,200? Should you get into one, though, you can expect to pay more if you don’t have the right insurance. In fact, the average payout for property damage was around $3,231 in 2013. For injuries, it was a whopping $15,443.
How To Become a Pharmacy Technician
A pharmacy technician can make $31,750 a year without having to attend any college or secondary schooling. Not only is this a good starting job, but it can also help you get your foot in the door without having to go through years of schooling. This career is also expected to expand, and there is
Map And Magnifier
Before Smartphones were prevalent and in everyone’s pockets, people had to rely on MapQuest and printed maps to figure out navigation before trips.
Auto Loan Refinancing
First of all, what is refinancing? Refinancing your loan means reevaluating the terms of your existing loan, paying it off, and taking out a new loan. You can refinance with your current company, or you can refinance through another lending company.
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Insurance Savings for Teens
As a teen driver, it’s possible to have your own driver’s insurance. Unfortunately, such a policy could be quite expensive, and most teens are not able to shoulder the expense of the responsibility themselves. The good news is that you have options, including staying on your parents’ policy to save money and hassle.
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Electric Semi-Truck - Tesla
For those of you who don’t know Tesla, it may seem strange to you that the car manufacturer has just unveiled an electric semi-truck model. For those of you who do, it will probably be no surprise that the truck is the first in its class. Why?
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Teen Traffic Violation Penalties
The truth is that teens sometimes face slightly stricter (all the way to much harsher) penalties for tickets than adults do. While this may seem unfair, the idea of impressing on teens early the importance of making safe driving decisions makes these penalties understandable. How Harsh is Harsh? License Suspension or Revocation Most states will
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Speeding Tickets in Iowa
Recently, Rick Rilea and Timothy Riley were issued speeding tickets by Iowa’s Department of Transportation (DOT). So was 16-year-old Peyton Atzen, clocked at zipping through a 55-mph zone at a speedy 84-mph. Needless to say, they weren’t happy about the tickets, but they didn’t stop at a grumble. These drivers are just a few of
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Insurance Discounts for Females
Men and women were not created equal—at least when it comes to car insurance. Sure, there are many other factors that matter when it comes to car insurance, such as annual mileage and the number of safety features in your car, as well as personal information, such as age, occupation, and marital status. But the
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Shop Car Insurance Online
Too many buyers, looking for car insurance online may seem like a big task, but it’s actually a pretty simple process and an excellent way to compare quotes and find the best deal overall. Below is an overview of how to successfully shop for auto insurance online in order to save money every year. 1.
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Tips for Winter Driving
Recently, police in British Columbia pulled over a man who was not speeding, not exhibiting signs of intoxication, and obeying all traffic laws. Why was he formally escorted to the shoulder? His entire car—save a small tea-cup-sized circle on his windshield—was completely covered in ice and snow. If you’re looking at a picture, it’s a little
Reasons for Speeding Tickets
  Over the past three and a half years, a study was performed to gather information surrounding speeding tickets written by State Patrol officers in Minnesota. Precisely 224,915 tickets were analyzed. See what the study reveals below! How fast were most drivers who received speeding tickets going? Only 37 out of more than 220,000 were
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Organize Your Car
Are we the only ones who feel that our lives need a major overhaul sometimes? All too often, we’ve sensed the need to change our attitudes, our diet, our priorities, our hobbies… the list could go on and on. Reorganizing your priorities can be an incredible blessing, and we recommend you do some soul-searching and
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Holiday Driving Safety
  We know the real reason for the season, and we’re sure you do, too. (If you don’t, we pray you’re saved from an Ebenezer-Scrooge-style wake-up call.) What we’re not so sure about it how aware people are of the need for extra precaution while driving during the winter months. There are many reasons that
Right Mind On the Road
If your spouse is trying to distract you from your favorite show for a little attention, this is a good distraction, and we recommend for your marriage’s sake that you answer the call. It will be worth it. But one call we never recommend you answer is the one you receive on the road when
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Parent-Taught Driver’s Ed
Most states require young drivers to take a driver education course in order to be eligible for a driver’s license. Often, young drivers can take a driver’s course through their high school or through a private commercial provider. Most of these driver education courses consist of a certain, state-mandated number of hours of classroom instruction
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